Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeeping The Lettered Cottage Layla Palmer

Running errands got a whole lot more fun last night when I discovered the August issue of Good Housekeeping magazine was on the stand at our local Books-A-Million… ..I’ve got an article on page 129, and I am so grateful for the feature! And speaking of show & tell…I can’t wait to show you what […]

This Old House Magazine

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This Old House magazine published a story about our old fireplace recently… It’s in their January/February 2013 issue, but I found my copy at Books-A-Million about a month ago, so I’m not sure if it’s still on newsstands. (?) I absolutely love the illustration on page 76… …and I’m intrigued by the columned-room divider project […]

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 June issue of Cottages & Bungalows, and the photos we took of our neighbors (Peter […]

Flea Market Style – Summer 2012


A winter-white sky┬ápresides over what promises to be another crazy day of mess-making and picture-taking, here at TLC. Those two things seem to go hand and hand around here, lately. We’ve been working on a bunch of Fall-themed decorating idea articles for, so my office is currently acting as a photo studio, and we’re […]

Christmas Cottages

Christmas Ideas

Well, now that Halloween is over… …I thought I’d blog about a couple of Christmas-y magazines we’re excited about this year! The first one is Better Homes & Gardens Christmas Ideas magazine… We actually snagged a couple of copies of it at Books-A-Million way back in September (man they start the season early, don’t they?!), […]

“Decorating with drop cloth drapes”Examiner.comApril 27, 9:13 PM Photo: The Lettered Cottage Drop cloths may be the new decorating rage.The price of curtains ranges dramatically, and depending on how many windows you have to cover, it can be a big expense.A thrifty solution is using painter’s canvas drop cloths as curtains. That is what Layla […]