Mixing It Up A Bit

Happy New Year my friends!  Life has settled down a bit since the holidays and I have been mixing my sweet cottage up a bit. I really enjoy the Christmas holidays and they always seem to go a bit fast for me. But, on and on we all go into a new year, new challenges . . .

sitting room rug

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. . . and to all a good night!

Well, Christmas is almost here! All of the decorating , food preparation and shopping  is about to pay off. For me it all helps to set the mood for celebrating the Saviors birth.

I just want to share with you the last two rooms of my home that are ready for Christmas. The master bedroom and the bathroom. All is calm in the bedroom. Sit back and enjoy!


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Christmas in the Kitchen

This truly is a record for me this year, two posts in a week! I have made a New Years resolution to do better with my blogging and sharing so you will be seeing me a more this coming year.

kitchen collage

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Christmas in the Sitting Room

Wow, thirteen days until Christmas. Time really does fly especially when you’re having fun.  I have been truly blessed this Christmas season to enjoy my own little cottage. This is the first time ever for me and it’s been really fun to dream up just about anything I want to do to it as long as it doesn’t cost much.

I have hosted a couple of Christmas parties this year and it has been fun to share my home with friends and loved one. One of the Christmas trees only got knocked down once so I thought that I was doing pretty good with sharing such a small home with others.

lite tree

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Using Shabby Pastel Colors in your Home

It is good to be back blogging. I have missed all of you! I hope that you are having an exciting summer full of fun-filled projects.  I have been very busy with repainting furniture in Shabby Lane Cottage. When I moved in I decided not to redo anything until I really got a feel for the place. So last month I saw the big picture in my mind for how I wanted Shabby Lane Cottage to look, that’s when the chalk paint and brushes came out. Continue reading

Spring is Here to Stay!

Welcome to all of you. I am so happy that you have come to check out my sweet little cottage Shabby Lane.  I feel so happy and loved here and just can hardly wait to share it throughout the seasons.   Continue reading