We hope that everyone had a fantastic month ringing in the new year! This month we focused on organization and starting the new year out on the right foot. We had a lot of great ideas for creating more space in your home as well as highlighting the trending colors of 2016 and fantastic new ways to decorate. We are always excited for you to try out our featured DIY projects for your home and for the holidays; we hope you share the result with us so we can see!
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It's always fun to highlight the 'Best of'; and with 2015 coming to an end, it was fun to look back and review all of the projects features in 2015. Cassity shared the Best of 2015: DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "WOW!" and Best of 2015: 35 More DIYs You Need to See! These are timeless projects that you will definitely don't want to miss seeing!
It is so fun to upcycle old household items! Blinds are a great example of something you can use again when you update and replace your old ones! Check out 25 Ways to Repurpose Old Blinds and see if you can tell that old blinds were even used!
In case you missed the big announcement, Pantone chose TWO colors this year as their color of the year!! The colors pair together perfectly! We loved looking at different ways to decorate with the colors as well as gallery ideas. See how you can Bring the Color of the Year Home!
Some exciting news came earlier this month when the New York Public Library announced that they are making thousands of high-resolution vintage images public domain. That gives everyone so many new options for fun holiday decor, everyday decor, wall galleries and more. We can't wait to see how the images are displayed! For now, check our some of our favorite 25+ Free Printable Vintage Images.
Every Friday we share some of our favorite finds for the week. This featured her finds in: Friday Faves: Beautiful Bathroom Makeover, Plus a Giveaway!, Friday Faves: Organizing Tips & Tricks and Friday Faves: Beautiful Bedrooms and Organizing DIYs.
We have so many amazing contributors on our team, each one is incredibly talented! We love these ladies and all the awesome projects they create and share! Show them some love and click to visit their sites and follow them there.
Our newest contributor shared each piece of a recent remodel with us! Whitney of the Instagram account Carpendaughter shared her Before/After Living Room Renovation, and I am in love with the changes she made to this room and her style! Be sure to check her out over on Instagram (gorgeous feed!) and watch our site for more of her work!
Needing inspiration for your home? We know that seeing rooms in a variety of places can trigger ideas and inspire you for your own home. Our team has gathered together some images from beautiful rooms to help you be inspired! Check out our latest Inspiration Files: Inspiration File: Chic Office Makeover and Inspiration File: Modernized Southwest Country Homes.
With warmer weather on the horizon, you will most likely be doing more to fix up your yard and the outside of your home. Our team has compiled 13 Ways to Hide Outdoor Eyesores and give your home more curb appeal. These little tricks can really transform an area, and I am ready to do some in my own yard!
Whatever your style is, we have something for you! Our team has put together 15 DIY Wall Art Ideas and Tutorials for your home. You can create an exact look-alike art piece, or you can be inspired and create something similar, but unique and specific to your personality and color scheme.
In part of our effort to organize our homes and lives and start the year off on the right foot, we have several ideas to help you get organized too! We have 36 Free Printable Organizers for a Household Handbook, 6 Creative Places To Store Shoes, and 5 Easy Ways to Store Blankets. I love when items have homes, and they don't have to float around my house creating clutter that just gets moved around every day; these articles provided great ideas in creating those homes!
Our first guest feature is from Heidi at My Sweet Cottage. She and her husband live in a cottage from the 1920's. It was remodeled in the 1950's, and they are updating it room by room. The first room they took on was the Gorgeous 1920's Cottage Master Bathroom Addition. It is definitely magazine worthy, they did incredible work, and we are so excited to see more! This is a great feature to see if you are thinking of remodeling a bathroom.
We have so much fun stuff planned for Valentine's Day so be watching the site for the fun posts to go live! If you have a blog or Instagram, you can link up at the party, and if not, share your pictures on Facebook (you can message us, and we'll add it to our Fan Features album). Have a wonderful month!