Creativity Over Coffee: Elyse Major

Creativity Over Coffee Elyse Major

Happy Wednesday, friends! Today I have a treat for you.  My good friend and very talented tinkerer, Elyse Major is here to share her story with us!  I met Elyse a few years ago now at Christmas event at our friend Nancy Chace’s shop, The Sea Rose Cottage.  I shared a bit about that event…

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She Shed: DIY Gravel Patio

Beautiful Patio and She Shed

I partnered with The Home Depot on this project. I’m in love with the cottage gardens of Cornwall and the plantings you see down on Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.  I wanted the exterior of the she shed to reflect this look.  It is my creative retreat and I wanted the exterior surroundings of it to…

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Silver Pennies Sundays Link Party and Features (133)

Happy Sunday!  I hope you’re all having a fantastic weekend. Our weekend has been amazing and today’s Conor 6th birthday so LOTS of excitement over here and more to come on Tuesday when it is his actual birthday.  Before we get the 6th birthday started, I thought I should get the link party started. I…

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She Shed: DIY Shiplap Walls

Shiplap walls

I partnered with the Home Depot on our She Shed. Happy Friday, friends!  We’re trying to squeeze as much summer fun into the last few days before the boys go back to school.  Today we’re heading into Boston and taking John and Conor on the Duck Tours.  They are so excited.   But before we…

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Made It My Own with Annie Sloan

Graphite Chair with Paris Noir seat

I partnered with Unfolded, a distributor of Annie Sloan for this post. It is no secret that I love Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan.  I’ve painted with this paint for four years and it has made over many pieces in my home and in friends’ homes.  Did you know that Chalk Paint® turned…

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Living Room Furniture Moving Party

Chesterfield and fur throw

About two weekends ago we hosted Matthew Mead and a few other friends who were in his magazines last fall – Sandra, Michelle and Amy.  All such wonderful and creative people; so much fun to be around. It was a nice intimate gathering and I planned a lovely party on our back deck click here…

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My Coastal She Shed Reveal and Sources

A mini coastal cottage in my backyard

I partnered with The Home Depot on this project. Ah, you guys, thank you all so much for all the lovely comments and feedback on the post over on Home Depot’s Apron blog.  If you missed it you can click here. I’ve been getting a lot of questions on colors and items in the space…

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Silver Pennies Sundays Link Party and Features (132)

Happy Sunday everyone!  Hope you’re having a brilliant weekend.  It was Luke’s birthday on Friday so we’ve been celebrating the WHOLE weekend I’m so excited that it is time for our weekly link party!  Hooray! It has been a busy week over here. Did you miss any posts? This Week on Finding Silver Pennies A…

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My Coastal She Shed on The Home Depot

A Coastal She Shed by Finding Silver Pennies

I partnered with The Home Depot on this project. Wow!  I have some amazing, amazing news! This is the kind of news that makes you want to sing from the mountain tops… to dance the funky chicken… to sip fine champagne (or prosecco cocktails)… or cry happy tears. I did two out of the four…

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How to Build an Outdoor Cedar Bench

How to Build This Outdoor Set

How to build an outdoor cedar bench…. FINALLY!!!! I know it has been yonks since I shared our deck refresh here and how to build an outdoor cedar dining table here. But we’ve been a little bit busy between working on the She Shed (here) and our family trip to Spain (here and here). Anyway,…

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