Second Blog-iversary

My second blog-iversary passed recently and it got me reflecting on this past year in my blog-life.

A lot has changed. We have lived in this home for over a year, the longest we have lived in one residence since we have been married. And really, the longest I have lived in a residence since I was 20 (18 for my husband).

The point being, his house has definitely become home. And we have been fortunate to get to do a lot of great work to it! As I type this a plumber is finishing up our guest bathroom! I already have more ideas for thrifty ways to make our house look even better and I certainly have more furniture to paint.

Here are the top posts from the last year as determined by my readers:

Ikea Desk Tutorial...

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Bathroom Reno Part 2

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and How to Wash Throw Pillows.

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A pretty good mix of what this blog is about: furniture, home reno, and ways to improve your home.

My favorite projects from the past year have been, in no particular order…

Our current guest bathroom makeover- tiling and board and batten

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New couches for the front living room

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Making our own upholstered headboard

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Completely changing the look of this hutch

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And this adorable end table.

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Of course, the biggest and most exciting change this year was opening an All Things New Interiors booth at a local vendor boutique, BrickCity Emporium. Things are going very well and we are having a blast shopping for it!

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Thanks to my amazing readers for coming back. I love this blog and hope it can be a place that inspires you to transform your home into what you love. I continue to learn that making your home beautiful doesn’t have to take a lot of money or a degree in decorating. It just takes some boldness!