Shabby Curtains

Hello! I have been really busy preparing Shabby Lane Cottage for Fall. There have actually been a few days when I could open up the windows and turn the air conditioner off and let the soft fresh air in. Now that’s heaven to me.   Continue reading

Some Think I’m CRAZY!

Happy Birthday to the USA and Canada!

I want to announce the opening of my new blog Healing Wings! https://healingwingsblog.wordpress.com/ Continue reading

Using Lavender in your Home Decor

I can’t believe that summer is almost here and that spring has gone by so quickly.  No matter the season though I will always be using lovely pastels in my Romantic Shabby Chic Country Style Cottage. Wow that’s a mouth full! lol  I started messing around with a new color that I have fallen head over heels in love with. I shared some of it on my last post and thought that I would share a little bit more of this fabulous color.  Continue reading

Back Through the Years

Welcome everyone! I am most grateful to all of you for your support of my blog. It has been a fun road to travel. Meeting new blogging friends has been the best part. I have learned much through many of your blogs on home design and through that I have carved out my own design “Romantic Farmhouse”.  For almost forty years I decorated my home in the primitive design. When my nest was empty I wanted my new nest to reflect me not the other five family members that lived with me at the time. Since I was single and ready for a change.  I thought that I would show you my little nest through my years of blogging, which will be three years coming up in April. Wow, time goes by so fast! I will be celebrating that with a giveaway so make sure you stop by in April for the details.

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Vintage Meat Safe

I was at my shop one day and discovered this amazing vintage meat safe. It really was a mess and the shelves were missing as well as the bottom had rotted and  been replaced with press wood. Continue reading

A Dress-form, a Drawer,and a Paper Back book

What would you do if you had a plain old dress form, a large vintage drawer, and a bunch of old paperback books? Continue reading