BOTB 10.25.13

October 25, 2013

Hello and welcome to the weekend! I’m leaving on a jet plane today, off to see my parents and attend a family event, it will be fun to reconnect with aunts, uncles, and cousins I haven’t seen in years. Today it’s time for yet another round of Best of the Blogosphere, enjoy these projects and spaces!

It’s Halloween and Ms. Limestone amazes us each season, this year her home is under shark attack!

shark attack brooklynlimestone

 

Build modular stacked shelves with a supply list that includes hollow core doors and plywood to create extra storage with a tutorial spied over at Lowe’s Creative Ideas.

lowes modular shelves

 

Lucky kids live in this colorful and organized playroom, see it over at The Handmade Home.  

playroom handmade home

 

What a difference one change makes, Tricia and Erin reveal this beautiful herringbone wood tile backsplash.

herringbone tile backsplash

 

Upgrade a wire chair with woven leather straps with this project spied over at Apartment Therapy.

leather and metal chair

 

There’s a new “Guy DIY” series over at Michael’s Glue String blog, learn how to freezer paper stencil a T-shirt dude style.

guy diy michaels blog

 

We love Michael’s simple and sleek modern taper candleholders, imagine the different colors you could paint yours to complement your home!

taper candleholders inspiredbycharm

 

Build an armrest tray table for your sofa with a how to found at Instructables (via One Pretty Thing).

armrest tray table

 

Jackie at Teal & Lime shares some excellent advice on turning styling inspiration into reality  – I love the tip about breaking it down into shapes. 

inspiration to action decorating

 

A few Photoshop tricks can save a bad picture, get up to speed with helpful tips to fine tune interior shots at Design*Sponge.

photoshop tricks for interiors

 

More content over at Best of DIY – stop by for even more great features!

more content

 

If you’d like your latest project or post considered for a feature, please send it our way to [email protected].

Have a fabulous weekend friends!

 

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11 Responses to “BOTB 10.25.13”

  1. Erin says:

    Thanks for including us on the this list! So many good things. I’m especially loving those leather Bertolia chairs!!

  2. Heidi says:

    That backsplash is insane! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Such a good list. I’m loving that playroom. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Lily says:

    Such a great list of helpful sites! Perfect for a Friday train ride…

    xo Lily

  5. Thank you so much Kate! It’s always an honor to be a part of BOTB!

    xo Michael

  6. Great list thank you, so much quality posts from yourself.

  7. Jillian says:

    Loving this list! I need that backsplash. Thanks so much for including our Guy DIY!!

  8. The shark house is too funny. How does someone come up with that? It’s so creative! (P.S. where do you get sharks like that???)

  9. I love that kitchen backsplash, and the Photoshop tips are super helpful. Thanks!

  10. Debtgirl says:

    I love the style inspiration, breaking it down by shapes! Oh my gosh, now I think I can do that! I needed just that kind of direction. Thank you!

  11. Barbara Ann says:

    Kate, you continue to be inspirational. Your blogs bring me everyday joy as I read and reread them.

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