Features for Creating Christmas: A Very Thrifty Christmas!


Happy New Year's Eve Friends! Today I am sharing features from Creating Christmas: A Very Thrifty Christmas!  Thanks to everyone who linked up, your thrifty creativity was truly inspiring! Thank you also to Jann @ Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson who co-hosts and facilitates the party each year. I have loved participating! Also a quick reminder, Vintage Charm will resume next week, but last week's party is open thru January 4, so there is still time to link here. 


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Salted Caramel Tarts


Happy Wednesday Friends! Do you need a quick recipe for last minute guests or New Year's festivities? Today I'm sharing a simple no-bake dessert that is so yummy I made it for both Thanksgiving and Christmas!  


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The Year in Review: 2015 Favorites


Greetings Friends! Now that Christmas is over, it is only a matter of days until a fresh new year begins!  As this year comes to a close, I like to pause for reflection so let's take a look back at the most viewed posts of 2015...

Click on any of the titles to see more details:



The Year in Review: 2015 Favorites mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com Have Yourself a Thrifty Little Christmas: Free eBook!

Merry Christmas!



Hello Dear Friends, just a short post today to send you Christmas greetings.  I appreciate each and every one of you and hope you enjoy these fun vintage cards. These are just a sample of the assortment I found recently--don't you just love the illustrations? 

I hope you have a blessed, happy holiday! 


Merry Christmas  mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com Vintage card Christmas greetings from my home to yours!

I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be for all the people; for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.…Luke 2:10



Vintage Charm Party 11




Welcome to Vintage Charm Party 11 & Merry Christmas Eve!


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We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Christmas Signs: Rejoice and Junk to Joy!



Happy Wednesday Friends!  Wow, can it really be just a few days away from Christmas--are you ready?  Today I'm sharing the last Christmas projects of the year; both signs. The first is repurposed from a .25 bag of junky metal and the second, my latest upcycle.  

Christmas Signs: Rejoice and Junk to Joy!  mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com  Repurpose scrap metal as unique garden sign!

A Sassy Snow Lady: Repurposed Pier One Spheres


Greetings Friends!  I've mentioned before that I enjoy browsing our local Pier One. Sometimes I am inspired to create a knock off for less.  Others, I see inexpensive items that can be repurposed like these spheres turned sassy snow lady! 


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Friday's Find: Last Minute Gifts!


Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! One week until Christmas! Where has December gone? My friends and family know I'm perfectly happy to receive thrifted gifts.  This week's fabulous finds are perfect for last minute gifts or decor... 


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Vintage Charm Party 10



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party 10!


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We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Recreate Your Pillows: A Holiday Fashion Show!


Happy Wednesday Friends! Are you a pillow person? I am for sure--whether it's a comfy stack on my bed or a new look for the sofa, I can't seem to get enough! Rather than buy new for each season, I have a thrifty way to change mine up. Join me for a fashion show of pillows!


Recreate Your Pillows: A Holiday Fashion Show mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com Save money by upcycling your pillows for the holidays instead of buying new!

A Holly Jolly Jadeite Kitchen!


Greetings Friends! Earlier this week, I shared a tour of my home in A Very Thrifty Christmas.  It was also a party for you to link your thrifty Christmas treasures, projects and decor. In case you missed it, click here! Today the tour continues in the kitchen...


A Holly Jolly Jadeite Kitchen mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com A season vignette created with a vintage scale, thermos and jingle bells

Vintage Charm Party 9




Welcome to Vintage Charm Party 9!



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We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Vintage Charm November Feature of the Month!



Hi everyone! I hope you're all having as much fun at our Vintage Charm link party as your hostesses are. Kathy, Cecilia, Sharon, and I have thoroughly enjoyed visiting your blogs and reading all of your amazingly creative vintage posts.


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Creating Christmas: A Very Thrifty Christmas!


Welcome to Creating Christmas! Whether you follow my blog or are new here, I'm so glad to have you stop by!  Since my Fall Tour, I have a few new additions as well as some tried and true favorites. I'll also be sharing thrifted finds that I've upcycled or repurposed for the Christmas season.  Then it's your turn to link up and I can't wait to see your fabulous finds and creative projects! 


