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Fall Faves: Let’s Get Cozy

See? I told you I’d be back today. You weren’t sure if you could believe me or not, huh? That’s okay. I did abandon you for a spell. It might take a little time to re-earn your trust :). Shall we break some pumpkin bread and look at some of m...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Sep 14, 2010

Chic Duvets Under $100?!

by Our Suburban Cottage on Jul 22, 2010

Anthropologie Dreaming

Back when I was a single gal dreaming of owning my own home, I used to imagine what it would look like. I always thought it would look like an Anthropologie store…more or less. You know – all artsy and feminine. Now that I actually own my own hom...
by Our Suburban Cottage on May 11, 2010

What I’m Loving Right Now

This outfit from Anthropologie. Don’t ask me why, but I want it…for a tenth of the price, of course.  It may have something to do with this belt. Look at the adorable flowers! The cherry blossoms in my back yard…even though every...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Apr 14, 2010

Perfect for the Man Cave

Okay – don’t laugh at me. This post is a little out there, but I figured “Ah heck. Just go for it. Someone else has GOT to think this is as cool as I do.” (I say crazy words like “heck” sometimes when talking to myself…little known fact...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Mar 4, 2010

New Awesomeness at Target

Um, perhaps I should reign in the “valley girl” talk, but this girl just can’t help it. Hate me…or don’t, I’d rather you don’t :). I was buying a few groceries at Le Target the other day, and decided to do my obligatory stroll through...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Feb 22, 2010

Still Looking for Gifts?

Still looking for an inexpensive and unique Christmas gift? How about a gorgeous photographic print from Tim Irving (I truly love his photography)?   Or do you know a new mother or have a cute little niece, nephew or grandchild? Why not...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Dec 13, 2009

Still Looking for Gifts?

Still looking for an inexpensive and unique Christmas gift? How about a gorgeous photographic print from Tim Irving (I truly love his photography)?   Or do you know a new mother or have a cute little niece, nephew or grandchild? Why not...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Dec 13, 2009

Act Now! Frugal Gift Idea

I know I said I'd show you the handy woodworking project I did in my bathroom today, but may I please have one more day? Please? You really don't want to see the state of my bathroom at the moment.What I will be sharing with you is a frugal gift idea...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Nov 30, 2009

Act Now! Frugal Gift Idea

I know I said I'd show you the handy woodworking project I did in my bathroom today, but may I please have one more day? Please? You really don't want to see the state of my bathroom at the moment.What I will be sharing with you is a frugal gift idea...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Nov 30, 2009

I Heart Black Friday

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. Ours was really nice. There's nothing like being able to hang out and laugh with family.I've been dying to tell you what I did on Friday...I have a feeling only you will truly be able to understand my out of...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Nov 29, 2009

I Heart Black Friday

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. Ours was really nice. There's nothing like being able to hang out and laugh with family.I've been dying to tell you what I did on Friday...I have a feeling only you will truly be able to understand my out of...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Nov 29, 2009

The Look For Less: Pottery Barn Toile Bedroom

I haven't done one of these in a while, so I thought this could be a fun exercise for today. I love the look of this Pottery Barn room.I love the contrast of the crisp white against the dark chocolate walls, I love the toile bedding, I love the airy...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Nov 11, 2009

I Found the Coolest (Inexpensive) Store on Earth

How many of you have been to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore before? Good for you - you'll totally know what I'm talking about in this post then. And those of you who haven't....OH MY GOSH! I am so excited to share this with you (Okay, let me compos...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Nov 8, 2009

Amy Butler at Bed Bath and Beyond?!!!

I'll understand if you read the title of this post and just sprinted away from your computer, jumped in your car and raced to Bed Bath and Beyond. It's ok...I'm not offended. You can read the rest of this post when you get back...with your arms full...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Sep 29, 2009

Flor-ed

I don't actually own any of Flor's ingenious carpet tiles, but I do like the concept of them. Wouldn't it be great to just be able to individually remove and wash a carpet tile when your teenage son accidentally spills orange Gatorade on your favorit...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Sep 23, 2009

Dear Pottery Barn People: I Accept Large Bills

I promise I don't secretly get paid to advertise for Pottery Barn (Note to PB People: My email address is on the left of your screen...I prefer large bills. I would also accept a shoebox full of gift cards...I'm just sayin').That being said (...clear...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Sep 21, 2009

Anthropologie Girl

I'm an Anthropologie girl at heart. For some reason I don't feel like it's realistic to decorate my house that way (except for a few little touches here and there), but Anthro's ultra feminine, slightly bohemian, quirky flea market asthetic just make...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Aug 5, 2009

I Love Me Some Ikea

I promise this will be my last post about Utah, but you know I can't possibly go to Ikea without sharing some of my favorite finds with you!Like this great bench (love the pillows too):These great (and inexpensive) enamel pitchers :This fab white din...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Jul 26, 2009

Lighting Love - CSN Lighting

Wasn’t that chandelier I posted on Monday great? I has such clean lines, but it’s softened a bit by the fabric shades. Ahhh, just lovely.So, if you followed the link you saw that I found the light on the website csnlighting.com. If you haven’t...
by Our Suburban Cottage on Jul 1, 2009


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