Category Archives: Decorating

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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Small house living: furniture placement challenges

Living in a small house (625 square feet on the main floor) can be a challenge for a gal like me who loves to collect vintage and antique everything. Therefore, I am constantly looking for ways to make the most of … Continue reading

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Creating Vintage Floral Cottage Style

If someone were to ask me about my decorating style, where others might say theirs was Traditional, or Boho, or even Eclectic, I would say mine is cottage style. Or, more specifically, I would define mine as “vintage floral cottage.” … Continue reading

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