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Top FIVE Reads of 2011

December 27, 2011  —  Written by Julia Marcum 

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Befores, afters, mood boards, plans, failures, wins. We’ve done a lot of projects, and they’re all here. 

We have a long-standing relationship with DIY, and love rolling our sleeves up and making it happen. 

Even when you don’t want to rip down a wall, you can make that space in your home better. Right now.

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These posts alone brought in 20,897 of you!!  But, in case you happened to miss one of these uber popular reads, here’s a recap of our top five of the year:

5.  From February 17th–DIYAnthro-inspired oversized letters.  

4.  On October 6th, I broke down how to make a lampshade from scratch and rescued ugly lamps.

3.  November 2nd, we revealed our DIYed stained concrete floor and the crowd readers went wild.

2.  Back on the 20th of May, we showcased our new favorite dining room fixture and how to make it.

1.  And the top post of the year, bringing in over 7000 readers, was an homage to Mr. Robert Frost.

 Stay tuned for more greatest, tops and bests of the year, as well as a painting I finally got around to finishing.  Woot!  

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  1. Jane says:

    WAY to Go Julia! great reads, great talents.

  2. This is amazing! So happy for you guys! You have so much talent and it’s fun to get to see what you come up with! Nice work!

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