I am very honored to have my friend Cindi Pate from Down Home Magazine guest posting today as I am recovering from surgery. I hope you enjoy her article as much as I enjoy having her as a friend. Today she is going to teach how to recreate the cottage look in your home. It is another two parter. There are ten tips total, today's post covers the last five. If you missed the first five tips you can read them here. 6. Baskets are great storage in a room, and while you can find some beautiful
I am very honored to have my friend Cindi Pate from Down Home Magazine guest posting today as I am recovering from surgery. I hope you enjoy her article as much as I enjoy having her as a friend. Today she is going to teach how to recreate the cottage look in your home.It is another two parter. There are ten tips total, today's post covers the first five. Make sure to check back tomorrow for the last 5. I have never been one to just buy something from a home decor store no matter how much
I love having friends and family come to our house. Most of the time my house is picked up but the biggest battle is with my girls and the guest bathroom. They think they can leave it a mess. I try to instill in them that they need to keep the bathroom clean because it is after all the guest bathroom as well. Here are some ways to make your bathroom friendly for both family and friends. The first thing you can do is make a little framed sign reminding your guests to put the lid down. There is an
For a while, I have been playing with the idea of getting rid of our piano. When we first got it, I envisioned my girls taking lessons and entertaining us with how beautifully they played. Insert real life here, it did not turn out like that. We got the piano for free I might add but my girls never had an interest in taking lessons, and it just became the elephant in the room. Now that my girls are growing up, I finally decided to part with the image that I created and started thinking more practical.
Today is my birthday. To say that I am blessed would be an overstatement. This year has been a rough year so far but thank goodness today has been good. It was made better by the creativity of my daughters and husband. They took a simple bouquet that you can get at Walmart and gave it their special touch with just a little bit of time but what a stunning display it made. Plus I felt so special that I didn't just get an ordinary thing of flowers. How did they make the bouquet special, you ask? They