creative living idea this week... I just loved creating this plywood art piece. I sometimes give this as a wedding present if it fits with the couple's decor or style. it goes well with beachy … [Read more...]
Antique Pie Safe Milk Paint Patina Restoration
The Ghosts of Furniture PastTM This is the story of my Pie Safe Milk Paint Patina Restoration Journey!! It began with an Epic Fail for Me! I have to admit a mistake. I purchased this beautiful antique … [Read more...]
Monday Manual of DIY Style ~ French Country
Offering Monday Manual of DIY Style ~ French Country today! We are moving toward the edge of what's possible here at C8C. Check back often to see what's new. From today forward, Monday's will almost … [Read more...]
My Seductive Table for Two ~ Happy Birthday HIMself
Shhhhhh. Don't tell, but I am creating a romantic tablescape inspired by Moll Anderson's new book, Seductive Tables For Two: Tablescapes, Picnics, and Recipes That Inspire Romance. The minute I saw … [Read more...]
Quick Valentine Craft How To – Recycled Quilt Hearts
I love this easy and quick Valentine craft. You can find the step-by-step tutorial below plus a blanket stitch how to. I love quilts...old quilts, new quilts, quilt tops, quilt pieces...all quilts. So … [Read more...]
7 Inexpensive Master Bath Organization Tips!
Master Bath Organization Tips Organizing a bathroom can be a challenge. Organizing and decorating a Master Bath in a rental home is even more so. This Master Bath needs help...just look at that faux … [Read more...]
DIY Ghost Mirror ~ Haunted Halloween Decor
OMGhoulness...I love Krylon Looking Glass Paint B-O-O!!! I created this Ghoulish Ghostly Ghost Mirror with Krylon Looking Glass paint. I shared the mirror first in 2011 but the tutorial disappeared … [Read more...]
Spooktacular Halloween Mantlescape with No Fireplace
What? No Fireplace? HORRORS!!!! Well how on earth does one decorate a mantle when they don't have one? Ah Ha...that's the magic! I am not going to let a little thing like no fireplace stop me from … [Read more...]
July Porch Decor – The Art of Americana
July Porch Decor – The Art of Americana This post was sponsored by Wayfair Happy 4th Y'all! I love to decorate my front porch for the seasons and the holidays. My July Porch Decor is always fun … [Read more...]
Spring Porch Decor Refresh – Seasons Change!
Spring Porch Decor Refresh – Seasons Change Thank heaven Spring is just around the corner. Today I am sharing my new Spring Porch Decor with you. It has been a long Winter, even here in Florida. … [Read more...]
Winter Style at Home – Wayfair Dream List!
Winter Style at Home My decorating heart is turning to a Winter Style at Home refresh. I am having a little cabin fever in all this cold weather. When I am spending my days indoors, I start seeing … [Read more...]
Red and Green Holiday Decor with Thrifting Finds!
Red and Green Holiday Decor This year finds us returning to Red and Green Holiday Decor. I live in a beach cottage on a tiny island. The past several years, my Christmas decor has moved more and more … [Read more...]
Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun…Fun…Fun!!! DIY Halloween Gift 4 YOU!!!
Tonight upon your pillow Close your eyes and hide your head For the fairies and the goblins Will be hovering 'round your head... here is my gift to you... Happy Halloween to all my ghoulish … [Read more...]
DIY Crafting for Halloween – Easy Craft Ideas
As you know I love to decorate for the season or holiday...or just to have a change! It is that creative ADD I have embraced as part of my personality! Visionary ideas are easy for me...I am a master … [Read more...]
Quick and Easy DIY Faux Wooden Stocking Hack Tutorial
DIY Faux Wooden Stocking Hack Tutorial I am a consummate DIY re-creator...if I see something I want, but cannot afford or find, I set about making my own version. When I first saw this image of … [Read more...]
My Christmas Traditions Plus $100 Wayfair Giveaway
Christmas Traditions at Angel Wood Cottage I have a few unbreakable Christmas Traditions. Some involve decorating. Some involve feast and féte. Some are just between me and baby Jesus. Angel Wood … [Read more...]
Rustic Beach Christmas Mantle Styling Tips!
paid post Welcoming Rustic Beach Christmas I am an Island Girl through and through. My home decorating style could be called rustic beach casual with some boho sparkle. The first thing I design … [Read more...]
DIY Haunted Ghostly Mirror with Krylon Looking Glass Paint Tutorial
OMGhoul...I love Krylon Looking Glass Paint B-O-O!!! For Halloween 2011, I created this Ghoulish Ghostly Mirror. I promised then to show you how I did it...well, for some reason I forgot to … [Read more...]
25 Gorgeous Harvest DIY Tablescapes with Tutorials
It's just a few weeks until the official start of fall. I was browsing Hometalk (a fave hangout for DIY and crafty peeps) and found so many bountiful ways to lay a gorgeous table...many of them easy … [Read more...]
Hot Picks for a Cool 4th of July Celebration Fun and Feast
Oh how I love a celebration!! I also love shopping Wayfair.com for any occasion. Today I have combined my two passions and created some hot picks for a cool 4th of July Celebration. Check out my … [Read more...]
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