2011 favorites

I've noticed that a lot of blogs are running posts featuring some of their most popular projects or posts from the past year and who am I to avoid hopping on a bandwagon?

 

So let's take a look at what you all were digging in 2011.

 

You really liked Looking back at the reno, a year later, and to be honest, I like it too. Even though it still wasn't that long ago, it's pretty amazing to see that our house went from this:

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To this:

Newhouse1

 

This silly little lamp redo, in which I exercised my newfound love/respect for spray paint to save a pretty ugly lamp.

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A bit of the house tour of the kitchen, which we really haven't done much work to, was also at the top of the list. And yeah, still no art over the banquette. I just don't do placeholders so I'm still waiting for the right thing to come along.

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And from a room that hasn't been changed much (other than putting in that banquette, which I still think is one of the best changes we've made to the house) to a room that didn't exist a year and a half ago: the bathroom.

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And I'm happy to note that I might prevent some of you from making some of the same plant mistakes I've made by telling you about some plants I'll (probably) never plant again including the dreaded artemesia 'Oriental Lime Light.'

Artemisia

 

I hope to bring you lots more interesting posts in 2012 and I so very much appreciate all of you who stop by daily, or just once, to check out the blog.

1 comment :

  1. That's so funny... at first glance, I thought, "What a pretty plant!" But thanks for the warning. :-)

    Your home transformation is truly inspirational!

    Happy new year!

    xoxo,
    tanja

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