The Lettered Cottage Interior Design Blogs | Decorating Blogs | Cottage Style Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:24:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Hallway Door Makeover Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:08:29 +0000 “All you need to paint is a few tools, a little instruction, and a vision in your mind.” -Bob Ross *** I’ve got the tools, and the vision in my mind, so today, I thought it would be fun to … Continue reading ]]> 32 Millbrook Mountain Home Tour Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:31:20 +0000 Hi! I want to introduce you to some new friends, today. Meet Jane and Billy Brooks: They’ve been married for 52 years, and they have 3 children, 5 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. In Jane’s words, they “do just about … Continue reading ]]> 43 Southern Makers Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:07:41 +0000 Attention fellow Alabamians! I wanted to let you know about an event coming up at the Union Station train shed in Montgomery on May 3rd. It’s called Southern Makers, and it’s one-day festival that brings together artists, chefs, farmers, brewers, architects … Continue reading ]]> 12 Adoption Update – A Better Line Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:41:44 +0000 It was right around noon on Monday when our caseworker’s call came in. I was out and about, running errands in the rain at the time. “Is Kevin with you?” Meredith delicately said, ”this is going to be a kind of … Continue reading ]]> 113 Kitchen Makeover: Backsplash Tile Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:08:36 +0000 “Electricity is really just organized lightning.” ―G. Carlin *** There’s no turning back now! The old backsplash is gone, and the countertops on each side of the stove are coming out on Wednesday. The new backsplash will go in sometime … Continue reading ]]> 29 Kitchen Makeover Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:26:09 +0000 Remember that Rosemary Gallery paint I mixed up in my last post about the kitchen? Wellllllll, some exciting things have happened since I published that post, and in a nutshell, it looks like we’ll be able to start swapping some things … Continue reading ]]> 42 Adoption Update – Referral Page Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:21:43 +0000 “She woke each morning with a glow of hope, not because a new dream had been born, but knowing the one she carried inside her heart would last.” -Jodi Hills *** They came bearing desserts, y’all. They swooshed right into … Continue reading ]]> 72 Southern Style Before and After Photos Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:35:58 +0000 Hi and happy Monday! I had several folks ask if I would post some pictures of the house I blogged about last week when Ashley finished renovating it (and before she sold it), so I thought I’d post those today. … Continue reading ]]> 20 Southern Style House Tour (Part 3) Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:21:22 +0000 Hi and happy Friday! We’re heading upstairs at the house on Felder Avenue today! When you get to the top of those steps, you’ll find three bedrooms, 2 large bathrooms, and a cozy den. Here’s a peek into the bathroom… … Continue reading ]]> 44 Southern Style House Tour (Part 2) Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:28:14 +0000 Hi! Ready to keep walking through this old house? Before we wander down that hallway, I did want to mention that my friend Ashley is responsible for renovating this house, but it actually looked a lot different when she lived here. The … Continue reading ]]> 29