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March 10th, 2013

Sunday and daylight savings time greetings friends, it’s time for another much anticipated roundup of the best in DIY from across the blogosphere, as always Amanda and roundup our favorites and I share them here, enjoy this inspiring collection of spaces and ideas!

There’s a new trend in kitchen cabinet refinishing and this look is taking the blogosphere by storm, with several in just the last month giving their kitchens the two tone gray and white paint treatment – check out these three lovely kitchens!

upper white lower gray kitchen cabinet paint

Modern Jane / Styled Thing / The Inspired Room

The Graham & Brown frames wallpaper (filled with family photos) in this frequently used dining room at East Coast Creative just might be the best wallpaper ever!

diy dining wallpaper eastcoastcreative

 

A small nook serves a family well as a mini mudroom – see all the details in the space over at Nalle’s House.

mudroom nalleshouse

 

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Weekend Reading

March 7th, 2013

Hey everyone, happy weekend! It was a bit slower on the blog this week but in the time away from the computer I was able to get a lot done behind the scenes – my youngest daughter’s room is nearing completion and the design studio is in progress, I’ll be sharing pictures from both spaces next week. 

Meanwhile, here’s the latest over at the BH&G blog:

kitchen trends worth embracing

practical pantry solutions

fabulous folding screens

sprucing with patterned pillows

 

And a few other links that caught my eye:

25 ways to decorate a console table

A paneled wall room makeover (the awesome power of white paint)

In her own words, how Martha made homemaking an art form

A realistic house tour of people who live with toddlers

10 Commandments of used furniture

Absolutely beautiful imagery from the Smithsonian photo contest

Great advice from a father to his children

 

I also wrote up an article for the My Colortopia blog on all the ways I decorate with apothecary jars.  The ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ returns on Sunday, I’ll be back with a roundup of inspiring DIY projects spied around the web.

Have a great weekend!

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