Vintage Paint-by-Number Paintings

Paint By Number Horses | Paintings | Laundry Room | Waterslide by Dutch Boy

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” -Thomas Merton I finally hung those old paint-by-number paintings up this weekend. I clamped them inside two vintage pants hangers in the laundry nook, in the hallway upstairs. I figured anything hanging from a vintage pants hanger would fit in just fine in […]

Laundry Room Hamper Project

Laundry Hamper Liner

I started working on a couple of laundry area-related projects last week. The space leads to and from our master bedroom (which still has mustard walls, by the way), so we pass through it several times every day. This first project isn’t as much fun as the one I’m going to blog about next week, […]

Laundry Room Countertop and Reclaimed Wood Shelves

Wood Door Turned Countertop for Laundry Room | Makeover | The Lettered Cottage

One of my favorite projects things in the “new” hallway/laundry area is the old door we turned into a countertop, and the reclaimed wood we used as shelves. You may remember that we found the old door at our favorite architectural salvage shop, Southern Accents. Here’s what it looked like the day we spotted it: […]

Hallway/Laundry Area Makeover – Before and After

Barnlight Electric Light | The Lettered Cottage

You may remember when I blogged about our hallway before… Almost every single bit of it was tan. The trim, the walls, the ceiling, the cabinetry…even the glass part of the light fixture was a light tan color. So when the folks at Dutch Boy asked if they could come shoot a video for their new campaign […]

The Lettered Cottage Layout & Our Flooring Dilemmas

Carpeted Room

When Kev and I bought this place back in October of 2007, we had to tackle a couple of projects just to get the place livable before we could actually move in. First project- the floors. The carpet in the living room, hallway, reading room, office and guest bedroom was buckling up in several places […]

Mystery Room

Have you ever wondered where this door led to? Come a little closer and let me show you. It leads to THIS door, which is the one we come in and out of everyday… And this door is located in… OUR LAUNDRY/MUDROOM!Congratulations STAHL FAMILY and ANNELIES DEASE!You both guessed the correct room. Email me your […]