Top Ten Posts for 2014

Best of Sweet Pea 2014

For me 2014 went by so quickly!  It is hard to believe that in just a few short days it will be a new year.  At the end of the year it is fun to look back at which posts were popular.

Let’s see which of my posts made the cut for the top ten posts for 2014.  I’m starting with number ten.  Scroll down to see more!

Caramel Apple Pound Cake by

Number Ten

Caramel Apple Pound Cake

We loved this cake!  After posting the recipe, several people sent pictures to me showing me their version.  We all agree that this is a great cake.


Number Nine

Corn Chowder with Sausage

I have made this soup so many times in 2014, if fact, I made it the other night for a post-tennis dinner for some girl friends.  This is a great recipe!


Number Eight

My Grandmother’s Melt in Your Mouth Cookies

These cookies really do melt in your mouth.  My grandmother made them as Christmas cookies every year until she could no longer bake.  This is a family favorite!


Number Seven

Homemade Brown Sugar Scrub

This scrub will leave your hands and feet super soft.


Number Six

Plow and Hearth Knockoff Chevron End Table

Plow and Hearth inspired this knockoff of their Chevron End Table.  Later on, I gave it an update by adding a stripe of gold around the top.

Decopaged Media Cabinet by

Number Five

Media Cabinet Makeover with Decoupage

A laminate media cabinet from Crate and Barrel looks like a totally different piece of furniture with the addition of chalk paint and fish themed paper decoupaged on the doors.


Number Four

DIY Aged Pots with a Vintage Image Transfer

These pots are easy to make and look great used either indoors or outdoors.  My aunt loved mine and I was thrilled to give it to her.

Vintage Bedside Table Makeover without Paint by virginiasweetpea

Number Three

Vintage Bedside Table Makeover (No Paint)

This bedside table was first used by my dad and then by me when I was in college.  It desperately needed and update and refinishing it really brought out the beauty of the wood.


Number Two

Clothespin Snowflake

Clothespin snowflake ornaments are easy to make and look pretty on the tree.


Number One

Lamp Makeover (A Dumpster Find!)

While vacationing at the beach, I couldn’t resist picking through a dumpster in front of a rental house that was being cleaned out for new owners.  This lamp was ugly before and I think a quite beautiful after.

Thanks to all for following along with me in 2014.  I’m looking forward to what 2015 brings!

Don’t go just yet!  Scroll down to see the top ten blog posts for 2014 from some of my friends.

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  1. I love that the first couple in your countdown are food and then move onto the DIY projects! I’m so glad to be reminded of the soup post though. Such a good time of year! I completely agree with your #1 post too – that lamp is beautiful!

  2. Wow you’ve done so many awesome projects this year Paula! Love them all, especially the Fish Media Cabinet! Happy New Year to you and your family!!!

  3. Paula, It has been such a joy this year posting alongside so many amazing bloggers. I love your decoupage media cabinet and it’s my absolute favorite piece on your blog!
    Happy New Year!
    Tami @ Curb Alert!

  4. I forgot how much I liked your “fish dresser”! It’s awesome! Thanks for sharing your talents. It’s always a pleasure to visit your blog.
    Happy New Year.

  5. You had a busy year Paula, and I agree…2014 flew by! Great DIY’s and the recipes looks so good! I’ve pinned the cookies, have to give your grandmothers recipe a try.

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