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As I was wrapping up my renovation in 2017, I kept seeing woven wood shades all over social media and knew in a heartbeat I wanted some for the huge bank of front windows across my main living area.  I called my neighbor, Leslie Rainer with Leslie Rainer Designs, and she helped me pick out […]

It is extremely rare these days for a home to stay in the same family for more than a few years.  But what if I told you I found a dogtrot home built in 1852 that has NEVER left the ownership of the original family? Be sure to read to end for a BIG, BIG […]

Would you be brave enough to cut a historic home in half, move it approximately 15 miles, down winding streets, around power lines and water mains, across Interstate 20, and out to a dairy farm in the country? If there’s one thing I’ve learned about a home, it’s that NOTHING is impossible with a lot […]

farmhouse kitchen, farmhouse style

Back in the fall, I had the incredible opportunity to partner with Red Land Cotton on a styled photoshoot at my cottage. Their all natural, cotton linens are 100% made in America and their entire manufacturing operation takes place right here in the south. In fact, Red Land Cotton is based in Alabama and is […]

greenhouse, shabby chic, cotton bedding

When I moved into my cottage almost four years ago, I loved being surrounded by neutral, farmhouse decor. If I’m being honest, I also wanted to please the farmhouse community on social media. It seemed every scroll yielded another stunning home filled with lots of woods and whites. But then, my friend Wendy (@chairwhimsy) came […]

Who out there is feeling a simple Christmas this year? Last year, I had to go all out on my holiday decor for my shoot with Cottages and Bungalows.  And this year, well this YEAR *face palm*, I’m feeling a return to my simple roots. My heart has been so heavy and sad, yet grateful […]

Photography: Hector Manuel Sanchez @hectormsanchezphoto Fall has finally made its appearance, and I couldn’t be happier about it! The bright autumn colors, holidays, pumpkins, and the leaves – it’s all soooo magical! It truly is one of the most wonderful times of the year. The cooler breezes are blowing in and I’ve been dreaming about […]

Fall Harvest Apple Pecan Salad

  Y’all I am ALWAYS looking for ways to decorate my cottage on a budget. Whether it’s shopping for décor at thrift stores, repurposing/reusing items I find in my home, OR creating new and unexpected pieces, it’s fun to push the envelope and see my creativity come to life! Enter Fall 2020.  We are living […]

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