Remodelaholic in Review: July 2014

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Sheesh, I can’t believe it is August already! July just flew by. We bought a fixer-upper house and spent most of our time working there (follow along here on Instagram @remodelaholic) and finishing up projects in our current place, while also celebrating my daughter’s birthday (she’s 5! oh my!) and then I spent a rainy week in the mountains for a church girls’ camp. It was wonderful!

And here on the blog, things have been just as wonderful. Along with all the amazing projects, we started our new newsletter (please sign up for either daily or 2x monthly delivery or both, if you haven’t already!) and we had an awesome back to school giveaway.

One REALLY exciting thing we started this month: we’re partnering with the good people at eBay to share some of our favorite home design tips and tricks (with more to come!):

Five Simple Ways to Update a Room in an Hour or Less by Remodelaholic

and creating collections of our favorite eBay items, like these:

click any of the images to see more details

Decor to Make You LOVE Your Laundry Room by Remodelaholic Fun and Funky Throw Pillows by Remodelaholic
Beautiful Storage Options by Remodelaholic Wall Decor That Makes a Statement by Remodelaholic
Decorating for a Teen Boy by Remodelaholic Stylish Gender-Neutral Kid-Friendly Decor by Remodelaholic
Area Rugs to Design a Room Around by Remodelaholic Beautiful Bath Updates by Remodelaholic


Please go browse and let us know what you think — and what you think we should write about next!

And PS, just a tip — you can FOLLOW any of those collections and then you’ll see what other goodies we find to add 🙂

Now, in case you missed any of the goodness of Remodelaholic this month, here’s a quick review of what was on the blog this month…

Headboard Week

Headboards on Remodelaholic

Headboard Week was pretty awesome, right? We LOVED doing a full week focused on tutorials and roundups and having all of YOU share your headboards, too, so we’ll be doing it again soon (different topic this time) — stay tuned! You can catch up on all the Headboard Week posts here.

Top Picks

We also partnered with GAF to talk roofing — who knew that shingles could be so beautiful?

GAF Timberline American Harvest Appalachian Sky Hom

And we discussed popular kitchen layouts — what they look like, pros and cons, and how to use them.

Popular Kitchen Layouts and How to Use Them on Remodelaholic

Plus we shared oodles of kitchen storage with our friends from HomeTalk. Always need more kitchen storage ideas!

Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Starting this month, our Remodelaholics Anonymous link parties are going to run for the whole month instead of just the weekend, but we will definitely keep featuring you! Make sure that you follow us on Pinterest and social media so you can see features throughout the month, plus catch the monthly feature post. We really love seeing your creative projects!

Upcycled Projects Organized Spaces Before and Afters

Upcycled and Recycled Projects | Organization Ideas | Before and Afters

 

Contributors

We have the best contributors in all of blogland, in my not-so-humble opinion. Just look at the goodies they shared this month:

Michelle – 4Men1Lady —Super Easy Schoolhouse Inspired Doorstop

diy doorstop on Remodelaholic

Sarah – Just The Bees Knees — Moroccan Chic Style

Moroccan Chic header

Karah – The Space Between — Coastal Decor Ideas

coastal decor ideas from thespacebetweenblog.net as seen on Remodelaholic.com

Jackie  Teal & Lime — How to DIY Even If You Don’t Like Power Tools

How to DIY Even if You're Terrified of Power Tools | Jackie Hernandez for Remodelaholic.com

Vidya – What’s Ur Home Story – Easy Jewelry Organizing Stand 

diy jewelry organizer

Tasha – Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body – Update an Integral Sink with Concrete 

MUST PIN! Learn how to transform a cultured marble vanity with concrete on Remodelaholic.com!

Cyndy – The Creativity Exchange — Popular and Best-Selling Paint Colors

Most Popular and Best Selling Paint Colors. Remodelaholic

Kayla – Home Coming – Modern DIY Planter Stand Tutorial

DIY Modern Planter Stands | Home Coming for Remodelaholic.com

Dawn – Designing Dawn — Classic Americana Style for Year-Round Decorating

Americana_FeaturedImage_DesigningDawn

Corey – Sawdust 2 Stitches – IKEA Hack into Pottery Barn Console

Ikea makeover remodelaholics.com

Cecily –  Ceci Bean — 25 Awesome DIY Clocks

25-COOL-DIY-CLOCKS-HORIZONTAL

Ursula – Home Made by Carmona – Faux Tin Decorative Boxes

Knock off Tin 2- for Remodelaholic

Megan – Megan Campbell Designs — YELLOW! in Your Home Decor

Decorate with Yellow on Remodelaholic

Featured Guests

And, last but never least, we love introducing all of our readers to new and talented bloggers in our reader feature posts. (Want to be featured? Go here to submit a project!) Show these lovely ladies some love and check out their blogs, too!

Allison from Two Thirty Five DesignsMudroom Locker System

magnet board and mudroom locker system, Two Thirty Five Designs on Remodelaholic

Kelly of The Moon and MeEntertainment Center into TV Console

How to turn an old entertainment center into a tv console, The Moon and Me on Remodelaholic

CK and Nate of Seesaws and SawhorsesComplete Bathroom Remodel 

complete bathroom remodel 12, Seesaws and Sawhorses on Remodelaholic

Thanks for reading! Happy August!

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Lorene has been behind the scenes here at Remodelaholic for more than a decade! She believes that planning projects and actually completing them are two different hobbies, but that doesn't stop her from planning at least a dozen projects at any given time. She spends her free time creating memories with her husband and 5 kids, traveling as far as she can afford, and partaking of books in any form available.

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