Budget Curb Appeal Ideas

Budget Curb Appeal Ideas - An Oregon Cottage for Hometalk

Do you guys remember a while ago when I wrote about ways you could increase your curb appeal with a few diy projects? While I was emphasizing a cottage look (of course), the 5 updates I showed from our own house’s example translate to any style or location. Things like planting flowers, making your entry welcoming and freshening […]

Dollar Store Chalkboard Pots

Dollar Store Chalkboard Pots - An Oregon Cottage

When I was planning our chalkboard theme double graduation party I found pictures on Pinterest that coordinated with our chalkboard theme of painted terra cotta pots, which I thought planted with flowers in the kids school colors would make great centerpieces. The problem was I needed 10 and didn’t really want 10 small terra cotta […]

Chalkboard Theme Graduation Party

Chalkboard Grad Party - An Oregon Cottage

We had a special, once-in-a-lifetime event last weekend – a double graduation party! Our daughter graduated from high school and our son graduated with his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon. We hosted 60 family and friends for a backyard bbq to celebrate their accomplishments and I had some fun using ideas from Pinterest […]