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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...]

2015 “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” Tree and Decor!

It's November and the Christmas season is coming soon!! This year has flown by so fast. I love the holidays and one of my favorite parts of blogging over the past few years has been Michaels Stores annual Christmas Tree Challenge. I love a theme tree!! And since this year is the first year that we will be spending Christmas at the cottage, I loved the idea of basing this year's theme on the … [Read more...]

Winter Wonderland Evergreen Trees DIY!

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! And now it's time to decorate for Christmas. I love this time of the year! One of my favorite things to create is Christmas trees using foam tree forms. I love being part of the Floracraft Make It Fun Team. And when I found out that November our challenge was to use foam trees to create holiday decor, I was so excited!! Here's how I made these easy … [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...]

Christmas Porch at the #1905Cottage!

I love decorating my home for the holidays. And I think there's nothing that makes a statement quite like your front door. So when Lowes asked us if we could do a post about welcoming guests for the holidays, I immediately thought of the front porch at the #1905Cottage. This year I am going for a mostly red and white theme. I love how classic and happy red and white are together. I had such … [Read more...]

24 Fall and Halloween DIY Ideas!

I just celebrated my blogiversary. When I think about all of the years I've been blogging I am just so grateful. Creating is something that has always been in my heart and having the opportunity to share my ideas and highlight all of the awesome ideas I come across in the world is just the best job in the world. I can't imagine being more happy than I am! And as I was thinking about the past … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Patterned Heart Printables #ShutterflyDecor

This post is brought to you by Shutterfly. I just love Valentine's Day!! And this year I thought it would be so fun to go with a traditional red and white Valentine decor! I created THREE different hearts with bold happy patterns in stripes, polka dots and houndstooth. I printed them on canvases and mounted them on my vintage door mantel! I also created a printable with red hearts and one gold … [Read more...]

Tatertots and Jello Holiday Home Tour!

I love this time of year! Decorating our home is always so much fun. I think I have decorating ADD because I can never decide what my "style" is. This year I had this vision of a gold and white Christmas. I sewed our dropcloth slipcover so I could have this neutral holiday decor. But I also love BRIGHT holiday too. So in kitchen/family room area of our home I went with a gold and white theme, and … [Read more...]

Holiday Decorating: My 2013 Sunburst Mirror Holiday Tree!

It's November 1st - so time to post my Christmas tree. LOL!! Seriously, for the second year in a row I am participating in Michael's Craft Stores #DreamTreeChallenge. It's so fun to see all of the amazing trees that bloggers create for this event. And I know it's a little early but it's fun to get inspired to decorate for the holidays!! I love this time of year. For my tree this year, I knew … [Read more...]

Shutterfly By Design – and a Free Pillow Printable For You!

Earlier this month I  was in New York City (one of my favorite places EVER) for the Shutterfly By Design event. They were showcasing some of the new Home Decor ideas and I can't wait to tell you all about what they have been working on! I was also so thrilled to be able to make a pillow printable holiday-themed project for the front entryway of the event (and I'll show you how you can make it, … [Read more...]