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Hello September!

Hello September! With the new month making its arrival, I wanted to share a few digital device backgrounds for you to use and enjoy throughout the month. It’s hard to believe it’s already September. It seems like we just started the summer months, but here we are, getting ready to welcome fall and the change […]

Hello September! With the new month making its arrival, I wanted to share a few digital device backgrounds for you to use and enjoy throughout the month. It’s hard to believe it’s already September. It seems like we just started the summer months, but here we are, getting ready to welcome fall and the change […]

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The How Great Thou Art Pillow Pre-Sale Is Live!

It’s such an exciting day around here! After working around the clock for the last month or so, the How Great Thou Art Pillow pre-sale is live and ready to shop! Woohoo! Over the last few years, I’ve received countless e-mails requesting that I bring this pillow back in stock. Today, I’m so happy to […]

It’s such an exciting day around here! After working around the clock for the last month or so, the How Great Thou Art Pillow pre-sale is live and ready to shop! Woohoo! Over the last few years, I’ve received countless e-mails requesting that I bring this pillow back in stock. Today, I’m so happy to […]

A Big Pillow Pre-Sale by The Wood Grain Cottage

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A Big How Great Thou Art Pillow Pre-Sale!

I am so excited so share some big news with you today, and it involves one of your very favorite pillows! A few years ago, you may remember when I started selling the fan-favorite How Great Thou Art pillow. You all loved them so much, I couldn’t keep them in stock. Then, with all the […]

I am so excited so share some big news with you today, and it involves one of your very favorite pillows! A few years ago, you may remember when I started selling the fan-favorite How Great Thou Art pillow. You all loved them so much, I couldn’t keep them in stock. Then, with all the […]

A Touch Of Farmhouse Charm by The Wood Grain Cottage

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A Touch Of Farmhouse Charm

Blogging often has a way of bringing the most unexpected things to life. Things we never imagine happening, can, and often do happen. There’s the opportunity of being published in magazines, being recognized by companies, launching product lines, writing books, etc., etc., etc. They all start out as dreams… as something we love to think […]

Blogging often has a way of bringing the most unexpected things to life. Things we never imagine happening, can, and often do happen. There’s the opportunity of being published in magazines, being recognized by companies, launching product lines, writing books, etc., etc., etc. They all start out as dreams… as something we love to think […]

How To Find Your Style | E-Book | By Shayna Orrino of The Wood Grain Cottage

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Let’s Find Your Style!

Today is such a big, special day! After months and months of working on my e-book in between other projects, deadlines and traveling shows, I am so happy to launch and share my e-book. It’s truly been a labor of love and I can’t believe I’m finally here, sharing it with you and loving every minute […]

Today is such a big, special day! After months and months of working on my e-book in between other projects, deadlines and traveling shows, I am so happy to launch and share my e-book. It’s truly been a labor of love and I can’t believe I’m finally here, sharing it with you and loving every minute […]

How To Find Your Style | E-Book | By Shayna Orrino of The Wood Grain Cottage

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E-Book Update

Hi friends! I hope you’re having a great week so far, and that you had a lovely long weekend! I wanted to stop by today and share a little update about my e-book, How To Find Your Style, which was scheduled to launch on Monday the 30th. Technical difficulties had another plan. I have been […]

Hi friends! I hope you’re having a great week so far, and that you had a lovely long weekend! I wanted to stop by today and share a little update about my e-book, How To Find Your Style, which was scheduled to launch on Monday the 30th. Technical difficulties had another plan. I have been […]

How To Find Your Style | E-Book | By Shayna Orrino of The Wood Grain Cottage

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My E-Book Launches Monday!

Hi friends! I am so sorry for the blog silence… it’s hard to believe it’s been just over 10 days since I published my last blog post. There’s been a few reasons behind it, but mainly I’ve been working so hard to finish any last minute things for my e-book, which launches Monday!  When I first […]

Hi friends! I am so sorry for the blog silence… it’s hard to believe it’s been just over 10 days since I published my last blog post. There’s been a few reasons behind it, but mainly I’ve been working so hard to finish any last minute things for my e-book, which launches Monday!  When I first […]

A Very Heavy Heart by The Wood Grain Cottage

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A Very Heavy Heart

Life often throws obstacles our way… and in those moments of severe sadness, anger and uncertainty, we’ll find things we never expected. Today, I come to you with a very heavy heart… a heart that breaks with sadness. A very dear friend of mine (one of my best friends), and the sweet heart behind all […]

Life often throws obstacles our way… and in those moments of severe sadness, anger and uncertainty, we’ll find things we never expected. Today, I come to you with a very heavy heart… a heart that breaks with sadness. A very dear friend of mine (one of my best friends), and the sweet heart behind all […]

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I Wrote An E-Book!

