Melts My Butter VII

Happy Friday!!! Thank you guys for such a great week…your sweet comments, tweets and emails about our HGTV Magazine mention just made the whole thing so much sweeter! Thank you for sharing it with me.

It’s been awhile since I’ve rounded up What Really Melts My Butter (I’m Southern, it’s a requirement to use Steel Magnolia references whenever possible). I pretend I’m showing these for you, but really it’s my own selfish bookmarking system. This is some of the genius going around in this talented Blog Pool….

Michelle at 4 Men 1 Lady has been renovating their home (I mean, move into an apartment while you gut it, kind of renovating!)…she revealed the Kitchen/Dining/Living space this week and my jaw dropped. You have to see the Befores to really appreciate the masterpiece she created.

My sweet bloggy friend, Rachie at A Chi Chi Affair, recently married and has been sharing all the beautiful and glamorous details. Her wedding was truly magazine-perfect! 

We’ve seen pillows made from napkins and placemats, but Lori at Design Salon made this fabulous oversized one, by simply adding filler between the front and cotton-backing of an Anthropologie rug. Imagine the possibilities!

Almost every little girl loves a play kitchen, but they are always such an eye-sore. Tanya from Dans le Townhouse created this adorable play kitchen out of an old microwave cabinets! How chic and stylish for any room in the house!

We spend a lot of time in the backyard, and I love to hear the sounds of the windchimes in the trees. Kim at Sand and Sisal made this gorgeous copper mobile that I’d love to add….I can only imagine how pretty it is as it spins.

And just as I was recovering from my latest ‘episode,’ Megan at Honey We’re Home goes and shows us her organized linen closet! Thanks a lot. (Pssst…did you see the Pottery Barn Challenge she’s involved in?!?!? Totally voting for my girl!)

Chassity at Look Linger Love just moved to a new home, and if she doesn’t stop teasing us with the most amazing peeks, I might just lose my mind. I can not wait to see everything she does…the girl has style.

And finally, I love everything Carmel at Our Fifth House cranks out. Now she’s giving her son the coolest room ever! I’ve already drooled over the Union Jack bed , and now we see this little nook?! I’m moving in.

What’s melting your butter lately? I’ll be carving out some free time for my About An Hour project…will you be joining us next Thursday? Happy weekend, lovebugs!

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  1. that living room is amazing! and i am a huge fan of carmels and her son's room- her ceiling is what inspired me on sawyer's walls. both of our boys love them some star wars! 🙂

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  2. Yep, I about died when I saw what Michelle did with their reno – jaw dropping! And Chassity is making me want to build a new house just so I can pick out all those gorgeous finishes. It never ceases to amaze me the incredible talent that is out there in blogland.

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  3. Tiffany wrote:

    All great projects. Good for these ladies!

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  4. Kim Wilson wrote:

    Haha! I was just stopping by your blog this morning and had to do a double-take! What a fun surprise! Thank you for featuring my copper mobile!
    ~ Kim @ Sand & Sisal

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  5. I wanna see Chassity's whole house too! And you've just introduced me to some new blogs. 🙂 Thanks you so much for the shout out Cassie!

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  6. Holy smokes. Where have I been? All amazing. And Michelle's space. . . WOW!!!!!!!!!

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  7. Before I even got to reading your post I wondered it you got the "melts my butter" reference from Steel Magnolias. Ha! It's one of my favorite movies and my hubby says it's his favorite chick flick. 🙂

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  8. Simply LKJ wrote:

    Great spaces!!

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  9. Thank you for this post! I'm always looking for new blogs to read.

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  10. Thank you so much for the link love! You are such a sweetie Cassie! Happy weekend xx

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  11. Vel Criste wrote:

    thanks for the great summary Cassie!

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  12. Not just because I'm included, but because this post is awesome, you need to do more of these!! Loved seeing this round up of greatness. And thank you thank you for inlcluding me 🙂 xx

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  13. Thanks for the shout out girlie! I'm dying over Chassity's sneak peeks! GAH! And Megan's linen closet – ridic – so embarrassed of mine!

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  14. Thank you SO much for including my little DIY'd play kitchen. Can I trade it, though, for Michelle's gorgeously renovated home?

    Who is going to wipe the drool off my desk?!? Gorgeous.

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  15. Lexi wrote:

    Michelle's home is gorgeous – woah! Love the round-up!
    ♡ Lexi
    FASHION: Glitter & Pearls
    WEDDINGS: Glitter Weddings

    Posted 8.12.12 Reply