Thank you so much for joining me for Thrifty Thursdays! Week Two of an all new link party!




Thifty Thursdays is every Thursday starting at 7pm until Sunday at 10pm EST.



This week you are welcome to link up any thrifty finds, creations, ideas, etc! As long as it’s thrifty, it goes!

For my thrifty project this week, i killed two birds with one stone. As i mentioned in a previous post this weekend i’m switching my little shoppe from fall to christmas. I have 72 hours to make a wonderland! And let me tell you i couldn’t be more excited!!





Some of local folk often get confused about what goes on behind the walls of my little inn. So I wanted to create some sort of sign for them to know exactly what is going on and when it’s happening. So i thought a little sign would do the trick. Plus this is the best kind of thrifty! Why? Because it was absolutely free!! 

I used a scrap piece of wood i had and painted it white. I printed out the text from my computer and transferred them to the sign. Then, I painted them with some red paint … and voila! Instant signage. The sign is double sided so both sides say the same thing. 


Unlike some of the other signs I made, I kept this one very crisp and clean so it would be very visible. No fancy distressing this time. 


And althought the sign isn’t offically ‘hung’ yet (The ‘Christmas Shoppe’ open next Wednesday), this is what it will look like.



Not to shabby right? Now everyone will know that there is a  christmas wonderland inside my little inn AND exactly when they can visit it. The best part … zero dollars! I’ll jazz up the poles with some pine and christmas lights early next week. 






Alrighty, now it’s your turn to share….

but first a couple small guidelines:

  • Be sure to link up thrifty projects only. 
  • Pretty, pretty please link back to this party on your post with a link or a button (available in the sidebar).
  • And, since i get excited with fun new projects, know that i may share your project here at inspired by charm.

That’s it! Pretty simple.

And you are more then welcome to follow me at any of the links below for highlights from the party throughout the weekend!



Have fun! Thanks again for joining the party! 



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Comments

  • Anonymous at

    that sign is perfect! good for you. gets me in the christmas spirit. guess i’ll go look at my bhg christmas ideas magazine…again! sharon

  • Finding Home at

    Michael – yeah for a new link party. Missed last one, but I am here tonight – thanks for hosting and love your sign! Take care, Laura

  • Kirsten- The Foreign Domestic at

    Did you paint that sign freehand? If so, I’m completely and utterly amazed! Thanks for hosting this party. I’m linking up :).

  • Kim @ NewlyWoodwards at

    Love the script! This looks awesome and really fits in with the sign.

  • Monica at

    I am LOVING that sign, Michael! I love the red on white, I love the font, I love the way you spell shoppe. Just love it! 🙂

  • Lili at

    Oh I just love that sign and how it fits in so beautifully on the sign for your B&B. If I were driving by and saw it, you can bet I would stop in! ~Lili

  • Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal at

    You did such a great job on the Christmas sign. I love the mix of fonts. Thanks so much for hosting Michael.

  • amyd at

    another great party! thanks for hosting…and your sign is awesome!

  • Junky Vagabond at

    I’m impressed by how clean your edges are on that adorable sign! Lovely way to advertise the shoppe and thanks for hosting the party so we can show off too 🙂

  • Catie @ Catie's Corner at

    Hi Michael. I found you through Funky Junk Interiors. Well, Donna recommended your blog. I love it! I’m your newest follower and I’ve linked up a couple posts.

    Hope you’re having a great weekend. I’m off to browse around your blog some more. =)

    ~ Catie

    Stop by and say hi sometime!

  • The Beans at

    love love LOVE the font! What is it? And it’s the perfect sign for your shoppe too—very Christmasy!

  • Sugar Shack Studios at

    Michael that really looks fabulous ~ the font you choose has such charm ~ and it looks wonderful with your shop sign ~ <3

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