• Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint – Mint Green Secretary Makeover

    I painted the secretary this weekend and I just love the way it turned out! Thanks again to Marian for creating such a sweet color for me! (Here’s a link to her post about it if you’re interested in mixing … Continue reading

    Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint | Laylas Mint | The Lettered Cottage

    Portis Family Kitchen

    He’s home! Kevin had more music business in Michigan last week, and man did I miss him. We don’t spend much time apart, so I felt sort of like I was holding my breath the whole time he was gone. He rolled in … Continue reading

    Kitchen Island | Refrigerator | Phillip Sides | Portis Home | Range Hood

    Creative Characteristics

    Happy Friday! Kevin and I are getting our t-shirt sale page in order today so that we can link to it first thing on Monday morning. We’re house/kid-sitting for some friends starting later today, and it’s supposed to be beautiful … Continue reading


    Fall Decorating Inspiration

    WOW! Did you see all those creative links in yesterday’s Fall Crafts link party? Thanks for linking up so many fabulous ideas, y’all! Here are just a few that I’d love to play around with at some point: How to … Continue reading

    Dropcloth Roses | Craftberry Bush


    Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone affected by the tornado in Oklahoma yesterday afternoon. Father, We ask that in your most gracious Love, You may send Protection, and Help Strength and Peace; Courage and Comfort To all of … Continue reading


    Halloween 2012

    Our yesterday started with a little of this… …and ended with a whole bunch’a that! It was a creative kind of day, and we hope you and yours had a very happy Halloween 2012, too! PS- We won’t know about … Continue reading


    Room Inspiration: Necessary Room at the Fairfield House

    I’ve got an e-friend named Deborah who is, hands down, one of the sweetest people I’ve ever e-met. Her blog (FairfieldHouseNJ.com) is always a pleasure to read, and one of her latest posts was about a “necessary room” they recently … Continue reading


    Homie Improvement

    I did something outside my comfort zone today. I spent the afternoon at a hair salon. (TheParlorSalonATL.com) We’re here in Atlanta to makeover a living room, but since it may end up on TV one day, I thought I’d better … Continue reading


    TheLetteredCottage.net is gettin’ a facelift!

    Excuse our mess!  We’re moving to WordPress and we’ve got a lot of learnin’ to do/content to transfer over!

    Junk Bonanza 2010 – Day 2

    Happy High-Five Friday friend! I’m gonna go ahead and slap a big ol’ banner on this post right now. It. Is. LONG! We’re back from our whirlwind trip to Junk Bonanza and boy does it feel good to be home! … Continue reading

    Our Road Trip To Minnesota

    Well, we’ve had just about every computer and cell phone issue you can imagine this weekend (hence, the lack of blog posts and Tweets in the last few days), but we did manage to get one video uploaded to YouTube … Continue reading

    Junk Bonanza 2010 – Day 1

    It’s 10 o’clock on Thursday night, and we’re finally back at the hotel, enjoying our squishy queen-sized beds. They didn’t have any rooms with a king-sized beds left, so we’re kickin’ it Ricardo-style for a couple of days. We spent … Continue reading

    Wanna shoot a TV show with us?

    Sorry for the last minute notice Minneapolis area friends!We promise to make it worth your while if you’re up for it! ————————————————————————————- And if anyone out there is interested in having us come to your neck of the woods (IF … Continue reading

    The Yard Sale

    I’m happy to report that our yard sale was a TOTAL BLAST, and we sold everything in the trailer, and almost everything single thing we had packed into the van. Yesss! It’s a good thing too, ’cause Kev and I … Continue reading

    Blue Hubbard in the Master Bedroom & Junk Bonanza

    Thanks to everyone who voted on our “Pick us a Paint Color” poll last week! “Blue Hubbard” won by a landslide, (yay!) so we had Sherwin Williams mix us up a small sample, and we’re lookin’ forward to having a … Continue reading