Category Archives: Adding Cottage Charm

Nautical theme table with transfer graphics

Hey remember that post where I told you that I never paid more than ten dollars for a table at an auction, except for the time that I did? Well this is that table – and again, although I don’t … Continue reading

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Re-painted furniture: tiny cottage side table makeover

Okay let’s get one thing clear: I’m terrible at “befores.” It’s not that I don’t appreciate – or want to share – a dramatic transformation. On the contrary – but sometimes I forget to take the before picture! So for this … Continue reading

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Cottage cookbook storage

I’ve been on a mission to find some cottagey storage to hold my cookbooks, and recently came upon this little cutie at the Valley Junction Antique Jamboree here in West Des Moines. She was, of course, a tad over-priced – … Continue reading

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Office chair slipcover – a romancey makeover

I’m so excited to be able to share this little project with you! It’s one of the elements of the Mom Cave that really needed to be brought in line with the look of the room, but I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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Vintage linens pillow

Awhile back I purchased a handmade girl’s skirt at the Salvation Army thrift store, not because it would fit me or because I have a little girl (my little girl is almost all grown up!)  – but just because I … Continue reading

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