Sunday, July 15, 2012

Two Years & a Giveaway!

 

Two years ago my daughter pushed me to stop drooling over other people’s blogs, and start contributing to my own! 

So I did!

It didn’t stop the drooling…but it gave me a constructive outlet for my own projects!

Not only has blogging proved to be another great time-waster (like I needed another??), but has also inspired my creativity and encouraged me to learn new skills (like power tools!).

I’d like to say THANK YOU to all of you who make blogging worthwhile through your

kind comments,

genuine praise,

helpful suggestions,

and gentle good humor. 

I feel blessed by the “virtual friends” I have made over the last two years, and I look forward to getting to know more of you!

Now for the important part:

To celebrate two years, I will be giving one reader a FREE 24” x 8” beadboard sign of their choice, OR a $20 credit toward any other item in my etsy store.

TO ENTER

Leave a comment telling me of a favorite past project.

That’s it!  Giveaway will end Friday, July 20.

If you don’t want to wait…use coupon code TWOYEARS for 10% off any item in my etsy shop!  Code valid through Friday, July 20.

93 comments:

Miranda @ Pressing On said...

Congrats on the 2 yr anniversary! I really like your Flea Market canvases. They're so pretty!

Full Circle Creations said...

Congratulations Korrie! Two years, wow! My favorite projects are your tables with the graphics on them..or your wall map..or your signs..too many to pick just one. Congrats again!

Holly

Twice Nice said...

Congratulations!! I have lots of favorites from your projects so I really can't choose just one. But I do so love your beadboard bunting, and flags, and signs, etc....

Susan @ homeroad.net said...

Hey Korrie! Congratulations on 2 years!!! My very favorite project of yours, though there are many, is the postcard table. I used it as inspiration for one I made of my own....
Thanks for all the inspiration in the past year and a half that I've been blogging! I'm glad we are virtual friends!
Susan
Homeroad

Megan said...

Congrats on 2 years. Your blog is truly an inspiration. My favorite project of yours is probably the Giani countertop makeover you did. It is what brought be to your blog in the first place, and also inspired me to redo my counter tops using the same kits.

Mimi said...

Happy 2nd Anniversary!! I can't wait to see what you create next! I first loved your projects with numbers - especially the round table/clock face. Inspiring! Thank you!

lauren guilbeau said...

Congrats! I liked your vintage suitcase shelves!
lguilboATgmailDOTcom

Christine @ First Home...Love Life said...

Ahh congrats on the two year blogiversary!! I would love to win anything you do, but if I had to pick out just one of my favorite projects from you it would have to be the clock table! That was brilliant! Xo

Carol said...

You really make it hard by having us choose one favorite .....I love your signs,,,and those tables..and ...oh well you get the picture we love what you do! Congrats on the 2 year mark!!!!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Congrats on your anniversary!!! My my fav is the vintage suitcases that you made into shelves.

Blessings,
Linda

Anne said...

Wow, bet that two years went fast!! Congratulations on your milestone, your blog has really inspired me. Thank you for the generous giveaway, too!!

Have a great week!
xox

gail@My Repurposed Life said...

woohoo!! 2 years! it goes by fast, doesn't it! congrats Korrie!
my favorite? ohhh that's so hard. but I'll go with anything that you use your projector to draw the image on... guessing that first coffee table might be my favorite. but don't make me choose, k?
gail

Bearylish said...

Congrats on two years. I really
Liked seeing your office come together and the counter tops. But my favorite is your door because of the color lol.

Peggy said...

Congratulations Korrie - my favourite project was the first graphic coffee table you did - it inspired me to do one myself! Thanks for showing us all how-to!
Peggy

Debbiedoo's said...

Congrats to you! You do some awesome work! I love the vintage goods sign.

The Mac's House said...

hmmmm toss up the suitcases on the wall or the big farm style coffee table....

Happy Anniversary!

Taryn @ Design, Dining + Diapers said...

Congrats on two years! I love so many of your projects, love the theater room and the dresser with numbers! Thanks for the giveaway!

Mimi@blueroofcabin said...

Congrats on two years! For me it was the first french label coffee table. I love it! but everything you do is awesome!

wisp said...

