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by - Wednesday, April 02, 2008

As I mentioned in my last post, I like to read blogs. Thought I’d highlight some of my favourites in case you were looking for a new read:

819 Ohio: Whether Marilyn is blogging about her baking, her kid, or renovations, it’s always entertaining. She sooo should write a book. My all time favourite post: Why I’m Afraid of Pears. Suspense, humour, terror…that post has it all.

Adventures in Renovating a Brooklyn Limestone: Mrs. Limestone has such a great sense of style. Every room in her house is drool-worthy. She does a wonderful job of salvaging materials and giving new life to the traditional bones of her house. Click through her Before & Afters to see the great transformation.

Style Me Pretty: I came across Abby and her blog when I was planning my own wedding. Abby showcases the most creative wedding touches and is always an inspiration. The real weddings and photography featured are stunning. Even now, married hausfrau that I am, I still pop over there for the eye-candy.

Hooked on Houses: Hooked is right. Julia has filed this blog with all sorts of interesting tidbits. Well-written, varied, knowledgeable…I never know what she’ll post about next but I know it’s worth reading! And how does she get all those peeks into famous people’s houses??

Housemartin: Another beautiful luscious blog. Written by a floral designer, her eye for all things beautiful is obvious. You can see some of her lovely arrangements, her great design finds, and watch progress on her retail store construction too. Flowers and renos, can’t beat that.

DIY Diva: This girl rocks. And saws, and builds, and hacks, and wields a cordless drill like nobody’s business. She is fearless. Need some proof? Read about her awesome fence installation.

These are just some of the wonderful blogs I’ve encountered. Do you have any you suggest I add to my list??

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10 comments

  1. How kind and generous you are in your praise! These are all great blogs and you may just go ahead and add yours to the list, too, thank you. :)

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  2. Anonymous9:30 PM

    Check out Daisy Cottage she is a doll and Southern Hospitality I love these.

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  3. Have you checked out Boat Shed Chic (you can live vicariously along the water in Australia) or PVE Design (wonderful artist w/a warm spirit)yet? They're both great.

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  4. Thanks Marilyn ;)

    Great suggestions anon and notting hill! That boat shed...so much lovely in a small space.

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  5. How nice of you to mention Hooked on Houses! I'm honored to make the list with these other fabulous blogs. You made my day! -Julia :-)

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  6. You have to visit the blog of my dear friend Bunny in Asheville, NC as she renovates their house. She is hilarious and has a style all her own.
    http://bunnymendelbaum.blogspot.com/

    Incidentally, I don't remember where I found your blog, but I love love love it.

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  7. Thanks for the link michelle. I'll have to check it out!

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  8. Thanks for the heads up on bunny. Reminds me of our gut rehab, maybe.

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  9. Also checked out DIYDiva. I was impressed by the fence installation. It looked like over-kill.

    I love over-kill.

    Mark

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  10. That's awesome mark. If you have any fave blog links, feel free to pass them on :)

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