Creative Way to Give a Gift Card

Creative way to give a gift card by The Wood Grain Cottage

The Holiday shopping scene can be a bit overwhelming… This is coming from someone who hasn’t even bought one. single. gift. yet. Yikes, I should probably get on that. Like, this week. But can I share a secret with you? I really love getting gift cards. Like, really. I know to some they seem impersonal, {read more…}

Our Christmas Home Tour (Part 2)

Christmas Home Tour at The Wood Grain Cottage

Isn’t Christmas one of the best times of the year? And no, not because of the gifts. I love when the house feels warm, cozy and inviting. It absolutely makes me want to stop what I’m doing and just sit. Still. It’s about the real reason for the season. And that’s why I decorate our {read more…}

Our Christmas Home Tour

Christmas Home Tour at The Wood Grain Cottage

Hello! I’m so happy to be here today sharing the first part of our Christmas home tour! A big THANK YOU to Jen at Migonis Home for organizing an amazing group of ladies and lots of Christmas home tours to oogle at. I had originally planned on sharing all of our tour today, but after {read more…}

How To Make Ribbon From Fabric

A simple and easy way to make your own ribbon from fabric! Full tutorial at The Wood Grain Cottage

Today I wanted to share a really simple way to make ribbon from fabric. Sometimes finding cute ribbon with a specific “look” in mind can be harder than you’d think. Or, you see fabric and just know it would look amazing as ribbon. I’ve used this trick several times, and each time I do, I’m {read more…}

Dining Room Decorating with Kirklands Decor The Halls

Kirklands Decor the Halls Dining Room Decorating by The Wood Grain Cottage-4

Christmas decorating has been underway at our home for weeks. Well, since I shared our Christmas kitchen shelf. Since then though, I’ve had so much fun adding more decor and tweaking the things I’d already placed around the house. I love when all the Holiday decor feels connected, seamless and flows from room to room. {read more…}

DIY White Fluffy Blanket

DIY White Fluffy Blanket- Farmhouse Style! by The Wood Grain Cottage

Perhaps one of the things I love most about Christmas and the Holiday season, is the cozy and relaxed atmosphere that it brings. I absolutely love snuggling up on the couch, watching Christmas movies, sipping hot cocoa, all while sitting beside a lit up tree. I love, love, love that. Lately, I’ve been spending quite {read more…}

100 Christmas Projects

DIY Rosette Pillow by The Wood Grain Cottage

Hi there! I hope you all had an amazing Thanksgiving! As you may have noticed, I took a small break from the blog to spend time enjoying Thanksgiving with family. It was wonderful, but I’m excited to be back and am gearing up to share several new projects, updates on The Vintage Whites Market, and {read more…}

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Thanksgiving Table Setting by The Wood Grain Cottage

Hi there friends! I wanted to stop by and wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving! Anthony and I will be spending the day, and the rest of the week with family! Sending lots of love your way! THANK YOU for reading!

Holiday Gift Guide & A Giveaway

Holiday gift guide

Happy Friday! Today I have something special in store for you! I’ve joined 10 other bloggers in a big Holiday gift guide! We’re each sharing some of our favorite things  (several of the items I’m sharing come straight from my wish list), and we’re each hosting our own giveaway! Rain On A Tin Roof/The Happy {read more…}

Wood Crate with Galvanized Metal Ends

Wood Crate with Galvanized Metal Ends by The Wood Grain Cottage

Oh man! I am so excited to share today’s project! Not only is it really super cute, but it’s extremely functional. It’s one of those projects… I big puffy heart, love them! As you all know, I’ve been busy working on our office. Not only have I been trying to make things prettier, but I {read more…}