Happy Halloween from Me & my Freaky Friends


(Click HERE to download the black parts of the image above!) I’ve been working on a super fun project with some of my blog friends over the past month, and I look forward to sharing it with you Monday morning! In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek at the friends I’m spooking of, I mean, […]

Decorating with Branches


So, I was laying in bed thinking about decorating with branches the other morning. But not just any branches. COOL branches… How’s that for some semi-fancy, semi-faux, TOTALLY FREE Fall foliage?! Other inexpensive, hot glue-able options might be artificial cranberries… or acorns… And don’tcha know, we’ve got a driveway full of those right now! (But […]

An End table Re-do, Just for You!

Shaunna Table

Who wants to win a side table?! One of my local gal pals, Shaunna, has an awesome home-based business called “Perfectly Imperfect Restorations” and she’s decided to give this one away on our blog this week! It’s got neat little knobs… and a super cool, striped top… …and I think she’s the bomb diggity for offering to […]

Beach Cottage Before & After Photos


When we got to the Mess Hall on Tybee Island last month, we walked in to a cottage full of all kinds of different colors, patterns, styles and textures. Homeowner, Pam, craved a more cohesive look, but didn’t want to spend a whole lot of money re-doing the place. And to make matters even more […]

Holiday with Matthew Mead is on its way!


Breaking book-a-zine news! A while back Matthew Mead asked a whole buncha bloggers to contribute project ideas to “Holiday”, and I’m excited to report that the issue is being printed this week! Woo hoo! (This is not the actual cover.) I look forward to receiving it in my mailbox sometime next month! I’m gonna to give away a copy here […]

Easy, Inexpensive, DIY Art for the Mess Hall


Happy Wednesday from Tybee Island! I thought I’d share a quick, cheap, easy little DIY art project I put together over at the Mess Hall this week. Since staying on budget is super important to our client, Pam, we’ve had a chance to really get creative (which I love!) as far as the furniture, lighting […]

A Sofa Table With Shelves


This is the first blog post I’ve ever written in WordPress, so forgive me if it looks funny! (Pssst! If you haven’t seen our new blog ’cause you’re reading this in a reader- come on over to TheLetteredCottage.net and check it out!) We’ve got a LONG ways to go, but I’m excited about how things […]