I have a new favorite from recently - the Emily Dickinson quote board. :) I love the bird and the colors. Very uplifting. =) I also love that hutch you converted for the competition online you did a while back. Everything you do is awesome, though. ;)
Congratulations on 2 years! I can't believe it's been that long! I think it's wonderful how many followers you have and all the lovely comments you always get. :)

Anita @ Cedar Hill Ranch said...

Love your blog, and congrats!! I just made one year in March, so I can appreciate how long you have been blogging. My favorite post? It would have to be French Chocolate. I love that table!! Congrats to you!!

Kristin @ Simply Klassic Home said...

I'm such a huge fan, I don't know how to pick just one project. I love all of your signs, of course, but the one project that stands out in my mind the most is the suitcase wall. It was amazing!!

Sandi @ The Primitive Skate said...

Congratulations on your 2 yrs Korrie!
It's so hard to choose a favorite. All your projects are awesome! But I am going to say the Post card table. Thanks for the chance!


sandraallen260@centurytel.net

imsteelefullofscrap said...

Congratulations on 2 years I love your blog now this is just totally wrong to have us pic just one project I love them all but I do have to say the suitcase wall is my favorite!

Angie said...

Congratulations on 2 wonderful years of blogging, Korrie! Thank you for being a guest blogger for my 1 year celebration too! I've already won a sign from you which I LOVE, so I'm not entering - just wanted to say I'm looking forward to the next year of your blog as well!

Angie @ Knick of Time

Ché said...

Congrats on your 2 years! Yours was the first blog I found about 3 months ago when I was looking up pictures of vintage suitcases. I followed a link, and voila! There you were. I spent the next few days devouring your articles as I had no idea that there were blogs filled with things that I loved like re-doing furniture! So yours was the jumpstart to a blog and Pinterest addiction..lol! My fav is the first article that I read..the suitcase wall..:)

Lisa Jochim said...

New fan :) ... I'm living in Holland so I'm loving the American Flag bead board. It's really beautiful!!!
Thanks,
Lisa
americangirlinholland.blogspot

alltheseboys said...

Hi Korrie, my favorite project had to be the "clock table! Happy 2 year anniversary! Katie

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Happy 2nd Anniversary! I love your signs! I like them on beadboard!

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

the anthro inspired dresser is an all time fave of mine! i adore it still!

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Hi Korrie,

Congratulations on two years of blogging!!!
I love your suitcase wall.

Dee

Laura Beth said...

Congrats, Congrats, Congrats!!! I LOVE the plank wall in your Office :o)

Cindy said...

2 years already! Wow, and Congrats! As for me when I think about your projects, I really love the suitcase shelves. They are a favorite, but I also LOVE your tables with the vintage style writing on them.
I always like catching your newest projects. Keep up the great work.

Cindy
cindybazzy@gmail.com

Just About Home said...

My favorite project was the "Clock Table" you shared with us back in August 2011. I just love how it turned out!

Karen said...

I love the American Flag beadboard!
Karen
kfinck4@gmail.com

April @ PolkaDots n' PinkySwears said...

The Spring Suitcase Wall was very neat! Very original!!

Kelley H said...

I love the beadboard bunting! Your stuff is so great!

Wicked Faerie Queen said...

Congratulations Korrie!

I just loved the table you did with the French Cacoa writing. It was just beautiful.

Please enter me in you great giveaway.

Thanks,
Sue

Perfect Imperfections by Jeanne said...

Congrats on your two years! I love so many things, it's hard to choose. I'll go for the French chocolate coffee table.

Darla Senecal said...

Congratulations! I have only discovered your blog in the last month. I have scoured the pages and you have inspired me in many ways.My favorite project is the beautiful postcard table. I love your work with graphics.

Thanks,

Darla

Amanda Jones said...

i LOVE the tables that you did with the help of the overhead projector. the french chocolate and the patisserie images are just beautiful! you do wonderful work. happy anniversary!!

Suzanne@Meridian Road said...

I have more than one favorite! I love the clock table, but all the things you made from the flag that didn't turn out were so great! And then the flag that did turn out (and very well, I might add) was so fantastic! The movie ticket sign was great, too~I just like all your stuff!

Hi I'm Amanda said...

Hands down, the clock table =)

But I also love the bead board holiday pennants!

Irene said...

