Sunday, December 30, 2012

Top Posts of 2012

I always love to look back and see which of my posts you guys like the best and were the most viewed.  It is so fun to see where we all connect.

#1. How to Make an Ottoman -  This is also the most viewed post of all time.  I did a revisit of this post this year, but it was originally posted in Jan. 2011.  To date it has received over 110,000 pageveiws.  You guys are making a lot of ottomans.

#2. Burnt Orange and Brown came in second.  The new color scheme was one you all liked for fall.  Changes in the familyroom was actually the 2nd most popular post, but this came in 3 pageviews apart.

#3. Master Bedroom Makeover.  This is one of my favorites of all time too.  I really enjoy this room now.

#4. Pumpkins and Velvet.  A simple vignette for the Fall season, using some thrifty finds.  You guys always love thrift shopping and creating on a budget and so do I.

#5. Painted Headboard Tutorial. This was a fun project and definitely one that was trial and error, but I love how it turned out, plus it was such a fabulous thrifty find.  It definitely made the bedroom.

Seems like I got a lot accomplished this year, if you would like to see all of my projects check out my Year in Review post.

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  1. I wish you live closer to us, Marty, I could really learn a lot from you....Christine

  2. Always love your posts Marty! And your ottoman post is definitely deserving of the top spot. looking forward to all of your fabulous decor inspiration in 2013! Jane

  3. Marty, you are an inspiration to us all. I love your blog and the way you decorate! I missed your original ottoman post so I will go there today. Here's to a Happy New Year!

  4. You truly were a busy bee!

    It is funny that my Royal Family posts are in the 200,000+ range. Hee:)

    Have a very Happy New Years!

  5. I think your bedroom makeover was my favourite! How good it is to look back over the year and enjoy the changes. Best wishes for a Happy New Year. Joan

  6. Dear Marty,
    You DID accomplish a lot!!
    I still want to put your ottoman tutorial to good use!

    Wishing you all the best in 2013

    Art by Karena

  7. Great projects, Marty! I'm bookmarking the ottoman tutorial. I must have missed that one last year and it looks so easy. Thanks for all the great posts and tutorials.
    Wishing you a happy and health New Year,

  8. That is a great idea to look back and see which posts were the most popular, I'm going to have to see if I can find out which ones were popular on my blog. You have some wonderful ideas to share and I always enjoy them, even if I don't comment a lot. Happy New Year!

  9. Marty-It is so fun to see your posts and all you have accomplished this year. You have such a nice touch to everything you do- Blessings- xo Diana

  10. I'm a big fan, Marty! I try not to miss any of your posts, as they're so inspiring. I also adore the bedroom, which I hope to renew mine this year and there's my inspiration. Hope I can find a great headboard too! Thank you always for all you've shared in 2012 and looking so forward to see what you come up with in the new a home decor never ends! See you Tuesday! May you enjoy a happy and blessed 2013.

  11. BRAVO, Marty!

    You sure take great house pictures and inspire me big time.

    I haven't shared my house in tour form yet - I am not a good photographer for long shots at all - but hope to do in 2013.

    I love every single time you share your rooms, thank you for an awesome year of eye candy goodness!

  12. I adore that headboard. Thrifty and gorgeous.

  13. I enjoy every one of your posts ! Hope you Have a Happy New Year !

  14. Your home is beautiful Marty! I wish you a very Happy New Year and all the best in 2013-enjoy:@)

  15. Marty,
    It is a good thing to look back...and a good thing to look forward!
    I love all of your vignettes, especially those you do in your kitchen!!!
    Looking f o r w a r d to seeing more wonderful post from A Stroll Thru Life in 2013!!!

  16. Thanks Marty for sharing your lovely projects!!
    Happy New Year!
    All the Best in 2013!!

  17. I think you did get a lot accomplished this year, Marty! I think your master bedroom makeover was one of my favorites. Happy New Year!

  18. Marty, thanks for sharing this walk down memory lane. Great fun to look at these beautiful images. Congrats on a good year of blogging in 2012 and sincere wishes for a great 2013 to you and all our fellow bloggers!

  19. Every project you've done this past year is amazing, Marty, and I love that you've highlighted a few. They are all incredible, and it's fun to see them again. I can't wait to see what you have in store for 2013! Happy New Year!

  20. Looks like a busy year! come link to Seasonal Sundays!

    - The Tablecaper

  21. So fun to look back at all of your beautiful projects, Marty. Happy New Year.

  22. Everything you have done in 2012 was gorgeous! Looking forward to keep following you in 2013. Happy New Year, Marty!

  23. It is all beautiful Marty. Thanks for sharing all you do with all of us. Happy New Year to you!

  24. Great choices, Marty. It has been a pleasure following your blog and getting to know you. Have a Happy and Healthy 2013.


  25. Marty, I actually viewed this ottoman post around the time you first posted it.That was before I became a blogger. I was looking for ideas on how to make an ottoman and when I "googled" it came up as an option. I loved it then, and I still do!Beautiful job!

  26. Hi Marty! I am following your blog and just love all your special touches! You have great talent and are very creative. I am starting my 2nd year of blogging and just love it. Still an on going learning experience. Best wishes and inspirations for 2013!

  27. Beautiful posts Marty, I always look forward to seeing what you have created to share with us. Thanks for a wonderful year!


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