Garage Makeover: Project Curb Appeal

Garage Makeover by The Wood Grain Cottage

This post is in collaboration with ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape. All thoughts, opinions and projects ideas are my own. We have this awesome and amazing detached garage on our property. In fact, it’s where we build 95% of our projects. The bad thing about this great garage, is that it was a real eye sore. It {read more…}

Adding Character with a Vintage Door Knob

Adding character with a vintage door knob by The Wood Grain Cottage

Adding little bits of character and special details get me really excited. It’s so important to the overall big picture of a space, and it’s one of my favorite ways to really make a room feel special. Those small details truly make a difference. Since Anthony and I built and installed our new planked pantry {read more…}

DIY Tree Limb Tea Light Holder

DIY Rustic Tea Light Holder by The Wood Grain Cottage

Easy projects are one of my very favorite things. Don’t get me wrong, I love the big projects that take blood, sweat and tears, they’re rewarding too, but there’s something very satisfying about being able to make something really beautiful in no time at all. It’s rewarding, motivating and down right energizing. Especially when the {read more…}

Huge Office Picture with Custom Frame

Huge Office Picture with Custom Frame by The Wood Grain Cottage

I promise, we are still working on our home office. Honestly, I haven’t wanted to just “bust it out” and be done, because rushing though it would mean that I, rushed through it. And while it may work at the time, will it last the long haul? So, I’ve been taking my time. Adding things {read more…}

Delta Faucet Giveaway!

Delta Faucet Giveaway by The Wood Grain Cottage

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Delta via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Delta. For my full disclosure policy, see here. Today I am so excited to be offering a Delta faucet giveaway! Woot! Over the past few months, I’ve {read more…}

DIY Log Tea Light Candle Holder

Log Tea Light Candle Holder by The Wood Grain Cottage

I’m always in awe with the beauty of nature and our surroundings. And if you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know that I love to decorate and use it for inspiration as much as possible. Today’s project was completely inspired by fallen Aspen limbs. Rather than cutting it up, I couldn’t help but {read more…}

DIY Rolling Firewood Cart

DIY Rolling Fire Wood Cart by The Wood Grain Cottage

I’ve been dreaming about spending a bit more time outside during the evenings. Enjoying the crisp fall evenings with a cup of hot apple cider, a cozy blanket and a warm fire sounds just about perfect. So perfect in fact, that I even got Anthony on board to help with a new project that would {read more…}

Park Bench Makeover

Park Bench Makeover by The Wood Grain Cottage

Today is all about a really cute park bench that found its way from the fixer upper, to our home. Anthony and I spend a lot of time in our detached garage/ shop working on projects for the house/ farm and blog, but the thing is, we never really had a place to sit and {read more…}

Our Fall Home Tour on Country Living!

Fall Home Tour with great, inexpensive decorating ideas! by The Wood Grain Cottage

A bit of exciting news to share today…. Our fall home tour from last year has been featured on Country Living’s website! I was so surprised when Country Living e-mailed me a month or so ago, asking if they could feature our home tour from last year, and interview me! It was a very surreal {read more…}

DIY Wicker Basket Mirror

DIY Wicker Basket Mirror by The Wood Grain Cottage

Today for $30 Thursday, I thought it would be fun to share another easy and cheap project! Those are my favorite types of projects! In case you’re new here, $30 Thursday takes place on the first Thursday of the month and Jen from Migonis Home and April from House by Hoff join me in giving {read more…}