Congratulations on two years. WOW! Time flies when you're having fun. Love all your work, if I had to choose it would be your bead board signs or table. You make it hard to choose just one. Blessings for many more creative years in Blog Land.

JoyceG said...

It's got to be the suitcase wall for me - I just love it!
Thanks for taking the time to blog and share your ideas - you inspire the rest of us more than you know!

MissLeslieMarie said...

Congrats on two years! Love checking in on your fun, creative projects! My favorite had to be the postcard able -- you do such a great job with copying ephemera & words!

Ali Richardson said...

Happy Blog-birthday!!!! I love your flea market canvases and pretty much everything you do :)

Gayle said...

You're a great blogger Corrie - and a great DIYer and a kind person for helping me out with TWO of my projects! Thanks so much!

candace said...

Honestly asking for a favorite project is not fair...I love everything you do. I love the furniture...the pictures OH GEE!!!!

Congrats to you and thank you for inspiring me!

jerri said...

Happy Bloggiversary! One of my favorite projects that you did was the Knock off Clock Table.... that is still on my to do list.

zandjmom said...

I just cannot pick a favorite because there are SO many! I do love numbers though so I will say the numbered bar stools. You are an inspiration!

Tammy said...

I love the Pottery Barn knock off bead board flag.

Gypsy Heart said...

Congratulations! You are so creative and talented...very happy your daughter encouraged you.

I think my favorite project was the Chocolat Table. :) Of course, I've drooled over each one that you've shared!

xo
Pat

Colleen said...

congratulations on ur 2yr annv my all time fav is "beachy chairs" i have it saved to my favorites and i drool each time i see em Love em!!!

Heymudda said...

Love everything, but the Patisserie Coffee Table makeover is tops for me! Congrats on making it to two years...now what you got planned for year number 3?

Unknown said...

Congrats on the two year mark! What can I say..I love the coffee table with your handy dandy helper. I showed my son to get him motivated to help and he now making a list of projects to do:) Your office project is amazing. Another fav the suitcase wall:) but most entertaining has been the beadboard flag project. You have inspired me to view my mistakes as smaller projects...and I have alot!

Sally said...

I love the suitcase wall!

Jane H said...

I love your coffee table but, I really love the suitcase wall! I have been searching for cool suitcases ever since you posted it for the first time. Now we are planning to move, and I cannot wait to create one in my new home! Thanks for all of your inspiration!

Bliss said...

Then I should thank your daughter too. If not for her encouraging you to blog I would never have seen all your projects and it was that inspiration that encouraged me to throw my hat into the ring.

~Bliss~

eao219s said...

I love the biscuits and gravy sign! I have also loved your suitcase wall, I have been trying to find a place in my home for one. Congrats on two years!

tinab158 said...

Congrats on your two year anniversary! Yippee! Woo hoo!

I love your signs...but I lurve you french table tops. Oh, ya...they're awesome!

Here's to another year, Tina

tinab158 at hotmail dot com

jezebel said...

Hi... I think my favorite post is your recipe for the chalk paint. I've been looking for a cheap/Frugal alternative to Annie Sloan or even the CeCe Caldwell paints, and now I'll try your recipe. I've got a couple of quilt racks and old kitchen stools that I can play with, so those will be my first attempts. I've written down what I need and will get whatever I can find first. Got tons of paints in the house - acrylic, latex... Got loads of scrap wood too. Can't wait to play! Thanks so much!!
HUGS,
Jen

Michelle J. said...

The compass coffee table was fsb!

treshat said...

Congratulations! I love the coffee table!

Bettyjlo said...

Congratulations! I've loved SO many of your projects that it's hard to pick a favorite. I really liked the flag and also the projects you made from the "mistake." Your suitcases on the wall and also the compass table was great. You are SO talented and thank you for sharing it with all of us <3

keri @ shaken together said...

Congratulations on 2 awesome years!! My favorite project is your card catalog coffee table ... SOOOO cool for a book lover like me :)

kathyerwin said...

Woo hop 2 years, congratulations! I am hoping you pick me in your giveaway as my favs of your projects include the clock table and the signs you make. Love them!!

Kim @ Cheap Chic Home said...

Hi Korrie! I've been thinking about you often! I've been wanting to paint a table with my sprayer, but it is sooo humid outside. I kept thinking "What would Korrie do?". Congrats on your 2 yr. blogiversary my friend. Look at me getting to join in your giveaway. I think the most memorable project (to me) was your 1st coffee table that you painted using the overhead. Hugs, I hope you and your family are enjoying the summer!

teachingandthrifting said...

