Happy First Blogiversary!

Break out the bubbly, friends: it’s Flourish & Knot’s first blogiversary!

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I really never thought I’d stick with this for a full year. In fact, this should be the blog’s second blogiversary, but since I did a grand total of three posts in the first year, I’m discounting the first 12 months of its existence. 🙂

So, today – Saturday, February 21st – is our official blogiversary! On this date last year I wrote my first post, which got the ball rolling. photo-9

I think that might still be one of my favourite projects! One of the pitfalls of being a DIY blogger is that you always feel the pressure to have a project ready for today’s post. Of course I try to remind myself that I don’t do this for income, so I really have no-one to please but myself; yet, I still fall into the trap of feeling rushed or pressured. That first arrangement was special because I created it solely for pleasure, and then decided “hey, I started that blog thing – maybe I should actually post this!”

Shortly after, I published my first foray into furniture makeovers with my little DIY nightstand project, fondly titled ‘One Nightstand’. Still the snappiest title on this blog. 😉nightstand final

The posts that introduced F&K to a more international audience (hi, Italy!) were about my obsession with love for the ‘Outlander’ series. If you missed those posts, you can find them here, here, and here.

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The rest, as they say, is history.

And because every day is a good day for an infographic, I thought I’d try my hand at creating one! Here’s F&K’s first year, by the numbers.

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Here’s to the next 12 months of DIY bliss!

P.S. To keep the blogiversary love going, I’m madly working on finishing my music room for a big reveal post tomorrow! Same time, same place. 🙂

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