Top 10 Features of 2010

I have had the chance to feature some amazing tutorials in 2010! Every tutorial and guest blogger on here are features that I obviously love, but I thought it would be fun to share the tutorials that all of YOU loved so much! Using Google Analytics and Blogger Stats, I determined the Top Ten Most Popular Posts of 2010 (based on the most hits and links)

Julie shows us the step-by-step process of finding the design, cutting it out, painting it and finishing it on a fabulous pillow!
Our cupcake expert and regular guest shows us these darling treats that look almost too good to eat!
Retro Recipe Binder
A favorite Anthro knock off, this tutorial has darling detail from the stitching to the hammered, flattened spoon.
from V & Co.
Vanessa is making the world cuter, one little girl’s head at a time!
Kristyn featured her take of this ever popular baby shower idea and created quite possibly the cutest diaper cake ever made!
Umbrella Stand
This fun creation is even cuter than the original design from Ballard!


The bright colors and original design are a real eye catcher, plus the process looks super fun and easy enough for anyone to recreate.


Its hard to tell these holders once contained canned fruit!
For those with a sense of humor and a need for an idea for an ornament exchange, this angel is just perfect!


And the 2010 Feature of the Year award goes to…


Anyone with any ounce of creativity walks by all those pretty paint chip cards in Home Depot and thinks, “What can I do with those?” Beckie’s idea takes the cake!

This has been such a fun year, I can’t wait to see what 2011 brings!

About Stephanie

Wife, mom of 5, preschool teacher, and creator of Somewhat Simple, Stephanie has a passion to create and inspire. She is an Orange County transplant who is now enjoying life in Phoenix, AZ. She enjoys traveling, shopping, organizing, cooking and creating simple projects for her home and family.


  1. I absolutely love that bottle cap tray!!! It's incredible!

  2. Black and White {Side by Side} says:

    Love this post, because I definitely missed some of these during the year.
    Can't wait to check out that umbrella stand tutorial. I'm always eyeing them in Ballard's catalog!

  3. Thanks for reposting some of these! I can't wait to look back at these ideas. Happy New Year!

  4. Thank you for making me giggle with the tampon angle ornament, I had never seen that. Classic!

  5. Great Post! I wanted to let you know that I am passing the most stylish blog award on to you.

  6. Thanks so much! I'm honored :)

  7. So honored that my tutorial made the Top 10 here on Somewhat Simple. Thank you!! :D

  8. Beverly @ says:

    I am so thrilled to be included in the Top 10!!! Wow! Great Late Christmas present!! :) Thanks so much Steph!

  9. I was organizing my fabric this morning wondering what to use my cute fabric scraps for–Vanessa's cute hair bows!! Now I just need to find the motivation… :)

  10. Molly Smith says:

    The paintchip necklace is amazing .. so clever! Congrats to all! Terrific projects.

  11. Michelle @ Sweet Something Design says:

    Steph, thank you-What a great surprise! Happy New Year !


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