I LOVE your suitcase wall. It is ridiculously fabulous :)

bhuey said...

Congratulations to you! Your blog is one of my favorites! I love your tables, but particularly your round ones (the clock and the compass) :)

Barb bahueyAThotmailDOTcom

Doris said...

It's hard to choose a favorite, but I loved your Happily Ever After sign. That might be because I think I'll be preparing for a wedding in the near future. It scares me to death. Ha!
Happy Anniversary!

Beth @ UnskinnyBoppy said...

Happy Blogiversary!

I've been hunting for a sign that says "Perhaps Today". I'm considering a DIY job. We'll see if I have any gas left in the tank after my laundry makeover. LOL Your custom signs are fantastic!

ImSoVintage said...

Congrats on two years, Korrie. We all love your wonderful work, but we especially love you.
Hugs,
Laura

tlinse said...

Yay! 2 years!!!
I love your French coffee tables. I just drool but not for long. My mom just picked up an overhead projector at a garage sale for TWO dollars!!!

Jean Bee said...

Congratulations on two years of blogging - I haven't got the nerve up to start one but I sure like reading them!
I love the Map wall project and the postcard table. I love it that you share so many projects with us.
Thank you for the opportunity to win the giveaway!

Stephanie said...

Congrats on 2 years - you have so many Followers already! The table you have in your header is my absolute favorite!!

Robin said...

Oh my goodness! The table with French writing is my very favorite. I've been watching craig's list for a projector of my own. :)

A Bluebonnet in Tn said...

Happy 2 Years and I truly hope you have many more. Your site has inspired me to get crafting again and I do love your wood signs. Here's to many more words, wooden or blogged.

DEVAN RITCHARDSON said...

Congratulations! My favorite....that's so hard, I love em all! I love love love the postcard table and the birdhouse books too.

Jo Cheramie said...

Being from South Louisiana originally I love all the projects you do with French typography but I really like the set of 3 stools you did. Great job on two years of blogging fabulous ideas.

reFresh reStyle said...

Happy Anniversary! I love your signs, but the suitcase shelves were awesome!
debbie

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Happy two years of blogging Korrie! And seriously, you expect me to pick a favorite? You know I love everything you do - the signs are awesome, the cool coffee tables, that numbered dresser, the suitcase wall, everything involving a projector ... I could keep this up all night!!!

Sally said...

Congrats!! My fave is definitely your vintage suitcase shelves - so unique :)

sally.puckett@yahoo.com

Beth said...

Congratulations on TWO years of a fabulous blog! It's not just the blogging, but ALL the wonderful projects you've created over those 2 years too!

If I HAVE to pick just one of your projects as my favorite, it would have to be the Postcard table. I loved it so much, it was the first furniture project I attempted & still use! I love all your coffee tables and I'm currently working on a clock one inspired by yours.

NID said...

Congratulations! I liked the "Book Birdhouses" ...very cute ! Thanks

Susan Nichols said...

2 years.. and such a great job blogging! I love everything that you post/create/or come up with! But I will say that I LOVED the French Chocolate Table (It's actually in your Blog header). I'm inspired to make one myself, but haven't yet. Thanks for inspiring me for 2 years!

Cathy said...

Love your blog! I love the clock table but all your projects are great!

Kristi said...

I love the Babies won't keep! Congrats on 2 years.

Karen said...

AWESOME BLOG....I love the coffee table post from Jan/Feb. I soooo need to do this to a couple of mine. Thanks for the giveaway!

Becky Reavis said...

Congrats! My favorite past post is the bead board flag.
I love it.

MarySunShyn said...

My most favorite project was your wall with the vintage suit cases. I am slowly getting a few to do on the wall in the guest room.

Andrea said...

I love the "you are my sunshine" canvas!!

kristie said...

Congrats on 2 yrs! Luv ur blog & all the wonerful things u make. My fav is the table with the Graphic Fairy french writing. Luv,luv, luv this. Thank u for a chance to win one of your adorable signs.

Empty Nest Full Life said...

We're so glad you started blogging. Happy blog birthday, and the signs are beautiful!