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2021 Summer Home Tour

Join me by taking a walk through our home and seeing our summer home tour.  What a fun day this is! I’m joining several of my blogging friends to bring you our annual summer home tour! A very big thanks to Marty from A Stroll Thru Life for continuing to organize this fun tour. I always enjoy […]

Join me by taking a walk through our home and seeing our summer home tour.  What a fun day this is! I’m joining several of my blogging friends to bring you our annual summer home tour! A very big thanks to Marty from A Stroll Thru Life for continuing to organize this fun tour. I always enjoy […]

A picture of our living room shelves decorated for summer.

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Summer Home Tour

It’s a been a heavy few months and weeks, hasn’t it? Not only with everything going on in the world, but also on the home front. A few weeks ago, my grandpa passed away. Sadness has been heavy in my heart and I haven’t had the desire to share anything new here on the blog. […]

It’s a been a heavy few months and weeks, hasn’t it? Not only with everything going on in the world, but also on the home front. A few weeks ago, my grandpa passed away. Sadness has been heavy in my heart and I haven’t had the desire to share anything new here on the blog. […]

Bringing Summer Inside by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Bringing Summer Inside

One of my favorite elements of summer, is all the gorgeous blooms and green foliage. Even the weeds look amazing this time of year, so lush and vibrant. I recently took a walk around our property and was surrounded by so much beauty! Even though it was a little dark and gloomy, and the clouds […]

One of my favorite elements of summer, is all the gorgeous blooms and green foliage. Even the weeds look amazing this time of year, so lush and vibrant. I recently took a walk around our property and was surrounded by so much beauty! Even though it was a little dark and gloomy, and the clouds […]

Summer Table Setting by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Summer Table Setting

With summer officially here, and those summer parties in full swing, today I wanted to share our summer table setting as part of the styled and set blog tour hosted by the lovely Lory of Designthusiasm! Each season we’ve joined together to bring you simple entertaining ideas, and for this tablescape, I’ve done just what […]

With summer officially here, and those summer parties in full swing, today I wanted to share our summer table setting as part of the styled and set blog tour hosted by the lovely Lory of Designthusiasm! Each season we’ve joined together to bring you simple entertaining ideas, and for this tablescape, I’ve done just what […]

Summer Home Tour by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Summer Home Tour

It’s officially summer, which means it’s time to share our summer home tour! Today I’m so happy to be joining Nina, from Nina Hendrick, and several of my other blogging friends as we open the door to our homes and welcome you inside for a little tour! It seems these past few months have flown […]

It’s officially summer, which means it’s time to share our summer home tour! Today I’m so happy to be joining Nina, from Nina Hendrick, and several of my other blogging friends as we open the door to our homes and welcome you inside for a little tour! It seems these past few months have flown […]

Alfalfa Clippings by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Alfalfa Clippings

You’re in for a real treat today friends, because I’m sharing an absolutely gorgeous peek into my beautiful friend Chelsea’s kitchen! Remember her dining room? Swoon! Her home is utterly fabulous, and I love being able to share it with you… major inspiration, and I know you all love it as much as I do! Chelsea […]

You’re in for a real treat today friends, because I’m sharing an absolutely gorgeous peek into my beautiful friend Chelsea’s kitchen! Remember her dining room? Swoon! Her home is utterly fabulous, and I love being able to share it with you… major inspiration, and I know you all love it as much as I do! Chelsea […]

Summer Home Tour by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Summer Home Tour

Summer is in full swing, and I am so happy to be here sharing our summer home tour. As usual, I kept our home pretty simple as I was decorating for summer, but instead decided to focus on the outdoor elements that really inspire me… especially the stunningly beautiful Russian Olive Tree, which continues to […]

Summer is in full swing, and I am so happy to be here sharing our summer home tour. As usual, I kept our home pretty simple as I was decorating for summer, but instead decided to focus on the outdoor elements that really inspire me… especially the stunningly beautiful Russian Olive Tree, which continues to […]

Summer Front Porch by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Summer Front Porch

It’s always so amazing to me how fast the seasons change. It seems like yesterday I was just hanging Christmas garland on our front porch, and today I’m sharing how I gave it a refresh for summer. Since decorating for Christmas, I hadn’t really done much to our porch… it felt a little bit depressed, […]

