Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Top 10 Posts of 2012

Hello World!  Did everyone have a fun and safe New Year's Eve?  We were completely low key and by some definition completely boring.  I thought I would jump on the bandwagon and do a post about my top 10 posts from 2012. 

In the Top 10 spot was my post on 

In the 9th spot was A Light for the New Year.  Spotlighting one of last year's Christmas gifts, the Rosetta Lantern from Pottery Barn. 

In the 8th spot was the post on My Birthday Gift.  New outdoor dining set that we have used quite a bit.  

In the 7th spot was another cleaning spotlight.  I was really surprised how many page views 

Next up in the 6th spot was Dressing the Dining Room Window.  

Hanging out in 5th place was my post on A Few Books to Adore.

In 4th place was my Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings post.

In the 3rd spot was More Color in the Garden.  

In the 2nd spot was my Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls
And, now for the 1st place in the Top Ten of 2012.  Staining the Banister.  This post blew the rest of the posts out of the water in regards to page views.  

Who knew staining the banister would be such a hit.  It was probably one of the easiest projects I've ever done.  So, there you have it; my top 10 for 2012.  Thank you for dropping by for a visit.  Make it Pretty Monday is still open.  Drop on by and link up dare I say it Valentine decor...I kid, I kid.  Click here to go straight to the party.  Have a pretty day and remember to be kind to one another.

Sharing at these lovely parties:


  1. Some projects may seem simple but they are about the day to day things that make a home special and a great help to all of us. Thanks for sharing so much last year and hosting such a great party!

    1. Other than the banister, the cleaning and gardening posts got the most pageviews. Thanks for all of your visits and sweet comments. Happy New Year! Toodles, Kathryn

  2. It's fun to get feedback like that, to see what people like to read. I've gotta get me some bar keepers best friend now.

  3. You had some really great projects here. I think my favorite of these though is that chair- I just love the colors-oh...and the bannister, too! xo Diana

  4. Love the photos on your birthday gift. Beautiful place for a relaxation. Hope my Philippine homes has a view like this. :)

  5. I may have to jump on that bandwagon's a great idea to highlight your most popular posts! What great ideas. I'm glad to find you from BNOTP. And, I love all things beautiful too! :-)

  6. Kathryn, without a doubt, your staircase rails get my voice forever. I so wish you could hop a plane and help me do mine. I know....I'm a bit afraid to go there alone! Thanks for all the great parties and notes over the past few months. Helen

  7. Thanks for sharing at my Twirl & Take a Bow Party! Great posts! Have a great week.
    House on the Way

  8. Love the idea of featuring your top ten posts. My favorite of these was the Color in the Garden.

  9. Kathryn, Great idea to share top projects. Now I will explore in depth the ones I missed (how did I miss these?)

    Have a beautiful day!

    Linda at The French Hens Nest

  10. What great projects all of these were! I just love your dining room!
    Have a great weekend!

  11. Hi Kathryn, Thank you for sharing your top post at the Open House party. I've enjoyed following along in 2012 and look forward to seeing what you are up to in this new year.
    xx, Sherry

  12. All are great posts. Such style and so much inspiration. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  13. Love seeing a recap on all your wonderful projects, thanks for linking up at the Cabin.

  14. Great projects! I love the before and after on your staircase. Amazing difference it made.

  15. I loved seeing all your top post! I love that chair on A Few Books to Adore! The distressing! The patina! I'm drooling! How did I miss that post. Thanks for sharing at Transformed Tuesday. Can't wait to see what you've been up to this week. Hugs, Peggy

  16. 2012 was a GREAT year!! I'm looking forward to seeing what you create in 2013!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality!

  17. Some great things to catch up on! Especially those Chocolate Peanut Butter balls and the banister. I am hoping to get mine done this year! Thanks for sharing. -K