BOTB 2.10.13

February 10, 2013

Hello all, it’s ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ day!  My fellow scout Amanda and I rounded up some favorite picks from around the web, enjoy these inspiring projects!

There’s a beautiful new nursery over at Brooklyn Limestone to welcome their new arrival Agatha, how stunning are the coral and turquoise accents against a dramatic dark wall?

agathas nursery brooklyn limestone


A remodel on a budget transformed this kitchen space into a warm and welcoming one over at Flower Patch Farmgirl.

remodeled kitchen flowerpatchfarmgirl


What young boy wouldn’t love this Star Wars bedroom with several DIY touches by Simply Klassic Home.

star wars boys bedroom simplyklassichome


Kelly’s DIY dodecahedron pendant fixture for her new laundry room is a fab knock off of Ralph Lauren’s Dustin Pendant.

dodecahadron diy viewalongtheway


We love old things reinvented in a unique way, like this chicken feeder turned centerpiece at Inspired by Charm.

chicken feeder centerpiece inspiredbycharm


A $5 discount store closet mirror gets a glamorous makeover as a bedroom accent at Lilikoijoy, amazing!

glam mirror makeover lilikoijoy


A bleach pen and a patient hand was all it took to transform dark curtains into unique and edgy window panels at Two Live Colorfully. 

bleach pen curtains twolivecolorfully


Do you love salty and sweet together?  This simple recipe for candy coated pretzels from Courtney at A Thoughtful Place is perfect for Valentine’s Day or any other special occasion.  

valentine pretzels athoughfulplace


Gold tacks give Erica’s fabric covered letter a nicely finished look at Caught on a Whim.

gold tack letter caughtonawhim


Here’s a charming (and cheap!) way to say thank you to a host or hostess or add to a housewarming gift, these painted striped spoons by Just A Girl.

striped painted spoons justagirl


Use old book pages to make simple paper covered votives (and a few more ideas if you follow the link) by Craft & Creativity. 

book cover votives craftandcreativity


The Oscars are coming, are you throwing a party?  Download this printable Oscar bingo game from How About Orange for your 2013 soiree. 

oscar bingo 2013 howaboutorange


Don’t you just love all of these creative spaces and ideas?  Thank you Amanda for helping me round up some of these picks, as always you can catch up with her at her blog Serenity Now. If you’d like your latest room reveal, project or post considered for this series, send it our way to [email protected].

Enjoy your weekend! 




21 Responses to “BOTB 2.10.13”

  1. Nancy says:

    What a delightful collection of totally crafty people! Makes me feel like I need to step up my game!
    Thank you for your BOTB!

  2. Cathleen says:

    Thank you for the BOTB! It’s a great way to find new blogs and see what everybody’s up to.

  3. That lamp blew me away over at Kelly’s *LOVE*. Love the mirror too. What a great and updated look for that mirror. New blog to follow :)

  4. R. Joyce says:

    I love the $5 mirror makeover. I love making inexpensive items look like a million bucks.

  5. Valerie says:

    I love these BOTB, thanks for sharing all the bloggy loveliness Amanda and Kate! :) I love that you include new blogs as well as the popular favorites. :)

  6. Sharon says:

    Oh my gosh, thanks so much for featuring my mirror! How exciting. :) All the features are wonderful. I love that fantastic centerpiece – how creative! The pendant is amazing and that nursery is so beautiful! Thanks again, Sharon

  7. Thank you for featuring my bleach pen curtains!! That was quite a lovely surprise this morning! I always love going through these posts and now I’m in one!!! Day=made!! :D

  8. Jody-Ann says:

    My best was the brooklyn limestone nursery, loved it!

  9. Oh, so honored to be featured. Thanks for the sweet shout out. I am swooning over these other projects and had not seen them yet. Excited to check them out in detail. That nursery. WOW!

  10. kristin says:

    What a wonderful round up, thank you!

  11. Lindsey says:

    What great ideas! Thanks for the inspiration… Now I have to go check out all those blogs… :)

  12. Kelly’s pendant is totally amazing. They are an awesome DIY couple!

  13. Lauren says:

    Great finds! The Oscar game looks like a lot of fun! I’m with Nancy, time to step it up!

  14. Love the nursery – so darling! The bleach-pen idea? Epic! The mirror idea opens up all kinds of options — so fun!

  15. Susan Giunta says:

    What a fantastic collection of ideas and projects! As a new blogger, I am INSPIRED!
    Thank you!

  16. So honored and delighted to be a part of this fab series!! Thank you so much Kate!

  17. Morgan says:

    Great round up!! Love Kelly’s pendant – love all of the ideas!

  18. Erica says:

    Gosh, I’m honored to be selected, and featured along with these other amazing projects! Thanks for the feature.

    That pendant lamp DIY is so swoon worthy. Wow!

  19. Oh my gosh, thank you so much for featuring my son’s bedroom!! What an honor to have been included with such talent!

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