• Monthly Archives: August 2009

    Safer and Sunnier at TLC!

    When you’ve got wiring in half of your house that looks like this… …it’s probably a good idea to hire a guy like this… This is Kevin’s drummers brother, Mark. He is our electrician. He rocks for being brave enough … Continue reading

    Hudson Goods – Homes are Meant for Living

    In the market for some gorgeous new nightstands? Check out these from HudsonGoods.com: I LOVE the finish on them!Their graceful lines really appeal to me, and because I’m a sucker for hidden storage, I adore the drawers. I’ve also had … Continue reading

    Life with little Ones Interview

    I was recently interviewed by Corey Ann of “Life with Little Ones”. Her blog is such a treat to read. I just love the way she writes!It’s always fun to do an interview too.A good interview takes you by the … Continue reading

    Reader Letter – Wrap Around Porch

    Layla, I purchased a consultation from you this past April and you sent some links and ideas for the front side of my wrap around porch. Well, I just posted before and after pictures on my blog. I thought you … Continue reading

    Reader Letter – Nursery

    Dear Layla- Your Reading Room with its horizontal stripes inspired me! My husband and I currently on the waiting list to adopt a baby. It has been a long journey and much like most of life, where we started is … Continue reading

    Tetanus Shot, Check.

    After receiving many comments and emails from people urging me to get a tetanus shot, I finally broke down and got one. I’m terrified of all things medical, so it was a very big deal for me to even entertain … Continue reading

    Happiness, check!

    The weather is so perfect here in Alabama around this time of year. Some days, we don’t even run the air conditioner- we simply pull up all the windows and let the breeze dance it’s way through the house. I … Continue reading

    Ga Ga for Galvanized

    I just can’t get enough of galvanized accessories! We carry these galvanized pedestals at LetteredCottageHome.com and I just had to get myself a set to use here at the Lettered Cottage. They come in three different sizes… …and we also … Continue reading

    Sunshine in the House!

    Thanks to a beautiful day, I was able to shoot the new photos of the kitchen yesterday. I’ll be posting them randomly, throughout the week. Here’s the first few… The newly hung plate collection… I’ll go into more detail about … Continue reading


    Our dog Maximus is seriously starting to wonder what in the world is going on around this place. First I’m jumping up and down with glee because my new cushion and pillows for the headboard bench are here…. (Thank you … Continue reading

    LetteredCottageHome.com Orders

    Hey everyone! Thanks to those of you who have purchased items from LetteredCottageHome.com. We truly appreciate your business! Unfortunately, we’ve had some issues with Paypal. For those who placed an order with us, and have not yet received it, we … Continue reading

    Reader Letter – Herb Crates

    Hi Layla, I have been reading your blog for some time now. I came across it when I was researching black painted kitchen cabinets. I haven’t yet taken the plunge, but have enjoyed reading your blog. I absolutely loved what … Continue reading

    Fleamarket is Back

    Unfortunately it didn’t work out between Fleamarket and Mark’s dog, and the experience was stressful for Mark’s wife. So the little guy is back on our back porch again today, and the search for a home for him goes on…..

    Fleamarket finds a Home

    Fleamarket has a new Daddy.His name is Mark, and he is otherwise known as our Electrian. The reason Mark originally came over today was not to adopt my little feline friend though. Late last week, while working at my desk … Continue reading

    Checkers Anyone? at SusieHarris.blogspot.com

    Check out my friend Susie’s new floor: Click HereWhile talking on the phone the other night, I suggested she take her stained plywood to the next level by painting a checkerboard pattern on it. Well, in true Susie style, she … Continue reading