Exceptionally Eclectic – Old Painted Cottage Tour


  She bid on 7 houses and lost out on all of them.  Luckily, the 8th house was the charm and after a major renovation, Jennifer from The Old Painted Cottage got the cottage of her (and my) dreams. She loves white kitchens and numbers ... old ladders and drafting stools ... rusty old bar carts and industrial lighting … [Read more...]


Exceptionally Eclectic – French Country Cottage Christmas

House #1 - French Country Christmas

It's a French Country Cottage Christmas! Come on over and warm your hands by this massive outdoor fireplace. Courtney of French Country Cottage has it all decked out to welcome Santa. Santa can rest and enjoy a crisp baguette ... maybe even a glass of wine. He'll stop to smell the peonies ... then find the perfect place to … [Read more...]


Exceptionally Eclectic – Farmhouse Guest Cottage

nautical family room decorating

Susan of Maple and Magnolia would have to change the locks to get me to leave her Guest Cottage. And even then, I may just crawl back in through a window - the farmhouse decor is that fabulous. Talk about indulgence - who wouldn't want this Studio space. (I have the same old wooden paper cutter). Any way you slice it, this Cottage Kitchen … [Read more...]