BOTB 2.10.13

February 10th, 2013

Hello all, it’s ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ day!  My fellow scout Amanda and I rounded up some favorite picks from around the web, enjoy these inspiring projects!

There’s a beautiful new nursery over at Brooklyn Limestone to welcome their new arrival Agatha, how stunning are the coral and turquoise accents against a dramatic dark wall?

agathas nursery brooklyn limestone

 

A remodel on a budget transformed this kitchen space into a warm and welcoming one over at Flower Patch Farmgirl.

remodeled kitchen flowerpatchfarmgirl

 

What young boy wouldn’t love this Star Wars bedroom with several DIY touches by Simply Klassic Home.

star wars boys bedroom simplyklassichome

 

Kelly’s DIY dodecahedron pendant fixture for her new laundry room is a fab knock off of Ralph Lauren’s Dustin Pendant.

dodecahadron diy viewalongtheway

 

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Weekend Reading

February 8th, 2013

Friday hellos to you all, I made it safely home and it’s so good to be back. I was in Charlotte with the Rust-Oleum team as they unveiled some new stain products – I’ve been working with one of their new colors on an outdoor project, I’ll share that soon!  There are a few new articles over at my Better Homes & Gardens blog, hope you enjoy these. 

kid friendly study spaces

how to paint furniture

decorating with green spaces with something old

 

The latest Rue mag is out and there are some really lovely features inside this issue.

rue mag 2013

 

Here is a funny read for all of us Downton fans: catch up with the characters sharing their episode by episode Facebook Status updates (spoiler alert!  don’t read these if you’re not caught up on Season 3)

downton abbey on facebook

 

More articles I enjoyed this week:

Social Media Etiquette: dos and don’ts

Resources for customizing IKEA furniture

Shop talk: go with your gut

10 tips for starting an Etsy business

 

Today’s the final day to be voted into the top five nominated blogs in the Best DIY and Home Projects category.  It’s close, I need every vote I can get – vote now!

Be back on Sunday with another round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere – all the archives are here if you’re looking to be inspired by older posts. Everyone in the wake of the blizzard, please stay safe and warm.

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