Top 13 Posts of 2013
Wow, another year of blogging has gone by so very quickly. At the end of the year it’s fun to look back at the posts that were most popular with readers. Since it’s 2013, I’m looking back at my top 13 posts of the year.
Mr. SP and I had so much fun designing and building pallet wine racks. An easy way to stain the wine racks was a welcome discovery.
#2 How to Add a USB Port to a Wall Outlet
The USB port in our kitchen is in constant use. If you haven’t added this feature to your home, I highly recommend it.
#3 Fitness Friday – Tone Your Gut
This kick-but ab exercise set from Self Magazine is a winner. I have been slacking on going to the gym and plan to do these exercises the next time I go back.
#4 Easy Photo Transfer Pillows
Mod Podge photo transfer medium makes it easy to transfer a photograph to most any surface. I love the picture I used of my mom and niece at the lake.
#5 How to Install an Ikea Hemnes Sink
Updating our main bath was one of my summer projects. The room got new paint, a new shower curtain, the grout was refreshed, and we replaced our pedestal sink with an Ikea Hemnes Sink Cabinet.
#6 How to Make an American Girl Knock-Off Balance Beam
A special little girl wanted a balance beam for her American Girl doll and Mr. SP and I had fun designing and building it for her.
#7 Guest Bathroom Reveal – 1980’s to 2013
This project took quite a while and was well worth the effort. You need to see the before to see what an improvement we made in this room.
#8 Easy Comfort Food – Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole
We love casseroles and this one is hearty and good.
#9 Trash to Treasure Dresser Reveal
I found this dresser curbside destined for the trash truck on an early morning run. Mr. SP and I had to do some repair on it before it was painted and now it is at home in our living room.
Chalkboard painted pots held herbs in the spring and mums in the fall. I intended to put small Poinsettias in them for Christmas but didn’t this year.
I enjoyed using this lounge chair cover at the pool and beach this year. The pocket is so handy for holding books, magazines, and sunscreen.
#12 Pinterest Inspired Glue Gun Holder
Crafting is a lot neater with the glue gun holder that we made this spring. The tile catches glue drips and pops out for cleaning.
I liked the carrot eggs that I made for Easter so much that I probably will do the same craft this year.
Many thanks to my readers for following along for another year of my blog. I love blogging and appreciate your support. I have a lot of ideas for 2014 and am hoping to have time to execute them.
Great projects Paula! Happy New Year!
I love your projects. I have several of your projects pinned for our cabin. This is a great wrap up for 2013. Happy New Year!!
You’ve been busy this year Paula. My favorite is the wine rack 🙂 Happy New Year!!
I love your lounge chair cover. I need that out by our pool! I am always trying to carry arm fulls of things and you have it perfectly organized!! Thanks so much for sharing ALL OF YOUR BEST!
Meegan – I hate it when my skin touches hot plastic and love how my chair cover doesn’t allow any pesky plastic to touch my skin. I am ready for pool season, stat!
Those are all so great! Looking forward to 2014!
Ok I see a couple of things I need to add to my to-make list! I skimmed right over the workout one, but that’s what I need the most lol! Happy New Year! XO
What an awesome year you’ve had, Paula! I’m impressed with the variety of projects– you certainly are multi-talented! Congrats on all you’ve accomplished this year!
Okay Paula, I pinned the workout. Now I have to start right?? I love your problem solving ideas. Great job and can’t wait to see the problem solving ideas you have for 2014. ~Jeanette
It is so fun to look back at 2013. Your top projects are awesome! I’m so impressed at the variety of projects you can crank out!
Paula! These projects are all fantastic! You make it so hard to pick a favorite so I’m picking two! That hot glue gun holder is genius and your guest bathroom – so gorgeous!!!!! Happy New Year!
Lots of great projects! I need to make one of those hot glue gun holders!
So many great projects! I LOVE that pallet rack wine holder though!! My favorite. 🙂
Can’t wait to see what 2014 brings!
Happy New Year Paula!
You’ve had a great year Paula! I am definitely planning to add a USB port to one of our outlets- and your bathroom looks fabulous. I can’t wait to see what you come up with in 2014!
I’m glad I looked at this recap of the year. How did I miss the USB port the first time??? What a great idea!
Wendy – We use it every single day. It’s so handy and was easy to install.