Category Archives: Decorating

Christmas mantle decor

I guess I just wasn’t ready to give up my Fall “mantle” decor… so rather than take it all down and change out to something completely different for Christmas, I decided to do my Christmas mantle decor the super-simple way: … Continue reading

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Fall mantle decor

Okay so right away I have to admit, I don’t have a fireplace. Therefore, I don’t have an actual mantle to decorate. But what I do have… are cabinets! About four of them, in fact… and because each of them … Continue reading

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Faded Summer 2018 seasonal decor

Some folks may call this time of year late summer, or even early Fall. But last year I officially named it Faded Summer – a Fifth Season… with a proclamation and everything, so you know it’s legit! 😉 I’ve noticed … Continue reading

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French Country Cottage – a beautiful new book by Courtney Allison

I’ve been a follower of Courtney Allison’s blog, French Country Cottage, for several years. Have you? It’s the type of blog where the photos just make me sigh out of pure appreciation for their beauty. Of course, following Courtney’s blog also … Continue reading

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How to bring thrift store finds together for a cohesive look

One of the biggest challenges in creating your cottage style (or any style!) with thrift store finds is achieving a cohesive result in your actual decorating. Acquiring items over time and from different sources probably means that nothing matches – … Continue reading

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