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Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Nook

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Nook. You know how when you move you have everything all planned out? Where all of your furniture is going to be placed and how it's all going to look? So did I. Then I moved in and nothing really fit LOL. My dining room table at the cottage, which I love, is way to big for my kitchen eating area. And my rugs were too big for the rooms. But I ended up having a fun time … [Read more...]

Make a Summer Outdoor Room

Make a Summer Outdoor Room. I may be a little obsessed with those mattress bed swings - is that what they're called - that are all over Pinterest. The ones that hang from the ceiling. I've wanted to make one ever since we did the Daybreak Blogger House about four years ago. So when we moved into our new home and I saw that we have TWO covered porches I was so excited. And in the move all of my … [Read more...]

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...]