Best of the Blogosphere

BOTB 7.8.12

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Hello all, it’s ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ weekend, yahoo!  Amanda and I team up every two weeks to bring you our favorite ideas we’ve spied around the blogosphere.  Wood seems to be the theme of the week, with several projects focused on stain.  Here are our picks for this round! 

I heard about the new “Classic Gray” at the Minwax booth at Haven so when Ana White  used it on this jewelry cabinet, I just fell in love with the possibilities.  Now you can recreate the popular graywash stain that’s all the rage in design, I can’t wait to use it too.  

weathered pine stain ana white

 

Are you contemplating hardwood floors in your home?  This primer on engineered hardwood floors from Apartment Therapy is full of helpful considerations. 

engineered hardwood floors primer apt therapy

 

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BOTB 6.24.12

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Sunday greetings y’all!  I feel the need to say “y’all” having spent the last week in Georgia and I’m brewing some sweet tea as I write, love that stuff!  It’s great to be home and back to work, I’m excited for the upcoming week.  I’ve got a few projects in the works right now and can’t wait to share them, but hey, it’s BOTB weekend so Amanda and I are here to highlight some of the best ideas we’ve seen, including a few inspiring knock offs, here ya go!     

This backyard hideaway at the Handmade Home totally rocks our world, Ashley and her husband built this backyard fort for their wee ones, and it’s amazing!

treehouse handmadehome

  

A top to bottom kitchen makeover caught our eye this week. See how Jessie from Cape 27 brought modern beauty to a dated space.

kitchen makeover

  

Viva Terra’s Gustavian bed is a stunner, but pricey at $1,895.  Enter Suzie at The Accent Piece who built this charming rustic bed with scrap wood, so genius!  

diy build a bed the accent piece blog

 

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