Wednesday, January 19, 2022

{ Refreshed Living Room }

 This week seems to be flying by all considering...Today I had a really important meeting. I took the rest of the day to clean up the front & backyard yard of debri & Christmas, got lunch out with my gram, washed my Jeep & relaxed! It was the first pretty sunny, but blustery day here in Michigan in some time...Had to take advantage if it! I photographed a few spots in my upstairs living room after Christmas & I thought I'd share it with you!! It's not winter, but not spring- something in-between ha....Anyways come take a little peel below! 

 

Sorry I've been sharing this space a lot! To be honest I think I mentioned, but my lower level is still winter Christmas cabin..well kinda of all year ha! Anways I blogged this winter fireplace a few days ago & since have removed the bare Christmas tree & added a few new { old} items....A mix of winter+ spring & lots of texture!!


This little tree on the coffee table is still going strong & I just added some circa 1920s metal candleholders, vintage plate & some jute goods for a layered look!

 

I know this post was very short, but more to come soon!! Are you decorating for spring or still winter?

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

{ Antique Winter Mantel }

 Happy Sunday! I wanted to share this post before Monday because it's my last super wintery post..aka with the bare Christmas tree! Soon after this photoshoot I cleaned & restyled the majority of the upstairs! Seeing how it's only 14 degrees out on this sunny Sunday I thought it was right to share the last winter post! Anyways come see this cozy winter mantel below....

  

I wanted to end my winter season with this comfy textured fireplace mantel!! I love the simplicity of the chunky neutral black & wood candlesticks paired with the large white pillar candles!! I need all the warmth & glow here with our Michigan winters!! 


 

I added a ton of texture, but kept the decor at a minimal.  From the tree skirt to basket & greenery...this space feels like a tidy winter cottage!

 

I added " Willard" my vintage duck decoy I found last year antiquing to the mantel too. I loved the brass, simple wreath & Willard all paired together! Faux antique goodness for this winter look!! 


 

I love the bold, yet whimsical look in here, or did..because this space is completely different as I'm typing this, yep already haha!

  

I hope you enjoyed this winter glow in the upstairs living room! Do you still have your tree up? 

As always THANK YOU for stopping in on my little growing blog. I know everyone says something like this, but I honestly appreciate each of you for sharing my posts, commenting etc....I'm not the biggest or most popular blogger, but I am humble, real & practical ,and  hopefully helpful or inspiring in someway :). 
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Sunday, January 9, 2022

{ Fresh Winter Collected Cabinet }

 Wow what a hiatus from the blog!! I'm so sorry it's been over two weeks since I posted!! I didn't intentionally do that, I've been physically sick since the last week in December! Christmas was a bit rough/ different this year but nonetheless still amazing!!.. Until I got extremely sick!! I ran a 103 temp for days, bronchitis & just grossness. More unfortunately so my family got sick { I had something different} , so I felt helpless for them. Today though I'm back with a freshened up whole house & one particular space/ piece for winter!! Come see the first freshened up area of 2022 below...


 

This cabinet needed attention so badly! I wiped, organized & displayed my glass antique bottle/ mason jar collections & added a ton of warm winter textures, candles, woods & of course vintage goods!

 

I kept the inside simple with my glass collections, baskets & items that I use/ match one another for a cohesive fresh clean appearance. 

 

The pine trees on top of the cabinet are faux & the coffee table top one is real! I'm doing my best to keep it alive....

 

This cabinet throughout the year from different stylings/ shoot can become the "catch-all" , so it needed a simple cleaning & styling...


 

I hope you enjoyed this fresh winter cabinet!! I just thought, I should've shown a ' before' photo, but that would have just been embarrassing haha!! 
• What's the first area you tackled after the holidays??

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Sunday, December 19, 2021

{ Rustic Christmas Basement }

 Happy Saturday from my bed haha! Getting some early morning work done & wanted to share a few photos of my whimsical rustic basement! This is the space where we all gather, but this year first time in nearly 10 years that we're not hosting! Being that's it's still the gathering spot, I wanted to decorate it but just simply! It's a cabin lodge theme year round, so adding some rustic Christmas touches wasn't too hard! Come see a few peeks below....


 

There's something so magical about simple pine trees & white whimsical lights! My sister had this tree delivered as a wonderful gift to me { my other beloved tree gave out } . I strung the lights & reached as high as I could { haha} but couldn't reach the 7.5ft top all too great. I'm afraid of heights horribly especially with vertigo, so the tops a little sparse ha.

 

I didn't take many shots down here, but the sofas are the same forest green Lane fabric ones with some new pillows & comfy throws. I wanted to focus on the decor & mantel! Simple trees, green chunky candles & lots of winter antique goodies!


 

I hope you loved this cozy Christmas basement! It's simple, comfy, rustic & definitely magical!!


As always THANK YOU for stopping in on my little growing blog. I know everyone says something like this, but I honestly appreciate each of you for sharing my posts, commenting etc....I'm not the biggest or most popular blogger, but I am humble, real & practical ,and  hopefully helpful or inspiring in someway :). 
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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

{ Winter Kitchen Window Display }

 This is going to be a bit of a shorter post...It's the second blog post of the night & y'all I'm tired ha! I couldn't let this tiny space in my little cottage not be blogged since it's a space I look forward to decorate for Christmas each year! With that being said, Christmas is something like 11 days away, so I better get sharing ha! Come see this cute Christmas window below....


 

I usually go all out in this space with lights & many cozy Christmas items, but this year I went simple but whimsical! 

