Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Bathroom Blogfest 2011: Final Recap

Bathroom Blogfest 2011
How did you survive the Halloween Nor'easter? I'm happy to say that we are back on the grid after 16+ inches of snow and no power or Internet for 2 days - which explains my delay in recapping last week's fantastic Bathroom Blogfest 2011!

Below captures the entries from Friday, the last official day of Bathroom Blogfest 2011, as well as from the weekend with a few more blog articles.  Thank you to the very faithful and creative members of the Bathroom Blogfest community for surpassing expectations and redefining what 'Climbing Out' means with the 41 blog articles listed below!

Susan Abbott - @susanabbott - from Customer Experience Crossroads explores Bathroom Blogfest: what bathrooms say about culture and bathroom blogfest: finally, a hotel bathroom with sufficient towel racks

Paul Anater - @Paul_Anater - from Kitchen and Residential Design shares glorious color, unexpected shapes, lots of optimism and tons of inspiration in Bath trends, a Bathroom Blogfest post

Shannon Bilby from From The Floors Up says No need to keep Climbing Out of the Tub with this Sapce Handy. Love it!

Toby Bloomberg - @TobyDiva - Diva Marketing - Friday Fun: Bathroom Blogfest 2011 Climbing Up!

Laurence Borel - @blogtillyoudrop - from Blog Till You Drop writes about Introducing the Bathroom Blogfest 2011 - 'Climbing Out' and Blogfest 2011 – Topshop’s smart Tumblr strategy

Bill Buyok - @AventeTile - from Avente Tile Talk Blog focuses on Gearing Up to Climb Out: Bathroom Blogfest 2011 and shares the most amazing tile bathrooms in Climb Out & Build a Bathroom Experience with Tile

Jeanne Byington - @ jmbyington - from The Importance of Earnest Service writes about In Service of Climbing Out in which she interviews New York interior designer John Buscarello, ASID.

Becky Carroll - @ bcarroll7 - from Customers Rock! takes us her author tour in The Bathroom Experience 

Katie Clark - @practicalkatie - from Practical Katie describes The Bare Essentials

Nora DePalma - @noradepalma - from O’Reilly/DePalma: The Blog, thoughtfully describes Bathroom Blogfest: Climbing Out – When You’re 90

Paul Friederichsen - @pfriederichsen from The BrandBiz Blog discusses how Your brand reputation is in the toilet.

Elizabeth Hise - @EHise - Flooring The Consumer­ - Pink is the New Green - Bathroom Blogfest 2011

Emily Hooper - @FCNewsMag – from the Floor Covering News Blog helped get the word out with Bathroom Blogfest 2011 urges bloggers to ‘Climb Out’ and shows us how she is Climbing Out and Moving On

Diane Kazan – @dkazan - from Urban Design Renovation explains Why do Bathrooms Cost So Much to Remodel? Routing Remodel Riddles

Joseph Michelli - @josephmichelli - from Dr. Joseph Michelli’s Blog, brings up a scene from a visit to Zappos in You’ve been Faced at the Bathroom Blogfest 2011

Veronika Miller - @Modenus - from Modenus Blog inspires us to truly climb out in Bathroom Blogfest: Climbing out – a very personal take

Arpi Nalbandian - @TileEditor - from Tile Magazine Editor Blog explains that ‘Climbing Out’ of the box takes vision, patience

Professor Toilet - @ProfessorToilet - from American Standard’s Professor Toilet recommends Smart and Beautiful: Commercial Restroom Innovations

David Reich - @davidreich - from My 2 Cents describes Climbing Out - Bathroom Blogfest 2011

Victoria Redshaw & Shelley Pond - @scarletopus - from the Scarlet Opus Trends Blog show us marvelous visions of trends to come in Bathroom Blogfest 2011

Sandy Renshaw - @purplewren - from Purple Wren gets the news out about Bathroom Blogfest 2011 - Climbing OutBathroom Blogfest 2011: Cleanliness and Bathroom Blogfest 2011: Climbing Out and Sculpture

Bethany Richmond from The Carpet and Rug Institute Blog takes us from slips and falls to amazing bathmat trends in Carpet, Rugs, Bathmats and Trends: Bathroom Blogfest 2011

Bruce Sanders from RIMtailing has a wonderful story about Climb Out of Mistaken Assumptions

Paige Smith from Neuse Tile Service Blog thoughtfully highlights the Bathroom Obstacle Course

Stephanie Weaver - @experienceology - from Experienceology has gathered amazing photos in Bathroom Blogfest 2011 - incredible photos! Which is your favorite?

Christine B. Whittemore - @cbwhittemore in the Smoke Rise & Kinnelon Blog details 'Kick the Can' at Twain Recording, West Milford, for Bathroom Blogfest 2011 and Smoke Rise Inn Transformationon Flooring The Consumer ­she writes about 'Climbing Out' Retail Experiences For Bathroom Blogfest 2011 [and also explains that Bathroom Blogfest 2011 Has Begun!], in Content Talks Business Blog brings together Switch, Climbing Out, Social Media and Change: Bathroom Blogfest 2011 and recaps Wednesday's Bathroom Blogfest Twitter Chat: #kbtribechat, and on the Simple Marketing Blog explains about Climbing Out of Our Way: Innovative Thinking + Bathroom Blogfest 2011

Ted Whittemore - @TedWhittemore – from Working Computers urges a Computer Backup or Climbing Out of the Computer Crapper [can you believe the images he found?]

Chris Woelfel - @tileexperts – from Artcraft Granite, Marble & Tile Co., conducted three video interviews for Bathroom Blogfest 2011:
  • Designer Lanette Miller who discusses the beauty of tile, especially tile bathrooms. The newest trends in tile call for a cleaner, linear, large look - quality installation is always in style especially when a beautiful, lasting project is the goal. Click on this link to view the beauty of tile with Lanette Miller directly on YouTube.
  • How Tile Transforms with Bob Conover of Phoenix, Arizona, and Interior Designer Annette Denham, about transforming a decades-old home into a contemporary, functional and beautiful respite. Artcraft Granite, Marble and Tile Co. brings us the story. To watch the video directly on YouTube, click on this link
  • At the Arizona School for the Arts, creative expression is embraced by everyone who walks through the doors; including the bathroom doors! Interior Designer Anne Elizabeth Hamilton of Orcutt-Winslow explains that public toilet spaces for young people can be full of bold colors, variations in texture and pattern... and fun! Click on The Tiled Toilet Room - public spaces for youth to view the video directly on YouTube.
Patty Woodland- @BrokenTeepee - from Broken Teepee says Welcome to The Bathroom Blogfest #Bathroom EXP

Linda Wright from LindaLoo.com shares Bathroom Blogfest 2011: Branding Your Bathroom

Denise Lee Yohn - @deniseleeyohn – from brand as business bites offers the best advice I've heard offered to CEOs and business owners: note to ceo: take a crap

Many thanks for participating in Bathroom Blogfest 2011!
We look forward to welcoming you back next year for Bathroom Blogfest 2012!

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