“Collect things you love, that are authentic to you, and your house becomes your story.”
-Erin Flett


Happy June!

I forgot to include a photo of the cover of the Country Living magazine in the post I published about it on Friday, so I thought I’d do that here today…this is it:

Country Living Magazine

The red truck photo is on page 40. :-)

It was too nice out to stay inside this weekend, but I did do a little accessorizing. Carol, I took your advice and swapped the red truck with the domino planter. Now it goes succulent/truck/succulent/truck from top to bottom. Thanks for the great idea!

Decorative Shelf | Vintage Toys | Faux Succulent | Cottage Farmhouse

Funny how skooching things around like that can really make a difference!

A friend and I went to Prattville Pickers, and I brought home this ($3) hoop art for the dining room:

Coastal Plain | Secretary | The Lettered Cottage | Hoop Art

Kevin has ties to Texas, and the design sort of reminded me of blue bonnets, so I thought it would make a nice addition in there.

Hoop Art | The Lettered Cottage | Coastal Plain by Sherwin Williams

I think I’ll play around with the mantel in the living room this week…it’s almost summer mantel time, right?

Mantel Decor | Faux Succulents | Cottage

I’ve got some easy and inexpensive ideas for the laundry hallway upstairs, too. Meet you back here on Wednesday with some pics of the progress!

Laundry Room Update: Window Treatments
DIY Project: How To Mat And Frame Any Photo

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  1. Amy says

    Bought some Sherwin Williams, Distance paint this weekend. Looking forward to the color it is going to bring to my sunroom!
    Thanks, Layla for the idea!

  2. says

    The only thing that could be any sweeter in Sweet P’s room will be Sweet P himself – such a cute space. And the bottles and plants on the mantle – love!

  3. Jessica says

    I have been reading/following your blog for several years now…I love how everything is pulled together, but none of it looks contrived. :) Can you share some good resources for finding nice-looking artificial succulents like you have displayed?

    • Layla says

      Thank you, Jessica! :-) And I found those particular succulents at Michaels. They always seem to have a great selection of very realistic looking/feeling ones. XO

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