Category Archives: Thrifty Deals

Guest Room: Budget Breakdown

Thank you all so much for your sweet comments on our guest bedroom reveal yesterday! Today I wanted to crunch some numbers (and provide a source list) to see how much it actually cost us to transform this space.  You … Continue reading

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Beefing up the Bar

Do you remember the vintage bar cart Stephen and I found in Kansas City earlier this year?  Up until yesterday its sole purpose in life was to collect dust on its wobbly self out in our garage.  I’d been planning … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds

I was needing a thrifting fix yesterday, so I popped into one of my favorite local vintage stores for half an hour on my lunch break.  I almost thought I was going to make it out the door without opening … Continue reading

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The King of Craigslist

That’s what we’ve been calling my husband around these parts lately.  Stephen and I both check Craigslist regularly for good deals – furniture finds for me and music/computer/sports equipment for him – but apparently good things happen when we switch … Continue reading

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The Best Thrifting Story Ever: Condensed

I’m gonna try to keep this story short cause it’s Friday, but – for the awesomeness you are about to witness to make sense, let’s remember we’ve been on the hunt for the perfect pendant to use in our guest … Continue reading

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iPhone Inspiration

A big way we get inspired for projects around these parts is by looking at furniture, lighting, or accessories in stores or online and then trying to create that look at home for less.  When I finally updated my iPhone … Continue reading

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Gold Crush: I’ve officially stopped being cool

Do you remember when silver jewelry and accessories became popular?  When brass stopped being the finish of choice and brushed nickel hardware was all the rage?  When you traded your gold hoop earrings for the sterling silver version and thought … Continue reading

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KC Fun Finds: Vintage Bar Cart

After the destruction left in the wake of our bathroom remodel, our garage was in serious need of some attention.  When I got home yesterday, Mr. Heard was already at work, loading up items to donate to our local Habitat … Continue reading

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Hot Tip: Round Mirrors for DIY Sunbursts

Hi all!  I hope you’re having a great day!  Ours is rainy and cold here in Arkansas, but I’m not going to let the weather get me down.  Instead, let’s talk about the sunnier side of things – sunburst mirrors, … Continue reading

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A Shocking Revelation

I’ve never been to Ikea.  I know, I know, what rock have I been hiding under? I’ve been browsing Ikea’s site and baulking at their shipping costs, and I’ve decided it might be time to plan a trip to our … Continue reading

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