• Monthly Archives: October 2010

    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! … Continue reading


    MDF from True Value in the house!

    Hey there! It was nice and sunny out today, (yay!) so I was able to snap some pics of our progress in the master bedroom. You may remember how it looked BEFORE… …well, this is where we’re at CURRENTLY… Keep … Continue reading


    How to use a Nail Gun- A Video Tutorial (sort of)

    First off, I wanna thank you from the bottom of my heart for leaving me such sweet messages about my Grandpa. Just having you to “talk to”/”listen to” has definitely made the whole process easier to deal with, and I appreciate … Continue reading


    Remembering Richard & Re-Trimming Windows

    Hi there- Kevin here. Layla’s Grandpa Richard passed away last night, so while my bride takes a couple days off, I thought I’d share a little bit about him and what we’ve been up to here at TLC lately. (Layla … Continue reading


    Fall Mantel Decorating Inspiration

    Well, it’s been a long time comin’, but we’re FINALLY done with our Fall-themed fireplace! And, boy, did we have fun with this one! Up on top, we used a 16×20 print of a church that Kevin recently snapped, framed … Continue reading

    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… … Continue reading

    An End table Re-do, Just for You!

    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 … Continue reading

    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 … Continue reading

    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 … Continue reading

    Guest My Nest: Mess Hall- Tybee Island, Georgia

    Every once in a while, Kev and I will get a wild hair and run off to some little place we hope will be big on inspiration. It usually starts with a cabin fever-ish sorta feeling, and quickly leads to … Continue reading

    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 … Continue reading

    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 … Continue reading

    TheLetteredCottage.net is gettin’ a facelift!

    Excuse our mess!  We’re moving to WordPress and we’ve got a lot of learnin’ to do/content to transfer over!