I’m not going to say it…. I’m not going to say it… I’m not going to say it… Ok, I have to say it! I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S 2020!!! Ahhhhh that feels better. But really, how is it already 2020? I’m excited about the push for a fresh start that the new year always brings. Before we start the new year I wanted to look back at 2019 to see what we were up to & to refresh you on this past year…
Here we are again! In a blink of an eye 2019 is coming to a close… and I think it goes without saying that this was the biggest year of our lives-ever! While I have a new beat in my step with how I am going to tackle 2020, especially her on the blog, I want to step back and recap all the things 2019 brought us… let’s see how far we get before I start crying.
Our kitchen at its coziest this past year was the Winter Farmhouse Kitchen [HERE].
I shared my best tips for styling shelves in my blog post, Styling Shelves 101 – Three Basic Styling Tips [HERE].
I love springtime decor and sometimes the transition from winter to spring can be hard to navigate, I shared my tips in this blog When To Bring In Spring Decor!
Antique Chippy White Hutch – I am obsessed with this cute antique hutch, see how I styled it here.
My favorite DIY of the year was this DIY Farmhouse Fireplace Jose built!
Confession here, I am the type of person to just shove stuff into a drawer or cupboard … So the way I stay the most organized is with open shelving. I shared my DIY Open Kitchen Shelving on the blog HERE!
Jose and I became parents to the most beautiful, wonderful, perfect little soul. He brings so much joy to this world, and we are so happy and blessed to has the front seats to this amazing little boy, Copeland Beau Galvan!
Oh boy one of the most FAQ questions is about white paint, I shared The Top White Paint Colors – According to You on the blog!
Bring a little spring into the home with this Spring Silhouette Mantel [HERE].
Ode To Art – One Of My Favorite Artists Ever – I love being surrounded by creative people!
We added some Wallpaper In The Living Room this year!
I loved this cozy summer tablescape we did [HERE]!
I loved the simplicity of this Summer Entryway Table!
I get asked all of the time how to mix vintage and new items, so I shared The Vintage & New Equation [HERE].
Cozy White Cottage was a project that came during some dark and anxiety-ridden times, but the love and support from all those who have bought the book and made this journey such a positive and up-lifting one for me and my family. I cannot say thank you enough for all the love and support!
How To Display Collections: Monochromatic Styling – all of my tips for displaying collections!
DIY Picture Ledge Gallery Wall [HERE] is the perfect way to display your family photos!
We always wanted a clothesline on our farm & we finally made it! Check out the DIY Farmhouse Clothesline [HERE]!
DIY Fall Floral Centerpiece is another fun DIY that you can customize to the seasons!
Why We Tore Out Our Ceilings – we get asked about our ceilings all of the time & this year we tore them out in more rooms in our house!
The Found Cottage Mercantile Market – take a glimpse into our third annual market!
My First Book Signing – WOW! This day was truly a dream, so many of you showed up to support this book!
We tore out the closet under our stairs & turned it into this Cozy Cove Fall Entryway.
A Cozy Fall Kitchen Corner, this photo just gives me all of the cozy vibes & I love the copper tones!
We turned our sunroom into a dining room for a bit & shared how to create Cozy Fall Textures In The Dining Room!
Kitchen Built-Ins Part One– This was a huge update for our kitchen this year! I was so excited to finally get these built-ins & I have loved them ever since.
We went all out for our Colorful Farmhouse Fall Porch Steps!
One of the beautiful things from the book was it brought me to the Today Show! I cannot believe I got to meet Hoda Kotb, Maria Shriver, and Jenna Bush-Hager you can read more about that experience here!
Another fun Cozy Fall Nook Under The Stairs, love the mix of colors and neutrals in this nook!
This super easy DIY Candlestick Holder was a huge hit this year & I am all about an easy DIY that makes a statement in your decor!
A Nostalgic Christmas Mantel – my first Christmas post of the year & showcasing our DIY fireplace again!
You guys loved the Ski Lodge Under The Stairs & we completely sold out this Walmart rug!
Sometimes the simplest spots are our favorites. I loved the way this Simple & Easy Winter Entryway turned out!
We took our first trip abroad and Traveled to Ireland as a family! So many incredible memories were made here!
Of course, I had to end the year sharing my Top Lists of 2019 & this was such a fun way to share more about myself with you guys!
Thank you so much for all of your support in 2019, I can’t wait to see what 2020 has in store for the Liz Marie Blog community! I have a few exciting surprises, launches, and other things coming soon that I can’t wait to share with you. Did you have a favorite blog post of the year? I’d love for you to share with me in the comments! Xx Liz Marie