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Easter Table Setting

The world feels heavy right now… Let’s brighten our spirits and bring beauty to our homes this Easter with this fresh and classic Easter table setting. With everything that’s going on in the world right now, I know the last thing you may be thinking about is setting the table for Easter. But with Easter […]

The world feels heavy right now… Let’s brighten our spirits and bring beauty to our homes this Easter with this fresh and classic Easter table setting. With everything that’s going on in the world right now, I know the last thing you may be thinking about is setting the table for Easter. But with Easter […]

A Simple Fall Table Setting by The Wood Grain Cottage

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A Simple Fall Table Setting

With entertaining season right around the corner, I wanted to share a simple fall table setting idea. And when I say simple, I mean simple. Today, I’m joining a wonderful group of bloggers to bring you a whole collection of table setting ideas. Alicia from Nick & Alicia invited me to join in, and I’m […]

With entertaining season right around the corner, I wanted to share a simple fall table setting idea. And when I say simple, I mean simple. Today, I’m joining a wonderful group of bloggers to bring you a whole collection of table setting ideas. Alicia from Nick & Alicia invited me to join in, and I’m […]

On The Search For New Dinnerware by The Wood Grain Cottage

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On The Search For New Dinnerware

You may be surprised to know, that even with all of the table setting and entertaining ideas I’ve shared over the years, I’ve never really had an “official” dinnerware set to use for everyday meals. I’ve collected a lot of dishes, mainly from thrift stores and estate sales, but they’ve never been in a complete […]

You may be surprised to know, that even with all of the table setting and entertaining ideas I’ve shared over the years, I’ve never really had an “official” dinnerware set to use for everyday meals. I’ve collected a lot of dishes, mainly from thrift stores and estate sales, but they’ve never been in a complete […]

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Christmas Table Setting In The Dining Room

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt overwhelmed or intimidated by setting a holiday table. If you’re raising your hand, know that I’ve been right there with you. I can remember a time when it felt like a really hard task… but honestly, setting the table for a holiday really doesn’t need to be all […]

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt overwhelmed or intimidated by setting a holiday table. If you’re raising your hand, know that I’ve been right there with you. I can remember a time when it felt like a really hard task… but honestly, setting the table for a holiday really doesn’t need to be all […]

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Christmas Table Setting In The Breakfast Nook

Are you ready for a bunch of Christmas posts? I hope so, because these next few weeks are going to be jam packed full of decorating ideas, home tours and all other things Christmas! Bring it on!  Today, I’m joining a group of blogging friends to bring you ideas on decorating your table for the […]

Are you ready for a bunch of Christmas posts? I hope so, because these next few weeks are going to be jam packed full of decorating ideas, home tours and all other things Christmas! Bring it on!  Today, I’m joining a group of blogging friends to bring you ideas on decorating your table for the […]

Pumpkin Fall Table by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Pumpkin Fall Table

Last fall I decided I wanted to plant pumpkins. Lots and lots of pumpkins. I kept imagining a front porch full of them, so this spring I planted 4 different varieties. Fast forward a few months and I literally have pumpkins coming out of my ears.  But, that’s not really a problem, is it? Especially […]

Last fall I decided I wanted to plant pumpkins. Lots and lots of pumpkins. I kept imagining a front porch full of them, so this spring I planted 4 different varieties. Fast forward a few months and I literally have pumpkins coming out of my ears.  But, that’s not really a problem, is it? Especially […]

Fall Table by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Fall Table Setting

Fall is such a lovely time of the year. All the colors, the textures and the spectacular golden hour. It’s all just so beautiful, and more than anything I wanted to capture that feeling, that magic, in my fall table setting this year.  I am so happy and honored to be joining another amazing group […]

Fall is such a lovely time of the year. All the colors, the textures and the spectacular golden hour. It’s all just so beautiful, and more than anything I wanted to capture that feeling, that magic, in my fall table setting this year.  I am so happy and honored to be joining another amazing group […]

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 […]

Setting The Table For Easter by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Setting The Table For Easter

