Home » Reader’s Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

Reader’s Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

reader's favorite blog posts

It’s the new year! Looking back at the previous year, I’m always surprised at how much I’ve forgot! As part of my reflection process, I took a look at your favorite blog posts. Let’s see if your faves made the top 10!

To do a proper New Year’s Eve type count down, we will count the Reader’s Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021 backwards. Can you stand the suspense to see what made number 1?

10. How to Install Mosaic Floor Tile Part 1

how to install mosaic floor tile

When renovating our house we wanted to bring back the 1920s charm that had been removed, covered or painted.

Unfortunately, before we could focus on the aesthetics we had to take care of things like asbestos, lead and the boring but important things like electrical and plumbing .

To save money we chose to do some of the work ourselves, including setting tile.

The hexagon shape tiles we chose definitely help to bring the vintage vibe we wanted.

9. How to Replace a Sash Cord in Windows

This topic does so well over on Pinterest! See the popular story pin HERE.

Is there a whole, big group of people with old windows in need of new sash cords? I wish I knew what the exact appeal of this post is. If you think of some ideas, let me know!

Reader's Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021 Window sash cord repair

8. Easy Espalier Trellis

This project is so easy and can make such a big statement in your garden!

easy espalier trellis DIY wire trellis Reader's Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

Did I mention this wire trellis is budget friendly too? And it won’t take long at all.

7. Breakfast Nook Bench Top Tutorial

Gah! This project is a personal favorite.

I had always wanted a breakfast nook and we made it happen using builder grade supplies!

Breakfast Nook Bench top tutorial. Reader's Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

You can use big box store items to get a nook with a bespoke look. Rhymes are fun.

6. Make Ahead Stuffed Bell Peppers

This is an updated version of a recipe my grandma would make when I was a kid.

I like that stuffed peppers can be tailored to so many diets, like vegetarian and vegan.

stuffed bell peppers on plate. Stuffed bellpeppers.

This dish is great for groups.

5. How to Make a Dried Floral Wreath Two Ways

A lot of times when I work on a craft, I think about the different ways I could tweak it.

With this project I couldn’t help but put my ideas to work.

Dried floral wreath DIY Reader's Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

4. How to Install Mosaic Floor Tile Part 2

Here is the follow up to the post that made the tenth spot. It has all of the juicy reveal photos.

Tile projects are so fun!

how to install mosaic floor tile Reader's Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

3. Easy DIY Wood Fireplace Mantle

This was one of the earliest projects we did after moving into our house.

I remember how excited we were to start digging in to the decorative part of the renovation. It was like seeing the light at the end of the complicated construction tunnel.

DIY wood fireplace mantle. Reader's Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

Since this post has been pretty popular each year, I wrote a follow up to share how the mantle is holding up.

2. Easy Peach Crisp Recipe

2021 was the year I started to add recipes here on the site. Still working out some formatting kinks, so I’m surprised this post ranked so high!

Maybe I shouldn’t be too surprised since peach crisp is pretty irresistible.

Reader's Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

And now, without further ado, the number one blog post of 2021 from This Dear Casa!

1. 5 Tips for Staining a Fence

tips to stain a fence. Reader's Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

Another very practical post. Not exactly glamorous ha ha, but definitely helpful.

What do you think of the Reader’s Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021? Any posts that surprise you?

Hope you continue to visit the casa in 2022! Cheers to more DIY and recipes (since those seem to do well wink, wink).

Reader’s Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021

22 thoughts on “Reader’s Favorite Top 10 Blog Posts of 2021”

  1. So many fantastic projects. The DIY breakfast nook bench is so pretty and that peach crisp looks AMAZING! Happy New Year!

Leave a Reply