Michelle's Favorite Posts of 2010

Michelle's Favorite Posts of 2010

Michelle Chin
Dec 26, 2010

2010 has been a busy year! After buying my first home late last year, I have been elbows-deep in one project after another. Re-Nest has been an invaluable resource and I'm pleased to share ten posts I've found particularly inspirational over the past 12 months. Hopefully you'll find them as useful as I have!

My Favorite Posts from Re-Nest

  1. 9 Fabulous Handmade or DIY Pet Beds: I'm one of those crazy pet people, but strongly believe that sharing your home with Fido or Fluffy doesn't automatically equal ugly accessories that clash with your decor.

  2. Joan and Johann's Mission Maisonette : The eclecticism of this home is so charming. Creative, fun, functional, yet cozy. There is very little of their decor that I don't totally love!

  3. The Urbancase Ledge: Floating desks are so beautifully minimalist. I have been lusting after this one since Trent posted about it in September.

  4. Handcrafted Upcycled Messenger & Laptop Bags: Not your average, anonymous laptop bag. Added bonus: it's handcrafted.

  5. DIY Vertical Succulent Garden Panels by Flora Grubb: Though there has been a lot written about vertical gardens over the past year, I'm still fascinated by them. Hopefully I'll get around to building my own this year.

  6. How To Get a Good Night's Sleep: I have some terrible pre-sleep habits like working late into the night and drinking caffeine too late in the afternoon. Cambria gives some great reminders on how to take better care of myself.

  7. 5 Ways to Use Galvanized Stock Tanks as Planters: Okay, okay, I wrote this one. But the research led to my own little test garden in a stock tank, which I will post about in the very near future!

  8. 5 Indispensable Entertaining Items: Built to Last: Sustainable to me means a great value. Something that is built to last may not be the cheapest option, but will last you years (if not decades).

  9. House Slippers: Slip into Health, Hygiene & Comfort : After all the rain we've had in Los Angeles over the past week, this is a great reminder that taking off your shoes at the door will save a lot of icky cleanup later.

  10. How To Make Your Own Bathroom Cleaners : Every cleaning product company is trying to push how "green" their products are. But the greenest of them all are often simple things our grandmothers used...for a lot less money.

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Welcome to Re-Nest's end-of-year roundup!
We're making our way through 2010 and rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts. Also on deck during this time: the Re-Nest editors get personal in our "Meet the Team" series, a special group of guest bloggers share their green resolutions, and we go big with Green City Guides, from Montreal to Madison.

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