Cozy Little House Blog Posts

  • Six On Saturday 7/30/16
    on Jul 30, 2016 in Six On Saturday 7/30/16
     I just adore this pretty blue back splash.  This "junk" garden tour is a must see.    I like this bed with the pretty multi-colored pillow, the butterfly wall hanging above it, and the gold birds hanging down.  Blu...
  • Where I Get Kindle eBooks Free
    on Jul 29, 2016 in ebooks deals Kindle Paperwhite
    My daughter gave me a book I really wanted to read. One night last week I got it out, turned on the lamp next to my bed, and opened the book up.But it's just too hot in here that late in the day with the lamp light on. So I turned it back off and got...
  • Fashion Friday 7/29/16Have you ever heard of Polyvore? You can create clothing sets and collections and it's a lot of fun. I've just been dabbling with it to learn what all there is to do and how to do it.Casual Summer Fare by brendakula featuring colorful shirtsDorothy P...
  • Tips To Give Your Home A Budget Facelift
    on Jul 28, 2016 in budget decorating decorating
    Guest blogger Korie Cantor has written this post... ​Giving a facelift to a small house is one of the most challenging tasks a homeowner has to take on, especially if you love the vintage look. There are many things to be considered – how to orga...
  • Creative DIY Team Project For July
    on Jul 27, 2016 in repurposing The Creative DIY Team
    This is month #3 that The Creative DIY Team has gotten together and chosen projects we've created to show you. This month's theme is repurposing.Team MembersCassie@Primitive & ProperCristina@Remodelando la CasaSusan@Love Of HomeBrenda@Cozy Little...
  • Fine Print 7/26/16(This is a series I'm calling Fine Print, where I will tell stories and reflect on life.)These days there are crickets getting into the apartment from the patio. They jump along the floor while I hurry to catch them before Charlie sees one and freaks...
  • Tips On Styling Bookshelves
    on Jul 25, 2016 in decorating shelf styling
    I always find it interesting how people choose to style their bookshelves. Here are a few ideas for styling your shelves...Apartment 34Draw The Eye Stack books both horizontally and vertically for interest. T&G InteriorsA Certain T...
  • London Small Apartment Tour
    on Jul 25, 2016 in apartment tour
    This is Krysia and Tomek's apartment in West London. It is 443 square feet.Krysia works as a props buyer for film productions.This was originally Krysia's home, before Tomek moved in. Her tastes are somewhat eclectic. She likes to collect items for d...
  • Sunday Slice Of Life 7/24/16
    on Jul 24, 2016 in decorating gardening photography
    slice of life...n. pl. slices of lifeAn episode or actual experience represented realistically and with little alteration in a dramatic, fictional, or journalistic work...
  • Morning Reflections
    on Jul 23, 2016 in reflections/life
    This morning I sit here with my coffee, the pupsters asleep on the chair ottoman, and think about my Saturday. I will go to lunch with my daughter and Andrew soon. I am taking some seedless grapes for him. He will be the highlight of my day...
  • Six On Saturday 7/23/16
    on Jul 23, 2016 in Six On Saturday 7/23/16
    This caught my eye. The piece of furniture with shelves behind it serves as a perfect backdrop for this interesting chair.I love this newly remodeled kitchen. And just take a look at that gorgeous Viking stove!This unique sofa sure caught my eye...
  • How I Use Baskets In My Apartment
    on Jul 22, 2016 in baskets Organization storage
    Baskets are a great way to store things in any room. I have baskets in every room in my apartment. I'll show you a few ways I use baskets.  I store my cutting boards in this huge basket I found in Jenks. A $10 basket that looks vintage. I could...
  • Clever Kitchen Organization Tips
    on Jul 21, 2016 in kitchen Organization
    I'm always interested to see how people corral things in their kitchen to keep things organized. Here are some of my favorites.Via I Am BakerBaskets are excellent tools for organization in any room. They add texture and are pretty as well.Via Apartme...
  • And The Sky Didn't Fall
    on Jul 20, 2016 in reflections/life
    I used to be a worry wart.It seemed that worry crept into my thoughts like a mouse through the tiniest of holes. I was so hard on myself. If something went wrong, it had to be my fault. The weight of the world sat on my shoulders. For year...
  • So What Clothing Did I Break Down & Buy?Last Wednesday marked the first time in over five years that I stepped into a store and actually tried clothing on. I chose to go into Marshalls. I'd always just walked right past the women's clothing on my way to the back where the home de...
  • No End To Violence: The Chain Of Events
    on Jul 18, 2016 in news racial tension
    Timeline of recent events of police shootings tied to racial tension in the United States:July 17, 2016: At least three police officers were shot dead in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning as they were responding to a call about a man with a gun.&nbs...
  • Where To Put The TV In Small Living Spaces Or ApartmentsFor those of you who reside in apartments, like me, or other small space homes, you know that space is at a premium.For those of us who have a TV, we ultimately run into the problem of where on earth to put it so that it doesn't overpower our living...
  • Sunday Slice Of Life
    on Jul 17, 2016 in photography
    slice of life...n. pl. slices of lifeAn episode or actual experience represented realistically and with little alteration in a dramatic, fictional, or journalistic work...
  • Six On Saturday 7/16/16I think this turtle plate is just precious!This caramel peach cake with caramel frosting looks mouth-watering!Just imagine what a dramatic entrance you could make walking down this sweeping staircase.I truly enjoyed this tour of Anderson Cooper's vac...
  • Patio Garden UpdateSummer is in full swing in Oklahoma. Which means hot and humid. So here's what is going on in the patio gardens...No peppers yet. The birds seem to beat me to the strawberries, but the tomatoes are doing well and being harvested.This flower is b...
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