Creating Christmas: A Very Thrifty Christmas mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com Thrifty tips to create a beautiful home for the holidays, like this tray full of thrifted treasures

All That Glitters: Rustic Glam Birch Slices and Tablescape


Greetings Friends! I've shared a whimsical vintage snowman tea party at my breakfast table and today I'm featuring my dining table decked out for the holidays. I love the festive feeling of silver and gold Christmas decorations and this year I've added some extra sparkle to my dining room ...


All That Glitters: Rustic Glam Birch Slices and Tablescape mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com Create rustic glam place markers with birch slices

Friday's Find: A Snowman Tea for Two!


Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Thrifting and serendipity go hand in hand--especially during the holidays.  Come see how this week's fabulous finds create a whimsical holiday tablescape!


Friday's Find: A Snowman Tea for Two mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com A snowman tea party tablescape created with thrift store finds

Vintage Charm Party # 8


Welcome to Vintage Charm Party 8!



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We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Snowy Tulle Garland


Greetings Friends! Well Thanksgiving has passed and for many of us, that means we are full swing into Christmas decorations and the thriftier, the better! Today I'm sharing an easy garland I fashioned with dollar store tulle--no sewing required! 


Snowy Tulle Garland mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com How to create snowy garland from dollar store tulle

Friday's Find: Skip the Crowds & Browse Charming Mason!


Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Today may be Black Friday, but I've heard from most of you that you plan to stay in comfy cozy and maybe do a little online shopping. Instead of fighting the crowds, I thought you might enjoy another virtual shopping trip--this time to Mason, Texas. 


Friday's Find: Skip the Crowds & Browse Charming Mason mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com Vintage jadeite spice jar found in Mason, Texas

Vintage Charm Party #7



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party 7! 



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We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Happy Thanksgiving ~ A Coupon and Shop in Your Pajamas!


Happy Thanksgiving Eve, Friends! I hope your holiday is spent with loved ones making memories and feasting on your favorite foods of the season.  I'll be hugging and squeezing a certain ginger haired boy and counting my blessings! 


Happy Thanksgiving ~ A Coupon and Shop in Your Pajamas mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com Autumn harvest mantel and Thanksgiving greeting

A Thrift Store Christmas Tree Farm

Greetings Friends! If you've been here before, you may have noticed my affection for signs.  I have an assortment in my home and garden. When I found this fun vintage inspired beauty, it was love at first sight.  It wasn't until I was working on another project that an idea began to form...


A Thrift Store Christmas Tree Farm mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com How to create a wintry Christmas tree farm with upcycled thrift store finds

Vintage Charm Party #6



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party 6! 



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We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Chewy Pumpkin Oatmeal Bites


Happy Wednesday Friends! Today I'm sharing a tasty, healthy pumpkin recipe that doesn't require flour, eggs, or butter and contains only a little sugar--really! 



Chewy Pumpkin Oatmeal Bites mythrifstoreaddiction.blogspot.com Healthier snack recipe featuring oatmeal and pumpkin

Friday's Friday: Collectible Corn Husk Dolls

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Today's feature originates from one of America's oldest crafts--corn husk dolls! Almost thirty years ago, Nan's dolls took the primitive craft to a whole new level delighting collectors with their intricate design. Look at Miss Christmas with her sled full of presents--isn't she charming?  SOLD!

Friday's Find: Collectible Corn Husk Dolls mythriftstoreaddiction.blogspot.com Vintage Nan's Christmas Shopper

Vintage Charm Party #5!



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party 5! 



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We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

Dress Form to Christmas Tree Tutorial


Happy Wednesday Friends! As promised, today I am sharing how to use a metal dress form to create a Nutcracker Ballet inspired Christmas tree.  You may be surprised to learn where I found the materials...

Dress Form Christmas Tree


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Share It Link Party 36 : Co-Host of the Week!

