January 1, 2014

The "Best Of" Design in Your Home

**January link-up at bottom of post**

Jackie and I really appreciate everyone who participated in our Design in Your Home link-up and holiday link-up this year. This link-up started back in March 2013 and we have had well over 100 people join in so far!! I have been very inspired and I hope that you have too!!

Because we didn't have a regular link-up for December, we decided to do a "recap" and share what we thought was the best of the best per category. Everyone who has been featured up until this point was included in the nominations. The blogs that we selected have some major talent but be sure to check back to previous months to see even more inspiring homes!

Here are the awards:

Best Kitchen
Samantha's vote- He and I

Jackie's vote- The Blissful Bee

Best Dining Room

Samantha's vote- Swoonworthy

Jackie's vote- The Sweetest Digs

Best Home Office
Samantha's vote- Home with Baxter

Jackie's vote- Design Improvised

Best Living Space

Samantha's vote- Suburbs Mama

Jackie's vote- Live, Laugh and Love

Best Bedroom
Samantha & Jackie's vote- Bigger than the Three of Us

Best Whole House Tour
Samantha's vote- Cuckoo for Design

Jackie's vote- Decor and the Dog

Thank you so much for your support in our link-up! I can't wait to see what 2014 holds!!

And our favorite Holiday Home was:

Samantha's vote: Passion, Pink and Pearls

Jackie's vote: The Makerista

And speaking of which, let's get started!! Join us for the January link-up (now with thumbnails)
1) Please follow your host (Designer in Teal) and co-host (Jade and Oak) via Bloglovin or GFC.
2) Please only link up your own home or space that you've designed/decorated.
3) Have FUN!

I would love for you to share on facebook, twitter, pinterest and instagram!! Spread the word.

If you do not have a blog but still want to show off your work, you can email me the pictures! samantha.n.shipley@gmail.com

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  1. Ohhh those kitchens! I love them both!!

  2. Oh my goodness! I feel so honored! These homes are stunning, can't believe mine is among them, not even close to the same level as the rest! Thanks!

    1. I was proud when I saw yours girl! So awesome - everything looks so cute and it DOES belong! :)

  3. Great post! Loved looking at these beautiful homes!

  4. Thanks so so much Samantha and Happy New Year!

  5. Awww thanks so much for featuring my dining room, Samantha! I'm clearly in very good company - really gorgeous stuff in this post :) Happy New Year! xxx

  6. Thank you so much for the inclusion! Hope you have a beautiful weekend!

  7. How fun! I will definitely have to participate in this more this year! What is asked for January? Any specifics?

  8. I love your pick of best living space. Chevron stripes with animal pritns are right up my ally :)

  9. Thanks so much for including our house tour! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday season!

  10. Awww - you girls are the best! Thanks so much for the feature!!

    Happy new year!! xo.


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