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Great Ideas — Fabulous Projects of 2011(part 3)

Happy 2012!

It was so much fun going through all of YOUR favorite projects of 2011. Here’s the final round up. I could spend a couple weeks featuring the fabulous projects — I wish I had more time to feature more.

If you have a little time, head over and see all of projects linked up!  

How are we going to top this in 2012?  Its not going to be easy but I know you creative geniuses will do it!

Tree Stump Coffee Tables @ Thrifty & Chic

DIY Children’s Bookshelf  @ Serendipity

DIY Light Fixture @ {Primp}

Barn Door Bookcases @ Four Generations One Roof

You Are Loved Sign @ Corner House

Master Bedroom Makeover @ Little Miss Penny Wenny

Hallway Stripes @ Freckle Face Girl

Bathroom Makeover @ Charming Zebra

 Messenger bag @ Mommy by Day Crafter by Night

 Brown Paper Flowers @ A Place for Us

 Glass Christmas Trees @ Alderberry Hill

DIY Tuffted @ Five Days Five Ways

 Anthro Inspired Shower Curtain @ Crafty Endeavor 

 Stenciled Damask Curtains @ Gardners 2 Bergers

 Chevron Pillow @ Blue Robin Cottage 

 Chair Redo @ Larissa Hill Designs 

 Tree Skirt @ Decorating Life one Move at a Time

Snow Monster Cupcakes @ Sugar Swings

Piano Transformation @ The Turquoise Piano

DIy Fabric Rug @ Simple Home. Life

Year of the Staycation Series @ Mom Endeavors

And here’s the winner of the $75 credit to Three Little Monkeys Studio:

Gwen from The Bold Abode

Thanks to  Three Little Monkeys Studio for such a fun giveaway!!




  1. Love all these ideas…my husband is going to be very busy:) Congratulations to all who were featured. Keep it up!

  2. Thanks so much for featuring my bathroom makeover alongside such wonderful projects. You made my day!

  3. Jen,

    Thank you so much for the feature! I LOVE all of the other projects you shared. Do you think Freckle Face Girl would be willing to come and paint stripes in my hallway and hang a darling gallery wall???

    Have a great day,


  4. awesome, thanks for including me! happy new year!

  5. Lovin’ all of those projects! Especially, Kelli’s pinaner! All bold girls paint there pianos…hehehe…
    So excited about winnin’ the giveaway! It’s my first time to win pretty much anything…THANKS so much! Three little Monkeys rocks!!!

  6. Thanks Jen for highlighting our children’s library/loft!
    I loved seeing your project recap for 2010…
    Thanks for doing a recap again this year!
    Happy 2012!

  7. Jen, thank you for highlighting our children’s library/loft project!
    What a fun surprise!
    I loved seeing the recap of 2010 projects last year AND
    I was so excited to see you were doing it again this year!
    Amazing & inspiring projects! Thanks for sharing them all.
    Happy New Year!

  8. Oh Em Gee! I feel like a celeb. Thanks for featuring my piano!!!



  9. Thank you so much for featuring my rug as a fabulous project of 2011!

  10. WHAAAAAT!!! You featured my striped hallway and MADE MY D A Y !!! Oh my. Thank you sooo much. Thrilling :)
    Chris @ Freckle Face Girl

  11. Okay, so I really love the pictures of the white living room furniture and bedrooms. It is so pottery barn! But, in reality, I have three kids (2 of which are boys) and a husband. I don’t see how something so lovely could stay clean. My design inspirations and reality just don’t measure up…

  12. Thanks for featuring my shower curtain. You’ve made my day!

  13. HOLY COW! You picked my damask stenciled curtains!! Thank you so much for spotlighting them- I am tickled pink, like over the moon, and beside myself with joy {and all that good stuff!} Seriously, thanks Jen!!

  14. WHAAAAOOOOO thank you so much Jen for featuring our barn doors :) You made my day! I told my dad we were featured and he said, “what do I get?” ha :) He doesn’t get the blog thing! So many creative projects , I don’t know how you narrow it down! I love the stenciled drapes, going to check those out.. Have a great weekend!

  15. Wow Jen! Thanks for featuring my tree skirt! I’m honored :)

  16. Jen- Thank you so much for featuring my messenger bag! You are the best!

  17. Wow! So many fabulous ideas! Thanks so much for including the staycation series post! :) Happy 2012 to you!

  18. I love the You are Loved sign and that turquoise piano is awesome! I need to check out that staycation series! I bet I could get some great ideas for our road trip this summer:)

  19. Great features, Jen! I love the children’s bookcase…wow!

  20. What inspiring ideas! Thanks for sharing them!

  21. Hi! Wow, thanks for the inspiration! It’s amazing to see what people can create on their own & I can’t wait to try some of these projects! :)

  22. Thank you for sharing all these great projects. One of my favorite has to be the barn doors bookcase.

  23. Ohh my gosh, amazing ideas! I could spend hours on here looking through all these.