Monthly Archives: October 2013

cottage color

blue and cream cottage buffet

Happy Friday!  Alot has been going down at cottage fix the past couple of weeks, some good, some bad. Miss Myrtle sprung a leak in our unfinished basement and water sprayed and spewed everywhere, and of course it was bright and early Monday morning, bad. The basement got pretty wet before I happened to hear the water gushing out, ugg! On the bright side, it was fixed in a jiffy. I finished all of my fall planting and flower potting — the little […]

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decorating, with a skinny wallet

cottage armoire

I have been chipping away at the living room bit by bit, happily dreaming of what my next move might be.  I love weathered wood and velvet pillows and soft lighting and oh I wonder what I might find?  And I’m on a budget, of course.  When bam!  It’s a good old-fashioned government shutdown, complete with bickering and insults from both parties.  I would love to tell you my thoughts on this, but this is a decorating post after all.  […]

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cottage living room painted ivory

cottage living room painted ivory

That’s right… the living room is finally completely painted!  Whoo Hooo!!  This one was a doozy.  As much as I love our tall ceilings, about halfway through this paint job I found myself telling those ceilings where they could go!  You get the gist.  Yes, this is one of those rare occasions I am actually glad I don’t have a large great room with cathedral ceilings.  Can anyone say “painter?”  So now I can’t turn my head all the way […]

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