 

My mom gifted me these tiny  {super old} brass snowshoe bunnies & basically that was my going inspiration! I still like to keep this space practical...Brushes, soaps, vintage lantern, farmhouse dish rack etc.. 

 

Brass bunnies, mini pinecone candles, flocked tree & voila!

 

I hope you enjoyed this little Christmas splash over the sink window! Makes doing or should I say hiding dishes in the dishwasher more fun right?!



Happy Tuesday!

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{ Christmas Mantel Artwork }

 First I need to apologize to you guys...I promised this would be live Monday & well I failed! I'm super busy with the holidays, obligations, life & everything in between aka vertigo/ fibromyalgia! Anyways today isn't over yet & I'm finally sharing this sentimental artwork with you all! I love how unique, cozy & cottagey it is with a French country inspired frame etc.. I shot this at night because it just was so magical with the candlesticks going & honestly this was hard to photograph with the glass/ light distribution in the upstairs living room! Anyways come read why this piece is so near & dear to my heart, especially this year!!


 

Here's in the day... Still so charming & detailed, but night brings that extra ambiance day doesn't! 
This piece was gifted to me from a dear new friend I met! She knows & understands the struggles of a long marriage & the unfortunate coming to a close ending.  She's spoken the nicest words of wisdom & cheerful joy & then gifted me this art with a lovely attached letter to the back! 

 

The gold detailed frame matched perfectly with my vintage chalkboards & brass candlesticks! I love the French charm, detailed Christmas pine trees & the cozy factor! I could even leave this up around winter!


 

The antique bells were a last minute prop & add something to the mantel + flocked garland. Guess what day her birthday is on?.CHRISTMAS!! She's a Christmas miracle you could say♡.


I hope you loved this new Christmas/ winter artwork & have been enjoying the holidays.  I know the holiday season can be rough for many, so I'm lifting you up & embracing you with a warm hug, just like my new friend did to me! I'm forever grateful. 
   

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Sunday, December 12, 2021

{ Modern Cottage Santa Bedroom }

 Ahhhh I'm so excited to share this space with you on this busy December Sunday!! I love this space, because well, it's my bedroom! Extra comfy, my sanctuary & rejuvenation! With that being said, this space is super hard to shoot { odd light distribution / layout } on any given day! Today I worked super hard on capturing this freshened modern cottage Christmas room! I can't believe how bright & cozy it turned out FINALLY after all these years of blogging ha! Anyways enough trying to describe it, just come take a look below... .


 

This year was all about the fresh, minimal but comfy look! I added a simple iron candle chandelier, Christmas chalkboard, Santa pillow & vintage Christmas throw! Crate & Barrel  was a huge inspiration! They're always on point with design, textures, decor & ambiance.

 

I added some green & gold wrapping paper with a classic chunky red ribbon to hold them together! 
Side Note: I forgot to light the fireplace candles for this shoot....

 

The holiday chalkboard is from @homegoods & is actually the one used in the photo that's in this month's Country Woman magazine of our mantel!! The classic Santa pillow was a gift as a child & the bulb throw is a family antique I was passed down!

 

My favorite candle { vanilla bean } , vintage TV tray I use for my laptop while working in here, wooden tree art on the wall & that pretty much completes this Christmas bedroom look! I'm bummed I did get fresh cypress this year, but I sure am pleased with this photoshoot.


 

I'm learning the old saying "sometimes simple is better" is actually better! The lit white light garland adds that whimsical/ magical aspect. 


 

Do you decorate your bedroom or night space for the holidays? Also, poll here, who loves the anticipation of the holidays the most? I love the lead up to!!!
CHEERS!

As always THANK YOU for stopping in on my little growing blog. I know everyone says something like this, but I honestly appreciate each of you for sharing my posts, commenting etc....I'm not the biggest or most popular blogger, but I am humble, real & practical ,and  hopefully helpful or inspiring in someway :). 
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Thursday, December 2, 2021

{ Chippy Cottage Christmas Garden Decor }

 Happy Friday!! I have to preface this post by saying it's going to very upbeat & bubbly, Christmas  inspiration filled,so if you're not ready for the positivity then this probably isn't the post for you today....BUT who doesn't love those thing's?! A few days ago I mentioned on my Instagram stories my mom & I were out on a snowy Sunday in a snow globe blizzard decorating this space! It's the most magical little chippy cottage Christmas in my front garden!! Tons of fresh & vintage finds & some special goods. Come see this whimsical space below.....


 

How magical & whimsical is this mini fresh Fraser Fir from our cottage up north?! My dad snipped it down for me off the property & this is where this whole creative space inspiration came together!!

 

This forest green sign is from Target from the Dollars section! It's perfect for outside under the overhang on the front gardens! Simple, classic & large.

 

I love this chippy white bench! It was my grandma's antique & I'll never part with it! Some simple slices of wood, fresh cypress, , holly  & a vintage sleigh decorate this comfy look!! The solar Christmas lights were the best decision & add that effortless glow within the picture window. 


 

This creative Christmas look was in large part to my mom! She brought the tree down, beaded & brought the finishing touches for this look! I love how magical & Christmasy it is!




Life has been so refreshing lately...kind of like this quaint chippy corner outside! Small dreams do come true, and it feels amazing! Best advice: keep going & take the help! 




I had so much fun spending quality time with my mom doing this! Afterall, it is where I get my love of decor, design & Christmas!! 


HAPPY Friday!
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