Summer Project Roundup + $500 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway

September 2nd, 2013

Hello all, happy Labor Day to you! Today marks the day we must sadly say goodbye to summer but not before taking a peek at two dozen inspiring projects completed by bloggers as part of the ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape and The Home Depot Summer Blog Hop. 3m ScotchBlue Tape and Home Depot Summer Blog Hop

There’s a $500 Gift Card to Home Depot up for grabs, entering is simple, so visit the  Summer Blog Hop feature page showcasing all the blogger projects and enter to win!

Enjoy the rest of your holiday weekend, I’m headed home from NYC today with much to share.


BOTB 8.30.13

August 30th, 2013

Hello and happy weekend all. If off to NYC today and I can’t thank you enough for sharing your insider tips and suggestions on what to see and where to eat – the forecast is rain but we won’t let that stop us from having some very fun adventures. Today is another edition of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ and Amanda and I rounded up some favorites projects and ideas, enjoy!

Oh we love those fab before and afters and this upholstered linen and nailhead table is a stunner, full how to over at Bliss at Home.

linen and nailhead table


The $20 IKEA sawhorse table legs were used to create two desks in this week’s features, the first is a glam version in gold leaf spied over at IKEA Hackers.

gold leaf sawhorse desk

… and the second is a rustic wood top version created with wood flooring at An Oregon Cottage.  See both links for the supply list that gets you two totally different looks!

rustic ikea desk


Cast your own concrete firepit for those chilly fall nights with a tutorial by ManMade.

diy firepit manmade

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