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Great Ideas — 20 Home DIY Projects!

I'm already thinking of new home DIY projects for the #1905Cottage! I loved seeing all these great ideas ... 20 Home DIY Projects! Read on and get inspired for your DIY! Industrial Cart Coffee Table @ Kleinworth & Co  DIY Industrial Message Board @ Home Remedies via Lolly Jane  Functional & Organized Home Office @ The Wannabe Cowgirl via Lolly Jane  Faux … [Read more...]

Easy, Custom “Hello” Banner!

I love seasonal decor, but I also love creating decor that can stay up all year 'round! I’m at CHA right now (It’s the Craft and Hobby Association trade show) with Pebbles in my Pocket premiering my new Home + Made “Cottage Living” line of papers and embellishments for home decor! This fun idea spells out "hello" - something perfect for a door, entry, hallway, or even mantel. Like … [Read more...]

Wood Block Gift Idea!

  I'm at CHA right now (It's the Craft and Hobby Association trade show) with Pebbles in my Pocket premiering my new Home + Made "Cottage Living" line of papers and embellishments for home decor! A photo posted by Tatertots & Jello (@tatertotsandjello) on Jan 11, 2015 at 12:39pm PST I've had such a great time! Today I wanted to share a fun project made using papers in my … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine’s Day Pallet Rope Light Heart!

While I'm a big fan of the big projects, like a permanent, wood-backed marquee heart, I also like fairly quick and easy proejcts. This Lowe's-sponsored #LowesCreator project goes pretty quickly and is fairly inexpensive ... and it looks great on the #1905Cottage porch! You'll love this Easy Valentine's Day Pallet Rope Light Heart, and you can easily customize it for your space. It's a … [Read more...]

Winter Decorating with Snowflakes at the 1905 Cottage!

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...]

HAPPY Holidays: DIY Gold Deer Head Wreath

Hi, I'm Emily from 52 Mantels and I'm so excited to be here today, sharing a SUPER simple holiday DIY. Seriously, anyone can make this easy Gold Deer Head Wreath. I put it together in just a matter of minutes (plus drying time, of course)! I've been eyeing this paper mache deer head at my local craft store (Michaels, to be exact), for some time now. For my holiday decor, I decided to snatch … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: DIY Antler Art

Hi guys!  I'm Amy from My 3 Monsters and I am thrilled that Jen invited me back for another year of Happy Holidays.   I recently got a Dremel tool and I have been having a blast carving everything I can get my hands on.  This carved antler idea has been knocking around in my brain for a while now, but it has seemed a little ambitious {ahem, intimidating} for a newbie like me. I figured Christmas … [Read more...]

Introducing the NEW #1905Cottage 2015 Projects!

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...]

Great Ideas — 21 DIY Holiday Ideas!

I'm excited for Thanksgiving this week ... and it's late enough in the year that the holidays are approaching fast! So I was so excited to see these great ideas in this week's party ... check out these 21 DIY Holiday Ideas and get inspired!  Twig Star Wreath @ Upcycled Treasures Vintage Marquee Lights @ Maison de Pax  DIY Twine Art Christmas Tree @ Poofy Cheeks  Kids' … [Read more...]

Merry and Bright Christmas Kitchen at the 1905 Cottage! {Free Printables!}

I love decorating for the holidays. So when Big Lots contacted me and asked if I would make over a room for the holidays in their #BigHoliday challenge, I thought it would be fun to add some holiday cheer to the kitchen at the 1905 cottage. I think the main living room or family room usually gets decorated but I spend so much time in the kitchen during the holidays, I thought it would be exciting … [Read more...]