Blog Posts - Cottage Decorating



Inspiration from Antique Wallpaper

SimpleDecoratingTips.com - DIY & Decorating for everything from your home to cottage We spend a fair amount of time out on the East Coast in the summer. During that time, I love all the inspiration from the historical buildings and houses. What a...

Easiest DIY Beadboard Ever!

SimpleDecoratingTips.com - DIY & Decorating for everything from your Home to Cottage I love, love, love beadboard! I always have. I love the quaint, laidback, vintage style beadboard represents. I love that it works so well in traditional style,...

Touring: Snug Harbor Farm

SimpleDecoratingTips.com - Diy & Decorating for everything from your Home to Cottage On the outskirts of Kennebunkport, Maine, on Western Ave. (appropriately named since Kennebunkport is on the eastern coast of Maine, so pretty much everywhere fr...

Touring: Snug Harbor Farm

On the outskirts of Kennebunkport, Maine, on Western Ave. (appropriately named since Kennebunkport is on the eastern coast of Maine, so pretty much everywhere from there is in a Western direction) is one of the quaintest, if not THE quaintest nursery...

An Owl Inspired Halloween and Thanksgiving Mantle

This owl inspired Fall mantle transitions from Halloween to Thanksgiving with just a little tweaking. See the transformation and be inspired. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog An Owl Inspired Halloween and Thanksgiving Mantle...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Nov 5, 2015

Summer Decorating With Sunflowers

Whether you grow some in your garden or purchase some sunflower inspired decor for your home, decorating with sunflowers is a wonderful way to add Country charm to your home this summer. Check out these ideas... Lisa's Creative Designs Blog Summ...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Jul 1, 2015

Decorating A Patriotic “Christmas” Tree For The Fourth Of July

See how a Patriotic Christmas tree dressed up for the Fourth of July can be an easy way to decorate and create a focal point for an Independence Day party or family get together. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog Decorating A Patriotic “Christm...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Jun 15, 2015

Before and After: A Shabby To Chic Toy Stove Makeover

A before and after story. See how an old play toy stove gets a shabby to chic makeover and ready for a new life of making memories. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog Before and After: A Shabby To Chic Toy Stove Makeover...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on May 18, 2015

A Shabby Chic Rose Inspired Tea Party Tablescape

Just in time for Mother's Day, this beautiful Shabby Chic inspired tablescape may inspire you to host your own tea party. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog A Shabby Chic Rose Inspired Tea Party Tablescape...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Apr 27, 2015

Creative Ideas For Decorating With Baskets

Creative ideas for decorating with baskets that will add character to your home or gift shop. These easy tips will have you digging out those old baskets from your closets and attic. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog Creative Ideas For Decorating Wit...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Apr 16, 2015

Light Up A Room With Creative Lighting

Check out these creative lighting tips and ideas for making your house feel like home. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog Light Up A Room With Creative Lighting...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Apr 9, 2015

Creative Ways To Dress Up A Plain Glass Vase

Crafty ways to dress up plain glass vases that will get your creative juices flowing. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog Creative Ways To Dress Up A Plain Glass Vase...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Mar 30, 2015

Follow Friday #16: Spread the Love of Inspiring

@mscraftberrybushHappy Friday friends! Today when Katelyn woke up, she said "I am happy it's Friday!" I don't know about you, but me too! I hope you had a great week! Today, I am so excited to see my oldest daughter who is visiting from Was...
by Cherishing A Sweet Life on Mar 27, 2015

A Lamp Makeover That’ll Give You Something To Crow About

A thrift store lamp makeover that'll get you crowing. A sad looking Rooster lamp gets a drab to fab country makeover. See the transformation and be inspired! Lisa's Creative Designs Blog A Lamp Makeover That’ll Give You Something To Crow A...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Mar 11, 2015

Modern and transitional beach cottage in Dana Point, California

Hykes Residence is the remodel of a 1970’s tract house turned modern and transitional beach cottage by Anders Lasater Architects, located in Dana Point, California. The home was re-imagined for easy family living , filled with....
by Decorating Ideas on Mar 7, 2015

Tickled With Toilet Brush Holders, Must See Makeovers!

Decorating a bathroom? These inspiring DIY toilet brush holder makeovers will get your creative juices flowing. See how generic toilet brush holders can actually become pretty accents for your bathroom with some paint and creativity. Lisa's Crea...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Feb 25, 2015

It's All in the Details

Coming soon ~~ A fun new blog party ~~ It's called "Share Your Style" and it's all about your style in the world of decorating.  Hosted by some of the most popular home styling bloggers and created by my friend, Sherry of No Minimalist He...
by The Vintage Nest on Feb 9, 2015

Easy DIY Crafts: Creative Ways To Make A Cake Pedestal

Love to wow your guests when your throw a party? This quick and easy craft project may be for you! Learn how to create cute cake pedestals that will dress up your table or buffet. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog Easy DIY Crafts: Creative Ways To Ma...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Feb 5, 2015

Valentine's Day Craft Part 4: DIY Valentine's Treasure Box

Happy Monday Friends! Next week, it's my daughter's birthday, and I wanted to handcraft  something with love for her. She's her momma's girl. She loves anything that's pink with hearts and roses. The other day, I'm waiting in line in the gr...
by Cherishing A Sweet Life on Feb 2, 2015

A Cozy Valentine’s Day Picnic By The Fire

On a budget this Valentine's Day? Stay in and celebrate with a romantic Valentine's Day picnic by the fire. Check out these tips on creating a romantic Valentine's Day that won't break the bank. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog A Cozy Valentine̵...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Jan 30, 2015


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