Hiya friends, hope you all are having a fab weekend. Me? Not so much (see below). Amanda and I are back with a few ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ picks we found around the web this week, let’s take a looky loo.
Use perforated radiator sheets to create Moroccan inspired lanterns with Ruffled. We’re thinking of them outdoors on tabletops at a summer party or even a wedding.
Build a simple A-frame tent with Cakies blog, a great DIY project with a charming result! (via Making It Lovely)
This pretty desk was a dresser in a former life, don’t miss the step by step transformation at Thrifty and Chic. So inventive Alicia!
Learn how to make an element monogram using Jen’s tutorial at American Crafts Studio. This would make a delightful addition to a gallery wall or child’s room!
Speaking of gallery walls, have you seen Shelley’s latest project at House of Smiths? We love the sophisticated gray and cheerful yellow color scheme that ties it all together.
Erin from In Between Laundry completed a front porch makeover with a new light fixture and fresh coat of paint on the door. She has a handy tip for those of you contemplating painting your own front door, here’s a clue: Vaseline.
Colleen came up with a great idea for her old trophies, and turned them into a cool coat rack (via Design*Sponge).
Inspired by this skirt by Say Yes to Hoboken, Sarah shares her vintage bow tie skirt tutorial (made from a thrift store find!) over at Welcome to the Good Life.
Send a hug and a “Missing you” sentiment to a loved one with a this postcard pillow by Olive Handmade on Etsy (via Apartment Therapy).
Here’s a sweet photo garland by I Should Be Folding Laundry. File this one away for inspiration when thinking of décor for your next birthday or anniversary party!
Brittany’s photography secrets at Pretty Handy Girl will be helpful for that next project you’re shooting indoors. Mirrors and foam board may just become your new best friends.
Using a dry brushing paint technique and some Briwax, Tracy gave her potting bench a makeover. A new pegboard offers some extra organization. Check out her work at Tracy’s Trinkets and Treasures.
If you’d like your latest project, room revamp, craft, or recipe considered for this series, be sure to send it to [email protected]. Thanks again Amanda for helping me round up some amazing picks, be sure to visit Amanda at her blog Serenity Now.
FYI, I picked up a terrible flu bug that has my head all fuzzy, so I’m making minestrone and curling up in bed with a book I’ve been meaning to read for awhile. No worries kids, with plenty of Zicam, tea, and rest I’ll be back in no time.
See you Tuesday at Sarah’s spray paint party!