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Best Of 2011 {DIY Projects}

Monday, December 26th, 2011

Greetings all, I hope you’re enjoying your time off with friends and family.  We’re coming down to the last few days of the year, and that means it’s roundup time!  Looking back, I narrowed it down to a list of fifteen of my favorite DIY projects from 2011.  Here they are in chronological order, follow the links for the full story.

#1:  Budget Bathroom Cabinet Makeover

lower cabinets after

 

#2  New Tile Backsplash (Installation)

tile backsplash after

 

#3  No Sew Cloth Napkin Pillow Covers

cg pillows in family room

 

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25 Christmas Craft Party Highlights

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Oh hello. I was just browsing the links at the Holiday Craft Party from last week, and all I can say is Wow.  I mean seriously. There are some very creative, talented, and crafty people out there, who all happened to link up their creations last week.  And would you be shocked to hear there are 785 of them. Yeah. How crazy cool is that?  So I just couldn’t help but highlight a few. This post is kinda like a BOTB, but holiday crafty style, and here are twenty five creations you’ve just gotta see!      

Cake circles and red striped fabric come together to form these charming and inexpensive peppermint striped placemats by Heather at Commonplace Beauty.

cake circle placemats

 

Glittery string snowballs made by Kelly hang from elegant branches in a rattan vase over at View Along The Way

glittery string snowballs

 

These mini yarn wreaths by Smile Like You Mean It had me at hello, and would you guess they’re made of shower curtain rings?  For realz.  And totally genius.

mini yarn wreaths

 

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