Our 3rd and final stop on the Northern Michigan Cottage Tour takes us to stunning Walloon Lake, Michigan and its neighbor, Charlevoix, Michigan, and showcases some of my favorite cottage homes and cottage design details yet. Come dive into the clever, charming world of lakeside cottage design with us!
We’re kicking off our Northern Michigan Cottage Tour with endless cottage design inspiration and charm thanks to one of the most adorable small towns in the region – Petoskey! So sit back, relax, and get ready to file these snaps away in your cottage dream home file!
Those summer scenes we daydream about during the winter months may look a little bit different this year, but the arrival of the punchy, peppy summer decor I love so much is giving me seriously happy summer feels from behind my keyboard! I’m sharing tons of my favorite cottage style summer decor finds and ideas from around the web in hopes that it might inspire some fun summer decor daydreams of your own or just inject a little summer sunshine into your day!
We’re taking a slight detour today from fun DIY home decor tutorials, cottage home decor roundups, cottage-cool styling tips and casual outfit ideas for a fresh new topic that I just couldn’t be more excited to talk about – the Virgin River book series by Robyn Carr, which, if you’re not familiar, was just brought to life by way of a very fun Netflix show at the end of 2019. After reading all 20 books in the Virgin River series I’m breaking down everything you need to know if the TV show piqued your interest and you’re now considering a foray into the literary world of Virgin River including how the books are similar to or different from the TV show, what I loved about reading the books, whether or not you need to read all 20 in order to avoid confusion and so much more!
The spring season is my favorite time of year to refresh and stock up on home decor and that’s definitely because the home decor that hits the shelves (and the web) during this magical time of year definitely speaks to a cottage style lover like myself, with tons of pretty florals, pastels, fresh greenery and woven accents in abundance! Spring has pretty much arrived here in Phoenix, but just in case you’re stuck in colder climates we’re here to lift your spirits by rounding up some fun and awesomely affordable spring-inspired cottage decor finds, so you can inject some spring sunshine into your home no matter what the weather looks like outside your window and save some pennies, too!
We love this topic and it seems like you guys do, too so today we’re taking a deep dive into the bedroom decor piece that you can have tons of fun with and that can serve as the centerpiece that brings a bedroom space to life – headboards! Specifically, we’re talking about all of the cheap (as in budget-friendly) cottage style headboards we love from around the web, including seagrass and other natural materials, upholstered, wood, metal and more! What are you waiting for? Your perfect headboard awaits!
In case you missed any of the action this year or are getting ready to tackle some fun room makeovers or decor updates of your own in 2020, we rounded up the ten most-clicked cottage style home decor items that we shared here on the blog and on Instagram in 2019, and we’re breaking down where each of these live in our home, why we love them and showing pictures of most of the items in our spaces!
Holiday hosting hacks, tips, tricks and ideas that make it easier for us to entertain and connect with the people we love throughout the holiday season are kind of our jam, which is why I’m so excited to share this fun little hosting idea that has made our hosting lives so much easier, with help from our friends at Hillshire® Snacking. This is the year we master this holiday hosting thing together, guys!
We’re right in the middle of making our way through our summer bucket list, so today we’re giving you guys a little sneak peek of some of our very favorite summer bucket list adventures and activities that we had the chance to tackle in Michigan, and the adventure essentials that power so many of our most magical summer moments. Come play!
We consider it our duty as cottage lifestyle lovers to embrace our best casual, barefoot selves at all times, so today we’re rounding up all of the soft, cozy, cottage-cool area rugs and runners we love from around the web that are perfect for your living room, bedroom, kitchen, dining room, layering or even for spicing up your stairs. Fun rugs for life!
To say that today’s post is a treat would be the understatement of the century! The kind folks at Arcadia’s most beloved home design and build team, Rafterhouse have let us take you on a tour of their latest custom build here in Phoenix, a cottage-inspired stunner with jaw-dropping details around every corner!
We’re taking you on a second tour of some of Phoenix, Arizona’s most unique and charming real estate in one of our desert city’s best and most beloved neighborhoods, Arcadia! This time, every inch of the neighborhood is in full bloom, putting on one of the most spectacular spring shows around and perfectly complimenting all of the beautiful farmhouse, craftsman, cottage, ranch and other home design styles that make this place so special.