BOTB 4.28.13

By Kate Riley April 28, 2013

Hello all, happy Sunday to you! Again Amanda and I bring you another round of ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ highlighting our favorite picks from around the internet, enjoy this inspirational roundup of amazing room makeovers and DIY projects!

What a serene and inviting guest room makeover by Designer Dad Stephen Saint-Onge.

designer dad guest room makeover


So many smart DIY touches combine to pull together this charming boy’s room at Just the Bee’s Knees.

boys room justthebeesknees


Tour this chic den makeover over at His and Hers Blog, quite the dramatic before and after!

den makeover hisandhersblog


Emily combined coral and navy in her master bedroom makeover at Decor Chick.

master bedroom decor chick


Learn how to use wrapping paper as wallpaper with tips from Courtney at A Thoughtful Place.

wrapping paper as wallpaper athoughtfulplace


Love the idea of a sliding barn door but hate the price of the hardware? Make your own with a tutorial for DIY flat track hardware from A Little Bite of Everything.

barn door hardware diy


Jennifer at Chronicles of Home built this beautiful rustic X base console table for her living room.

x base console chroniclesofhome


Build an outdoor bubble fountain with pots with tips and a supply list from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.

bubble fountain scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom


Make plastic spoon flowers inspired by Anthropologie with Shannon Berrey Designs.

spoon flowers shannonberrydesigns


Craft blow box party lights for any festive occasion with A Subtle Revelry.

blow box party lights asubtlerevelry


In addition to these features, we’ve uploaded a few dozen more ideas to Best of DIY, hop on over to see the new links and ideas! Thanks Amanda for your help rounding up some of these awesome picks! Visit with Amanda at her blog Serenity Now. If you’d like your project or post considered for a feature, be sure to send it our way to [email protected]

I’m finishing up our courtyard seating area today, adding new outdoor pillows and a DIY coffee table, that’s coming up next !




  1. I love BOTB! The navy and coral bedroom is gorgeous. I am inspired now to update our master bedroom.

  2. Many thanks for sharing my recent design makeover (a guest room)…

    Always a great pleasure hearing from your wonderful home design followers…

    I’ll be posting a recent makeover of a condo that went from pretty tired looking to stylish
    over a long weekend…

    Have a great, PRODUCTIVE, CREATIVE week everyone!

    All the best, Stephen (Designer Dad)

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