Best of 2013 (Giveaway)

I am totally in disbelief that 2013 is coming to an end!?!  Before moving ahead, let’s look back at the most viewed posts of 2013.  To make things a little more fun I have a $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway for you at the end of today’s post.  AND… get this… a bunch of my blog friends are also featuring their Best of 2013 and hosting their own $50 gift card giveaway on their blogs!  Have fun checking out the top posts on It’s Overflowing, entering my giveaway, then hopping over to the other blogs to see their top 10 posts and giveaway.  That’s a LOT of great content (hello, Pinterest) and a lot of chances to win.  Crossing my fingers for you!

Best of 2013


(and a couple of my personal favorites)


How to Declutter


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Awesome Shoe Storage Solutions


Container Store Shoe Storage@ItsOverflowing


LOTS of Useful Moving Tips




How to Organize a Hall Closet


Organizing Hall Closet ItsOverflowing


Build an EASY Picture Frame



Fun Uses for Mason Jars


Craft Decorate Organize with Mason Jars- ItsOverflowing


Trimming Kitchen Cabinets Yourself


 Kitchen Remodel Steps


How to Build a Floating Bookshelf


Build Bookshelves or Floating Shelves @Its_Overflowing


Tons of Beautiful House Tours


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Easy to Understand SLR Lessons



31 Days of Organizing Your House


Organized @ItsOverflowing


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Now hop on over to MORE blogs for oodles of inspiration PLUS $500+ in  gift cards to amazing places!

1. Thirty Handmade Days
2.  Or so she says…
3.  Your Homebased Mom
4.  Lolly Jane
5.  Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke
6.  Simply Kierste
7.  Somewhat Simple
8.  Is This Really My Life?
9.  Landeelu
10. Paging Supermom
11. What’s Cooking with Ruthie
12. Babes in Hairland
13. Simple As That
14. The Crafting Chicks
15. It’s Overflowing (me)
16. Lemon Tree Dwelling


Best of 2012


Best of 2012 - ItsOverflowing

I reflected on 2013 (here),

I’m claiming 2014 as a year of simplicity!

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  1. Christy Peeples DuBois says:

    I chose the pin option after the post and I pinned the picture it brought up. It pinned about the giveaway. I pinned to my giveaways board. My username is christypeeplesd.

  2. Justin S says:

    Im going to pin kitchen remodels.

  3. Richard Hicks says:
  4. ellen casper says:

    I pinned How to Build a Floating Bookshelf

  5. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    i pinned the build an easy pic frame

  6. Candie L says:

    DIY floating shelves. thank you

  7. kesha says:

    I pinned how to declutter

  8. Karin Shaim says:
  9. Geoff K says:

    I pinned the DIY Floating Shelves!

  10. Kira F says:

    Trimming kitchen cabinets yourself!

  11. Sarah L says:

    Fun Uses for Mason Jars
    Thanks for the contest.

  12. I just got a new camera for Christmas, so I totally pinned your SLR camera post. Can’t wait to read that cuz I am still so confused! 🙂 Thanks!

  13. Calien Laure says:

    Actually, I pinned the hall closet, declutter, SLR camera and 31 days. 🙂

  14. Kerry says:
  15. Pinned:

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  16. stephanie says:
  17. kjasus says:

    pinned 31 days of organizing

  18. Victoria L Tucker says:

    I am pinning the trimming your kitchen cabinets one!

  19. Kathy Luman says:
  20. Susan O'Bryant says:

    I pinned the Shoe Storage Solutions ~

  21. Kristen says:

    I pinned the organize the hall closet post – I need it!

  22. Marlene says:

    I pinned How To Organize a Hall Closet

  23. Karen Rennirt says:

    Easy picture frame

  24. kristy c. says:

    I am knee deep into organizing my house right now, so those are the posts I am focusing on!

  25. 31 days of organizing your house & the SLR lessons.

  26. I plan to pin a few but Easy to Understand SLR Lessons sounds like a good place to start 🙂

  27. These are some great projects, Aimee! I pinned nearly all of them! I especially love the easy picture frames because they look like something I could pull off 😉

  28. Daniel M says:

    Fun Uses For Mason Jars

  29. Carmen says:

    Floating bookshelves. I could use these in my craft room!

  30. jennifer says:

    Shoe storage solutions! Every woman needs this!

  31. Susan Smith says:

    How to Organize a Hall Closet

  32. Melissa L. says:

    31 days to organize your house.

  33. Taryn T. says:

    I am going to pin how to declutter!Thanks for the chance to win!

  34. Alex says:

    Easy to Understand SLR Lessons

  35. Melissa says:

    Fun Uses For Mason Jars

  36. Tanya White says:

    I pinned How to Organize a Hall Closet

  37. steve weber says:

    the mason jar crafts.

