Countdown of Top 10 Most-Read Blog Posts of 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, one tradition I enjoy very much is dreaming of all I will do with in the new year.

An especially enjoyable part of this creative brainstorming process is reflecting on the year’s most-read blog posts. Seeing which topics you found most interesting helps shape the content for next year.

So, without further ado, below are 10 of the most-read blog posts I wrote in 2021.

Chime in with your thoughts in the comments section: Which topics or posts did you find most helpful, interesting or inspiring?

To read the posts, simply click on the titles.


How to Redesign a Kitchen Layout + Floorplan Changes at the Greenfield Remodel

It’s no surprise that the 10th-most-read post was about redesigning a kitchen layout. Did you see how that kitchen looked before?! The layout was the strangest I ever seen, so there was much anticipation to see how I would improve it. Making a floorplan more functional is one of my favorite challenges when it comes to remodeling.

Looking for more kitchen inspiration? Check out the following posts. Be sure to tune in in 2022, when I share the full Greenfield kitchen reveal!


Introducing the Greystone House + My Preliminary Plans

If I had to guess why this post was one of the most popular ones, I would say it’s because this was the first time we were renovating multiple properties at one time. So many of you are invested in the Greystone House and eager to see just what I plan to do with that massive open layout.

I’ve already shared by plans for the guest bathroom and the downstairs bathroom. Next, stay tuned for the master bathroom and kitchen plans!


Your Most-Asked Questions About Property Investing and House Flipping

Every time I’ve shared a behind-the-scenes glimpse into property investing, you all send in so many questions. This year, I compiled all of those questions into one massive post, which became the 8th-most-read post of 2021.

Did I answer your questions? What else would you like to know about this topic?


Girls’ Shared Bedroom + Playroom Tour

This room holds a special place in my heart. When we first moved into the Greenfield, it was a complete construction zone. The girls’ shared bedroom was the only somewhat finished space in the house, so we spent the first couple weeks rooming with our toddlers. It was a challenging time but also a really special time.

Want more playroom inspiration? Check out the following posts:



Greenfield Master Bathroom Before Tour + My Design Plan

The Greenfield master bathroom was one of my favorites to dream up, because I really stepped out of my comfort zone on that one. I’ll be publishing the full reveal oh-so-soon, but I shared a not-so-little sneak peek in yesterday’s post.

For more bathroom remodels, check out the following:


20 Renovation + Design Projects on Our 2021 To-Do List

Our plans for 2021 was the fifth-most-read post – probably because no one in their right mind attempts to tackle 20 projects in one year! To see how we did, check out our biggest before + afters from 2021!


Staircase Remodel: What We Did and Would We Do It Again

The staircase was a controversial topic, which explains why it’s the fourth-most-read post of 2021.


Edgmon Ranch Master Bathroom Remodel: Cost Breakdown + Sources

I pride myself on being quite transparent on the ins and outs of renovating and property investing. Posts like cost breakdowns seem to do quite well, because they help in decision-making but not everyone is willing to open up about those topics.

Do you enjoy reading cost breakdowns of project? Any specific renovations you’d like to see the cost breakdowns for?


Neutral but Playful Kids’ Bathroom Design Plan

The second-most-read post of 2021 was all about my plans for the kids’ bathroom in the Greenfield Remodel. I’m really quite surprised by this one, seeing how I regularly share much more exciting projects.

Of course I’m grateful for your interest! I’ll be sharing the full reveal of this space in 2022, so stay tuned for that!

If you enjoy posts about design plans, you’ll love the following:


Tips for Installing Penny Tile: Advice from a Perfectionist

My post about installing penny tile went viral both from SEO and Pinterest – and I completely understand why! Installing penny tile is quite the undertaking; I still remember the amount of googling I did when installing penny tile for the first time. I’m glad I was able to provide a helpful resource for those tackling a similar project!

For more tile inspiration, check out the following:

That, ladies and gentlemen, concludes our list of the top posts in 2021! If you feel so inclined, please share what topics you found most interesting on this year, so I know what to create for you in 2022.

Also, I can’t say this enough: I so appreciate your friendship and that you continue reading what I have to share. All your support by way of comments and shares and emails means the world to me.

See you in the new year!

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