Today marks a big day for me, and this blog! When I first started my blogging journey, I had no idea what to expect. Four years later, I am working from home full time, writing new blog posts, launching an online shop, traveling to markets to sell our handmade items, and working on several other […]

Today marks a big day for me, and this blog! When I first started my blogging journey, I had no idea what to expect. Four years later, I am working from home full time, writing new blog posts, launching an online shop, traveling to markets to sell our handmade items, and working on several other […]

How Great Thou Art Pillow Handmade by The Wood Grain Cottage

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New Items In The Online Shop

Happy Monday! ๐Ÿ™‚ I am so excited to tell you that we have restocked a bunch of items in our online shop, and we have added several new things! I know so many of you have been anxiously awaiting our How Great Thou Art pillow, and it’s back in stock! Woohoo! As is our Home […]

Happy Monday! ๐Ÿ™‚ I am so excited to tell you that we have restocked a bunch of items in our online shop, and we have added several new things! I know so many of you have been anxiously awaiting our How Great Thou Art pillow, and it’s back in stock! Woohoo! As is our Home […]

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NEW Items Coming To The Online Shop

Happy Friday! I just wanted to pop in today and let you know some new items are coming to the online shop! ๐Ÿ™‚ On Monday morning (the 21st) at 8:00 am MTN I’ll be listing lots of items, old and new! We’ll have our super popular How Great Thou Art pillow back in stock… Our […]

Happy Friday! I just wanted to pop in today and let you know some new items are coming to the online shop! ๐Ÿ™‚ On Monday morning (the 21st) at 8:00 am MTN I’ll be listing lots of items, old and new! We’ll have our super popular How Great Thou Art pillow back in stock… Our […]

Pickin' At The Pea Market Recap by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Pickin’ At The Pea Market Recap

Today I’m sharing the Pickin’ At The Pea Market recap. We had so much fun doing this show! Our booth was much smaller than what we’re used to, but I was still very happy with how it turned out.  The setting of the market was beautiful… located in charming Pea Green (Delta, Colorado), the market […]

Today I’m sharing the Pickin’ At The Pea Market recap. We had so much fun doing this show! Our booth was much smaller than what we’re used to, but I was still very happy with how it turned out.  The setting of the market was beautiful… located in charming Pea Green (Delta, Colorado), the market […]

Vintage Whites Market Recap by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Pickin’ At The Pea Market

All you locals, get excited! I was recently asked by the coordinator of the Pickin’ At The Pea market if we’d like to join in as a vendor. Compared to the other markets we’ve done, this is definitely a much smaller event, but it certainly doesn’t lack in goodies. ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve attended the event as […]

All you locals, get excited! I was recently asked by the coordinator of the Pickin’ At The Pea market if we’d like to join in as a vendor. Compared to the other markets we’ve done, this is definitely a much smaller event, but it certainly doesn’t lack in goodies. ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve attended the event as […]

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A Little Q&A, Today! :)

My post title rhymes… A little Q&A, today! ๐Ÿ™‚ A while back (years ago…), I opened up the blog to take your questions. I thought today it would be fun to let you ask away again!  If you’ve had any questions about Anthony and I, the blog, the business, our house/ DIY stages or projects, […]

My post title rhymes… A little Q&A, today! ๐Ÿ™‚ A while back (years ago…), I opened up the blog to take your questions. I thought today it would be fun to let you ask away again!  If you’ve had any questions about Anthony and I, the blog, the business, our house/ DIY stages or projects, […]

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Loveland, CO Vintage Whites Market Recap

I’m sharing our Loveland, CO Vintage Whites market recap and pictures from the event. A big thank you so everyone who came and supported us! This past weekend Anthony and I were vendors at the Loveland, CO Vintage Whites Market. I am always so honored to be included at this market. The ladies who organize […]

I’m sharing our Loveland, CO Vintage Whites market recap and pictures from the event. A big thank you so everyone who came and supported us! This past weekend Anthony and I were vendors at the Loveland, CO Vintage Whites Market. I am always so honored to be included at this market. The ladies who organize […]

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