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  • Monthly Archives: September 2009

    Rules to Live By

    1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three R’s of good karma: – Respect for self- Respect for others- Responsibility for all your … Continue reading

    Apartment Therapy Interview

    Head on over to… …if you’d like to check out our interview and view some more photos of our little “cottage that could”! PS…The only link I could get to work was the one titled, “Enter House Tour” at the … Continue reading

    Dining Details

    It was Halloween of 2007, and we had just acquired walls the same color as the pumpkins on our new neighbors front steps… Our house had been on the market (and vacant- p.u!) for eight months before we made our … Continue reading

    Presto Chango

    Kevin and I moved into this house on October 31, 2007. And like a lot of folks, we do things as we can afford to and as time allows. A family member once asked me if I wished that I … Continue reading

    Awesome Item Alert

    Cream with red embroidery, The Eiffel Tower and sweet lettering instantly conjure up images of open air brocantes and charming stone streets. I’ve just got to get over there one day! I may never make it back though! Available at … Continue reading

    Lettered Cottage Home Winners!

    A while back, to celebrate the grand opening of Lettered Cottage Home Sarah and I decided to give away one of our large Parisian cake stands, and one of our small Parisian cake stands. Here they are, in all their … Continue reading

    The Old Painted Cottage

    She purchased her first antique, an old “Big Ben” clock, when she was 11 years old. It didn’t keep time, but something about the way it looked completely captivated her… —————————————————————————————— My friend, Jennifer, has loved decorating as long as … Continue reading

    Blushing Hostess

    It’s 7 am and I’m HUNGRY!I wake up STARVING every day.Kevin totally doesn’t get it. He can wait ’til lunch time to eat- and yes, he knows that’s not good for him, so he’ll usually forces himself to eat something.I … Continue reading

    Foggy Day becomes Attitude Gray

    “Honey?” (Layla)“Yes dear?” (Kevin)“I think the dining chairs look a little too blue” (Layla)“Really?” (Kevin)“Yeah, look at them next to this paint chip of Attitude Gray” (Layla) “I guess they do, but you’re not suggesting that we re-paint them, are … Continue reading

    Inspiring Designs

    Divine details abound in Karen Russell’s Office…. Photo Credit: Karen Russell …and there’s vintage charm aplenty in Alyssa’s Kitchen: Photo Credit: A.Ann Speaking of inspiration, thanks to everyone who voted on our poll yesterday. The dining room chairs will get … Continue reading

    Foggy Day with Mr. LC

    Mr. Lettered Cottage here! I wanted to take a minute to show you a project I worked on today while Layla designed the day away in her office. A while back, while visiting our favorite local local flea market, we … Continue reading