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 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

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

Adding Color and Florals in Your Home Design Part 3

Welcome my dear friends To Anne’s Attic – design.  Just to clear up any confusion my given name is Joanne and because I go by Jo to most of my family and friends I decided to use the latter part of my name anne as part of naming my blog. Anne’s (say it like Annie’s) Attic – design. I always wanted to go by Annie but what can you do when family gives you your nickname from birth?  You Just go with the flow. Continue reading