• Monthly Archives: March 2009

    Flea Market Find- Linen Press?

    A few weeks back, while stolling through one of my favorite flea markets, I came upon this solid wood storage unit… It was love at first sight. Poor Kevin didn’t stand a chance of talking me out of getting it. … Continue reading

    French Plates, Burlap Chalkboard Tags, Photography and a Coffee Sack

    Thanks so much to all of those who left comments for my hubby on his Guest Post! Even though it was rainy and dark here this past weekend, I saw sunshine on his face, several times, while he sat in … Continue reading

    Guest Post by Mr. Lettered Cottage

    Meet Kev. My husband, and the man behind the magical molding in our kitchen.   ———————————————————– Hello there! I’m Kevin, and this is my first blog post. Here goes…. Let me start by saying I thoroughly enjoy working on this … Continue reading


    Fireplace Re-Do

    I had the pleasure of chatting via email with Donna from the blog “Funky Junk Interiors” . And since Kevin is also redoing our fireplace right now, I thought I’d ask her if I could share her Fireplace re-do here … Continue reading

    Eastbrook Flea Market- with Rhoda and Cathy

    If you haven’t been to Rhoda’s Blog, “Southern Hospitality”, yet today- head on over there and read her take on our day at the Eastbrook Flea & Antique Mall. I met up with her and another blog friend, Cathy, on … Continue reading


    Positive Beginning Would you spend your hard-earned money buying things you didn’t want or need? Of course not.So why would you spend any of your precious and powerful thoughts on things you don’t want? It makes much more sense to … Continue reading

    Country Living’s Coast-to-Coast Salvage Guide

    There’s nothing like a big ol’ building (or cobblestone street) full of junk! Some people hear the word “junk”, and the literal definition springs to mind. “Anything that is regarded as worthless, meaningless, or contemptible”. When I hear the word … Continue reading

    Oh what a divine Webb she weaves!

    Today, I’d like to share with you some delightful and fascinating thoughts, straight from the mind of the extraordinarily talented, Joni Webb. If you aren’t familiar with Joni…you should be!Joni loves interior design and home furnishings – and has coined … Continue reading

    Nesting Place

    I did a Guest Post over at Nesting Place today! So when you get a chance, flap those wings and stop over at Miss Nester’s blogspot! I’m creating design plans in my Office again today, but Kevin is putting the … Continue reading

    My Ta Dah! List

    You can look at the experience of living in a “fixer-upper” from two different perspectives:1.) An ever changing adventure that cultivates creativity through an array of home improvement projects.OR2.) An exhausting and expensive undertaking , that causes stress because of … Continue reading

    Guest Room Update

    Well, he’s home. It’s 11:46 a.m., and he’s still sleeping, but he’s HOME. (long happy sigh) Little does he know that when he wakes up I’m going to ask him to move all the furniture out of the Guest Bedroom, … Continue reading


    My husband, a.k.a. Mr.Right, has been gone (on tour with his band) since early February. Tomorrow morning, sometime around the crack of dawn, he will sleepily wander into this house, and I’ll finally be able to look at his sweet face … Continue reading

    Lettered Cottage Kitchen Paint Color

    I’ve had several requests to photograph the formula on the top of the custom paint color I used in my Kitchen…so here ya go! It’s mixed into an “Ultra Pure White” base. (No. 7050) If anyone decides to use it, … Continue reading


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    Mercury Glass Candlesticks- Part Two

    Remember a while back when I blogged about the Mercury Glass Candlesticks I bought at TJ Maxx? Well, one of my readers actually found the two matching ones I needed! I sent her payment, (she got them on clearance at … Continue reading