Today, it’s all about setting the table for Easter! I’m joining several other awesome bloggers to share how we set our tables! A big thank you to Lory from Designthusiasm for including me in this Styled & Set series! And if you’re visiting from Kelley Nan, welcome! I’m so happy to have you! 🙂 For […]

Today, it’s all about setting the table for Easter! I’m joining several other awesome bloggers to share how we set our tables! A big thank you to Lory from Designthusiasm for including me in this Styled & Set series! And if you’re visiting from Kelley Nan, welcome! I’m so happy to have you! 🙂 For […]

Valentines Day Table by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Valentines Day Table

I have something special in store for today, some Valentines Day decorating and entertaining ideas! Valentines Day decorating isn’t a normal thing around here, and I typically don’t do too much, but today I’m joining a group of very talented bloggers to bring you some Valentines Day entertaining ideas! Lory from Designthusiasm asked me to […]

I have something special in store for today, some Valentines Day decorating and entertaining ideas! Valentines Day decorating isn’t a normal thing around here, and I typically don’t do too much, but today I’m joining a group of very talented bloggers to bring you some Valentines Day entertaining ideas! Lory from Designthusiasm asked me to […]

Our Christmas Table by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Our Christmas Table

I think it’s safe to say that our home is officially decorated for Christmas… and I’m still not done. We’ve been making a few fun changes in the house and I’ve honestly had so much fun doing things a little bit different this year. I enjoy changing up our home, and we’ve been doing just […]

I think it’s safe to say that our home is officially decorated for Christmas… and I’m still not done. We’ve been making a few fun changes in the house and I’ve honestly had so much fun doing things a little bit different this year. I enjoy changing up our home, and we’ve been doing just […]

Thanksgiving Table Ideas & My Top Tips by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Thanksgiving Table Ideas & My Top Tips

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re hosting family and friends this season, I’m here to share a few different ideas to give you inspiration for the big day! Having hosted Thanksgiving in our home several times, I know just how fun it can be… but also how stressful you can feel trying […]

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re hosting family and friends this season, I’m here to share a few different ideas to give you inspiration for the big day! Having hosted Thanksgiving in our home several times, I know just how fun it can be… but also how stressful you can feel trying […]

Our Fall Table by The Wood Grain Cottage

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2016 Fall Table

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I am so excited to be bringing you a fun entertaining post for today, our fall table! I’ve joined forces with several other blogging friends to share beautiful entertaining ideas to get your creativity going! A big thank you to Lory from Designthusiasm for coordinating and inviting me to be part of this […]

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I am so excited to be bringing you a fun entertaining post for today, our fall table! I’ve joined forces with several other blogging friends to share beautiful entertaining ideas to get your creativity going! A big thank you to Lory from Designthusiasm for coordinating and inviting me to be part of this […]

Fall Table Setting by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Fall Table Setting

Today, I’m sharing my first post specifically featuring the beauty of the fall season. It’s one of my very favorite seasons, and for good reason! It’s so full of gorgeous color, texture and beautiful outdoor elements that make decorating for the season so easy, and lovely! For today’s post, I want to introduce my beautiful […]

Today, I’m sharing my first post specifically featuring the beauty of the fall season. It’s one of my very favorite seasons, and for good reason! It’s so full of gorgeous color, texture and beautiful outdoor elements that make decorating for the season so easy, and lovely! For today’s post, I want to introduce my beautiful […]

Easy Baby Shower Decorating by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Easy Baby Shower Decor

Yesterday I shared how I made the lovely floral letter, and today I’m showing the simple way I decorated for my cousin’s baby shower a few weeks ago. I have to admit though, that I completely forgot to take pictures once I had everything set up. It wasn’t until lunch had been served and we […]

Yesterday I shared how I made the lovely floral letter, and today I’m showing the simple way I decorated for my cousin’s baby shower a few weeks ago. I have to admit though, that I completely forgot to take pictures once I had everything set up. It wasn’t until lunch had been served and we […]

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