Posts Tagged ‘best of the blogosphere’

BOTB 12.12.14 – Holiday Edition

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Weekend greetings! This week we’ve been pummeled with rainstorms here in Northern California, the flooded streets resulting in school cancelations for two days. The weather conditions have changed our schedule around but it’s been a welcome one, we’ve adapted with more holiday movies and hot chocolate, rough life. :) With the twinkle lights from the tree and the glow of the fireplace, I’m enjoying the extra moments of stillness.

I’m finally done with my holiday shopping which has also contributed to my laziness this week. This post marks the last of the ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ for the year (I’ll resume the posts in January) so it’s fitting that the final one is holiday related. Enjoy these favorite projects from bloggers around the web! 

Craft seasonal and simple boxwood letters with Craftberry Bush.

boxwood letters


Build a rustic tree box stand with The Golden Sycamore.

rustic tree box stand


Craft a wooden candleholder with instructions at Sköna Hem.

wooden candleholder


Construct a peg shelf rack in a tree shape that can be adjusted for year round creativity with Lowe’s Creative Ideas.

peg shelf rack


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BOTB 11.24.14

Monday, November 24th, 2014

I’ve been out of the loop for a few days between traveling to Las Vegas with the family, enjoying the night life, hanging out with cousins, and working on the house here …  forgetting a blog that needs attention. :)

This week, we’re replacing a shower door, building a fireplace mantel, and preparing bedrooms for future guests. All of that comes to a halt come Wednesday evening for more hours with friends and family. I just love Thanksgiving, that opportunity to pause and enjoy a day that’s all about food and family before the rapid pace of the Christmas season. Today it’s a belated version of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ that’s long overdue. Here are the favorite projects spied across the internet to inspire you! 

Build your own upholstered wing bed with a step by step at Four Men 1 Lady.

diy upholstered bed


Tour a beautiful neutral nursery with gray and gold touches at DIY on the Cheap. 

neutral nursery


I love Daniel’s rustic bench fabricated with Target stool bases!

diy bench with target stools


See how Nate and Michelle built this wall with bookcases and a mantel frame with a stunning result from Décor and the Dog.

diy built in bookcases


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