  38. Adriana A says:

    Easy to understand SLR and Useful Moving Tips!

  39. Barbara Mc / Whenihave Time says:

    The Floating Shelf.

  40. I pinned the How to build floating shelves.

  41. Crystal says:

    I pinned the Build an Easy Frame

  42. linda w. says:

    Love the mason jar crafts

  43. I’ve already pinned the DSLR tips! Thanks for sharing!

  44. Nicole Simon says:

    I pinned Useful Moving Tips 🙂

  45. katie k says:

    I repinned the camera tutorial!

  46. DinT says:

    Easy to Understand SLR

  47. marycath17 says:

    Love your blog and all the great ideas! Happy New Year!!

  48. Emily C says:

    I am going to pin the DIY floating shelves, they are great, and perfect for my living room!

  49. Andrea Smith says:

    I pinned Easy lessons for SLR.

  50. Sarka says:

    I’m glad I found your blog today — so many useful ideas!

  51. Raine says:

    I pinned the Floating Book Shelves- I’m a book addict in desperate need of more shelving. Happy New Year!

  52. Cindy B says:

    I pinned Fun Uses for Mason Jars!

  53. Elisabeth says:

    I pinned your Build an EASY Picture Frame pin!

  54. Bellen says:

    the floating shelves

  55. Nicole H. says:

    Trimming the kitchen cabinets!

  56. SalBug says:

    Pinned the SLR tutorial – thanks for that!

  57. Amy says:

    Pinned the Do it yourself floating shelves

  58. Carla S says:

    I like the floating bookshelf idea!

  59. john hutchens says:
  60. Martha in Georgia says:

    I will pin the How to Declutter post. Fantastic!

  61. I love the photography posts!!!

  62. Cynthia C says:

    I pinned the DIY Floating Shelves

  63. Diana says:

    Hi Aimee, hope you had a wonderful Christmas. I can’t believe 2013 is over, but on to 2014 and more projects! Have a safe and happy New Year! Smile……

  64. Amber says:

    I’ve been a fan for a long while now. I love your style! The houndstooth wall is one of my faves, but I also love the simple picture frames! I have four kids so anything that let’s me change out pics easily, is a win in my book. Thanks for sharing all the prettiness and great ideas!

  65. Jennay says:

    SLR lessons!!

  66. Kathie Craig says:

    I pinned: Build an EASY Picture Frame

  67. Carolyn smith says:

    Love the houndstooth on the wall!! Floating shelf is nice too. Thanks for all your inspiration.

  68. Pamela Bolton says:

    I like the house tours. Happy New Year.

  69. Thanks again for featuring my home this year. I was looking back at some of the other home tours again and was happy to be reminded about Kristy from Hyphen Interiors. Her faux bamboo chairs are painted the exact color of blue I’ve been thinking about for my kitchen stools. It was good to be reminded of those!

  70. AmyP says:

    I pinned how to build floating shelves.

  71. Betsy says:

    The cabinet trimming….I pinned your kitchen back when you posted that! Thanks for the giveaway chance….so fun!

  72. Wendy N says:

    I pinned the easy to understand slr lessons!

  73. Erin says:

    Organizing the hall closet (ughhhh! Mine is a hot mess!!!)

  74. Karinny De La Rosa says:

    Organize with mason jar!

  75. natalie says:

    pinning the packing tips! always need those with how frequently we move 🙂

  76. Bridget Heiple Reich says:

    I pinned How to Declutter! I so need to do that!!! 🙂

  77. C R Williams says:

    Not too sure yet

  78. The HOW TO DECLUTTER is what I will be pinning! Happy New Year!!


  79. Debi M says:

    I pinned the organizing your hall closet. Great ideas

  80. Katie says:

    Fun uses for Mason Jars.

  81. Ann Fantom says:
  82. Janet says:

    I have overnight breakfast casserole in my evernote.

  83. debbie says:

    I pinned the how to build floating bookshelves project.

  84. MaryB says:

    I’m pinning the floating bookshelves. So many great ideas here – this is just one of my faves.

  85. Great ideas may have to try some of them. What fun it would be win the $50 gift card.

  86. Lisa Brown says:
  87. Rosie says:

    Fun Uses for Mason Jars! I love organizing with jars!!

  88. J Stella says:

    Love the floating shelves!

  89. Hester says:

    How to organize the hall closet!

  90. Lillian says:

    Organization tips

  91. Susannah L says:

    I just pinned the how to organize a closet!

  92. Natasha J says:

    just found your blog….but i already had the floating bookshelf pinned lol

  93. Samantha V. says:

    I need to declutter bad so I pinned How to Declutter.

  94. Christina p says:

    I just pinned your home tours post.

