• Tides Schedules

    The tide here on the southern tip of Tybee is such a trip! One minute it’s way up near the beach… …and then all of a sudden, it’s way, way out there… It’s actually much farther out than it looks … Continue reading


    Lamp Photos

    There are so many pretty lamps here at Doyles on the Dunes. We were greeted by this one upon entering the place last Thursday afternoon… Those crackled glass finishes get me every time, and I think the color of this … Continue reading


    Beach Book

    Are you a guest book reader? I sat down with the one here at Doyles this morning after breakfast. I love reading about all the little things mattered to folks…like friendship and fun glasses… And that one of the wonderful … Continue reading


    Tybee Island Georgia

    We’re back on our favorite island this week… …and we’re crashing at a cottage called Doyle’s on the Dunes this time around… I snapped that picture this morning, as the sun rose up over the sea. I’m so glad I woke … Continue reading


    Breeze Inn

    Before we announce the winners of the Summer Rental giveaway, we thought we’d share some photos we took while we were staying at Mary Kay’s personal vacation rental, The Breeze Inn. It’s located on Tybee Island, just off the coast of … Continue reading


    Mary Kay Andrews – Summer Rental Essentials

    Hi there! I’m Mary Kay Andrews. Kev and Layla are off knocking things down and fixing things up, so I’m the blogger du jour! What’s that? Today’s menu? It’s a little thing I call Summer Rental Essentials. I’m pretty expert … Continue reading


    Cottage By The Sea

    Now that our e-zine is officially done, we thought we’d share a few of the photos that didn’t end up fitting into the magazine. Kev shot so many great ones, but my hand was about to fall off from laying … Continue reading


    Guest My Nest: Dutton-Waller Cottage- Tybee Island, Georgia

    This Summer, we whistled n’ worked on a little ol’ place called “The Mess Hall” on Tybee Island, Georgia. Initially, we thought we were going to stay there while we worked, but since the place had been freshly painted right … Continue reading


    Adoption Update & a DIY Sideboard Tutorial

    Hey there! I wanted to share a link to a project we worked on for HGTV.com this past Summer. Do you remember the console table-turned-sideboard we used in the Mess Hall on Tybee Island? Click on the red button below … Continue reading


    Beach Cottage Before & After Photos

    When we got to the Mess Hall on Tybee Island last month, we walked in to a cottage full of all kinds of different colors, patterns, styles and textures. Homeowner, Pam, craved a more cohesive look, but didn’t want to … Continue reading

    Guest My Nest: Mess Hall- Tybee Island, Georgia

    Every once in a while, Kev and I will get a wild hair and run off to some little place we hope will be big on inspiration. It usually starts with a cabin fever-ish sorta feeling, and quickly leads to … Continue reading

    Easy, Inexpensive, DIY Art for the Mess Hall

    Happy Wednesday from Tybee Island! I thought I’d share a quick, cheap, easy little DIY art project I put together over at the Mess Hall this week. Since staying on budget is super important to our client, Pam, we’ve had … Continue reading

    A Sofa Table With Shelves

    This is the first blog post I’ve ever written in WordPress, so forgive me if it looks funny! (Pssst! If you haven’t seen our new blog ’cause you’re reading this in a reader- come on over to TheLetteredCottage.net and check … Continue reading

    Decorating a Hoosier Cabinet and a Twin Bed/Nightstand Update

    The day we walked in to the Mess Hall, we found homeowner Pam’s lovely Hoosier cabinet standing in the far corner of the kitchen… See it back there? I’ve always had a thing for Hoosier cabinets, so I was really … Continue reading

    Redecorating the Enlisted Mens Mess Hall on Tybee Island, Georgia

    This week is gonna be a wild one! We’re back on Tybee Island (in Georgia), and we’re redecorating a cottage called “The Enlisted Mens Mess Hall”. You may remember it from the re-do we did earlier this year at Screened … Continue reading