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.

kate signature image

 

.

Beautiful Bed Linens Giveaway

February 7th, 2013

Greetings friends, this month’s giveaway is brought to you by Crane & Canopy, a company that offers fresh and fabulous linens for the bedroom, from sheets to shams to duvets, including both basics and chic patterns.

Crane & Canopy is founded on an innovative concept in bedding by cutting out the middle man to deliver to customers affordable and stylish bedding.  All duvets and sheets are 300-400 thread count single ply cotton and so soft to the touch (I know, I’ve felt them!)

crane and canopy linens

 

Crane & Canopy is offering three winners a $75 shop credit for use toward any shams, sheets, or duvet of your choice.

Eligibility to be one of three lucky winners of a $75 shop credit:

1)  Visit Crane & Canopy and pick a favorite item from the many collections and name it in a comment on this post.

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

Giveaway ends Sunday February 10th at midnight PST.  US and Canada only.  Three winners chosen at random.  By entering this giveaway you agree to this site’s giveaway policy and Official Rules of Entry.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED.

Winners: #242 Cassie, #504 Amanda Palmer; #685 Tami Judy, winners notified via email.

 

.