Affordable Cottage Decor: What to Buy at Thrift Stores

Hi, friend! Do you dream of transforming your home into a cozy, charming cottage without breaking the bank? You’re in the right place! Today I’m sharing some ideas of what to buy at thrift stores, or second-hand online, for cottage style decor. With its unique blend of rustic charm, and vintage flair, cottage style decor … Read more

Reframing Vintage Art ~ Matching Frames & Artwork

“Matchmaker, matchmaker make me a match, find me a find, catch me a catch…” OK, in all seriousness, have you ever found a great piece of art you love, but the frame is not your style? Or have you seen a stunning frame, but the art was terrible? Finding vintage (or quality) artwork from the … Read more

How to Make Your Home Cozy for Fall

Do you want your home to be a cozy, welcoming retreat without stress, or expense? What if I shared with you simple, free, ways to create a homey, inviting home for fall? Creating a cozy home is a tactile experience. It appeals to sight, sound, scent, touch, and emotion. There are easy, realistic ways to … Read more

Why You Don’t Want a Pinterest Perfect Home

Hello friends! Today I have a thought-provoking post and video to share: Why you don’t want a “Pinterest Perfect” home. First, let’s define what a “Pinterest perfect” home is. It is the pictures you see on Pinterest, Instagram, home improvement shows, and home decor books and magazines. This home, while incredibly beautiful, isn’t real. The … Read more

Mixing Farmhouse & Cottage Styles ~ Tips for Transition

Are you wanting to mix farmhouse and cottage styles, or to move away from the farmhouse entirely? You are stumped with where to start and don’t want to waste money, or end up with decor that doesn’t work? In this post I’ll share my top three tips for blending to styles smoothly, and economically. Sources … Read more