BOTB 11.8.13

November 8th, 2013

Greetings and welcome to the weekend! Today it’s another round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ where Amanda and I share our favorite projects and finds from around the web, enjoy these inspiring spaces and DIY ideas!

Two lovely bathroom makeovers you’ve got to see, the first at Rambling Renovators

modern bathroom rambling renovators

… and the second at Little House blog, such fab finishes!

aubrey lindsay bathroom


Learn how to install laminate flooring with a full tutorial at AKA Design.

aka design laminate flooring


With just a few minutes and brushstrokes Bethany from Dwellings by Devore make her own West Elm inspired abstract art. Très chic!

west elm art hack dwellingsbydevore


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Wooden Monogram Giveaway

November 7th, 2013

Hello! It’s another lovely giveaway today, this one brought to you by Southern Nest on Etsy, maker of the most charming wooden monograms large and small! These monograms are so versatile, use them anywhere from a front door to a party backdrop. These ornaments are lovely in a child’s room too, perhaps your home office, or as a gift for newlyweds.

southern nest monogram

southern nest monogram 2

Our family monogram hangs from our dining room hutch, all dolled up for Christmas.

christmas hutch centsational girl

Southern Nest also has smaller versions which make fab ornaments for the tree or on top of a gift. Would you like one too?

Eligibility to win one of three $75 shop credits to Southern Nest:

1) Visit Southern Nest and pick your favorite style of monogram then name it in a comment on this blog post, that’s it!

2) For a second chance to win, link to this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter then leave a second comment telling where you shared (FB or Twitter.)

Three winners chosen at random, giveaway expires Sunday November 10, 2013 at midnight PST. By entering this giveaway you agree to this site’s giveaway policy and Official Rules of Entry.

(You can shop now with the code CENTSATIONAL for 10% off!)


Winners: #236 Mary; #592 Melanie M; #706 Amy M.  winners notified via email.