It’s always so amazing to me how fast the seasons change. It seems like yesterday I was just hanging Christmas garland on our front porch, and today I’m sharing how I gave it a refresh for summer. Since decorating for Christmas, I hadn’t really done much to our porch… it felt a little bit depressed, […]

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DIY Wall Serving Station

Outdoor entertaining is among us! I know I can’t be the only one seeking the outdoors in their free time. And especially since we now have an outdoor furniture set. I am in heaven. 🙂 Today, I am so happy to share another idea for your outdoor space, a DIY wall serving station. Outdoor entertaining […]

Outdoor entertaining is among us! I know I can’t be the only one seeking the outdoors in their free time. And especially since we now have an outdoor furniture set. I am in heaven. 🙂 Today, I am so happy to share another idea for your outdoor space, a DIY wall serving station. Outdoor entertaining […]

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Summer Home Tour

Oh sweet summer time. I’ve been anxiously awaiting it. I love the longer days, the warm nights, and watching our crops grow. This year, I am so happy to be sharing our summer home tour with a few other ladies who all love summer just as much as I do.  I can’t wait to tour […]

Oh sweet summer time. I’ve been anxiously awaiting it. I love the longer days, the warm nights, and watching our crops grow. This year, I am so happy to be sharing our summer home tour with a few other ladies who all love summer just as much as I do.  I can’t wait to tour […]

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Summer Living Room Shelving

When I shared our summer home tour a few weeks ago, I completely forgot to include pictures of our living room shelving!  I guess I was way too excited to show you a few other things, like my grandma’s dish set. I love that set! 😀 A while back I decided to switch up a […]

When I shared our summer home tour a few weeks ago, I completely forgot to include pictures of our living room shelving!  I guess I was way too excited to show you a few other things, like my grandma’s dish set. I love that set! 😀 A while back I decided to switch up a […]

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DIY United States Pillow

Happy July 1st! In just a few short days, we’re all going to be celebrating the 4th of July! While it seems totally crazy that we’re now in July, I’m really looking forward to the 4th! Remember a while back when I told you about your chance to win a $310 Target Gift Card? And […]

Happy July 1st! In just a few short days, we’re all going to be celebrating the 4th of July! While it seems totally crazy that we’re now in July, I’m really looking forward to the 4th! Remember a while back when I told you about your chance to win a $310 Target Gift Card? And […]

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Summer Home Tour

Hi there! Today, I’m joining 23 other amazing bloggers by sharing our summer home tour! 😀 Really, we keep things pretty simple around the WGC. I love to move things around, but I definitely don’t completely redecorate the house for each season, expect for maybe Christmas. Instead, I like to make small changes, adding flowers, […]

Hi there! Today, I’m joining 23 other amazing bloggers by sharing our summer home tour! 😀 Really, we keep things pretty simple around the WGC. I love to move things around, but I definitely don’t completely redecorate the house for each season, expect for maybe Christmas. Instead, I like to make small changes, adding flowers, […]

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Pledge of Allegiance Tea Towel

I love Red, White and Blue! It’s a wonderful combination— and something to be so very proud of! This year, I’ve joined 110 (yes you read that right, 110) other bloggers to celebrate our wonderful country with three cheers for the Red, White and Blue! We’re each sharing a project, which you will see below! […]

I love Red, White and Blue! It’s a wonderful combination— and something to be so very proud of! This year, I’ve joined 110 (yes you read that right, 110) other bloggers to celebrate our wonderful country with three cheers for the Red, White and Blue! We’re each sharing a project, which you will see below! […]

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Fruit Crate Herb Garden

There’s just something magical about summer time… from nights spent around the fire pit roasting marshmallows, to all the fresh food and awesome activities, summer is easily one of my favorite times of the year. And even though summer means a really busy time for us farmers, we all love the warm weather and family […]

There’s just something magical about summer time… from nights spent around the fire pit roasting marshmallows, to all the fresh food and awesome activities, summer is easily one of my favorite times of the year. And even though summer means a really busy time for us farmers, we all love the warm weather and family […]

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Curious what our home looks like? Take a look around and choose which home you’d like to tour first! We currently live in The Willow House, fixing up each and every room, and The Original Wood Grain Cottage started my passion for decorating and homemaking. Plus, all the paint colors, item sources and project tutorials can be found with each home tour making it easy to find what you need!

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Join me as I share several easy to implement ideas that will give your home a breath of fresh air and leave you feeling excited about the changes you see by the end of the week! 

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