Here is the recap of the top 15 most popular reads for 2023 here at Cottage on Bunker Hill. See if your favorite took a top spot! From DIY ideas to budget decorating tips, a delicious project to try, and of course something for my flower lovers. It’s been a fantastic year thanks to you, my amazing community.
The Top 15 Cottage on Bunker Hill Blog Posts You Don’t Want to Miss (2023)
2023 was a busy year around here! At Cottage on Bunker Hill, we’ve shared countless tips, tricks, and transformations, turning thrifted treasures into stunning accents, breathing new life into old things, and weaving seasonal magic into every corner.
So it’s fun to take a look back at the year and see what articles resonated with all of you, my readers.
Whether you’re a seasoned DIY pro or a thrifting newbie, we’ve got something for everyone in this roundup of your 15 favorite blog posts from the year!
Buying a premade edible fruit arrangement is expensive!! Learn how to make one yourself to bring to your next get-together. Create the cutest-looking bouquet of fruit flowers and delicious chocolate-covered strawberries. This is the yummiest post in the top 15 this year!
Spring is the season of fresh starts, and what better way to celebrate than by giving pre-loved items a new lease on life? Today, I’m taking you on a journey through the magical world of thrift stores, unearthing hidden gems that will blossom into stunning Spring decorations. Get ready to unleash your inner creativity and embrace the beauty of upcycling!
Here is a collection of festive and fun handmade creations to help you deck the halls this Christmas season. Everything from wreaths to clever table decorating ideas.
So ditch the cobwebs and hold off on the jingle bells for just a moment. This delightful DIY project is the perfect way to savor the crisp air, toast to the changing season, and fill your home with a touch of Thanksgiving magic. Raid the Trader Joe’s aisles, and let your creativity bloom!
Imagine your backyard buzzing with life, a colorful haven for fluttering wings and flitting pollinators. In New England, creating a pollinator garden is more than just adding beauty; it’s a vital act of love for our ecosystem. By planting a garden brimming with flowers, shrubs, and trees that attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, you ensure the health and survival of these crucial species.
Whether you’re a green-thumbed veteran or a sprouting gardener, you will love this one!
Craving a unique touch for your coffee table? Look no further than your own backyard! This easy DIY project transforms simple air-dry clay and delicate flowers into mesmerizing botanical coasters. Choose your favorite blooms, press their beauty into the clay, and create a set of one-of-a-kind masterpieces. No artistic skills required, just a love for nature and a splash of imagination. So, gather your supplies, channel your inner flower fairy, and get ready to impress!
Forget cookie-cutter decorations and predictable wreaths! Whether you crave a subtle refresh or a full-blown seasonal explosion, I’m here to unleash your inner wreath-decorating diva. Today’s inspiration comes straight from a lively girls’ night. Witness their unique visions take shape, then dive into my own step-by-step transformation of a plain wreath into a masterpiece for my front door. Get ready for a whirlwind of ideas, tips, and gorgeous photos that’ll have your own wreath singing with personality!
Learn what the Fall decorating trends were for this year and see how you can affordably incorporate them into your own homes.
Thrifting isn’t just about finding bargains; it’s about going on a treasure hunt for unique pieces that whisper stories and spark your imagination. You never know what you will find and thrifted pieces add layers of character to your home. That’s the magic of thrifting!
Here is a collection of all of my best DIY projects using flowers, botanicals, and artificial stems to create the prettiest home decor. From cool-looking succulent wall art to pretty and affordable flower arranging ideas there is something for every style.
Craving the elegance of antique gold frames but without the hefty price tag? Look no further! This tutorial will guide you through transforming ordinary black frames into charming vintage masterpieces. And to add a touch of whimsy, I’ve also designed a set of free vintage mushroom printables you can use to personalize your creations. Get ready to upcycle and impress!
Dreaming of that perfect Pottery Barn floor lamp but feeling budget-squeezed? We’ve got you covered! Explore our collection of clever copycat finds and DIY inspiration to recreate the look you love for less. Get creative, unleash your inner designer, and illuminate your space without breaking the bank!
More than just budget-friendly magic, upcycling thrift store finds and giving new life to pre-loved pieces is such a fun way to decorate. The result? A home decorated not just with objects, but with a unique look. See how I decorated this space using only secondhand finds.
When you are ready to pack away your seashells and summer decor but aren’t quite ready for full-blown Fall I have some cozy tips for you! See how I added cozy touches and warm colors to my living room.
Are you new to thrifting? Here are some of my best thrifting tips for beginners. Let me show you my secrets for how to score great finds on a budget by hitting the thrift store.
I just wanted to take a moment to thank you all! I appreciate every time you stop by to check out a new project or leave a nice comment about something I have made!
I have so many fun projects planned for the new year! See you all in 2024!