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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...]

Getting Organized – My Bedroom Work Space

When I was dreaming up the 1905 Cottage addition, I had some goals in mind for my bedroom. I wanted a space that had a few different functions. I wanted a big closet, a little area to do laundry and a work nook where I could check email in the morning and start my day. It has helped me in getting organized - my bedroom work space is just what I hoped! And since this is the first winter that … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: DIY Typographic Sign Tutorial

Hi friends, it's Marie from Blooming Homestead. Can you believe that Christmas is only a few days away? If you're looking for a fun, last minute handmade gift idea I've got you covered! As I've been out holiday shopping I noticed a popular trend in typographic inspirational signs and today I'll show you how to create your own for a fraction of the cost. This DIY Winter Sign not only makes a lovely … [Read more...]

Green and White Christmas Porch and Entryway at the 1905 Cottage!

Happy Monday!! I love December and getting my home ready for the holidays! decorating my porch is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. Even if you don't have a porch, decorating your front door and creating a pretty first impression of your home is such a good idea. Check out the Green and White Christmas Porch and Entryway at the 1905 Cottage! I'm sharing my 2015 Christmas porch … [Read more...]

Lowes Holiday Makeover — Reveal in Macon, Georgia!

I have loved working with Lowes over the past few years on their blogging team: working on projects on my home, and more recently on my #1905Cottage. So when Lowes contacted me this Fall about a new exciting project I was super excited! They asked me if I would be willing to travel to one of my readers' homes and transform it for the holidays. Of course I couldn't wait! So I put out a call … [Read more...]

Using Basic Layering Pieces to Create 3 Different Holiday Tablescapes !

I love setting a pretty table for different holidays and occasions. And now that I'm all settled into the #1905Cottage, I am so excited to entertain my family and friends in my new dining room! And with so many big holidays coming up I thought it would be fun to try to come up with some tablescape ideas using basic pieces used in different ways for Thanksgiving, Christmas AND New Years. So I … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Snowy Village Book Ends

Hi there Tatertots and Jello readers, I'm Ashley from Cherished Bliss and I'm so excited to stop in today and share this little tutorial with you! This year I've really tried to use everything from our Christmas storage boxes and donate what I don't need anymore. As I was sorting through everything I came across these old Christmas village houses that I remember buying for my husband and … [Read more...]

Industrial Farmhouse Playroom Wall Art

Welcome to the Summer of Paper series - where we've invited fabulous guests to create projects using supplies from my Home + Made paper decor line. Hello there Tatertots and Jello readers! I'm Ashley and I blog over at Cherished Bliss where I share DIY projects, furniture plans, and anything else that gets thrown in ; ) I've very excited to be here today sharing with you how I used some of … [Read more...]

Make a Black and White Inspirational Wreath — using Project Life Cards!

I've had so much fun using my new Project Life Home+Made cards this week in the #1905Cottage. I couldn't end the week without sharing at least one wreath. This was my favorite project to make and SO simple! Black and White Inspirational Wreath using Project Life cards. I love the way it looks on the yellow door of the cottage. Here's how I made this Black and White Inspirational Home … [Read more...]

Inspirational Teen Black and White Banner – using Project Life Cards!

It's been so fun this week to show different ways to use Project Life cards in home decor. Here's another idea that I created to go in Hannah's teen black and gold bedroom. It's an Inspirational Wood Banner for her gallery wall using my new Home+Made Project Life card kit. The new Project Life kit will be in Michaels Craft Stores tomorrow - yay!! Here's how I made this easy … [Read more...]