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  • Table Redo

    I love a fun table redo, so Kev and I set out to find an inexpensive side table we could use in a room we’re helping decorate right now. We hit our favorite flea markets the other day, and ended … Continue reading

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    Inspiring Designs

    A couple of home magazines featured some of our photographs this summer, so I thought I’d blog a little bit about them here today…before it’s time to break out the pumpkins- ha! We shot Ashley and Jamin’s veranda for the … Continue reading

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    Follow Your Heart

    Dear Stef, TamiK, OsageGypsy, HelloHahaNarf, and CottageByTheSea, You said you liked my wonky “O”, so I thought I’d skooch it back down to where I found it resting the other day… What do you think? Hot glue to the rescue, or wonky wins?

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    Spring Paint Project

    I had sort of a weird/down day yesterday, so I decided to change my situation and carve out a day just for good times. A day for dirty hands and a clean soul. I started with a walk in the … Continue reading

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    Spring Craft

    Kate’s hosting a Spring craft link party over at her blog today, so I thought I’d link up the soda crate project I had fun putting together the other day for our Spring mantel display… I started with an old … Continue reading

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    Spring Decorating Link Party

    Hello- and welcome to our first “Spring Fling” link party! We’re kicking things off with a mantel/shelf/ledge link party here on our blog today, and Kate, Rhoda, and Sarah will be hosting some more Spring-themed parties on their blogs on March 22nd, 27th and … Continue reading

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    DIY Sliding Door

    Want to incorporate a sliding door somewhere in your house? Me too! Freaked out by the price of barn door hardware? Me too! But check it out, I received an email from a sweet gal named Brier this week, and she and her … 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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    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 – 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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    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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    Valentines Day Crafts – Paper Fortune Cookie

    Alright, now that you’ve met my partner in crime aft, Mr. EGC, let’s get this Valentine’s Day decorating ideas party started, shall we?! First up- our paper fortune cookie tutorial… You’ll need some pretty, double-sided scrapbook paper. I got mine at … Continue reading

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    Valentines Day Crafts

    Question: What do you get when you cross an Evan Garrett Cooper with a Lettered Cottage Layla in the month of February? (pictured above: Evan Garrett Cooper, the “wonder wall” in our dining room, and an Etsy calendar ) Answer: A dining room … Continue reading

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