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Great Ideas — 18 Farmhouse Projects!

Anyone who's taken a peek inside the #1905Cottage knows that I love Farmhouse style decorating, from sliding doors to natural wood decor! Here are... 18 Farmhouse Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Sawhorse Console Table Entryway Display @ Design, Dining and Diapers Industrial Cart Coffee Table @ Refresh Restyle DIY Fixer Upper Magnolia Wreath @ Jolly and … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Painted Projects!

It's never a bad time to add a few pops of color to your decor! Here are... XX Painted Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Fabric Painting Tips @ The Magic Brush DIY Carousel Jewelry Organizer @ The Navage Patch Ombre Painted Dresser @ I Heart Naptime Pantry Makeover @ Re-Fabbed … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Ways to Decorate With Plants!

I wouldn't be able to keep any of the plants in my house alive if it weren't for my less forgetful kids. That doesn't stop me from loving to decorate with them, though! Here are... 15 Ways to Decorate with Plants from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Herb Jar Hanging Garden @ Crafts Unleashed Candlestick to Plant Stand @ Dazzle While Frazzled Create Your Own Kitchen Herb … [Read more...]

20 DIY Spring Wreaths!

20 DIY Spring Wreaths. I love making wreaths. Sometimes I wonder if I should have started a blog specializing in wreaths haha. I make one each year for all of the holidays. I looked at the planter area on the porch at the 1905 Cottage the other morning and I saw flowers starting to poke out! It made me excited for Spring. And of course my mind is spinning with Spring wreath ideas. Get inspired … [Read more...]

Family Generations Gallery Wall and printables!

I love family history and teaching my children about their heritage. My friend and neighbor Amy Dott showed me a really cool family generation framed print that her mom had created abut 20 years ago. I loved the idea and thought wouldn't it be cool to blow up the pictures of her ancestors and really showing them off in a gallery wall? Family Generations Gallery Wall and Printables. I think … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 DIY Home Ideas!

Some days I just don't feel like going anywhere... so I stay inside and look at all the fun projects you all make! Here are... 17 DIY Home Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza!  * * * * * Farmhouse Style Coffee Station @ Refresh Restyle DIY Gold Leaf Vases @ The 36th Avenue Wood Surveyor's Tripod Floor Lamp @ Scavenger Chic Pretty Spring Planters @ Heart Handmade UK … [Read more...]

14 Black and White Valentines Day Decorating Ideas!

This year I love black and white for Valentines Day! I love the simplicity of black and white. It's striking, neutral and timeless. With my Lantern Centerpiece: And easy 10-Minute Heart Pillows Here are 12 more ideas that I love using black and white for Valentine's Day!    Washi Tape Geometric Heart @ Homey Oh My What an easy way to create a dramatic … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Accessorize a Gallery Wall!

Happy Monday! It was a kind of gloomy, snowy weekend at the 1905 cottage but I had a fun time working on the gallery wall in my family room. I love switching things up. And Michaels has a new section called new Alphabet Soup by Make Market™ line which is filled with all kinds and sizes of letters and numbers. Plus marquee lights and ribbon and fabric too! Ella and I found some fun things to … [Read more...]

10-Minute Valentine Pillow Covers

02 I love to decorate for holidays. And it's even better when it's easy! Here is a way to make 10-Minute Valentine Pillow Covers. I love to make pillow covers because it's easy to store them between holidays. You can take a pillow insert and use it over and over again all year with different pillow covers. Just store the pillow covers flat and they hardly take up any room! My … [Read more...]

How to Decorate with Black and White

I love Christmas but I also love putting all of the Christmas things away. This year I love black and white for winter. And I have a couple of big floating shelves in my family room at the 1905 cottage that are fun to decorate. So I pulled out all of my black and white things and I love the way everything looks for Winter. Black and white is a fresh way to decorate for the new year. Here are some … [Read more...]