Top 10 DIY Projects of 2011

It’s hard to believe 2011 will be over in just a few short days.  The year has flown by and we have accomplished quite a bit off of our to-do list.  Today I’m looking back and counting down my top 10 favorite projects we completed this year.  Click on the links to see the original post/how-to!

10.  Entry and Staircase Board and Batten

9. Green and Navy Striped Loft Makeover

8. DIY Subway Tile Backsplash

7.  Hanging Rope Bathroom Shelf

6. DIY Gray Slipcovers

5. Barn Door Shelf

4.  Kitchen Island Makeover

3. Barn Style Wainscoting

2.  Master Bedroom Reveal/Wood Wall Treatment

1.  DIY Concrete Counters

Which one is your favorite?  Any favorite projects you completed you’d like to share? I’d love to hear!





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DIY Showoff: DIY Project Parade

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Skip to My Lou: Made By You Mondays

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Home Stories A to Z: Tutorials and Tips Tuesdays

Not Just a Housewife: Shoe Me What Ya Got

Blue Cricket Design: Show and Tell

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Miss Mustard Seed: Furniture Feature Friday

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Serenity Now

Tatertots and Jello: Weekend Wrap-Up



  1. Nice!! The rope shelf is how I originally found your blog a few months back and I’ve never seen the loft! GFabulous!!! Hope you had a wonderful holiday!

    • I’m glad you kept coming back:) If you liked the rope shelf, our master closet has the same feel…it should be ready to reveal in a week or so!

  2. The stripes are great.

  3. I’m a sucker for stripes! They look awesome!

  4. Deana Letko says:

    Girl… are soooooo inspiring and motivating, I just don’t know where to start!?!?!?!?! :-)

  5. What! How could I possibly just pick one … they are all so crazy creative! You are my new diy hero … and how can I follow along? I can’t find a link anywhere?

    • Way to make a girl blush:) I’m so glad you popped over! You can become a google follower at the very bottom of the page or in the right-hand column on my home page you can subscribe by email or reader. Glad to have you, Linda!

  6. Love all your projects! So very creative … can’t wait to see what you do in 2012 …

  7. What great projects! Love the rope shelf, the board and batten, and the master wall treatment!

    Well DONE!

    Would also love it if you stopped by for a visit!

    P.S. I’m your newest follower. : )

    ~Abbie (

  8. Love all of your projects!

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