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1905 Cottage Master Bedroom Update and Yogabed Review

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I am so thrilled that the 1905 Cottage is almost done!! We were able to move our things into the addition a couple of weeks ago. And I have been having a great time arranging things and decorating. I thought it might be fun to share a little sneak peek of my master bedroom. Of course, my favorite place to be is relaxing in bed! I've been loving my new Yogabed mattress — more about that … [Read more...]

TV Entertainment Center to Locker Station (and giveaway)

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I'm so happy that the #1905Cottage addition is almost done!! I am just in love with this little home. There isn't room for a mudroom and I knew I needed a place for my kids to take off their winter boots and keep their backpacks. And as I was perusing the Better Homes and Gardens items at Walmart I was looking for a way to create this functional space in my garage. I saw this BHG … [Read more...]

Garage Makeover Tips – and How You Can Win a Troy-Bilt FLEX System!

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The #1905Cottage expansion is nearing its end. I'll be sharing more over the summer, but thanks to my friends at Troy-Bilt, I have gotten a head start on the garage! So check out these garage makeover tips - and learn how you can win a Troy-Bilt FLEX system! The garage is still in progress, but my DIY work couldn't wait! I was so excited when Troy-Bilt invited me to participate in the … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Planting a Spring Flower Bed!

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  Yesterday it snowed here.  Luckily, the snow did not stick around!  I am grateful that I have a spring flowerbed that still gives me color and reminds me it is spring, even when the weather doesn’t.  Thanks to some help from Mike Clayton from WESTERN GARDENS, a local nursery here,  I have an awesome spring flower bed!  Since construction has taken its toll on my yard, it’s nice to have at … [Read more...]

Snowflake Decorating Ideas!

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I usually hate this time of year. I love the snow until Christmas and then I'm ready for Spring!! But this year I've decided to embrace the snow. So I am sharing this snow-inspired mantel idea. It's perfect for this time of year. I took some paper from my Home+Made line and put it on a wood box from The Wood Connection that was painted black. Then painted some snowflakes, also from The Wood … [Read more...]

Winter Decorating with Snowflakes at the 1905 Cottage!

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I always get a little sad as I take down the Christmas decorations. It seems so bare. And sometimes it seems a little early to put Valentine's decorations up. And my awesome neighbor Amy Dott and I have been working on some projects together. Here's one that we thought was fun -- January Winter Decorating with Snowflakes! I think the black and white with the yellow at the cottage is … [Read more...]

Tips for New Windows – #1905Cottage

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I'm working on the addition to the #1905Cottage. One of those major projects: installing new windows. I've discovered there are some key things to look for when you're getting new or replacement windows, and thanks to my friends at Pella, I'll share some of my discoveries today. Hopefully these ideas will help when you go shopping for new windows for your home. Here's how I think … [Read more...]

Modern Typographic Family Rules – Free Printables!

Free modern family rules printable using shutterfly decor. Tatertots and Jello.

  I've been blogging for about 7 years. I have enjoyed every single minute of it. And things have changed so much over that time period. I know my style has changed over the years. (And thanks to Shutterfly for sponsoring this post, too!)   One of my very favorite projects so many years ago was my Family Rules Canvas. This was years before craft cutting machines that … [Read more...]

Christmas Carol Typography Art – Free Printables! {And $200 Shutterfly Giveaway}

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Christmas carols just put me in the holiday mood. So I thought it would be fun to make a holiday sign with some Christmas songs to hang in my home using Shutterfly's beautiful canvases. And since my theme this year is red and white, and it's so classic, I designed the sign with those colors. Plus, a little added grey thrown in to make it interesting!   I love the way it turned … [Read more...]

Introducing the NEW #1905Cottage 2015 Projects!

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For the last couple of years I've been working on the renovation of the #1905Cottage. I'm super excited to introduce the next BIG project on the 1905 Cottage -- I'm expanding it to make it an actual modern-sized house. Yes! Construction has just started, and we will be moving into this home. I'm excited to be sharing the  design and decor projects with you in the coming … [Read more...]