Best of April, Etc.

By Kate Riley May 2, 2012

Hi everyone, I want to say thanks for all the kind compliments on the kids playroom makeover, we appreciate your support so much!!  It’s time to say hello to May and so long to April so here’s a roundup of the top ten not to miss articles from last month! 

april 1

1. Organized Paints for the Home; 2.  DIY Makeup Brush Holder;  3. Easter Table  4.  Gold Leaf Desk Chair;  5. Mirrored Cabinet Makeover  6.  Interview with My Children

april 2

7.  Resurfaced Courtyard;  8.  Container Gardening: Thriller Filler Spiller,  9.  Wood Shim Window Box Planter;  10.  Paint Swirl Vases


There are several new articles over at Centsational Style, including these four, click on the button below to read them!

12 sources for wallpaper  statement chandeliers
stylish bookcases color spotlight yellow


For the local readers interested in attending the Home Depot gardening workshop tomorrow evening in Roseville, California, I learned it’s at the Stanford Ranch store on Fairway Drive and it starts at 6:30, hope to see you there!  I’ll be sharing lots of creative ideas for container gardening. 


The winners for The Vintage Pearl giveaway were announced here and both winners received an email from me! 


Next Tuesday May 8th is the ‘Look What I Planted’ Link Party about all things garden, so if you’ve got seedlings or annuals or a little garden growing, be sure to link it up!

fwf planted


Coming up next, the behind the scenes look at the kids playroom makeover and all the little projects that make up that super cool budget friendly space!




  1. You had a busy, productive, exciting and fun filled April! You’re an inspiration to all of us Kate. I’m off to read your articles.

  2. I’ve been meaning to comment for forever now and say a HUGE congratulations on Centsational Style! I am so happy for you and it is fabulous!

  3. I love the bookcase you have pictured. Any idea where I can shop for it? Great post! Congrats!!!!!!

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