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  • Monthly Archives: February 2012

    Blog Update

    Hey there! Just wanted to share a quick, little blog update today. A little birdie told me that as of March 1st, the Google Friend Connect service will not work on WordPress blogs, so if you’d like to keep receiving … Continue reading

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    Hallway Update

    The floor in our hallway has gone through a variety of “looks” over the past few years. Here’s a photo of one of the grodiest… We’ve been tiptoeing across that sucker for the past year, because when you’re renovating on … Continue reading

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    Taco Soup – Katie’s Kitchen

    We had so much fun blogging about Kev’s mom’s key lime cake recipe, we thought we’d share another one of the yummy things she makes here on our blog today. It’s a fast and fund-friendly recipe for delicious taco soup! Start by … Continue reading

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    17 Ways to Add Character To Your Cottage

    We’re working on the newly-installed hardwood floor in our hallway today….sanding, staining, sealing….story of our lives- ha! I look forward to posting the before, during and after pics soon, but in the meantime, here are links to some of the … Continue reading

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    Flea Market Style – Summer 2012

    A winter-white sky presides over what promises to be another crazy day of mess-making and picture-taking, here at TLC. Those two things seem to go hand and hand around here, lately. We’ve been working on a bunch of Fall-themed decorating idea … Continue reading

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    Haven Conference

    * * THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED * * First off, we’d like to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone who took the time to leave us a comment on our blog this past weekend. As with every post we publish … Continue reading

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    Design TV Update – HGTV

    Well, the good news is I didn’t have to spend Valentine’s Day sitting in a jury box. The bad news is, it’s the day we found out that HGTV decided not to go to series with our design TV project. And … Continue reading

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    Annie Sloan (and Shaunna West!)

    We’ve got this piece of furniture in our hallway. It’s handy, and it’s dandy, but I’ve been dying to spruce it up with a little color… I’ve also got a handy-dandy friend, who lives just down the road a piece. … Continue reading

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    Room Inspiration – Jennifer Rizzo (Breakfast Nook)

    Well, I was excused from jury duty within 5 minutes of arriving at the courthouse yesterday, and boy was I relieved. Turns out it was actually going to be a grand jury situation- zoinks! Anywho, now that I’m back in … Continue reading

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    Room Inspiration – Jennifer Rizzo

    Because I always love an inspiring room redo post, I wanted to share some before and after photos of my e-friend, Jennifer Rizzo‘s recent kitchen remodel here today. Jennifer and her family had actually planned to wait a while before … Continue reading

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    Room Inspiration – Inspired By Charm

    Kev and I follow a nice fella named Michael on Twitter and I wanted to blog about some of his crafty projects here today. He writes a blog called Inspired by Charm, and he owns a bed and breakfast in … Continue reading

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    Design TV Update – Focus Group

    Just wanted to share a quick, design TV-related update here since we finally heard a little bit about what’s going on with that right now. Apparently, somewhere in Atlanta, a group of randomly-selected folks (called a “focus group”) will be … Continue reading

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    Valentines Day Crafts – Banner DIY

    Working with EGC on this project was an absolute treat and when he showed up at our house with a box full of stripey straws and itty bitty milk bottles, and a 5-gallon bucket full of flowers, I knew I … Continue reading

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    Valentines Day Crafts – Table Runner & Vintage Dishes

    What do you get when you cross some leftover zig-zag fabric, with a bunch of darling doilies and hankies? A sweet little table runner, of course! We used it on our Valentines Day tablescape, but I wanted to photograph it … Continue reading

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    Valentines Day Crafts – DIY Cupcake Stand

    What do you get when you cross a tube of E-6000, a couple of vintage plates, a wooden pepper shaker (“P” is for Palmer, too!) and an old pink lamp? A cutie pie cupcake stand, of course! After much trial and … Continue reading

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