October In Review

Oh. My. Goodness. Am I the only one that can’t believe it’s November 1st???

It’s officially time to start decorating for Christmas… I’ve been busy planning for it for weeks… I just can’t believe it’s already here!

Anyways, here’s October in review, just in case you missed anything!

I started off the month with our Chalkboard Sign Pole… I can’t wait to change it up for Christmas!

Chalkboard Sign Pole by The Wood Grain Cottage

I also shared our powder bathroom vanity makeover. I’m so happy I painted it!

Powder Bathroom Vanity by The Wood Grain Cottage

Then I shared our Fall Home Tour….

Fall Home Tour by The Wood Grain Cottage

And showed you how we made our Railroad Spike Wall Hook Rack. My love for this runs deep!

Railroad Spike Hook Rack by The Wood Grain CottageOur fall front porch was too much fun to put together…

Fall Front Porch by The Wood Grain Cottage

And I made the easiest front porch welcome sign

HUGE DIY Welcome Sign by The Wood Grain Cottage

I showed you how we made our powder bathroom ladder

How To Make A Ladder by The Wood Grain Cottage

And then I shared my inspirations for our office makeover.

Pottery Barn Office

I couldn’t help myself… I gave our side chair another makeover!

Side Chair Makeover by The Wood Grain Cottage

And I shared 5 of my favorite easy wood projects

5 Easy Wood Projects by The Wood Grain Cottage

And even though I’m already getting everything out to decorate for Christmas, I’ve still got amazing plans for our Thanksgiving table. One of the things I can’t wait to use, is my denim leaves!

How To Make Denim Leaves by The Wood Grain Cottage

And I ended the month showing you how we’re preparing for winter… We installed window inslulator kits and they couldn’t have been easier to put up!

How To Install Window Insulator Kit by The Wood Grain Cottage

There you have it…. It’s hard to believe that we’re already into November and the Holiday season! Time flies!

Here’s to November!

Shayna | The Wood Grain Cottage

Lovely comments so far...

  1. I am SO glad you do these re-caps. So many times I forget about printing out a post, for inspiration, and then can’t find it. These re-caps give those of us who suffer from Senior Moments, a second chance. :-)

    Love, love your kitchen!!!

    Marilyn (in Dallas)

  2. amy ogden says:

    Shayna!! I can’t believe it’s already November 1st too!~ or either (lol) But I’m not yet ready to start decorating for Christmas, even tho i’m excited and can’t wait! Thanks for all your October posts because there were really good ideas in every one and i’m sooo looking forward to see your Thanksgiving Table and how your house looks for Christmas! We have much to be Thankful for don’t we? In this crazy world we live in, God has been very good to me and my family and who could ask for more?

    • THANK YOU so much, Amy! And YES!- We absolutely have a ton to be thankful for! :-D
      Blessings to YOU & YOURS!
      -Shayna

  3. Thanks for the review … you have done some real creative thinks.
    You inspired me to make some concrete pieces for my yard, including a pumpkin.
    Blessings,
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  4. Looking forward to seeing what you do for Christmas :-)

  5. Great projects, you are always so busy. Looking forward to the Holidays. Hugs, Marty

  6. AWESOME projects!! I LOVE your powder room!!

  7. Already…WOW!!! Your creative talent is so amazing, Shayna!!! I adore your home. So cozy & inviting…beautifully done, girl!!! Looking forward to Christmas decor with you:)
    Blessings & <3
    M

  8. Thanks for the review. I love reading your blog and getting inspired to create beautiful, homemade things.

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