• Monthly Archives: December 2010

    12 Days of Giveaways: Giveaway #4

    Giveaway #4 is top secret! If you’d like to throw your name in the hat for a chance to win a fun surprise, just leave a comment on this post between now and ten o’ clock p.m. tonight. (Central Time) … Continue reading

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    Master Bedroom Re-do Update: Plankification 2010 is complete!

    Thought I’d share a master bedroom update here today since we’re one step closer to constructing the built-in thing-a-ma-jiggy. Woo hoo! You may remember this inspiration drawing I posted a while back… Well, Kev started by attaching a bunch of … Continue reading


    12 Days of Giveaways- Giveaway #3

    Mom and I had the most amazing time at Andrew Peterson’s “Behold the Lamb” concert at our church last night! (If you love laughing, GREAT music, and he and his INCREDIBLE group of super-talented friends come to your town, I … Continue reading

    Listen to Your Heart

    12 Days of Giveaways- Giveaway #2

    My Mom’s in town for a visit today, so Giveaway #2 will have to be a surprise! If you’d like to throw your name in the hat, just leave a comment on this post between now and ten o’ clock … Continue reading

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    12 Days of Giveaways- Giveaway #1

    Today’s giveaway items (2 Christmas stockings) were made by Megan at Whiteflower Farmhouse! Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll receive if you win Giveaway #1: They’re tall and skinny, just like the striped ones they made for us… They’re … Continue reading

    Whiteflower Farmhouse Stockings

    The Lettered Cottage Layout & Our Flooring Dilemmas

    When Kev and I bought this place back in October of 2007, we had to tackle a couple of projects just to get the place livable before we could actually move in. First project- the floors. The carpet in the … Continue reading

    Carpeted Room

    The Lettered Cottage’s 12 Days of Giveaways

    I got to thinkin’ about something yesterday while I was laid up in bed. (Sinus infection, and yes, I’m doing the Neil-Med thing again.) The banner up at the top of this wacky thing says “our blog is our playground“. … Continue reading

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    The Lettered Cottage Christmas Tree 2010

    I love “let’s decorate the Christmas tree” night… Almost as much as I love wearing my pajamas ALL DAY. Yep. ┬áThe tree is officially up. We had a $5 live one last year, but on January 4th of this year, … Continue reading

    Christmas Gifts

    Christmas Craft: Festive Napkin Ring Ideas

    Hey there! Are you having a nice December? Hope so! We saw our niece and nephew sing at church tonight and it. was. wonderful! There’s something about little ones signing & singing songs about Jesus that always makes me teary. … Continue reading

    Layla Christmas Craft

    Master Bedroom Re-do Update: “Plankification 2010″ Continues

    We added some more of the MDF we got at True Value to the wall nearest our bedroom door this past week… We got almost all the way to the top of the wall before we realized we didn’t have … Continue reading


    Our “Holiday Home” Christmas Vignette

    Remember those curtains we used to have in the dining room? Well, about a month ago they moved into the living room- and almost immediately after they went up, we were totally inspired to cozy up that side of the … Continue reading