Happy Saturday, sweet Friends! I woke up this morning to a pleasant surprise--I was chosen by Rose of Fine Craft Guild as honorary co-host of the week! She is featuring my free eBook, Have Yourself a Thrifty Little Christmas at this week's party.  That also means you'll be able to link your inspired creations to the party here.  {**If you stopped by to get a peek at the special Christmas project I've been promising on Sunday's post, it is still coming--first thing Sunday morning!**} I want to thank Rose for the feature and I'll hope y'all will drop by and show her some love! 


Share It Sunday button

Friday's Find: It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like..............


TGITF Friends! I could barely contain my excitement when I found today's fabulous features--two boxes of Shiny Brites and a trio of vintage elves at the same sale and that's just the beginning! 


Vintage Christmas estate sale finds

Vintage Charm Party #4



Welcome to Vintage Charm Party 4!


Vintage Charm party



We invite you to share your vintage experiences--whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds, repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!

For a Rainy Day!


Happy Wednesday Friends! Though it is still a few months away here, I've read we're in for a wet winter.  I don't know about you, but I just hate getting my feet damp--it makes me cold all over! So began my hunt for some cute rain boots...

New rain boots

Click here to see available colors!

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Have Yourself a Thrifty Little Christmas eBook!


Greetings Friends! Did you enjoy an extra hour of sleep after setting the clocks back? I honestly cannot believe it is November already! Since we all know how quickly the next several weeks will fly by, I plan to start sharing thrifty holiday posts to usher in the Christmas spirit...


Christmas eBook

Friday's Find: Thrifting with a Friend!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! As promised, today I'm sharing finds from our recent jaunt when Cecilia from The B Farm visited.  You can read more about our adventures here.  Cecilia was the first to spot this little nutcracker for me, after I'd told her about one of my holiday ideas.  He'll be getting a makeover soon! 

Thrift store nutcracker

Vintage Charm #3

Welcome to Vintage Charm party 3! 


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--
whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds,
repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!


Vintage Charm party

How I {Finally} Conquered Closet Clutter!

Happy Wednesday Friends! At last, we have fall weather here in Texas and it seems every time the seasons change, I vow to give my clothing closet a much needed purge.  Unfortunately as I've shared before, closet organization can be a challenge for me...

Conquer closet clutter

The Blessing of Friendship!

Greetings Friends!  I hope you've had a relaxing weekend. I've had a wonderful week celebrating the gift of friendship!  It began when Cecilia, from The B Farm came to visit.  Here we are enjoying dinner at Rails, a restored 1915 train depot with delicious food.  

Blogging Besties

Friday's Find: A Pair of Pretty Platters...

TGITF Friends! Today's fab finds feature an assortment of vintage goodies including a pair of pretty floral platters.  First, this gorgeous Homer Laughlin--love the colors on this one and...

Vintage Homer Laughlin platter

Vintage Charm #2


Welcome to the Vintage Charm party for terrific week 2!


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--
whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds,
repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!



Vintage Charm Party

Glorious Fall Mornings!

Greetings Friends! Though it is still quite warm here, we are having some gorgeous fall mornings.  I am reminded of  the quote from Anne of Green Gables: 

Blue bird bath adorned for fall

Friday's Find: Santa Baby!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Can you believe it is 10 more Fridays until Christmas? Ten! Today's fab finds are all about Santa, baby! This vintage cutie is bringing the cheer--who says Santa can't play the fiddle? Available!  

Vintage Santa with fiddle

Vintage Charm #1!


Welcome to the very first Vintage Charm linky party!


We invite you to share your vintage experiences--
whether it’s your latest finds, crafts, or DIYs, we’d love to hear about it.

Link up your furniture flips, roadside finds,
repurposed projects, collections, home decor and more!


Vintage Charm party

Repurposed Paper Pumpkins!

Happy Wednesday, Friends! Last weekend I attended a church rummage sale and scored some freebies.  Can you guess what kind of paper my repurposed project is? 

Repurposed paper pumpkins