Room Reveal: Kathy’s Colossal Closet-Turned-Quiet Cave

Locker Basket and Painted Books

Yay! It’s room reveal day! Here’s a quick look back at Kathy’s (extra) upstairs closet before I started transforming it into a cozy, little hang out space… …and here’s what it looks like now: (Note: There are no windows in this space, so the actual colors may be off a little in these photos.) This “room” […]

The Atchison’s Home – Second Floor

Atchison Home | White Bathroom | Gray Vanity | Antique Mirrors

We’re heading upstairs at the Atchison’s today! (If you missed the tour of their shop and first floor, just click on those links to click over and check them out.) Up at the top of the staircase, the walls are clad in white-painted beadboard paneling, and the floor is covered in wall-to-wall sisal. There’s a den […]

The Atchison’s Home – First Floor

Atchison Home | Loft Kitchen

On Monday, I showed you around a shop called Atchison Home. Today, I’m going to give you a tour of the first floor of the Atchison’s home! Like I mentioned in my previous post, their home in on the right side of this building they bought back in 1988: Their shop is on the left 3/4 of the […]

Atchison Home

Atchison Home | Christmas Ornaments | Clam | Vintage Car

I have such a fun shop & home tour to share with you this week! They’re both located inside one great big building that belongs to our friends, Tony and Sylvia Atchison. They live in Mobile, Alabama, so Kevin swung by there with our camera gear in tow on the way to my mom’s house […]

Living Room Decorating

Moonshine Paint | Ikea Entertainment Unit | Ikea Rug

Sunday night marked the second night of recording five Christmas tunes at our place. Kathy and I were painting her credenza-turned-sideboard on our front porch as musician-friends shuffled in and out of the house between takes. They’re working on a special project for church, and I am so inspired by their talents and dedication. Tommy helped Kevin […]

Old Cloverdale House Renovation

Wood Ceiling | Kitchen

Remember when I e-introduced you to my local friend, Ashley Gilbreath? And how I told you she had just purchased this old house in Old Cloverdale? Well, the renovation is well underway and Kevin and I stopped by last week to see how things were looking. It was so fun to talk to Ashley about […]

Decorating the Dock

Wedding Proposal Decorating

Remember my friend Katy, from my budget blazer post? Well, I was inspired to share another Katy-related post here today because something really special has happened since I published that first one. Let me start from the beginning… Last month, Katy’s boyfriend, Matt, bought one of the carriage houses down the street from us: It’s […]

Kathy’s Wood-Walled Bathroom

Traditional Bathroom | Wood Plank Walls | The Lettered Cottage

Last week, I blogged about our new (white) wood wall, and told you I’m helping my friend Kathy decorate a room in her house. Today, I’m blogging about a room with (white) wood walls at Kathy’s house! It’s her master bathroom, and it’s one of my favorite rooms in her house. Check it out: …and […]

Our Next Room Makeover

Accordian Sconce | The Lettered Cottage

Hi, and thank you for all the sweet tweets, comments, and shares on our second episode for The Design Network! If you haven’t seen it yet, and would like to check it out, just click here to watch: Wood Wall Reveal. I started pulling things together for episode 3 yesterday and man is this one going to be fun! […]

Your Life Speaks

Popes | Tara | Palmers

We took a little trip with our friends Billy and Suzanne on Thursday and Friday… You remember Billy and Suzanne, right? They’re the ones that Kevin went to school with back in the day, and that we met (again) when we started going to Centerpoint, and that also adopted a little girl through our adoption […]