Posts Tagged ‘best of the blogosphere’

BOTB 5.27.13

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Greetings all and Happy Memorial Day! I hope you all are enjoying the extra day off. Today we recognize our men and women in uniform who have served to protect and defend our country, we will never forget your sacrifice.

As we do every two weeks, Amanda and I rounded up some favorites discovered across the blogosphere. Enjoy these inspiring spaces and links!

There’s a very cozy and budget friendly family room to tour over at City Farmhouse.

family room city farmhouse blog

 

I love all of the spaces being transformed on behalf of Room Service Atlanta, and Rhoda and her team recently transformed this feminine bedroom space.

room service atlanta makeover

 

This small space solution is so clever, a desk that performs double duty as a bed! Check out how this DIY murphy bed + desk combo looks when guests arrive at Vannessa Shaffer Designs. 

murphy bed desk vanessashafferdesigns

 

Holly Mathis featured a fantastic little boy’s room in a perfect gray and orange palette.

little boy room hollymathis

 

Check out this RAST hack over at The Turquoise Home, transforming the popular chest into a more substantial furniture like nightstand complete with molding on the drawers, baseboard, and a stained wood top.

ikea rast dresser hack

 

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BOTB 5.13.13

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Hello everyone!  Wow, it’s amazing what a few days off can do! I’m feeling refreshed after a few days away, and whenever I take time off I always return full of new ideas. This week is shaping up to be a great one, I’m working on a dresser makeover with a feature coming in a few days.

Every two weeks, I roundup my favorite DIY projects from across the blogosphere with help from Amanda so let’s start this week with another ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ post and a group of inspiring spaces and ideas you’ll want to read all about! 

Ocean hues and a pop of yellow combine in Kristen’s master bedroom makeover.

master bedroom kristin duke

 

Learn how to make your own Swedish Mora clock with a detailed how-to over at Remodelaholic.

build a sweedish clock remodelaholic

 

Layer maps on a wall (or in this case a hallway) with a tips found at The Inspired Room.

maps in foyer theinspiredroom

 

So many of us have revamped old chairs with paint and fabric but here’s a new twist – turn dining chairs into a bench with a tutorial found at This Old House.

bench from chairs toh

  

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