White Lace Cottage Shabby Chic Shop

What’s New In The Shop

Sharing what's new in the shop this week! I found this lovely plate  recently while treasure hunting. It reminds me of one, I believe it was in Rachel Ashwell's book? I love the soft faded roses and scalloped edges. Perfect for yourself for or for someone special as a gift. I have lots of linens to share with you this week. First is this … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Adding Appliques To My Kitchen Cabinets

For sometime now I have been thinking of adding appliques to my kitchen cabinets. But it's been the hardest decision I have ever had to make regarding my kitchen. But the thought of adding appliques in my kitchen to my cabinets would not leave! One day while reading Maison Decor,Amy shared that she added appliques to her fireplace mantle. I … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Creatively Christmas

A few weeks ago I was lucky to attend Jeniffer Rizzo's Creatively Christmas book signing. It was held in a beautiful old train museum building. This was the same place we met up last spring for our yearly blogging event that Jeniffer so graciously plans. I love this room is so charming and I love the history behind it! Traci the owner of … [click here to continue to the post...]

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How To Choose The Right White

Do you know how to choose the right white paint color for a room? I am asked this question all the time,so today I thought I would share how to pick the right white for your home. As you know I love white especially in my home. But so many people think that white is a cold color. Well that could not be more wrong! It really depends on the … [click here to continue to the post...]

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What’s New In The Shop

I have lots to show you this week as part of, what's new in the shop! Well I know you are going to think I have lost my mind....but I am going to start my Christmas decorating next week! I know....I know it's Halloween. But that's how it is when you are a blogger! I need to keep ahead of the game! With so much to do and share,I can't … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Adding A Centerpiece

I love adding a centerpiece to my tables,here are five ideas to add a simple centerpiece. A table looks a little too plain and boring for me just to leave it without anything. Here is a very simple look,nothing needs to be complicated when you add a centerpiece. A lace tablecloth layered with a ruffled pink throw,even though this does not fit … [click here to continue to the post...]

10 tips for starting a blog

Learn How To Start A Blog

How would you like to learn how to start a blog? I shared a similar post months ago,but thought I would re-share this with so many new followers. Because I am asked this question constantly. Here are ten steps to starting your own blog. 1). Think of a name for your blog.A name that describes who you are and what your blog will be … [click here to continue to the post...]

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What’s New In The Shop

Here is what's new in the shop this week! Since we are getting closer to the holidays I thought I might start adding a few items as I find them. Like these lovely vintage pink mercury glass ornament spikes. Love the color on these. They would look beautiful on a tree or in a glass jar! I love using trays for entertaining. Did you read my … [click here to continue to the post...]

10 must haves

10 Must Haves For Entertaining

Like many of us this time of the year we will be entertaining,so I wanted to share 10 must haves for entertaining. When I host a party or gathering  it doesn't matter how big of a crowd there are certain things that I must have when I entertain. 1). Dishes and lots of them! I am sure you probably noticed that I collect dishes.Sometimes I do use … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Field Trip To Nellie’s Barn Sale

Taking a field trip to Nellie's Barn Sale. On Friday and Saturday my friend Ann held her event Nellie's Barn Sale. And I was greeted by not only Ann but also my other lovely friend  Kimberly from Serendipity Refined! ( On left is Ann,Right is Kimberly) Love these two ladies! They are both down to earth,sweet and so talented! Let's go on … [click here to continue to the post...]