Archives for September 2012

Fall Nesting Series {Links to Bloggers Doing Fall Home Series}

Fall Nesting Series {Links to Bloggers Doing Fall Home Series}

Fall Nesting Series {Links to Bloggers Doing Fall Home Series}

As a part of my 5th Annual Fall Nesting series & party, I have decided to host a small general link up for anyone doing a Fall home series this year! So if you are doing a Fall home series on your blog this October, feel free to link up your blog here today so we can follow along and be inspired by your posts!

Please make sure that you are actually doing a Fall home SERIES before you link up or unfortunately your link will have to be deleted. We don’t want to click on a link and find you are writing about cars or marriage or hygiene, sorry! I want to keep this party focused on Fall nesting type series.

You do not need to do 31 days in a row for this link up. You could do a shorter series with random posts in between, that is totally fine. Just read below for how to make your series easy to follow both now and a year from now if people are searching for fall series and ideas.

How do you link up a series?

1. Please link directly to the FIRST POST or a description post of your fall series (not just to your blog’s home page). Then you can update that first post with links to the next post in your series each time you add a new post in your series so people can follow along easily. Please link up to this party ONLY ONCE!

2. Please link back to The Inspired Room from your post and let your readers know you are participating in the Fall Nesting series so they can follow along too! Fellow Fall Nesters, UNITE!

If you are looking for the other link parties on specific Fall topics, those will be posted per the schedule you can find below and on the Fall Nesting Party schedule & FAQ. The Inspired Room’s Fall Nesting series will begin October 1 and the 20 Little Things to Love About Fall linky will go up on Monday night! Write your own list of things you love about Fall and link up, it is FUN and inspiring!

Fall Nesting Series {Links to Bloggers Doing Fall Home Series}Fall Nesting Series {Links to Bloggers Doing Fall Home Series}

Before & Afters {Show Your Paint Colors!}

Before & Afters {Show Your Paint Colors!}

In the past year or two, we have painted our living room, dining room, a bathroom, hallway and this spring, we painted my home office. This is really the YEAR of painting and other projects for me and my home is finally starting to come together!

Before & Afters {Show Your Paint Colors!}

The right paint colors make all the difference in how my home looks and feels! Before and afters are so fun to see, don’t you think?

Before & Afters {Show Your Paint Colors!}

If you’ve been following along here, this summer we’ve been working on our kitchen, bedroom, a guest room, my kitchen, family room, powder room, pantry, entry and another family room, among other things.

That collage of pictures, above, represents just a few of the areas of my home and how they looked over the summer. Yay me for living in voluntary chaos, right? {faints}.

Before & Afters {Show Your Paint Colors!}

I’d have a heart attack right now, except that many of those torn apart looking rooms or before shots are now closer to done and pretty than the before or in process shots! Perseverance is paying off  and I’ll be able to show you more before and AFTERS very soon!

I can’t wait to share all the AFTERS of the rooms I’ve been working on with YOU because I know you all love this sort of thing as much as I do!

One of the sites I write for, My Colortopia, has recently launched a Show Your Colors section that features Before and After photos submitted by readers! Cool, eh? It is nice to be able to show off all YOUR hard work and paint projects. Not only do you get the opportunity to show off your awesome newly painted spaces, but your colors and ideas will also serve as inspiration for others who are considering painting—other readers can see your transformations and then find Glidden paint colors that match any photo in the Show Your Colors gallery.

Go check it out! I’m going to be uploading my own projects to Show Your Colors soon and I hope you will too! I’d love to be able to see what you’ve been up to!

I have been sponsored by Glidden® brand paint to write this post but the thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.