BOTB 9.25.11

By Kate Riley September 25, 2011

Good day, all, how’s your fall?  This morning, Rhoda and I off to the Antique Faire (with a chance of rain, yikes) so we’ll see how far we get.  We’re also working on two mantels this afternoon!  Meanwhile, let’s take a peek at more inspiring projects from this week.

There’s a lovely dining room over at From the Right Bank you won’t want to miss, I am especially smitten with that Barbara Barry chandy and those coffered ceilings.

from the right bank dining room


Cassie makes the case for painting a brick fireplace over at Hi Sugarplum, and isn’t that black and gold mirror a fabulous accent?

hi sugarplum brick makeover



Sarah’s deck looks amazing over at Thrifty Decor Chick, those pops of red are perfection!

thrifty decor chick deck reveal


An unused sitting room becomes both a a mud room and butler’s pantry over at Playing Sublimely

butlers pantry playing sublimely


Check out this yardstick staircase over at The Painted Home, so clever and creative!

yardstick staircase the painted home


Are you listening for your calling?  Read Donna’s thoughts on the subject over at Funky Junk Interiors. 

listening for your calling funky junk


John and Sherry share their ten rules on blogging over at Young House Love (and happy four year anniversary!)

yhl blogging tips


Craft a statement agate necklace with Erin over at Thanks, I Made It

stone agate necklace craft


A plain brooch becomes Emily’s beautiful peacock bauble with a secret weapon over at Cupcakes and Cashmere.

cupcakes and cashmere brooch


Finally, we’re loving these autumn yarn pumpkins crafted by Everything Under the Moon

everything under the moon yarn pumpkins


If you’d like your project considered for this weekend series, please send it our way to [email protected].

Thanks again Abi for your help, we work together twice a month to bring you our favorites picks from around the blogosphere, she’s an awesome scout!

That’s all folks, enjoy your day.


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  1. Completely off topic but I have some pre baby jeans that I realized are looking a bit sad and remembered your adventures in dying! How are they holding up?

  2. Hey Julie, yep, they’re holding up well, just been washing them in cold water, lookin’ good!


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