How To Affordably Cover Acoustic Tile Ceiling

  What to do about ugly acoustic tile on the ceiling? Many of you know we are moving super soon to our tiny cottage by the sea. We’ve sold our home and we’re making the big move. It was a romantic idea at first. As a cottage, it is simple and lovely. To live full time, […]

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Look What THEY Did – Showing off a creative customer

Showing off one of my customers beautifully creativity inspired cottage by the sea, this cottage is filled with love, re loved and re purposed and painted pieces. Its a beautiful seaside cottage.

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Our New Beach Cottage Renovation

First off, I really want to send out a HUGE thank you to everyone that commented, sent lovely emails, spoke to me directly and shared their stories with me after my last post. I was so incredibly touched by your kind words and support. I felt the love and support. Thank you. I seemed to […]

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Cottage Master Bedroom Reno Before/After on a budget

Want to see our cottage master bedroom update? It’s a teeny tiny room but its comfy and has an amazing view. It’s totally not fancy pants. But thats how we roll. A lot of you know we renovated the cottage by the sea last Spring.  I guess summer came and went last year and it […]

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Cottage Pantry Organized On an Itty Bitty Budget

Guys, I really needed to get my cottage pantry organized. Like really really needed to get it cleaned up. When I told Mr. FPM we were going to work on it while we were on our March vacation break at the cottage he said “what pantry?” I had to remind him that the dark, messy, […]

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Beach House Dining Room Roundup

When you think of beach house dining room decor do think calm, cool and breezy? Eclectic? Fun and colourful? I love several different looks for a cottage. Narrowing down a look can be hard for me. I’m in love with so many styles and am very inspired by some of these gorgeous rooms. It’s hard […]

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TOP 10 POSTS OF THE YEAR

TOP 10 POSTS OF THE YEAR Hi Everyone! I hope you had a lovely holiday. We were blessed with out first grandchild on Dec 23rd, what a gift! I will admit, with the holidays and with sweet new Ava Rose to love, I have not been doing a lot of painting. But I’m itching to […]

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How to Transform A Family Heirloom

Ok. Maybe “heirloom” is not a great choice of words, but “a piece of furniture you love that was handed down” seemed wordy. Do you have a piece of furniture that is special to you but is tucked away in the basement? As we were planning pieces for our cottage renovation, I remembered we had […]

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Cottage Reno Complete

We’re calling our cottage reno done. Our cottage by the sea is ready for renters and done enough for now. There are a million other little (and big) things we plan to do at the cottage but we’re calling it done enough for now. We re-loved, reused, recycled. We upcycled, borrowed, painted, picked and scrubbed. […]

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Quick and Easy Sisal Covered Candle Holder

A quick little project I’ve been putting off for a long time – Sisal Rope Covered Candle Holder – easy peasy 10 minute project

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