Happy New Year everyone! Yes, its that time of year where we’re all making goals, resolutions and basically hoping to live our best lives. If you’re like me, you probably also have a list of all the home projects you’d like to accomplish this year. Before we look ahead to those, let’s take a look back at 2022. As in previous years, I checked 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 2022. Let’s get started…
Countdown of My 10 Most Popular Posts of 2022:
As you read through my list, you’ll notice it consists of blog posts that were actually written in 2022. Then at the bottom of this page, I also added some blog posts that were written in previous years yet remained popular in 2022.
(Please click the link below each photo to take you to the full blog post.)
#10 Most Popular Blog Post of 2022:
Yes, Christmas posts are popular each year. Not only do you like to see pretty decorations but many of you find it helpful to see different ways to display them. Since not everyone has a fireplace mantel, I think this blog post was helpful to those of you looking for other creative ways to decorate with stockings!
#9 Most Popular of 2022:
As expected, fall decorating was popular again this year. If you are a regular reader of my blog, you know that I try to keep my seasonal decorating simple. Since most of us spend a lot of time in the kitchen, my simple fall kitchen ideas seemed to inspire you. From table settings to simple vignettes, these were easy ideas that anyone could try.
#8 Most Popular Post for 2022:
Since some people refuse to decorate with artificial plants and greenery, I was pleasantly surprised with how popular that blog post was this year. Maybe there are more people out there with “black thumbs” like myself! Either way, I hope I inspired you with ways to use fake plants in a tasteful way!
#7 Most Popular:
Since coastal style has been so popular…(especially with the whole “coastal grandmother” trend this year), I wasn’t surprised that my coastal table setting got a lot of attention in 2022. From the sea inspired blues to the colorful hydrangeas, this was one of my favorite decorating posts as well!
#6 Most Popular:
If you don’t know where to begin with holiday decorating, a tray can be a great place to begin. This year, to kick start some of my holiday decorating, I joined a bunch of bloggers for a “Winter Wonderland” tray tour (hosted by Katherine’s Corner.) Each of us decorated trays in a winter theme. First, I chose to decorate my kitchen island tray but then continued on and decorated a tiered tray near my coffee machine. Don’t you love it when your original ideas “snowball” into more creative ideas?
#5 Most Popular Blog Post of 2022:
This holiday season, I was inspired by all the cute snowflake and Fair Isle items I kept seeing in the stores. So, I decided to use some of those decorations throughout my home for Christmas. Without going too crazy with purchases, I found some creative ways to incorporate the snowflake theme in several rooms. Then to share my ideas, I joined a group of bloggers for a Christmas Home Tour!
#4 Most Popular:
Yes, home tours are always popular on my blog. Normally, I decorate with more color in the fall. but this year, I was in a neutral mood. Thankfully, readers seemed to enjoy the change…and so did I!
#3 Most Popular:
As I mentioned, coastal style was popular this year. With a blog name of Calypso in the Country, you can guess that I really enjoy decorating in a coastal-beach style! Yes, I was definitely in my element using blues and pretty florals. Once again, I joined a group of bloggers to share our home tours for summer!
#2 Most Popular:
Speaking of home tours, my spring one was super popular! If you’re like me, you just love the first signs of warmer weather after a long winter! Believe me, I’m already counting the days! Thank you to Marty from A Stroll Thru Life for hosting some many of these tours that helped my posts reach the top ten for the year!
#1 Most Popular Blog Post of 2022:
Well, apparently it was the “year of the tray” for my blog! Not only did you enjoy my winter tray decorating ideas but you liked my round tray ideas as well! Yes, it was number one most popular blog post of 2022! Not only are trays great for serving, but they so versatile for decorating and organizing clutter!
In addition to those 10 most popular posts of 2022, the following ones remained popular during the year…but were written in previous years:
- Practical Hostess Gifts That Will Save Thanksgiving Day!
- Renovation Progress – Major Developments and Floor Stain Choices
- How to Transition from Christmas to Winter Decor
- Early Fall Decorating Ideas
- Ideas for Outdoor Decorating – Keep it Simple
If you would like to see my most popular blog posts from previous years, please visit the links below:
Wow, the years really fly by, don’t they?
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. In addition, I’d love to know your favorite blog posts this year. If you’d like to read mine, I just published my list – My Favorites of 2022.
Best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year!
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