Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Nifty Thrifty Tuesday No.71

Is everybody as HOT as I am? These high temps really need to go down some before next weekend or this MOB is going to MELT. Left the house around 10:00am today to meet with the wedding director and the temps were already up to the mid 90's...praying this heatwave will end soon. With all the high temps...have any of you been out thriftin'? I so hope some of you have, or maybe you have a thrifty makeover to share today...so let's all see what you have been doing this past week. You all already know what I have been doing...working on the WEDDING! I just stopped polishing silver, so I could write this post and get this party rolling...next I will being ironing some vintage linens that we will be using. I'm real excited that I have some of my MIL's beautiful linens to use at Haley's wedding...you see...Haley never got to meet this wonderful lady (she died six weeks after our wedding...26 years ago). Now let's take a  look at the top four LIKES from last weeks party...don't forget to visit around the vote for your favorites this week...I have been doing it and it's a lot of FUN...so give it a try.
                                                                     Happy to see ya here,
                                                                                 Linda
                    WOW...this is one beauty here! See more at NO MINIMALIST HERE
Korrie over at RED HEN HOME did an awesome job on this
thrifty table...hop over and see for yourself!
                                                Marlee always has so many thrifty treasures...go by
                                                  MARLEE'S MISSISSIPPI MOJO to see more!
                                                   Free is always NIFTY THRIFTY...stop over
                                                         at FAB REHAB CREATIONS to
                                                              see what Allison did to these
                                                                           goodies!
  ****Please everyone, follow these guidelines!****
1. Be sure to refer back to my blog so everyone can see who is participating today, include the NTT button in your post (copy and paste the html code under the button…the button is located on my sidebar). Please make sure that you have put my NTT button or my blog name with a link on your post where it is easy for others to find it...the more people at the party...the more fun we will all have here.


2. This party is for sharing thrifty finds from garage sales, thrift stores, consignment shops, craigslist and even those awesome deals that you find at any retail store. Also you can share any thrifty DIY projects...love seeing what y'all can make on a dime!

3. Please go and visit the other participates and leave a comment about their treasures and thrifty ideas…this is what makes the PAR-TAY so much FUN and what a great way to meet new friends. I would love for you to add yourself as a follower if you haven't already and please let me know, I love to know when I have a new friend. I appreciate all your comments, they really make my day.

                                                

27 comments:

Blue Creek Home said...

I just took a few things to my booth and I 'bout died going in a out!
I do hope that it cools off some by the wedding. I am sure you will appear as cool as a cucumber even if it doesn't.
How lovely that your MIL's linens will dress the tables at Haley's wedding. That almost made me cry.
Rhonda

Lynn said...

Time sure flies. I remember when you first posted about the wedding and now it's almost here. I hope it cools down for you. One of my girlfriends told me to "remember to breathe" when my daughter's wedding was close. So much to do! I can't wait to see pics of your family's special day and of the beautiful linens. Have fun and thanks for hosting today despite your hefty "to do" list.
~Lynn
www.cottageandcreek.com

Maggie @ Midwestern {Sewing} Girl said...

Thank you so much for hosting, Linda!!! Hope you have a fantastic week!

Korrie@RedHenHome said...

Hope the wedding preparations continue to go well! Thanks for featuring my coffee table.

bj said...

Thanks so much for hosting...now, off to see some of your starred blogs. ;)

Sue said...

It's hot here, as well. Not to mention- HUMID! aagghh.... Hope you're taking time to relax in the midst of all the wedding preparations! :-)

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Linda, Thanks for featuring my vanity! How wonderful that Haley is using these family linens at her wedding. I know you have put so much work into making this her dream wedding. I know it will be beautiful.
Hugs,
Sherry

gail said...

Whoa! I can't imagine having a wedding with the weather we are having. Heat index today was near 115 degrees. Miserable, I tell ya!
good luck with all the last minute prep!
thanks for hosting!
gail

Olive Cooper said...

Linda, I am melting just like the wicked witch as it's terribly humid here. Thanks bunches for hosting. ♥O

All That Glitters said...

Thank you so much for hosting! Can't wait to see the wedding!

Very hot here!

Jan@southernjunkin' said...

Thanks for hosting the party! With all your wedding preparations you are sooo busy! It touched my heart that you are able to use your MIL's linens! Special memories!

Cap Creations said...

Thanks so much for hosting! I just linked up my button!

Something Nice and Pretty said...

Thanks for hosting the party too, everything turns out great you will see! It was still hot though but the kids enjoyed the pool:)

Deana said...

Thanks for letting me join the party, so fun to look at everyone's links.

Abbie said...

Hi Linda! I'm new to Nifty Thrift Tuesdays (mine is the indoor awning, #124), and I wanted to say thank you for hosting!
Oh, and I hear you about the heat! Here in E. Texas, it's in the 100's all week. : (
I'd love to have you by for a visit: www.fivedaysfiveways.com

God bless,
~Abbie
(If this comment is a double-post, I'm sorry; my computer blinked out on me, and I couldn't tell if the first one posted).

Curtains In My Tree said...

Yes this heat is really awful for anything .

I love weddings and I know your wedding will be so beautiful. Hope the brides makeup doesn't run down her face LOl. It is to be 111 here in Missouri today

I can't wait to see after pictures.

Thanks for today's Caostal Charm party I do enjoy it

At The Picket Fence said...

Well you could just send some heat our way in the NW because it is raining today! The wedding is going to be absolutely beautiful and you know we all can't wait to see the pics. :-) Thanks for hosting!
Vanessa

Diann said...

Thanks for hosting Linda! I hope you ahve a wonderful week!

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

Thanks for the great party! I'm off to see your featured blogs!

classic • casual • home said...

Sounds like you are planning a lovely and special wedding. The silver and heirloom linens will make your guests feel so special.

the cape on the corner said...

gorgeous vanity in that feature! thanks 4 hosting.

Mary said...

Oh, I do love this party!!! I'm linked up, going to put your button on my post, and visit around to see all the beauty. Thanks for hostessing!

Mary @ Redo 101

A Cottage Muse said...

Hi Linda! I have not motivation this summer to go treasure hunting on the weekends. That's why I love to come by your place on Tuesdays to see what everyone else is picking up!!

Stay cool!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Very hot and humid her also.
Thanks for hosting again this week.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

That is suppose to here not her. :D

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Hi Linda. a little late but wanted to share my thrifty LR makeover. try to stay cool. it's over 100 here too! yucky! xoxo Debra

Emily said...

Linda, I'm your newest follower, so glad to have found you. Great blog!

~Emily
The French Hutch

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