Let's talk exterior home details. I've been thinking about doing this blog post for awhile now, but I have been struggling on how to present it to you all! We have an older home (built in 1956) and a limited budget. Our goal for purchasing our home was not so much about our home per… Continue reading My Home Makeover
AfterBefore Hello Spring! I can't believe the nice weather we have been enjoying here in Upstate New York. It has inspired me to make some changes inside as well as out. I will be sharing the outside changes once things start to sprout, until then let's talk about creating a cozy bedroom. New Bed Frame.… Continue reading Spring Bedroom Refresh
Spring Mantle I don't know about where you are, but here in NY we still have plenty of snow! The snow makes me feel so blah.... During this time of the year I try to keep my design easy and light. I'm eager to move on from the snow and introduce some greens. As the… Continue reading Creating a Spring Mantle
How to create an Ikea Built-In Bookcase coming soon. Stay Tuned for more on this.
Welcome to my home in Upstate New York that I like to call my Pretty Blue Cottage. Our home is a ranch that we converted into a cozy cottage. Almost every space in our home has been DIYed by my husband and I. I will take you step by step thru past and new DIYs,… Continue reading What to Expect
Hello cold snowy days! Here in Upstate New York our winters seem to go on and on. A girl gets pretty tired of all that snow and cold. I admit that I am a lover of summers, so getting to those warms days seems to take forever. Changing things up inside really does help to… Continue reading Winter Blues