BOTB 11.11.12

By Kate Riley November 11, 2012

Hello all and happy weekend!  Time for another round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’  where Amanda and I team up bringing you our favorite projects and posts, enjoy this latest collection.

Sandra at Sawdust and Paper Scraps built her own library, with routed wainscoting and built-in bookcases, what a grand result!

sawdust and paper scraps library


Thrifty Decor Chick built and styled some very beautiful library bookcases too.

library built in bookcases thrifty decor chick


A little texture can make a big difference and we’re loving this rope embellished mirror by The Happy Homebodies.

rope mirror the diy homebodies


Construct your own wall mounted plant shelves with instructions from ManMade DIY.

wall mounted plant shelves


Upgrade your return air grille with an attractive solution by The Friendly Home.

wall grill thefriendlyhome


Turn a closet into a wine bar with an inspiring remodel by The Sweeten. 

closet to wine bar


How adorable is this biplane dresser by Crafty Clutter?

biplane dresser classy clutter


Make a wine barrel inspired tray for entertaining with Lil Blue Boo.

wine barrel inspired tray lilblueboo


Create colorful paper wreaths with A Subtle Revelry for a unique touch to your holiday gift wrap. 

a subtle revelry paper wreath


For your holiday table, make a stunning Eiffel Tower iced gingerbread centerpiece with Hanielas that you can later nibble!

hanielas gingerbread eiffel tower


Thanks Amanda as always for your contributions this week!  If you’d like your project or post considered for this series, send it our way to [email protected].  

Recognizing our veterans and our troops on this Veteran’s Day and their sacrifice, today we honor and remember you. 





  1. All wonderful! I’m really into ‘built-in’ bookshelves at the moment and was thrilled to see the first two projects! Thanks for sharing.

  2. New to your blog and loving it. I will be looking at past posts for some time!
    Any idea where to find the blue and white striped bag with the anchor?

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