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Best of June!

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

It’s the first of July so it’s roundup time!  Here is the list of the top ten not-to-miss posts on CG in June! 

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1.  We built a window seat from IKEA cabinets!  2.  What I did with the dog eared pages.  3.  It’s a DIY high heel shoe rack!  4.  Growing healthy hydrangeas.

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5.  Relaxing on our blue balcony   6.  Office upgrades + easy rod pocket panels   7.  Don’t miss this list of fabulous online fabric sources  8.   Picnic placemats with utensil pockets.  9.  Yummy yum, time for tropical summer sangria.   10.  Grafting Pinot Noir grapes.  

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Enjoy your day!

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Best of May!

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

Hey everyone, happy Sunday to you!  Can’t get too deep into June without a quick recap of May, here’s the top ten not to miss posts!

best of may 1

From top left: Alma Project playroom before and after; 2. New York City in springtime; 3. operation window seat; 4.  tiered lettuce garden.

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5.  DIY rock covered planter bucket; 6.  beach bliss in Bodega; 7.  fish tacos with chipotle lime cilantro slaw; 8.  how to digitally layer furnishings without Photoshop; 9 . DIY mosaic tile planter, 10. summer color crush: orange + pink

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In other news, we made some real progress on the window seat this weekend, will show you this week!  Today I’m groovin’ to this fun song by Spencer Day while I paint the new frame and install the cabinet doors – if you’re a Bublé/Connick Jr. fan like me you’ll dig it too.

Have a great day…

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Best of April, Etc.

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Hi everyone, I want to say thanks for all the kind compliments on the kids playroom makeover, we appreciate your support so much!!  It’s time to say hello to May and so long to April so here’s a roundup of the top ten not to miss articles from last month! 

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1. Organized Paints for the Home; 2.  DIY Makeup Brush Holder;  3. Easter Table  4.  Gold Leaf Desk Chair;  5. Mirrored Cabinet Makeover  6.  Interview with My Children

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7.  Resurfaced Courtyard;  8.  Container Gardening: Thriller Filler Spiller,  9.  Wood Shim Window Box Planter;  10.  Paint Swirl Vases

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There are several new articles over at Centsational Style, including these four, click on the button below to read them!

12 sources for wallpaper  statement chandeliers
stylish bookcases color spotlight yellow

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For the local readers interested in attending the Home Depot gardening workshop tomorrow evening in Roseville, California, I learned it’s at the Stanford Ranch store on Fairway Drive and it starts at 6:30, hope to see you there!  I’ll be sharing lots of creative ideas for container gardening. 

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The winners for The Vintage Pearl giveaway were announced here and both winners received an email from me! 

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Next Tuesday May 8th is the ‘Look What I Planted’ Link Party about all things garden, so if you’ve got seedlings or annuals or a little garden growing, be sure to link it up!

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Coming up next, the behind the scenes look at the kids playroom makeover and all the little projects that make up that super cool budget friendly space!

 

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