10 Most Popular Posts of 2021

Happy New Year everyone!  I’m excited to start 2022 and I’m hoping that this is the year we can finally put the pandemic behind us.  Before we look ahead, let’s take a look back at 2021.  Each year, I check my google analytics to see the most viewed blog posts of the year.   And…since we all love a good countdown, today I’m going to share my 10 most popular blog posts for 2021.  Let’s get started…

Countdown of My 10 Most Popular Posts of 2021:

As you read through my list, you’ll notice it consists of blog posts that were actually written in 2021.  Then at the bottom of this page, I also added some blog posts that were written in previous years yet remained popular in 2021.

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(Please click the link below each photo to take you to the full blog post.)

#10 Most Popular Blog Post of 2021:

Farmhouse table with white chairs - one of the most popular posts of 2021

Winter White Decorating Ideas to Start the New Year

Do you struggle with ideas for decorating your home after Christmas?  Sure, it’s nice to start with a clean slate after packing away all the holiday decorations but sometimes our homes can seem a little bare.  In my #10 most popular blog post of the year, I shared a bunch of ideas for winter decorating.  Maybe some of them will inspire you!

#9 Most Popular:

spring pillow store display - favorite blog posts

Spring Home Decor at Target

Ok, who doesn’t love Target?  For inexpensive home decor, you really can’t beat them.  Last spring, I took some photos of their latest displays and linked up the products in the photos.  

#8 Most Popular for 2021:

Stainless steel tea kettle - one of the most popular blog posts of 2021

5 Favorite Kitchen Items That Make Life Easier

Sometimes, the simplest things make a huge difference in our homes.   In this blog post, I made a list of 5 of my favorite kitchen items that make life easier.  See if you agree with my picks!

#7 Most Popular:

table with red and white buffalo checks - best blog posts of 2021

Cozy Valentine’s Day Table Setting for Two

If you can’t deal with crowded restaurants on Valentine’s Day, try setting a romantic dinner for two at home.  In this blog post, I set the pub table in our game room with festive red and white.  Actually, I decorated two versions of the table.  See which one you like better.

#6 Most Popular:

White kitchen and table set with pink flowers - most popular blog posts of 2021

How to Set an Easter Table with Pretty Pink Flowers

If you regularly read my blog, you know I love creating tablescapes!  Last spring, I set an Easter table inspired by pink tulips!

#5 Most Popular:

white kitchen with stained wood island - most popular blog posts of 2021

Early Fall Decor Ideas for the Kitchen

Like many of you, I love decorating for fall.  Nature gives us so many pretty things to work with – like hydrangeas from the backyard.  Take a look at how I decorated with mine!

#4 Most Popular:

pink flowers in blue and white porcelain - most popular blog posts of 2021

How to Decorate an Entry Table (Spring into Summer Ideas)

If you enjoy freshening up your home for the spring season, check out my tips for decorating an entry table with flowers!

#3 Most Popular:

stone fireplace decorated for Christmas - best of 2021 countdown

Classic and Cozy Christmas House Tour

Since holiday blog posts are always popular, I wasn’t surprised that my recent Christmas house tour made the list.  This year, I decorated with blue accents in my kitchen, family room and dining room.  For the first time, I hung mini wreaths with navy blue velvet ribbon on my dining room chairs.  They turned out even better than I imagined and may have been my favorite decoration.  Be sure to take a look!

#2 Most Popular:

winter tablesetting with plaid tablecloth - most popular blog posts of 2021

Simple and Cozy Winter Tablescape with Pine Cones

Speaking of navy blue, early in the year, I decorated a cozy winter table with pine cones and a plaid blanket as a tablecloth.  It’s always fun to repurpose accessories in our homes.

#1 Most Popular Blog Post of 2021:

blue and white table setting with natural placemats - most popular blog posts of 2021

7 Ways to Set a Table with Natural Fiber Placemats

Yes, another table related blog post!  This time, I shared the different ways I’ve set tables with natural fiber placemats.  Naturally, I was happy to see I inspired so many people!

In addition to those 10 most popular posts of 2021, the following ones remained popular during the year…but were written in previous years:

If you’d like to see a few of my favorites for 2021, swing over and read – Favorites of 2021 – A Look Back.

If you want to look ahead, here are my most popular blog posts in 2022.

And if you would like to see my most popular blog posts from previous years, please visit the links below:

Like most of you, I had high hopes for 2021.  So much for that, huh?… Even though the year might not have gone the way we wanted, there were still so many reasons to be thankful.  

Thank you so much for taking the time to read my blog.  Hopefully, I’ve inspired you with my projects throughout the year.  As always, I enjoy reading all your comments and I appreciate our online friendships. 

Best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year!



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  1. A great round-up of posts, Shelley! Yup, 2021 did disappoint in many ways, but we must always be grateful and hopeful! Cheers to a great 2022 to you and your family!

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