BOTB 10.28.12

October 28, 2012

Sunday greeting friends, Amanda and I teamed up again to bring you a great roundup of inspiring spaces, projects, and posts in the ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ series – here are the ones that caught our eye during these past two weeks.

A simple trick yields fab results!  Check out these clever washi tape art frames discovered over at Design*Sponge. 

washi tape picture frames


Recreate a beautiful starry ceiling like this one with a tutorial by Honey & Fitz. 

starry ceiling honeyandfitz


Get the full tour of this fun and family friendly playroom over at I Heart Organizing.

playroom iheartorganizing


There’s a pretty new shared girls bedroom makeover over at All Things Thrifty. 

girls room all things thrifty


Inspired by an expensive version, Kelly and her hub at View Along the Way made a weathered octagon mirror for zero dollars.

reclaimed mirror viewalongtheway


Build your own Murphy bed, the perfect sleeping solution for guests or for small space living, with Creative Decor by Brooke.

murphy bed creativedecorbybrooke


Who says office supply storage has to be ordinary?  Stencil your metal file cabinet like Chelsea did from Two Twenty One.

stenciled file cabinet


If you need extra room for spices this holiday baking season, check out this pantry door spice rack over at Shanty 2 Chic.

pantry door spice rack shantytochic


Turn a large man’s shirt into a woman’s dress with a how to by Ma Nouvelle Mode.

mans shirt to womans dress


Spruce up your dining chairs and give their feet a dip with some tips shared by Barbara at Hodge Podge.

gold dipped chair feet


Both kids and adults can craft these pom pom yarn bookmarks with simple tips by Design Mom.

yarn pom poms design mom


I loved Lindsay’s thoughts on when blog content shifts and the relationship between blogger and reader. 

when blog content shifts aubreyandlindsay


Thanks as always Amanda for helping me to round up some of these picks!  You can catch up with Amanda at her blog Serenity Now.  If you’d like your project or post considered for this series, send it our way to [email protected]

Have a great Sunday! .kate signature image




14 Responses to “BOTB 10.28.12”

  1. Great links, Kate! I love the one from Lindsay, it’s great food for thought.

  2. Megan says:

    The washi tape frames are my favorite.

  3. natalia says:

    Thank you so much for the feature! I am honored to be included!

  4. All I can say is gold tipped chairs!!!!! Love that idea!!

  5. Great round up of projects girls! I love the playroom makeover and the clever murphy bed idea :)

  6. Kimm says:

    WOW!! Those are some great finds! You two have fabulous taste. :)

  7. Thanks for the shout out! So honoured to be with all this amazing talent!

  8. Lindsay says:

    xoxoxo for the shout out!

  9. colleen says:

    Fabulous inspiration…..Love the red & gold chair!

  10. Lindsay says:

    I love the inspiration that flows from this blog. It is amazing. I love doing small DIY projects.
    Follow me on twitter @lindsayhintz

  11. Jane Rhodes says:

    thanks for the mention – yarn ball bookmarks – it totally cheered up my day after weathering the hurricane here in Boston all day! xoxo.

  12. vel says:

    Great roun-up as always ladies! Thank you!

  13. Sarah says:

    Love this round up! The chair and filing cabinet are fantastic.

  14. Jen says:

    Thanks so much for the kind feature! So many great new blogs to go check out, love it!


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