It was fun going back through all my projects I have done this year. I realized 3 things about myself. I love plants/flowers, I love color, and I love re-purposing things! That seem to be the theme through out my house and my projects. Here are a few of my favorites in no particular order. . . . . . . . .
My bedroom. I finished it in January this year. It landed me in the pages of Better Homes and Gardens :) It is where I go when I need to de-stress, put myself in time out, or rest. It is so peaceful. And it always smells like clean laundry………..since it has a giant pile at the end of the bed :P
I did a whole bunch of outdoor projects for a TV appearance this summer. This one, the old door privacy screen, was probably my favorite :)
This ladder turned plant stand was part of the outdoor projects as well. It will be featured in an upcoming issue of Readers Digest.
Wood block picture collage: I put photos onto blocks of wood that were all different thicknesses to create this 3D picture collage. Very inexpensive!
I made some terrariums using apothecary jars!
I redecorated my bathroom and gave it a vintage feel. I love it all but I think the mirror I cut out and the door knobs as towel hooks are my favorite :)
My office is the most recent big project I have done. I am particularly attached to this room since I built and made almost everything in it :)
This little project became a Pinterest star! By far it was pinned more than any other project of mine this year. The only problem was that it was pinned as an herb garden and I did not plant herbs. These are houseplants I picked specifically for the moisture and light levels they would get in here. But since they were so popular and since everyone wants to make them as an herb garden I am going to do an experiment and try growing herbs from seeds and do a follow up post. My Mason Jar Wall Planter was also featured in a couple of magazines.
This is a corbel that I made. I have a tutorial on how. You might be surprised how easy it was!
I used one of my favorite power tools, the jigsaw, to make this funky frame. I didn’t even know what Organic Bloom was until people started commented that it was a DIY version. Whatever you call it, it was a fun project that inspired me to make my bathroom mirror and the mirror in my office.
I am linking up to Rhoda’s “best of 2011″ linky :)