BOTB 2.10.13

By Kate Riley February 10, 2013

Hello all, it’s ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ day!  My fellow scout Amanda and I rounded up some favorite picks from around the web, enjoy these inspiring projects!

There’s a beautiful new nursery over at Brooklyn Limestone to welcome their new arrival Agatha, how stunning are the coral and turquoise accents against a dramatic dark wall?

agathas nursery brooklyn limestone


A remodel on a budget transformed this kitchen space into a warm and welcoming one over at Flower Patch Farmgirl.

remodeled kitchen flowerpatchfarmgirl


What young boy wouldn’t love this Star Wars bedroom with several DIY touches by Simply Klassic Home.

star wars boys bedroom simplyklassichome


Kelly’s DIY dodecahedron pendant fixture for her new laundry room is a fab knock off of Ralph Lauren’s Dustin Pendant.

dodecahadron diy viewalongtheway


We love old things reinvented in a unique way, like this chicken feeder turned centerpiece at Inspired by Charm.

chicken feeder centerpiece inspiredbycharm


A $5 discount store closet mirror gets a glamorous makeover as a bedroom accent at Lilikoijoy, amazing!

glam mirror makeover lilikoijoy


A bleach pen and a patient hand was all it took to transform dark curtains into unique and edgy window panels at Two Live Colorfully. 

bleach pen curtains twolivecolorfully


Do you love salty and sweet together?  This simple recipe for candy coated pretzels from Courtney at A Thoughtful Place is perfect for Valentine’s Day or any other special occasion.  

valentine pretzels athoughfulplace


Gold tacks give Erica’s fabric covered letter a nicely finished look at Caught on a Whim.

gold tack letter caughtonawhim


Here’s a charming (and cheap!) way to say thank you to a host or hostess or add to a housewarming gift, these painted striped spoons by Just A Girl.

striped painted spoons justagirl


Use old book pages to make simple paper covered votives (and a few more ideas if you follow the link) by Craft & Creativity. 

book cover votives craftandcreativity


The Oscars are coming, are you throwing a party?  Download this printable Oscar bingo game from How About Orange for your 2013 soiree. 

oscar bingo 2013 howaboutorange


Don’t you just love all of these creative spaces and ideas?  Thank you Amanda for helping me round up some of these picks, as always you can catch up with her at her blog Serenity Now. If you’d like your latest room reveal, project or post considered for this series, send it our way to [email protected].

Enjoy your weekend! 




  1. What a delightful collection of totally crafty people! Makes me feel like I need to step up my game!
    Thank you for your BOTB!

  2. Thank you for the BOTB! It’s a great way to find new blogs and see what everybody’s up to.

  3. I love these BOTB, thanks for sharing all the bloggy loveliness Amanda and Kate! :) I love that you include new blogs as well as the popular favorites. :)

  4. Oh my gosh, thanks so much for featuring my mirror! How exciting. :) All the features are wonderful. I love that fantastic centerpiece – how creative! The pendant is amazing and that nursery is so beautiful! Thanks again, Sharon

  5. Love it all!!! Especially the 5 dollar mirror makeover!

  6. Gosh, I’m honored to be selected, and featured along with these other amazing projects! Thanks for the feature.

    That pendant lamp DIY is so swoon worthy. Wow!

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