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What Is An Inglenook Fireplace?

An inglenook (Modern Scots ingleneuk), or chimney corner, is a small recess that adjoins a fireplace. The word is formed with ingle, meaning “fireplace” in… 159 more words

Arts And Crafts

BHG Outlines Tips for a Cottage Kitchen

  1. Open shelving. Open shelving and plate racks exude cottage style. Brackets or corbels that hold the shelves are important for a true cottage look. Keep them simple but stately.
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Cottage Style

Interior Design Style: Beach Cottage

Bringing a casual beach cottage style into your home is fun and easy. It starts with a white palette accented by ocean blue, and then bringing the outdoors in using a few seashells, driftwood, flowers in vases or jars, and nautical accents. 153 more words

Home Decor

House Colors with Personality

Nothing shy about this pretty pink house. And instead of tempering it with neutral (black or gray for the shutters and door), the homeowners went Victorian bold with a rich blue like Ben Moore’s Blue Macaw 784. 117 more words


"These are a few of my favorite things!"....bottle brush trees..and more creations...

  We’ve been busy around here, getting ready for holiday markets and Etsy Christmas shopping.  Here’s a sneak peek of some of my new items…bottle brush tree’s, not ugly christmas purses, Shabby Chic style, pillows, jewelry, the list goes on and on.  Enjoy!

the house hunt

It’s been several months since I’ve posted, mostly tending to that new baby and whatnot. That’s not all that has happened. For starters, Dresden sold in August! 599 more words


Maria Meets Annie Sloan Chalk Paint - DIY

I’m in love.

I recently discovered Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and immediately fell head over heels. Although it is a tad on the expensive side, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is thick and practically effortless to use. 72 more words