3 Year Blog Anniversary

3 Year Blog Anniversary by sheholdsdearly.com

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I think there is an actual name for this, is it a blogiversary?  Hmmm, that doesn’t even look like a word.  Let’s just go with Blog Anniversary.

2018 was quite a year and I was excited to pull the analytics on your favorite posts and compile them altogether for you. Let’s take a look at the top ten, counting down from 10 to 1.

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10) Pantry / Toy Closet Reveal

Shortly after Christmas last year, we gave our walk in closet a total overhaul, adding shiplap and jelly jar lights to the walls, and lots of gorgeous organizing.

Farmhouse Style Cleaning Closet by sheholdsdearly.com



9) 3 Quick Room Refresh Ideas

Then, in the spring, we decided to convert our fireside room into a dining room and discussed three main ways to update a space.

Spring Farmhouse Dining Room by sheholdsdearly.com



8) Christmas Porch Tour

The farmhouse front porch got some lanterns,  ice skates, new pillows and more to make it a welcoming spot this winter.

Farmhouse Christmas Ideas by sheholdsdearly.com


7) Cottage Garden Tour

My friend, Tanya, let us come and tour her beautiful yard and garden. . .This is is such a charming garden tour, complete with a green house, lakeside view and fenced in garden with raised beds.


6) The Best Way to clean an area rug

I’m glad to know everyone loves hearing about cleaning hacks because I love them.  Expect more of these for 2019!

Step by step tutorial on effective DIY rug cleaning process!

5) Modern 1800’s Cottage Home Tour, part 2

Again my friend Tanya’s place made any appearance.  This time we got to take a peak at the upstairs of her 1800’s style home and tour the kids’ bedrooms, family room and a darling bathroom.

Cottage Style Boys Room by sheholdsdearly.com


4) Christmas Farmhouse Living Room Tour

And, I am so pleased that you loved the Christmas living room this year because I had a blast putting it together.   It proved to be a very calming room for many weeks.   Come on in, if you haven’t already seen it!

Christmas Farmhouse Living Room Ideas by sheholdsdearly.com

3) How to Make a wreath in 5 minutes

This one was a total hit and rightly so, who loves getting projects done efficiently??

Faux fern wreath on navy blue front door



2) Beginner arm knit blanket tutorial

This was my very first youtube video, so I was surprised to see it on the list.  But, I am happy that people are interested in this type of project.

DIY Jumbo Chunky Blanket by sheholdsdearly.com


  1. Modern 1800’s Cottage Home Tour, Part one

And can you believe it?  My friend’s house made the list THREE times and landed the number one most popular post of 2018.

Stop on by and see her kitchen, dining room, master bedroom and bath.  I just know you will love it!

Vintage Home Tour, Kitchen by sheholdsdearly.com


The readers have spoken- home tours and fast projects are your current favorites!  Thank you for all your love and support, you will never know how much it means to me.

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