Thursday, January 14, 2010

Recapping Thrifty Thursday

There were so many wonderful treasures from yesterday's Thrifty Thursday! I am still getting around to visiting everyone. I had an appointment last night, and upon my return I came home to find my son up from sleep and screaming. I worried it was his appendix (I have had mine removed). I tended to him and so far so good, hopefully just a false alarm. Although I can say, it was a long night!

Jo of That's my Story found these Pottery Barn bins for a steal!

Cha Cha (and her daighter) or Sit, Relax & Read crafted these great storage boxes from something we all have. And guess what, we can all do this project!

Mary's Meanderings had this fabulous lamp project! She used fabric strips, but I can imagine finding some skirts at the thrift and repurposing!

LOVED this one, because you know how I adore burlap, The Little Green Bean used burlap to recover a chair many would've tossed to the dumpster. Oh, but not we thrifty bunch and just see the transformation! Check out the Little Green Bean, this was just the beginning of a fantastic thrifty post!

Thanks for linking up and for visiting  Tales from Bloggeritaville! I always enjoy you stopping by. I will be dropping by your place too. I am "making the rounds".  Have a wonderful weekend!
Tales from Bloggeritaville


jennifer said...

Great items all. That chair is fabulous!

Cha Cha said...

Thanks for the link love, I was going to take your button and say thanks to you on my site but I can not figure out how to get your button. Am I crazy? I am new to this blogging world and have no computer skills, so I probably just need a little hand holding. I love your site, Have a great day, hope your son is well.
Cha Cha

susan said...

Leigh-Thanks for the round up of great ideas. Hope your son is better. As I'm sure you know, the appendix thing can sneak up on you!

Dawn said...

Hope your son is feeling better this morning Leigh. Get some rest girl.

Jo said...

Hope your son is feeling better soon!

Mary Ellen (megardengal) said...

How very fun to have my lil ol lamp featured on your blog Leigh!!

Thank you so much for Thrifty Thursday- It is one of my favorite parties to attend seeing all the thrifty finds and inexpensive solutions to decorating dilemmas!


Maya said...

The chair is awesome!

Hope your son is better!

Have a good weekend.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Oh my! I sure hope your son is ok. I have not had a chance to check out the participants this week, but hope to this weekend. I did some thrifty shopping yesterday, so plan on joining in next Thurs.
Have a great weekend.

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

What a great re-cap! These are wonderful inspirations -- thanks for your sweetness with your visit.

Kat said...

Just stopping by to say hello. I've been such a bad blog friend lately. Between the holidays, the wedding plans, house guests and trips, my time has been crazy busy!

Sure hope your son is okay.

Hugs sweet friend!

Missy Luukkonen said...

Thanks for the bloggy love! I am pretty happy with the chair myself! I am so glad everyone loves it! Come see me tonight at 11:00 pm pacific time for some more burlap fun, and a little party!

I also am having trouble getting your button, any thoughts?


Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

Burlap = brilliant!! :-) I love it.

Thanks for your comment...vessel sink is going in half bath for hand washing only. You're right...they are a bear for face washing and tooth brushing! We stayed at a friend's house and I nearly flooded the bathroom. :-)

Cheryl said...

Hey Leigh - Thanks for the link back to Double D Ranch (cool clothes - not a brothel) WE LOVE IT!
swing by our blog sometime and check us out and chat: