The 9 Most Popular Posts of 2009

Dec 30, 2009 by

I hope that your holiday season has been filled with happiness, cheer, and festivities!  As we prepare to ring in 2010, I thought it would be fitting to reflect upon 2009 and share the nine most popular posts of this year.  Enjoy a very happy New Year my friends!

Can love be considered the most popular blogging topic?  Yes, if you count the fact that the Catalog of Love I made for my husband for our second wedding anniversary was the most popular post of 2009.

If you are like me and tempted by all of the antique and vintage suitcases that you spot in your treasure hunting journeys, consider these seven ways to repurpose antique and vintage suitcases.

Who says ladders are made for climbing?  Revisit some of the best ways to repurpose ladders into useful pieces of furniture in Edition 1 and Edition 2 of Upcycled Ladders.

Be shocked by the ugly upholstery covering this beautiful antique horse carriage before I repurposed it into an entryway bench.

It’s acceptable to write – or type – on the wall, as long as you are inspired by these decor ideas on how you can display your typewriter collection on your walls.

Take a peek into my favorite vintage things, ranging from theater seats to my obsession with antique library card catalog cabinets.

Repurposed bookends come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from brass architectural salvage pieces I found to even vintage LPs and antique cameras.

And last but not least, start of 2010 with a pop with ideas from last New Year’s repurposed champagne cork series!

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  1. what a year! lovely projects, all of them.

  2. Happy New Year, Grace! These images are just gorgeous! Thanks for sharing them in one post!

  3. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas! Wishing you a new year filled with happiness!

  4. P.S. LOVE all these posts!

  5. these were all wonderful! thinking of you as your due date is approaching!

  6. Happy new year! This post was the perfect introduction to your blog for me – now I know what I’ve been missing! x

  7. Oooooh! You just had to tease me with those gorgeous bookends I love…and to think, that is how I found you on Flickr. Lucky me, even though I do not have the bookends…I have you as a friend!

    Happy New Year Grace.

    Ciao bella,

  8. Hey, I just hopped over to your site via StumbleUpon. Not somthing I would normally read, but I liked your thoughts none the less. Thanks for making something worth reading.

  9. Very good blog, lots of valuable details.

  10. Would you mind if I reference a few sentences from your post? I’m researching for project for highschool. Thanks!

  11. oh yay! I love, love, love card catalogs! can’t wait to see what else you have in store! :)

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