Best of the Blogosphere

BOTB 7.5.13

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Hello hello, I hope you all had a happy Fourth! I read that so many friends on the east coast were hit with rain and festivities were canceled. :(  I’m so sorry.  We’re in Las Vegas at my parents’ house and the temperatures are 110 degrees in the shade, but we’ve spent most of our time taking dips in the pool to cool off.

Today it’s another Friday edition of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ and I’m loving these refreshed spaces and inspiring ideas. We’ll kick it off with two fab bathroom makeovers, this first sophisticated gray & white bathroom completed by Kathryn Lemaster, don’t miss the before photos!

bathroom makeover kathrynjlemaster


Next up, my friends Layla and Kevin worked some magic in their half bath, transforming it with a soothing palette with paneling, wallpaper, and a dresser vanity.

cottage bath theletteredcottage


Here’s a handy (no sew!) tutorial on reupholstering a wingback chair by Four Generations One Roof.

reupholster a wingback diy fourgenerations


Hammocks are undeniably relaxing, learn how to make your very own DIY sail rope hammock at Design Milk.

sail rope hammock design milk


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BOTB 6.21.13 – Early Weekend Edition

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Hiya friends! Announcing a small scheduling switcheroo – this summer I’m committed to spending the weekend (mostly) offline so I’m moving ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ to every other Friday, rotating it with ‘Weekend Reading’ on opposite weeks, leaving you with a roundup of inspiration on Fridays. Enjoy these amazing spaces and projects in the continuing series highlighting the best we spy in DIY and design!

Matthew Mead worked his magic on a sweet girl’s room, take the full bedroom tour on his blog.

fit for a princess bedroom matthew mead


A beautiful guest room is upgraded with modern touches at Life on Virginia Street.

guest bedroom lifeonvirginastreet


Colorful and fun, take a tour around this modern nursery designed by Jessica at Oh I Design for a client, complete with geometric accent wall and orbit chandelier.

nursery ohifriends


Don’t miss baby Sullivan’s nursery over at Jessica Sloane, finished in soothing neutrals.

neutral nursery jessicasloane


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