Top 10 Posts of 2013

Top 10 Posts of 2013
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

What an amazing, crazy year this has been for Sand & Sisal! For the first time ever, I changed my perspective on the blog and made it my priority, my challenge, my profession, and my demonstration in what can happen when I am determined and focused. I have to thank you all for Sand & Sisal’s awesome success this year. You all are the reason why the blog has exploded and grown leaps and bounds and I just want to say THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! top ten posts blog hopI’ve linked up with several bloggy-girlfriends and we are all sharing our Top 10 Posts of 2013. (I threw in 11 posts for good measure!).  Take a look at 2013’s Reader’s Choice Most Popular Posts and then feel free to link up your top 10 or your favorite post of the year!  The posts are listed in chronological order. Click the link above each pic to be taken to the post.

Succulent Gardening 

Succulent Gardening

How to Force Tulip Bulbs How to Force Tulip Bulbs

DIY Painted CurtainsDIY-Curtains-Sand-Sisal1

A Girlfriend’s Guide to Deck RepairA Woman's Guide to Deck Repair

DIY Sea Glass Vases 

DIY Sea Glass Vases -

From Gross to Gorgeous

How to clean stainless steel.

DIY Outdoor Storage Box/Bench

How to Build a Storage Bench

Coastal Pumpkins

Coastal Pumpkins by Sand and Sisal

Pumpkin Apple Bread with Streusel Topping

Pumpkin Apple Bread with Streusel Topping

How to Refinish a TableHow to Refinish a Table

Sea Glass Ornaments + Christmas Home Tour

Sea Glass Ornaments

 top ten posts blog hop

Visit these awesome bloggers and check out their Top Ten Posts from 2013

Kristin from Yellow Bliss Road

Mary Beth from Cupcakes and Crinoline

Heather from Setting for Four

Kristin from My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Maryann from Domestically Speaking

Kim from Sand and Sisal

Kristen from Ella Claire

Angelina from JoJo & Eloise

Julie from Redhead Can Decorate

Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday

Amber from Crazy Little Projects

Jennifer from City Farmhouse

Now it’s time to link up YOUR TOP 10 post or your FAVORITE POST of the 2013! Join in the New Year fun! 

Related Post

Love this post? Let's keep in touch!

Subscribe for free to have Sand and Sisal delivered straight to your inbox.


  1. Hey Kim! It’s great getting to know you better through this blog hop. You’ve been a busy gal this year! My fav is the Sea Glass…I also could use your courage with the deck repair. As my oldest use to say, “HOW U DO THAT MOM?” 🙂 Happy New Year to you & your family~

  2. Thank you for hosting this link party! I love your blog and am happy I discovered it, will be following you now! I am a new blogger so I don’t necessarily have a “best” post of the year but I wanted to link up my New Years Countdown Activities for kids. Hopefully some of the other linkers will find it useful! Happy New Year!

    • I’m so glad you linked up! Thanks! Welcome to the blog hop! I look forward to checking out your blog and New Year’s Post! Happy New Year to you too!
      All my best,

  3. I don’t know how I missed your Sea Glass ornaments Kim! I need to search the clearance racks for some bulbs… LOVE them! Happy New Year girl 🙂

    • Haha! Thanks Maryann, no worries, it’s been a crazy holiday season for sure. The sea glass ornaments went freakin’ viral! It was crazy! That post has more page views in one day then I’ve ever had since blogging. 😉 Thank you for inviting me to participate in this blog hop! Happy New Year! ~KIM

  4. I always enjoy reading your blog and I loved seeing what your top 10 for 2013 were. Best wishes for continued success in 2014 and thanks for hosting!
    Cheers! – Shelley

    • Thank you so much Shelley, you have always been such an awesome reader/supporter of the blog and I really appreciate it. Looking forward to see what 2014 brings to Calypso too!
      All my best,

  5. Loved all of your posts this year! I’m enjoying reading everyone’s recaps/top 10 posts too!

  6. Such a fun look back, Kim! Thanks for always great content and your heart for Jesus my friend. Blessings in 2014!
    xo Heidi

  7. Thank you for hosting… it’s fun to look back on a great year!!

  8. Love your Top 11. 🙂 Happy New Year! I know you’re going to do great things in 2014. xoxo

  9. Oh so much goodness Kim! You have really done such an amazing job with all of your projects this year and past years and I just love them all! I can’t wait to see what you have in store for 2014! Cheers to my sweet blogging friend! Happy New Year girl!! xo

  10. It was fun seeing your favorite projects of the year. (Love the sea glass ornaments!)