  95. susan says:

    Easy to Understand SLR Lessons

  96. Elena says:

    Easy to Understand SLR Lessons

  97. Heather S says:

    Decorating mason jars!

  98. Lindy says:

    I pinned the Mason Jars and the 31 days to Organize your home

  99. Raylene sampson says:

    Didn’t join this blog til late in year. Enjoy looking at best blogs of 2013

  100. Catherine says:

    31 days

  101. Danielle says:

    I pinned: How to organize a hall closet –

  102. Lynda Lamon says:

    Pinning 31 days to organize your house. Thanks for the chance to win!!

  103. Jessie C. says:

    I pinned How to Organize a Hall Closet project.

  104. Meagan says:

    I pinned “how to declutter” because that is my next project

  105. Karen H. says:

    Definitely the easy to understand SLR lesson!!! I don’t have one yet, but a girl can always hope… 🙂

  106. Diana Hall says:

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  107. Brenda Lee says:

    I can’t resist anything that has to do with organization. Pinned the Shoe Storage, How to declutter, organizing the hallway closet, and mason jars. What a great recap!

  108. Melissa says:

    Organization is my nemesis, so I sighed a happy sigh when I saw your site – my first ever time (I’ve come via Simply Kierste). So my first pin of many I’m sure, is “How to Declutter a House” which is essential after Christmas and finding places for all the new Christmas presents!

  109. What a great year!!! Love all of the ideas for organization and DIY!!

  110. Paula Ball says:

    gonna pin the simple picture frame, sweet idea.

  111. You have been BUSY! Love the highlight reel!
    Thanks for the inspiration!

  112. Meilee F says:

    Pinned the DIY Frame Tutorial, for Christmas we received a DSLR.

  113. Meg says:

    Build an Easy Picture Frame. Love the idea!!

  114. Amy J says:

    Moving tips, for sure. We will be moving this summer…eek!

  115. Alicia J. says:

    I think once I get my new camera the tips on using the camera.

  116. Janet says:

    I loved the moving tips – 2014 may be the year I move to a new home!

  117. Trish says:
  118. Celeste says:

    SLR Lesson post

  119. Jeannine says:

    I love the Mason jar post.

  120. Gina Helton says:

    I pinned the mason jar tutorial 🙂

  121. Katie says:

    Thanks for the creativity!!

  122. Pam Gurganus says:

    I pinned A Great Packing Plan because my sister is moving from North Carolina to Michigan soon and needed to read and see this! Thank you! 🙂

  123. I’m going to pin the floating shelves. Great idea!

  124. Lana says:

    I love all organization post, post about using SLR camera’s, and all craft post; like the mason jar post!

  125. Daniel Carlson says:

    Great Ideas

  126. Lisa Martin says:

    Love the How to Organize the Closet

  127. Renee says:

    Love all the ideas for mason jars

  128. I’m pinning the floating shelves idea. Thanks!

  129. Kelly D says:

    I pinned the how to organize a hall closet

  130. Patty Jensen says:

    I pinned the Floating Bookshelves……….and it’s in the nick of time. I want to redo a part of my kitchen area and that is exactly what I was looking to do! thanks

  131. Francine werlinger says:

    Love your floating shelves! Among other projects. Thank you!

  132. Awesome projects, Aimee…you always inspire me with your decorating, organization and overall creativity. Looking forward to 2014!!!xx

  133. erin says:

    your posts are awesome! i love all the DIY projects!

  134. Donna Sasser says:

    Already pinned the floating shelves and moving tips!

  135. Sandy says:

    Enjoy reading your blog. Happy 2014.

  136. Oksana says:

    All your projects are amazing…

  137. Brie says:

    I like these roundup posts because then I remember projects I liked seeing when originally posted but forgot to pin at the time. We have a ton of mason jars, so I will be pinning that one! 🙂

  138. Susan says:

    The picture frame is so cute!

  139. Babette says:

    Such great projects! I pinned several of them. The how to Declutter, Organize a hall closet (2 to go through :() and the how to trim cabinets yourself. I am going to try to accomplish the hall closets this week. Thanks for the giveaway!

  140. Morag says:

    I am going to pin uses for mason jars.

  141. SO many great projects, love the floating shelves! Also pinning the organizing post! Have a great week ~Sonya

  142. Mary Happymommy says:

    I will pin how to organize a hall closet.

  143. Anne Marie says:

    Love all your projects. I want to make the picture frame – so cute.

  144. Madeline says:

    I pinned the “How to Declutter”.

  145. Gina F. says:

    How to Organize a Hall Closet is pinned!! It is on my “to do” list for this week!!

  146. Katja @ Shift Ctrl Art says:

    Love all your projects! What a year.

  147. Great projects all year. I love the ones about organizing, but really they were all fabulous. Hugs, Marty