Remodelaholic in Review, May 2013
May has been a busy month! I’m excited to start doing these monthly review posts again because it is so fun to see the “snapshot” view of what has happened on Remodelaholic in the last month. Just click on the photo to see the full post.
I think we’ve almost shared all of the projects in our entry and main living area… just kidding! You know there’s always going to be something else. But in May we shared board and batten spacing and installation, plans for built-in bookshelves for anywhere or for a corner, a new color wash for the dutch barn door, and house numbers for our entry, plus how we built a console table from a basic card table. I also stepped into the bedroom and shared a super easy DIY art tutorial plus more pink and navy details from my daughter’s room.
Board and Batten, From Start to Finish
how to get the perfect spacing, and a super simple board and batten wall tutorial
Two Built-In Bookshelf DIY Building Plans
Built-In Bookshelves and Corner Bookshelf
Color Washed Wooden Barn Door
& House Numbers on the Stair Riser
Our entry is looking great! Get the details on how to color wash a wooden door, like our DIY dutch barn door, and how to install house numbers on stair riser.
Build a Console Table from a Simple Card Table
& Easy DIY Bedroom Art
Yup, we did that! And we showed you how to build your own table here and how to make your own art here.
And finally, I shared some more details of my oldest daughter’s pink and navy bedroom. It is coming together so nicely and she and I both love it!
Giveaway, Tips and Recipes
I teamed up with a great group of bloggers to give away $750 cash! Congrats to those who won, and thanks to all of you who participated!
We rounded up some tips for keeping your home safe and indoor air clean, plus great camping ideas for families.
and some yummy recipes for pizza pasta casserole and a semi-healthy texas sheet cake with a nutella glaze. Okay, healthy is a very loose term…
Home Organization and Trends on a Budget
Our Home Sweet Home on a Budget series shows off great ideas every month! This month we shared home organization, organizing kids’ closets, and some beautiful built-ins (we may or may not have built-ins on the brain!). We also shared some inspiration and eye candy for two big trends: geometric patterns in home decor and kitchen seating, plus a fun mood chart to color your summer.
Top Ten Favorites and Link Parties
Partnered with our newly re-established weekend Remodelaholics Anonymous parties, we shared our top ten favorite DIY lamps, outdoor patios, 4th of July ideas, chalkboard paint projects, and healthy and portable summer picnic recipes. So many great projects featured and linked up!
Contributors & Guests
And last but very certainly not least, we always have wonderful contributors and guests! Jen from Bakerette shared an amazing mac and cheese recipe, and Ruthie from What’s Cookie with Ruthie shared these delectable Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Banana Cookies.
And our guests: Becky from Ramblings from the Burbs shared her beautiful fireplace and built-in bookshelves, and Aimee from Sixteen Fourteen shared a great 80’s bath remodel.
We hope you enjoyed May as much as we did — and we always have more great projects and guests coming. Remember, you can hop on over to our link party every weekend to browse the great submissions and share what YOU did this month!