Thursday, January 12, 2012

A Year in Review

It's been a year (well yesterday it was) since I started this blog. I have learned so much about my style and have learned how to do so many things that I would have never thought to do myself. Lets take a look at some of my favorites, shall we?

Room redos:

I redid my daughter's room. This was actually my very first post!


We (and when I say we, I mean my husband) added board and batten to our study.


I totally redecorated my kitchen

We put up beadboard and totally redecorated our guest bathroom

I did a TON of prejects in my living room. They are listed all HERE

I also learned A LOT about furniture painting and refurbishing

I reupholstered my first chair

I completely re-did this table and even added shelving

I refinished and painted this old washstand



I re-did this table and started selling my furniture on craigslist


I Learned to sew like a pro (well I'm getting there)

I made my first diaper bag without a pattern

I made my first Anthro knock off purse

I made another diaper bag for a baby shower gift

I made several of these dresses as gifts


I made a few knock offs

My Anthro inspired ruffle curtain

Pottery Barn's rustic clock

Pottery Barn burlap matted frame and oversized hangers



Ballard's inspired me to paint

I used wood in my decorating


I used scrap wood to make a cool sign for my kitchen

EAT sign for my kitchen

I made a wood sign for my master bedroom

I also baked quite a bit


These caramel toffee cupcakes were to die for

I made the best brownies know to man with a made up recipe


There was quite a lot more going around here on this blog the past year, but it would take another year to show you it all :)

So take a look around if you are new around these parts and maybe you will find a project to be inspired by. I know I have been inspired over and over again in blog land. It seriously has been an awesome year. Thanks all for reading along!

Michelle

7 comments:

Holy Craft said...

Quite the year! You did some amazing (very time consuming!) projects! Nice work! I'm anxious to see what this year has in store for you.

Lisa - A Room with A View said...

Wow! You should be so very proud. I have read some of these but missed the first half of last year..you have accomplished a lot. I love the washstand and that master bedroom artwork is very special. I am inspired! Congratulations on a great first year.

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

what a fabulous year you have had! i love the wood sign as you know, and LOVE the ruffled shower curtain!

Krysta said...

It was fun to see a recap of most of your projects! It's crazy how fast the year goes and how often we feel (or I feel) like I get nothing done, but then you look back and are totally blown away by how much actually got accomplished. I can't wait to see what 2012 has in store. Especially for that little baby!

It's a Crafty Life said...

Oh my goodness, were you ever busy! I love the ruffle shower curtain and the green purse. Not to mention the board and batten in the study! Great job!

DecorandtheDog said...

Stopping by from Cassie's...you've been busy!! I love your kitchen!

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