Blog Posts - Our House



I May Have Found My People

I’m sorry it’s been so slow in the blog this week! But behind the scenes, it’s actually been a very exciting week here at the house, and if things go as planned, I should start having more frequent updates for y’all in the com...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on Aug 19, 2016

Moving Forward On The Breakfast Room, Pantry, and More!

Y’all, I’m so excited. Remember last week how I mentioned that for now, I’m moving on to the hallway, and in the meantime, we would hire out some work in the breakfast room so that I could hopefully get some work done in there by...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on Jul 25, 2016

Spring Mantel & Living Room Plans

Lord I don’t know where my week went. Maybe between being sick isn and work, it just sort of disappeared.  I’ve had this post in my queue for almost two weeks.  Never said I was super organized.  Clearly. I’ve gotten to where I d...
by Perfectly Imperfect on Apr 23, 2016

The Wrong/Right Dining Room Chairs

I showed you the chairs I thought about getting for the dining room a while back.  When I got the order in at the shop, I opened up the big boxes…pretty sure there was a little squealing. And they were the wrong chairs. Uh huh. I did the thing...
by Perfectly Imperfect on Apr 8, 2016

Winter (Blech) & Picture Overload

Hiya. How've you been? We've been trying to beat the winter blues. It seems like e-v-e-r-y-o-n-e we know is packing up and heading somewhere hot and sunny within the next few weeks. We'll just be staying put here in Northern Ontario - putting our sno...
by Cozy.Cottage.Cute. on Feb 23, 2016

Looking Back, Planning Forward

Well, hey there, strangers. I’ve missed y’all! Happy New Year to you! I had such a good blogging break, but I’m so glad to be back, and I’m so excited about this new year. I have such plans! I had originally planned to use my...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on Jan 4, 2016

Christmas Stuff

Remember how I was going to be all super mom-ish and sew a giant bean bag chair as a gift for Coops on Christmas morning?Bahahahahahaha. That was funny.I was able to decorate a few little spots around the house. It helps to have a few areas that look...
by Cozy.Cottage.Cute. on Dec 30, 2015

What We've Been Working On - Part One

Hiya! I'm back again for a third blog post this week. I suppose I've gotta make up for my sporadic and, well, pretty non existent posts the last few months. Thanks for sticking around by the way. Moocho love comin' at ya right now.Also, it snowed her...
by Cozy.Cottage.Cute. on Nov 20, 2015

The Story About the First Little Cottage That We Didn't Buy

I think the name of this blog sort of speaks for itself. I kinda like, okay I kinda love, the whole cottage thing. Growing up, I was lucky enough to spend every summer at my family's cottage. {Well, except those summers when I was a moody teenag...
by Cozy.Cottage.Cute. on Nov 18, 2015

Pinch Me, We Bought a Cottage!!!

The day we got the keys!{Please don't enlarge this picture. Muffin top and bad hair alert. Hee hee!}I think this is the first time in the history of ever that I've said I would be back soon with another post and I'm actually back soon with another po...
by Cozy.Cottage.Cute. on Nov 18, 2015

Life Lately

The Coop-ster:The Win-ster:Daily shenanigans with these two have been keeping me mighty busy.;)...
by Cozy.Cottage.Cute. on Oct 26, 2015

FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE TRAILER PARK: A TRAILER PARK TRIBUTE TO THE FILMS OF WES CRAVEN

What can I say about the death of Wes Craven that hasn’t been said already? That he was a master of horror; which he was. That he created a character in Freddy Krueger that is as iconic and memorable as Frankenstein’s monster or Count Dra...
by Written in Blood on Sep 4, 2015

How My Whole House Design Plan Came Together In Literally One Night

Have you ever been struggling with decorating decisions for your home, and then you make one decision, or come across one item in your stash of goodies, and it makes your whole plan start to fall together? Okay, honestly, I don’t think I’...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on Jun 30, 2015

Winnie a.k.a. Gummy Bear - One Month

I have to apologize for being two weeks late publishing this post. I keep going back and forth between wanting to be an over sharer and being weirded out by posting pictures of my kids on the internet. However, after rereading the post about Coo...
by Cozy.Cottage.Cute. on Jun 18, 2015

Meet Winnie

HI!It's been a busy few weeks. First it was Cooper's birthday (he got a scooter)(it's pretty awesome). Then it was my birthday (I got a custom made trellis for the deck)(I looooove it). Then it was Mother's Day (breakfast in bed is the bomb diggity).
by Cozy.Cottage.Cute. on May 22, 2015

Our house on Google Earth

While I post many photos of our garden, both in the front and back, it may be difficult for those of you who haven’t visited us to figure out exactly what the layout of our property is. Fortunately, Google Earth provides satellite imagery that is e...
by Bamboo and More on May 22, 2015

Progress Report

Hello, strangers!    My father-in-law has been here for a week helping me with the house, and he’ll be heading back to Oregon this Friday, so I thought I’d check in and share a progress report with y’all. We haven’t gotten n...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on Apr 27, 2015

Dining Room, Before & After

Categories: decoration our house I shared a few photos of our dining room with the wainscoting tutorial, but here’s a full before and after with sources, in case you are curious. I’m no expert on decorating, and this room isn’t e...
by My Pretty Pennies on Apr 8, 2015

Happy Chocolate Day, Tee Hee

Four day weekends are pretty much the best things ever. We've been keeping busy with brunches, DIY projects, Easter dinners, family time, movie dates, spring yard work, and, most importantly, eating chocolate (hee hee).I splurged at the grocery store...
by Cozy.Cottage.Cute. on Apr 5, 2015

Finished Bi-fold Closet Doors Used As Double Doors

With the exception of a few minor details, my bi-fold closet doors that I turned into double doors are finished!  They’re perfectly private (no gap between the doors), and yes, they lock.    So just ignore all of the unfinished projects surr...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on Apr 3, 2015


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