Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Year End Review Part 3, Popular Furniture Posts

Tonight, I'm sharing my top ten furniture posts, according to stats.  Redesigning vintage furniture is one of my passions.  I also love to give newer pieces a vintage feel.  So, here are the redesigns that seemed to get your attention.  CHIPPY STORAGE is actually number one, but I already shared it in the last post.  Once again, I was surprised by some of these.  Several of my personal favorites aren't on the list.  Click on the title to review.

Number ten, VANITY BENCH

Number nine, MIX IT UP

Number eight, FRENCHY and GRAPHIC

Number seven, WHITE on WHITE


Number five, NICE DETAILS

Number four, LACED AGAIN

Number three, HAVE A SEAT


Number one, PLASTERED

Okay, next I will be sharing some of my favorite finds.  I did a lot of hunting and gathering.

Sharing With:
Thrifty Decor Chick: Before and After
The DIY Showoff: DIY 2011 Recap Party
Miss Mustard Seed: Favorite Furniture of 2011
Remodelaholic: Remodelaholics Anonymous
French Country Cottage: Feathered Nest Friday
2805: Potpourri Friday
Common Ground: Vintage Inspiration Friday
The Shabby Creek Cottage: Transformation Thursday
No Minimalist Here: Open House Party
The Brambleberry Cottage: Time Travel Thursday


cityfarmer said...


beachcomber said...

fantastic your paintwork and the fabrics you use!!
happy new year rosemary!

Mrs. Pancakes said...

oh are so creative!

Sherry said...

Lace Again is my personal favorite, but then again I love them all. Wishing you the best this holiday season & a Happy New Year!

Olive Cooper said...

The firescreen table is my favorite.

Barbara said...

Oh Rosemary your work is simply breathtaking!! I love all of your furniture projects!

You were one of my first followers and I just want to say a special "thank you" for following me.

A very Happy New Year to you too.

Revi said...

Just thinking about all the environments you've made more beautiful - not including your own home! You're so prolific - it's like you're on a mission to make the world more lovely! Beauty is important to Him - He created so many beautiful things! I wish for you all the success you deserve to be on His perfect path to receive all the blessings He has for you.

Christine @ Stonehouse Living said...

Hi Rosemary,

These are some awesome furniture posts! I remember these fondly!
I can't wait to see what you have in store for us in 2012...
Well done.
All the Best,

Holly said...

You are so talented....beautiful!
Holly @ down to earth style

deborah@confessions of a craigslist junkie said...

Laced Again is my favorite, but I love all your stuff! Happy New Year! Can't wait to see what you come up with in 2012!

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said... are on a roll girl! I remember just about all of these too. Fun to go on this journey with you.

Debra @ Common Ground said...

I've loved all of your creations, Rosemary. You are a girl of great talent!! Just wish I lived close enough to shop your shows! Have a Happy Happy New Year, xoxo

Divine Theatre said...

I wish we were neighbors! I know we would be friends...


Farmer's Wyfe said...

What great pieces!! I loved the firescreen piece...soooo pretty!!! Congrats to you on a fabulous year of blogging!!!

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

You have some of the best projects, Rosemary! I have a vanity bench waiting in my garage for a makeover. Hope to get to it soon. Thanks for sharing the inspiration!

Divine Theatre said...

I just realized we ARE neighbors! LOL!

Tina@WhatWeKeep said...

It's been a pleasure to watch your work, Rosemary. Your creativity is endless!
Happy New Year!

Cindy@OldTimePickers said...

All your work is so fantabulous!

kindergartenbasics said...

OMGOSH! You have a gorgeous blog - LOVE the vintage look. Beautiful. Thanks for visiting my blog. Wish you could come decorate my house for me but I'm too far gone country though these pieces would fit in nicely. Thank you for visiting my Kindergarten for Teachers and Parents site. Blog hopping is great. Happy New Year! said...

the little footstools are fabulous...nice to revisit these posts..

lisa said...

Hi Rosemary--thank you for dropping me a line the other day! Hope you and your family enjoyed a terrific holiday!
I enjoy all of the beautiful art that you create--it is an enviable task to me, as I possess not one innovative, crafty bone in this bod! :)
Much luck and prosperity in the new year...see you soon.
Best, Lisa ( the Frenchman's wife )

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

great picks! i love the lace pieces!

Kelly said...

I really like number 9 the best, I think. Always fun seeing what you've made.

Curtains in My Tree said...

Everything you touch turns out Fabulous Rosemary

I have really enjoyed your blog since I discovered it

happy New Year

Victoria said...

They are all gorgeous but #8 really makes me drool!!! Those are gorgeous little tables. Thank you for sharing all your talent Rosemary and here's to much more in 2012:)

Have a wonderful New Years!!!

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

It is always interesting to see what OTHERS like the most even when we have our favorites! My favorite was the iron screen turned table . . . stunning!

Richard Cottrell said...

Love it all, hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Richard from My old Historic House.

Kris said...


There is a lot of "love" in those re-do's! All of them are gorgeous and very inspiring.

Wishing you and your family a Happy New Year with 2012 bringing you much success, good fortune, health, happiness and most importantly love.


Char said...

You have so much talent that I am always amazed at what you can create out of nothing.
Your benches are beautiful as is everything else you put your wonderful hands on. I look forward to seeing what you do in 2012.
Happy New Year to you and yours, Char

Heaven's Walk said...

You are one of the most inspiring blog friends I know, Rosemary. I am continually amazed by your projects, and find myself an eager student! I'm so looking forward to another year of your inspiring tutorials! Hugs to you, my talented friend!

xoxo laurie

DallyGirl @ Lifeat2810 said...

I just found your blog from the link party over at The Shabby Creek Cottage and wow!! Love your style and creativity. Looking forward to following you into the New Year.

poindextr said...

I'm such a fan of your work -- my personal favorites of yours this year were the lace effects. So novel! Looking back is amazing - you've been SO productive! Wishing you peace and happiness in 2012 :) diane

vikki said...

It seems everything you touch becomes more beautiful. Can't wait to see what you come up with in 2012.

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Rosemary, I am always in awe at your talent. You have the magic touch of transforming average to beautiful. Thank you for joining my party and wishing you a happy, healthy and creative 2012.

Roeshel S said...

You are a romantic genius when it comes to furniture, Rosemary! These are just breath-taking. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity! Looking forward to an amazing 2012 and seeing your beautiful rescues! ;)

Happy New Year!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Always love everything you do Rosemary!! What a great recap post- thanks for linking up at FNF :)

Lili said...

I just finished swooning over all of your posts that I had missed. You truly have a magical place over here Rosemary and I thank you so much for so willingly sharing your amazing techniques. xo ~Lili