The Lettered Cottage http://theletteredcottage.net Interior Design Blogs | Decorating Blogs | Cottage Style Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:23:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Our Boys Bedroom – Decorating Update http://theletteredcottage.net/our-boys-bedroom-decorating-update/ http://theletteredcottage.net/our-boys-bedroom-decorating-update/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:24:44 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33779 It’s been a while since I’ve been able to post an adoption update, but it sounds like the things are fiiiiinally starting to move a little down there in Haiti! We’re hearing that  appointments for Children’s Court (a new step in the Haitian … Continue reading ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/our-boys-bedroom-decorating-update/feed/ 53 Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint – Mint Green Secretary Makeover http://theletteredcottage.net/miss-mustard-seeds-milk-paint-mint-green-secretary-makeover/ http://theletteredcottage.net/miss-mustard-seeds-milk-paint-mint-green-secretary-makeover/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:46:41 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33751 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 ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/miss-mustard-seeds-milk-paint-mint-green-secretary-makeover/feed/ 48 Debbie’s China Cabinet Makeover http://theletteredcottage.net/debbies-china-cabinet-makeover/ http://theletteredcottage.net/debbies-china-cabinet-makeover/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:39:48 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33638 Today’s post was written by my friend, Debbie. We met at church a couple of years ago, and she has been such an inspiration to me! We worked on a piece of furniture at her house recently, and I thought … Continue reading ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/debbies-china-cabinet-makeover/feed/ 26 Accent Tables Are My Favorite http://theletteredcottage.net/accent-tables-are-my-favorite/ http://theletteredcottage.net/accent-tables-are-my-favorite/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:05:12 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33698 I’ve been refinishing the top of our coffee table this week… I’ve got a thing for accent tables. Sure, I love a nice sofa or chair, but it’s the tables next to them that really make my heart sing! My … Continue reading ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/accent-tables-are-my-favorite/feed/ 12 Decorating The Kitchen – Farmhouse Art http://theletteredcottage.net/decorating-the-kitchen-farmhouse-art/ http://theletteredcottage.net/decorating-the-kitchen-farmhouse-art/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:20:22 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33669 So, remember a couple weeks ago when I mentioned that I wanted to re-paint the secretary that I pulled into the kitchen? Well, my mint green milk paint is on its way here (woo hoo- thanks again for creating “Layla’s Mint”, Marian!) and I’m … Continue reading ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/decorating-the-kitchen-farmhouse-art/feed/ 24 Embroidery Hoop Art http://theletteredcottage.net/embroidery-hoop-art/ http://theletteredcottage.net/embroidery-hoop-art/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 02:37:33 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33646 It started with really good intentions, y’all. Intentions to create a fun piece of art to hang in our sonny boy’s room. It started with a four dollar embroidery hoop from JoAnn’s… …and a yard of pom-pom fringe, and a cloth napkin … Continue reading ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/embroidery-hoop-art/feed/ 41 What Love Looks Like (Part Two) http://theletteredcottage.net/what-love-looks-like-part-two/ http://theletteredcottage.net/what-love-looks-like-part-two/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:06:07 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33593 “The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.” ―Rick Warren *** Wow, y’all. Your comments on Monday’s post (What Love Looks Like) were so powerful to read! … Continue reading ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/what-love-looks-like-part-two/feed/ 14 What Love Looks Like http://theletteredcottage.net/what-love-looks-like/ http://theletteredcottage.net/what-love-looks-like/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 03:48:33 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33410 “Love to be real, it must cost. It must empty us of self.” ―Mother Teresa *** “You know that Love looks like something, right? ” “It does”, Pastor Tommy said at church last week. “Love is action…and it usually costs us something.” And with that, … Continue reading ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/what-love-looks-like/feed/ 90 Cottage Kitchen Update – Milk Painted Secretary http://theletteredcottage.net/cottage-kitchen-update-milk-painted-secretary/ http://theletteredcottage.net/cottage-kitchen-update-milk-painted-secretary/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 05:09:37 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33417 Remember the secretary I painted and planned to use in the sunroom? Well, it’s in the kitchen now. I never really did end up using it as a full-time computer desk, so I thought I’d try it over here for … Continue reading ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/cottage-kitchen-update-milk-painted-secretary/feed/ 68 Stairwell Decorating Update – Cottage Style Console http://theletteredcottage.net/stairwell-decorating-update-cottage-style-console/ http://theletteredcottage.net/stairwell-decorating-update-cottage-style-console/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 04:07:58 +0000 http://theletteredcottage.net/?p=33383 Remember how the top of our stairwell looked when I started thinking about how we could personalize it back in January? And remember this inspiration drawing I Photoshopped together for my Stairwell Decorating Ideas post back in February? Well, not long after … Continue reading ]]> http://theletteredcottage.net/stairwell-decorating-update-cottage-style-console/feed/ 59