Cottage Patio Ideas ~ Summer DIY and Makeover

cottage patio ideas for updating a summer patio

Hello friends! Today I’m so excited to be sharing seven more creative cottage patio ideas to add style and charm to your patio, or outdoors spaces on a budget! As you know we recently did a patio makeover and enjoyed the process and outcome so much that we’ve decided to take things even further. Cottage … Read more

DIY Patio Makeover on a Budget

Hello friends! Isn’t it wonderful to have warmer weather, budding leaves, and blooming flowers once again?! I simply love this time of year and often get the urge to clean and beautify something! Well, that “something” this year is our patio. This space has lots of potential and just needs a little sprucing up. Of … Read more

Create a Cottage Garden Entry ~ Easy Curb Appeal

Hello everyone! Today we are so excited to be planting our front flowerbed in my favorite gardening style ~ English cottage garden!  We invite you to “virtually” join us through our time-lapse video as we plant ~ enjoy! Watch our very first English cottage gardening VIDEO! We started by collecting some proven favorites and some … Read more

How to Add Climbing Roses to Your Cottage Garden

Hello everyone! Today I’m thrilled to share part of my dream-come-true cottage garden story! This post (& VIDEO) cover some practical tips on the care & propagation of climbing roses in the cottage garden. I hope you enjoy & find some helpful tips! To say this rose is vigorous is an understatement… Matt & … Read more

Handmade Cottage Garden Window Boxes ~ Easy DIY

Hello everyone! Today’s post (& video) features an addition to our cottage garden entry. For another layer of cottage garden charm Matt built a pair of cedar window boxes to hang over our courtyard railing. We decided on two boxes instead of one long, cumbersome box. That way I can remove the boxes & replant … Read more