Somehow I found my way via a google search on the word 'interior design' (or some such) the wonderful world of
But then I decided to begin recording my own trials and tribulations in decorating (and maybe a few successes) and my wee blog actually got a follower. (Thank you Kim of Twice Remembered!). Then another uber-talented blogger happened upon my blog and did a feature. (Thanks Donna of Funky Junk Interiors!) Now I find myself with a full-fledged shelter blog, and a nifty
Here's a quick run down of my favorite projects and posts:
EDITED: I'm linking up with Rhoda at Southern Hospitality's Top Ten Projects of 2009 Party....there's actually 15 links below, but only 9 are really DIY oriented. The other 6 are my favorite posts since starting the blog. Thanks Rhoda for hosting!
Also linked to Kendall at Finesse Your Nest: 2009 Best of Your Nest Party! Thanks for hosting Kendall!
And as of 2/10 I linked to the DIY Showoff !!!
And last but certainly not least, My Reality: the Extreme Home Edition
Whew. Throw in some linky parties, tons of spray paint, crafts gone well and crafts gone awry, thrifting and antiquing, a little travelling, some more babbling....and you pretty much have cottage instincts in a nut shell.
I'm honored you consider cottage instincts a small part of your day.
Lookin' forward to the next year with its promise of more creative inspiration from blogland, and the opportunity to maybe make y'all laugh a bit.