BOTB 9.12.15

By Kate Riley September 12, 2015

Hi friends, happy weekend to you! I’m headed to IKEA today for a few things, I haven’t been in over a year since it’s an hour away and I tend to get lost in there don’t we all?  Tomorrow I’m running a 5K which I’ve trained for, not too difficult only 3 miles but I like being at a fitness level where a three mile run is no big deal, that feels great! Here’s the roundup of favorite projects spied on the web, enjoy!

Find an inspiring before and after story at Nest of Posies.

nest of posies after


Don’t miss this She Shed tour at Ella Claire, divine!

she shed ella claire


Build a plywood daybed with Manda at Merrythought.

plywood daybed diy


Make a gold hexagon end table with Elisha from Pneumatic Addict.

gold hexagon table


Craft these killer large macramé pendant fixtures with Mandi from Vintage Revivals.

macrame rope lights


Build window garden boxes with Michelle from 4 Men 1 Lady (she also features painted white versions).

garden window box


Find a great tip to cheat pillow piping with Cristina at Remodelando la Casa.

cheat pillow piping


If you have a big event coming up, make these wood table numbers with Unoriginal Mom to situate your guests.

wood table numbers


Build this family room picture ledge for display with Seeking Lavender Lane.

family room picture ledge


Have a fab weekend !


  1. Oh, I wish we had our Ikea store. It is coming soon to our area, and I can’t wait! I envy all of the other DIY bloggers that have this advantage. ;-) Lucky you.

    Rachel Lynn @ Queen Bee of Honey Dos

  2. Good luck with the race!! I have been reading your blog for a few years now. Thank you for sharing such wonderful stuff!!

  3. Good Luck Kate with your 5K tomorrow! I just made a trip to Ikea .. So many new and fun oroducts … It’s definitely worth taking a few hours to explore! Happy shopping!!!

  4. It’s been over a year for me too since I’ve been to an Ikea! Thank you so much for featuring my Picture Frame ledge : )

  5. I love Ikea, I could get lost in there for hours. Good luck on your marathon!! I just started jogging/running myself :) Some awesome projects!!!

    Lauren Baxter | Lovely Decor

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