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Country Chic Chalk Paint

When Two Beautiful Things Come Together…. What is it about paint that makes a girl’s heart flutter? Don’t get me wrong. I do love the beautiful patina of stained furniture…but, paint does something special in my mind to a piec...
by A Delightsome Life on Sep 3, 2016

French Farmhouse Kitchen Updated

I love the look of French Farmhouse…especially in the kitchen. Nearly three years ago, I made some changes to our kitchen but kept the elements that speak French Farmhouse Kitchen to me…I share with you today, some updates…more Fren...
by A Delightsome Life on Jun 28, 2016

Happy Spring!

Finally it's Spring!I am offering some lovely Mother's Day Keepsake pillows a bit early since I will be on vacation in Hawaii the entire month of April!Last day to ship is March 31st. The shop will still be open while I am gone and of course you can...
by Marionberry Cottage on Mar 22, 2016

French Toile and Script

When I began to redecorate our living room…there were a couple decorating elements I wanted to be sure to include in the scheme. Top on the list was the incorporation of French Toile and Script.  How I Included French Toile and Script̷...
by A Delightsome Life on Feb 29, 2016

Red Toile Curtains

I had been moving right along with the living room transformation beginning with the wall color, painted furniture, slipcovers and pillows. Now, I needed to address the windows. Initially, I had cream color curtains over the French doors, on a whim,...
by A Delightsome Life on Aug 25, 2015

Ruffles, lace, and many roses!

New items atMarionberry Cottage shabby sweetness barkcloth handbag Pink in Paris slouchy bag Romantic single rose keepsake pillowFor Home is where the heart is....Fun French postcard ruffle handbag goes from summer right into fall!Visi...
by Marionberry Cottage on Aug 17, 2015

Posh Cottage pillows

Hello friends, I trust everyone is having a wonderful summer. Mine has been what you call "lazy" in the fact I have not done too much creating for the website. But on the other hand "busy" with my daughters family here for almost two months while the...
by Marionberry Cottage on Aug 6, 2015

Slipcovered Chair

It was inevitable. Dearest looked at me as I was preparing to slipcover this chair and said, ‘Are you going to slipcover or paint everything in this room?’ Well….nearly! I have one more chair to slipcover then the living room t...
by A Delightsome Life on May 12, 2015

Recovering an Ottoman

For a very long time, I had been looking for a square coffee table to make into an ottoman. Then, last year, at the Habitat Resale store, I found a perfect square ottoman. It had just the right fabric cover too. But, now, with a whole new color/decor...
by A Delightsome Life on Apr 29, 2015

Chairs for Charity 2015

I finally finished my chair restoration for Chairs for Charity auction 2015.Each year I donate an up-cycled theme decorated chair to a great cause. Chairs for Charity to bring awareness to L.A.M. My friend Carrie suffers from this lung disease and i...
by All in my Cottage on Mar 31, 2015

French clocks Accent chair

This actually was my project for 2014 but only getting around to share it...Each year I donate an up-cycled theme decorated chair to a great cause. Chairs for Charity to bring awareness to L.A.M. My friend Carrie suffers from this lung disease and is...
by All in my Cottage on Feb 19, 2015

The Dining Room – Simplified Winter Decor

The Soothing Light of Winter Light, in the wintertime, has a different glow and casts differently on all that surrounds us. Light, in the wintertime, is brief and always welcomed. After the gaiety of Christmas decor we crave the serenity of the simpl...
by A Delightsome Life on Jan 22, 2015

Rainy Saturday Musings…

I love a foggy morning…. This morning we woke to a light rain that is forecasted to last all day. I’d hoped to be able to do some garden chores today, but instead, I’ll be puttering indoors. Chalkboard Art It’s time to put away all things Chr...
by A Delightsome Life on Jan 3, 2015

Happy New Year~Happy New items!

With the New Year there are many new items that were added today~Here are just few!www.MarionberryCottage.com Vintage hanky boho handbag Ivory Lace Keepsake gift pillow Fluffy Roses Barkcloth pillowUpcycled vintage doilyand so much mor...
by Marionberry Cottage on Jan 1, 2015

Cyber Savings!

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by Marionberry Cottage on Dec 1, 2014

Open House Sunday

French Ranch in DallasThis little 1950's ranch has gone french cottage. This house is a great example of what can be done with just a simple little ranch home.It's full of romance starting at the front gate. Notice the concrete urns an...
by Mod Vintage Life on Nov 2, 2014

I Envisioned a Sparkly Chandelier Dripping with Crystals

I love the elegant look of French Crystal Chandeliers.  They’re so sparkly! It is like the beautiful crown of the room. So, as I was transforming my dining room from red traditional to French blue…I envisioned a sparkly chandelier dr...
by A Delightsome Life on Oct 17, 2014

Pink Vanity Table Ideas for Girls Room

During the process of living, people are having limit of bored. It means that all the things that can be seen or can be meeting in the same time for a long period will need to be hanged. If we cannot do that, of course the sense of stress and also th...
by Quakerrose on Sep 6, 2014

Adding Artwork

More Dining Room Transformations! I’m starting to feel like an infomercial! ‘But Wait! There’s More!’ Don’t get me wrong! I’m still excited about the changes I’ve made in our dining room – I see the end...
by A Delightsome Life on Aug 20, 2014

August treasures

Normally August is one of the slower months of the year for me, but this year I have been busy with quite a bit of custom orders for soft fluffy decorator pillows. I sold almost everything I had in stock on the website too, so I have been busy stitch...
by Marionberry Cottage on Aug 16, 2014


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