BOTB 9.30.12

September 30th, 2012

It’s time again for another round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ and this week brings so much inspiration!  I’m always so amazed by the creativity to be discovered out there in the blogosphere, with so many talented people sharing their ingenuity and DIY skills.  Amanda and I team up every two weeks to bring you a collection of our top favorites and here they are, enjoy!

Aubrey and Lindsay designed a gorgeous galley kitchen with IKEA cabinets and they share everything they learned about the process, don’t miss their tips! 

aubrey lindsay ikea kitchen and tips

 

Lizette and Jason built their own fireplace mantel and the results are stunning.

diy mantel justourlovelylife

 

You too can build your own extra thick statement floating shelves like these with Desert Domicile.

chunky shelves desert domicile

 

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Plush Velvet Pumpkin Giveaway

September 28th, 2012

Hello and happy fall weekend everyone!  Remember those squishy soft velvet pumpkins that were such a sensation last year?  Well they’re back and all of you velvet pumpkin fans (like me!) will love this weekend’s giveaway, brought to you by Love Feast Shop!

velvet pumpkin giveaway

I adore these handcrafted velvet pumpkins and the authentic pumpkin stems on top.  I’ve got mine up high on the kitchen mantel looking mighty cute against the white ceramics!

There will be TWO winners of this weekend’s giveaway, winners can choose either the Sensational Pumpkin Trio ( 6″ Spice, 5″ Acorn and 4″ Chocolate, below on the left) or you can choose the Velvet Mushrooms + Acorn Nest combination (below on the right). 

They’re perfect for your fall vignettes or Thanksgiving table, and they make lovely gifts since they’ll last for years to come.  To view the entire collection in all the colors, visit Love Feast Shop!

velvet pumpkins acorns mushrooms

To be eligible to win one of the two sets up for grabs, simply leave a comment on this blog post!  Two winners chosen at random.  US only.  Giveaway ends Sunday September 30, 2012 at midnight PST. By entering this giveaway you agree to this site’s giveaway policy and Official Rules of Entry.

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Great news, the kitchen remodel is complete on the second Alma Project house, I’ll snap some pics on Saturday and show you the space next week, you’ll love this before and after!  And another round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ is coming up on Sunday, see you then!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED:

WINNERS:  #163  Dakota  and  # 706  Poutoula, winners notified via email.

 

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