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Great Ideas — Best Projects of 2011 (part 2)

Happy 2012!! 

It has been so much fun seeing all of YOUR favorite projects from 2011. I am slowly working my way through the links and I have to say it is SO inspiring to see your creativity and talent!! Here’s the second wrap up of Great Ideas 2011. And there are so many great ideas, I will be doing one more “favorites” post this week. Every single project is inspiring!!

Happy 2012– I am looking forward to an amazing year with each one of you!

Outdoor Privacy Screen @ Not Just a Housewife

Basement Banquette @ Dixie Delights

Kitchen Makeover and Open Shelves @ Fingerprints on the Fridge

Painted Striped Curtains and Stenciled Wall @ All in a Day

Simple Framed Vases @ Flamingo Toes

Painted Mantel @ Primitive and Proper

Farmhouse Table Transformation @ Crafty Scrappy Happy

DIY Craft Room Nook @ CraftOManiac

Clothespin Wreath @ Superfluous

Kitchen Island Makeover @ Refresh Restyle

Front Door Decor @ Blue Sky Confections

Aqua Table Redo @ Lovely Etc.

Budget Kitchen Transformation @ Shaped by Grace

Kitchen Makeover @ It All Started with Paint

Spray Painted Chandelier Makeover @ It’s Overflowing

Wall Unit Makeover @ Classy Clutter

Numbered Stairs @ June and Bear

Repurposed Shutter into Magazine Rack @ My Repurposed Life

Felt Flower Ring @ The Crafted Sparrow

Dream Master Closet @ Five Days 5 Ways

Little Boys Nursery @ Sew Dang Cute

Buttercream Raspberry Cake @ Josie Jones & Company

Planked Family Sign @ Every Creative Endeavor

Painted Chevron Drapes @ The Hunted Interior

Ruffle Monogram Bag @ Serenity Now

Paper Bag Skirt @ Attempting Aloha

And, Don’t forget about our Bright, Happy, Giveaway this week!  

Three Little Monkeys Studio 

$75 credit to Three Little Monkeys Studio

– perfect for that special party in 2012!!! 

Don’t forget to link up!

And the last Best of 2011 Wrap Up Post is coming up this week!! 

Happy New Year!!!


PS — Don’t miss out on the chance to win a Silhouette Cameo!! I’m announcing the winner on Jan. 3rd.


  1. You sweet thing, thanks for featuring me!!! Each and everyone of these are amazingly beautiful!

    XO, Aimee – ItsOverflowing.com

  2. Thank you so much for the feature! Fabulous projects in this line up!

  3. Thank you so much for the feature! There are some really fabulous projects!

  4. Thank you so much for the feature!!! There are some really fabulous projects in this line up!

  5. Ha! That one caught me off guard! “Hey! There I am!!” 😉 Thanks so much, Jen. You were one of my top 5 referrers of 2011!! And 2012 is off to a good start!


  6. What great projects! I feel so honored that my aqua cabinet was included! Hope your new year is off to a fantastic start.

  7. Goodness Jen!! These are all so amazing!! Thank you so much for including my framed vases!
    Happy New Year and thank you SO much for all your support and encouragement!! :)

  8. Oh wow! Thanks for featuring my felt flower ring! What a nice surprise to be scrolling through your post and finding one of my projects! Ahhh. Great way to start 2012! Have a great week & a blessed year!

  9. Great collection of amazing ideas!

  10. Now I’ll have to be on the lookout for a shutter.

  11. Oh, wow! Thank you for including my kitchen among so many fabulous projects created by such talented women. I’m honored! You’ve set the tone for 2012!


  12. wow! so many wonderful projects! Lots of inspiration (as always) here Jen!
    So happy to have made the “best of”, thank you!
    Here’s hoping you have a very wonderful 2012!

  13. LOVE these projects! That basement banquette… be still, my heart!

  14. WOW!!!! Your blog is always such a pleasant fun inspiring visit. I adore that aqua table and that closet WOW! Thank you dearly for including my craft nook. I am so honored. love you dearly. XO, jen

  15. As always… fabulous features with ideas, inspiration & eye candy =)
    Happy New Year!!

  16. Estou aqui para desejar um FELIZ ANO NOVO pra você e sua família! Amo seu blog!

  17. thanks so much for including my staircase. it was one of my first projects and i still love them.

  18. wow! thank you SO much for featuring my fireplace in this roundup! i am off to check out the others that i had not yet seen! happy new year, jen!

  19. You sweetheart! Thanks for including my little project in this awesome line-up, Jen. :) There are a pile of Pin-able and Stumble-able (are those words?) posts here! :)

  20. That shutter magazine holder is such a great idea! I need to be on the lookout for some old shutters:)

  21. Thank you so, so, so much for featuring my dining room stenciled wall and my painted curtains!! That is one of our fav rooms in the house now! Thanks again for the feature!! Hope you had an amazing New Years!!! xoxo Amy

  22. These are awesome! Happy New Year to you and your family and I wish you nothing but blessings in 2012! Can’t wait to see what you have in store for us this year! xx, Monica

  23. Thank you so much for featuring my sign! It was totally unexpected but an honor to be featured with such great talent! I love all the projects you have posted and the ladies who worked on them! Happy New Year!

  24. Thank you SO much for including my Budget Kitchen Transformation Jen!! You made my day!! I hope you and your family have a great New Year!! xo, Reannah

  25. I love the basement banquette! I NEED one of those in my family room!!! :)

  26. Thanks for including my kitchen island! This ping-back made my day :)

  27. Thanks again for featuring my Clothespin Wreath! First on FB and now on your awesome blog!
    I appreciate the shout-out and I wish you a Happy New Year!!!

  28. Happy New Year! I love your blog and have it linked to mine!


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