• Living Room Decorating

    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 … Continue reading

    Moonshine Paint | Ikea Entertainment Unit | Ikea Rug

    Old Cloverdale House Renovation

    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 … Continue reading

    Wood Ceiling | Kitchen

    Decorating the Dock

    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, … Continue reading

    Wedding Proposal Decorating

    Annie Sloan Coco Side Table Makeover

    I worked on a little side table project for the room we’re decorating at Kathy’s house yesterday. We found it in her sister-in-law’s barn, and it was so fun to root around in there with her! Her sis-in-law, Jenny, also … Continue reading

    Hobby Lobby Knobs

    Kathy’s Wood-Walled Bathroom

    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 … Continue reading

    Traditional Bathroom | Wood Plank Walls | The Lettered Cottage

    Beckie’s Fireplace Makeover

    Do you know Beckie? She blogs at Infarrantly Creative, Road Kill Rescue and Knock off Decor: Well, she asked me if I’d be interested in throwing out some ideas for her fireplace one day and, well, you know what happens when … Continue reading

    Duneland Beach Fireplace

    Our Next Room Makeover

    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 … Continue reading

    Accordian Sconce | The Lettered Cottage

    Your Life Speaks

    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 … Continue reading

    Popes | Tara | Palmers

    Charleston House and ML Bailey

    …and speaking of sweet local gals and their fabulous shops…. Meet Mary Lackey Bailey and Ashley Owen: They co-own a pretty little boutique down the street, here in Pike Road. It’s just a handful of blocks away from the chapel… … Continue reading

    ML Bailey | Charleston House | Pike Road

    Before And After Photos

    Since I’m hosting a local event this weekend, I thought I’d share a post about one of my favorite local designers- Ashley Gilbreath. She owns an interior design firm and shop here in Montgomery… …and the pictures of her interiors … Continue reading

    Ashley Gilbreath Bedroom

    Kids In The Kitchen

    I don’t know about you, but I was a total sticker kid. Scratch-n-sniff, puffy, oily, prism…I had albums full of ‘em! I can still remember exactly what Scent-sational smelled like- LOL! And even though I’ll be celebrating my 40th birthday … Continue reading

    DIY Ticket Box For Kids | The Lettered Cottage

    Tommy and Shelley’s “New” Kitchen

    I’m so excited to finally be able to reveal Tommy’s and Shelley’s kitchen today! The episode we created for The Design Network posted on their website this morning, so if you’d like to check it out, just click on the … Continue reading

    Flowers and Fruit | Beachcomber Basket | Pottery Barn | The Lettered Cottage

    Bedroom Makeover Reveal

    …and speaking of room makeovers: My across-the-alley (interior designer) neighbor, Cindy, just revealed a master bedroom to her clients and I just HAD to share some photos of the room and their TOTALLY FUN reactions with you here today! Cindy … Continue reading

    Traditional Master Bedroom | Cindy Barganier | The Lettered Cottage

    Rustic Meets Refined

    Remember Tammy? My neighbor, the caterer, with the incredible shrimp and grits recipe? Well, after I published that post, several people asked to see photos of her house, so I thought I’d share a few more here today! Their house … Continue reading

    Cotton Wreath | The Lettered Cottage

    Cajun Shrimp And Grits

    True story: our next door neighbors (Scott & Tammy) came *this* close to buying our house before we did. Yep. The layout wasn’t quite right for them either though, so instead, they built an almost identical house on the lot … Continue reading

    Cajun Shrimp And Grits | A Catered Affair | The Lettered Cottage