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DIY Valentine’s Vase

DIY Valentine’s Vase

Valentine’s Day is coming soon and if you are anything like me, you try to purchase gifts that have meaning and are homemade from the heart.  I have created my own Edible Arrangement (trust me, don’t try this), I have made a brownie in the shape of a heart...
Cubs World Series DIY Frame

Cubs World Series DIY Frame

Welcome to Thrifted Homestead! If this is your first time, feel free to check out our other awesome DIY projects! Create the perfect gift with items left behind! Cubs World Series DIY Frame is a great gift which brings me to the next point. Just a disclaimer before we...
DIY Father’s Day Gift

DIY Father’s Day Gift

Do you want to know a secret?  I’m a terrible person and did not plan ahead for Father’s Day.  But I did give my dad an awesome DIY Father’s Day Gift.  He will never know I did this last minute unless he reads this (Dad – if you are reading...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

2016 is at the end and we are about to start a brand new year.  This is the year that I decided I am going to make mine.  I will write on the blog more and I will share more information with you all!  But first I wanted to wish you all a Happy New Year! So things you...
4 Gifts You Can Find at a Thrift Store

4 Gifts You Can Find at a Thrift Store

Christmas time was fruitful here at the Gaura resident. I got everything I wanted and, hopefully, gave everything everyone else wanted. I come from a large family and had to be creative for gifts. Nevertheless, you luck out, since that means more thrifted finds for...
DIY Personalized Holiday Ornament

DIY Personalized Holiday Ornament

I decided while standing in Hobby Lobby that I wanted to make ornaments. Maybe you have also done that? Just me? Okay… good I was worried I was the only one to make that impulse buy. That is how I ended up a month later looking at blank ornaments and white snow...
Farm Auction = DIY Heaven

Farm Auction = DIY Heaven

  I’m here to talk to you about a new experience I recently found out about.  The Farm Auction.  It’s not what you think.  They aren’t auctioning off the farm….okay maybe it is what you think.  Many times they do auction of the farm but...

Windows, Mirrors to the Soul?

Hello everybody! How are you on this rainy afternoon?  Hopefully somewhere where there is not a cloud in sight! Now I’m singing, “I’ve got a beautiful life, not a cloud in sight so I guess I’m doing alright.”  Even though there are a lot...