BOTB 7.17.11

July 17th, 2011

Hey friends, hope you’re having a nice weekend!  I couldn’t let it go by without a few of our favorite picks around the web.  Abi and I bring you another round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’, hope you enjoy! 

Create a statement twine light fixture with Carol at The Design Pages.

twine light fixture design pages

 

Turn a coffee table into a tufted ottoman with Abbie from Five Days Five Ways.

tufted ottoman five days five ways

 

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Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

July 15th, 2011

Greetings all, and thanks for all the kind comments on the Peacock Blue Bamboo Chest earlier this week!  And did you see?  It was featured on Apartment Therapy, woot!  So exciting!

What DIY projects are you working on this weekend?  We’ve got plans to start another revamp over at our Alma House – we’re starting the process of building them a fully functional laundry room space, look for a post on that soon!

Want a little extra spending dough?  How about a chance to win a $75 Amazon Gift Card?  This weekend, one of my sponsors is giving away two gift cards, each one in the amount of $75 bucks! 

about one

About One, is an online family management resource, and a digital filing cabinet, designed as a place to safely store all of your household information in one place.  About One has been featured everywhere from the New York Times to CNBC and USA Today. 

With About One, you can create files for home maintenance, your family’s health history, for babysitters or caregivers, even assemble education history for college applications.  Track volunteer hours, your valuables, or capital gains, even create your own family newsletter to keep your friends and family up to date on what’s going on in your home.  It’s a verified secure site to guarantee your personal privacy protection.

For every person that signs up, About One will donate $1 dollar to our Alma House project.  We love that kind of support!  Signing up requires no purchase or credit card, I promise!   Sign up here, it takes less than a minute!

about one sign up

 

When you sign up for your free account, you’ll be eligible to win one of two $75 Amazon Gift cards and be supporting our Alma Project

For your chance to win a $75 Amazon Gift Card:

1) Sign up for a free account at About One, then come back and leave a comment saying “I’m signed up!”  That’s all.  

By signing up and also leaving a comment here, you’ll be entered to win one of two $75 Amazon Gift Cards, and a $1 donation will go to our Alma Project.  Giveaway ends Monday July 18th at 8 p.m PST.  Two winners chosen at random. 

Wishing you all a great weekend, and good luck!

 

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