Whimsical Woodland Tablescape

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I adore all things Beatrix Potter I love her simple stories, her beautiful illustrations and the story of her life. This sweet mossy bunny became the first inspiration for this tablescape. Then as I was doing some sewing, I came across some fabric depicting Beatrix Potter characters. I was smitten. So I decided to make Beatrix … [Read more...]

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Pretty Pillows

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I just love pillows in decorating. Pillows add such beautiful interest to your decor - not to mention the comfort they add. Layering pillows. Earlier this year, I happened upon a fantastic sale on Euro pillows - 60% off! I initially thought they'd be great for the couch - but then decided to use them on our bed. Euro Pillows make a … [Read more...]

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Rustic Valentine Wreath

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Dried Roses I am having fun creating Valentine wreaths this year. I shared with you earlier the Coffee Filter Paper Rose Heart-Shaped Wreath (mouthful!) and a tutorial on how I made it. I have a couple more in the works! Today, I'm sharing a super-easy wreath. Dried Roses on Rustic Grapevine Heart Wreath I just love roses in all forms - … [Read more...]

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The Perfect Step Stool

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I found it! Well, two! I found the perfect stools for the Vintage Cast Iron bed I shared with you earlier that I found and then had the dilemma with the too tall mattresses. I was considering lowering the mattresses by adjusting the box spring as an option. I was also considering a long bench to span the length of the bed. I hadn't … [Read more...]

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The Cottage Styles Primer

what is beautiful to you? Home Interior style is definitely personal. What might appeal to one may not appeal to another. There are so many 'Cottage' styles that I wondered, what features are signature to each style and what makes it appealing. Finding your Cottage style is fun...perhaps you're like me and you like to mix Cottage styles. Let's … [Read more...]

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Autumn in the Master Bedroom

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This weekend it will be officially Autumn. whether we're ready for it or not. Several are staging dramatic changes throughout their homes heralding Autumn's glory. I'm looking forward to seeing their home tours! In our Master bedroom - the changes are subtle and warm. It's all about color and mood. The first to change over was the … [Read more...]

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The Making of A Kitchen Renovation

The Making of a Kitchen Renovation

The Successes and Misadventures of a Living Project I called this kitchen renovation a living project - because it could not be accomplished in a weekend - we had to live around it. As I work part-time during the week and we've had family events during this time, I had to come up with plans and methods I could work around and so that the … [Read more...]

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My Delightsome Kitchen

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The Reveal On July 31 I shared with you my plans to renovate our kitchen - to give it a Farmhouse Cottage Style, I shared with you my inspiration ~ Jennifer Zuri's Farmhouse Cottage Style - lovely, lovely home. Now, I can finally share with you the complete transformation. The Before: So, I made my list. I work better with lists to completely … [Read more...]

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Painted Hutch and Beadboard Wallpaper

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The Kitchen Renovation Continues... It has been over three weeks since I shared my plans to renovate our kitchen. I was inspired by the fresh - light Farmhouse Cottage feel to Jennifer's kitchen at Town and Country Living. I planned to change the color of the walls, paint a number of things white. I shared several of the ideas in my 'to do' … [Read more...]

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Fog and a Faux Fall Morning

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The Unseasonable South We're in another season of rain in Georgia - Yesterday, Dearest was at his parent's farm helping the family prepare for our annual Family Reunion. Usually it is so hot and dry, yesterday they were happy to get the clean up done despite the rain! I spent the day indoors painting in the kitchen. I think I could paint in my … [Read more...]

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