Best of the Blogosphere

BOTB 8.16.13

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Hello all, it’s another fine summer weekend! We’re excited to attend a farm to table dinner tomorrow at a friend’s ranch, party of ten, as a way to say farewell to summer since the kids are back to school next week. Also I’m working on a painting project I’ve been putting off for ages, so there’s a full weekend of activity ahead.

Time for another Friday round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ where Amanda and I scout out our favorites, here are our picks gathered from around the web, enjoy!

Tour a beautiful craft and family room makeover in muted shades of gray at The Creativity Exchange.

craft room the creativity exchange

 

Here’s a great tip on how to lengthen drapes by Courtney at A Thoughtful Place.

how to lengthen drapes athoughtfulplace

 

Simple yet stunning is the result with this IKEA Tarva dresser makeover at Smitten Studio.

smitten studio online ikea tarva makeover

 

We’re all asking where can we get a diamond bulb to make a wood and diamond pendant like Gretchen Gretchen.

wood ball and diamond light gretchengretchen

  

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BOTB 8.2.13

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Hello hello and happy Friday! What are your plans friends? I’ve got my hands full of projects, finishing up the guest room and my friend’s dining room all in one week, so much to do, so little time. :) Today is another Friday edition of Best of the Blogosphere, and Amanda and I rounded up our favorite picks from across the web, enjoy!

Two beautiful nurseries to feature this week, this first is a boy’s nursery for Joni’s nephew Henry spied over at Lay Baby Lay.

henrys nursery laybabylay

 

Next is Lochlan’s Irish nursery by Abode Love, with touches of rustic, plenty of pattern, and of course, the color green!

lochlans nursery abode love

 

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