Name the Cottage & Haley’s Cottage Winners

Hello! I’m just now finally getting around to posting the names of the winners of the“Name the Cottage”Contest. So sorry for the delay! Cottage Name: “Screened Inn”Submitted by: Jonathan and Andrea Forsyth (and Dallin too!) Master Bedroom Name: “Lettered Love”Submitted by: Between You And Me Twin Bedroom Name: “Sand & Sea” Submitted by: Vickie Yellow […]

Home Sweet Hairballs

We’re home! And, boy oh boy, do we have some cleaning/weeding/mowing/mail-sorting to do. It’s crazy what can happen to a place when you go away for three weeks!(How can one kitty cat, and one 9 pound dog shed SO much fur!?!?!) But before we even think about tackling any of that “fun stuff”, I thought […]

Dusk at Doodlebug

It’s Happy Hour and I’m sitting on a white wicker settee inside the screened-in porch at a cottage called “Doodlebug”. It’s topped with a lime green, leopard print cushion… The view of the marsh in front of the cottage is like something straight out of a “Bellamy”… (BellamyArt.com) The air is heavy, and moist- but […]

Vote For Your Favorite Cottage Names!

Alrighty!Are you ready to cast your votes?Diane narrowed down her favorite names, so here are the contenders… If you’d like to cast your votes-visit the poll in our left sidebar.(Comments left on this post will not be counted as votes) The poll will be open through noon (Central Time) on Monday, June 21st, 2010. Can’t […]

Flurniture and Fabrics

Well, I wanted to film a video of our latest junkin’ excursion, but somebody with blonde hair, whose name rhymes with Kayla, forgot to charge the video camera battery the night before, so unfortunately this is all we got… BUT,we did have our regular camera with us, so we did manage to get a still […]

"Holiday with Matthew Mead" Contest

Back in March, amidst the release of his premiere issue of Flea Market Style magazine, celebrity lifestyle and entertaining expert, Mr. Matthew Mead, was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to write a Foreword for my e-book, “Creating An Inspired Home”. I’ve been a huge fan of his for many years, […]

Sensational Stuff To Sort Through

Hello! And if you submitted a name to the “Name the Cottage” contest- THANK YOU! We’re having a ball reading through them all! Diane is narrowing down her favorites (she likes so many, she’s decided to give each one of the bedrooms a name too, so there will be four winners now instead of just […]

Meet the Cottage, Name the Cottage

After a pit stop for groceries at Walmart (and Publix!) in Savannah, we rolled onto Tybee Island around 6:00 Monday night. The weather was absolutely perfect, and the atmosphere was just as refreshing as I remember it being. And even though we were some three hundred miles away from our Lettered Cottage, we both felt […]