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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...]

Spring Patio Entertaining Ideas!

I get so excited when the weather warms up and Spring is in the air. One of my favorite parts of the 1905 Cottage Addition was turning the tiny 1-car garage space into a patio. I put a short fence in the front for a little privacy and a gate for easy entry. I also put an arbor over the gate. This little space is great for entertaining. So when BHG gave me the theme of Spring Outdoor … [Read more...]

20 Beautiful Spring Wreaths

I love Spring! It's such a fun time to bring out the bright colors to decorate after winter. And, decorating my front door with a pretty spring wreath is one of my favorite things to do! So if you're looking for some inspiration for Spring, these 20 Spring wreaths will definitely inspire you! Striped Floral Wreath @ Girl Loves Glam Cheerful Spring Wreath @ The Navage Patch DIY Spring … [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...]

1905 Cottage: 6 Bedroom Gallery Wall Tips

1905 Cottage: 6 Bedroom Gallery Wall Tips. I love gallery walls. One of my favorites was the family gallery wall in the entryway in my old home. And in the 1905 Cottage I have loved creating a few for different rooms. I made a small one, with mainly frames in my dining room. I created a gallery wall with shelves in the family room. And I love the one in my master bedroom. I … [Read more...]

1905 Cottage Addition: Girls’ Shared Bathroom Reveal and $100 Walmart giveaway

1905 Cottage Addition: Girls' Shared Bathroom Reveal and $100 Walmart Giveaway. I've had so much fun working on the 1905 Cottage addition. We love living in our "new" old home. And this year I'll be talking all about the addition and sharing all the details - including the good and bad of turning a vintage home into a modern home on a budget. Today I am sharing my girls' shared … [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...]