Friday, May 29, 2009

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The little electric stove was given to me from our oldest daughter-it was black so I painted it cream.

I think this is the only new thing in the cottage-it was a beautiful Mother's Day gift from my daughters. Everything else is thrift.yardsale or someone's cast away.



This is the cottage by candlelight-it looks so romantic at night.

The little one's love to play with this dollhouse.

So that is our Garden Cottage not fancy but a romantic little hideway, don't you think?

 

I hope you have a great week-end!

Carolyn

36 comments:

texasdaisey said...

Your little garden cottage turned out just beautiful. Any guest would be so blessed to sleep in such a beautiful place.
Debbie

(Creative Country Mom) said...

OM Gosh! That is so beautiful hun. I just love every inch of it. I'm ready to come right now, lol. Hugs...Brooke

Milah said...
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Milah said...

It looks like something from a fairy tale! Your guest will never want to leave, it's so beautiful.

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Beautiful, Carolyn! So charming. Thanks for sharing it with us. Enjoy your weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Painter's Place said...

OMG!! This is just beautiful!! Luv it!

A Stitch In Thyme said...

There is something so serene in a monotone color palette and you've captured absolute beauty with it. Little touches of colors just adds to the romance and femininity.

Very very well done!!

CatHerder said...

WOW...Im in awe...i have no words!!!!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

That would be a dream for most of us! Simply divine!

Marie said...

Hi Carolyn-
What a perfect little cottage! I like everything about it...you truly have the best of everything all around your corner of the world. I'm jealous ;)
-marie

June said...

Oh Carolyn, what a beatiful place you have created here. I love everything about it. I'm sure it gives you so much pleasure to have this for your little ones and for you. I thank you for your sweet comment today. Yes, I think I do love gardening maybe as much as you, but you inspire me so. I just wish I had the room you do to have more. Oh, that would be heavenly for me.
Smiles,
June

enchanting cottage said...

OH~~~~It is so sweet looking. I love it!!! The shutters look so pretty, I have always wanted a house with shutters on the side of the windows.
Have a beautiful day,
Ginger

Dirt Princess said...

It is just GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!! I want to sit out there with you and have coffee, and have some garden talk! I just absolutely LOVE it

Lady Farmer said...

That is the most delightful spot! I could live there! I seems everything you touch turns into something beautiful. You have such a wonderful gift!

Sandra said...

I love everything in your post! It looks so serene and beautiful! I would love to paint my bedroom furniture white! Still trying to convince my hubby. lol
Blessings,
Sandra

Crystal said...

Ooh la la... Where do I get in line for my reservation? Your cottage turned out gorgeous. I would love to have it in my garden, enjoy :)

ginny said...

The garden cottage is exactly something that I would love to have! It is so beautiful, I love it! I can imagine sitting and having tea in the afternoon...sigh

Kim @ Manning Family Tree said...

Oooh, I'm in love with your garden cottage. It is fabulous!!! I'd sleep out there everynight in the summer too if it were mine.

Deanna said...

Yes, very romantic and a special little get away.

You have done a sweet job at decorating and creating a fantastic atmosphere to enjoy.

Sooooooo Sweet.
If I had a Sooooooo Sweet AWARD, you'd receive it! Consider it done.

Blessings,
~Deanna~
homehavenministry.blogspot.com

podso said...

Absolutely lovely! What a treat it would be to have a little visit there. No wonder its the favorite on your garden tours!

Paula Barin said...

Romantic is an understatement. It is absolutely gorgeous. A perfect getaway anyone would love.

Naturegirl said...

Carolyn: Truly a magical place one that inspires and fullfills every imagination!A masterpiece..I love your creative mind!admiring your charming hideaway!

Alicia said...

Are you kidding???Its beyond fancy.
Its an oasis in a world of cellphones, rush, rush rush.
A hideaway poetic & ethereal.I would skip away from my days refreshed & full of new verse.
Victoria magazine needs this.

Paula said...

Dear Carolyn,

Your cottage is so beautiful!!! I love how you have it decorated! It is so charming! I can see why you and your family, and guests love it so much! The creams, whites, and pinks are so peaceful. I am working on re-decorating my home in those colors. I have lots of pink, but would like to add more creams and whites, as those colors are especially peaceful! I love all of the wonderful and special touches you have added to your little cottage. I have the very same teapot! Thank you for sharing all the beautiful photos of your home, cottage and gardens. I am always blessed and inspired by the beauty you share!

Love, Paula

Mama said...

I have to agree your garden cottage is absolutely gorgeous, I want one :-). I would let the guests have my room, happy weekend, Kathy.

TattingChic said...

What a stunningly charming little garden cottage! You've done a beautiful job with it just like everything you do!

That looks like just the sort of place I'd like to sit and tat for an afternoon! :)

Room Service ~ Decorating 101 said...

As always...PERFECTION ! I swear I am going to be you when I grow up...

CIELO said...

Good evening Carolyn... your home, gardens, cottage and all your decorations are just dreamy.... I'm there with you! ;)

Thanks for sharing your oasis...

cielo

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Oh, this is just cute as pie!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Your entire home is just lovely! You have lucky friends and family that get to enjoy it with you!
~Patti

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

Wow, it looks so beautiful! Can I move in?

Cass @ That Old House said...

Well, I don't know how I missed this post when it was first published, but WOW. That is the sweetest garden cottage I have ever seen -- and that you decorated it with "finds" makes it even more special. You have an unerring eye, and TASTE. Lovely!!!
Cass

Pearl said...

What a lovely, lovely porch and gardens!

Rhondi said...

Carolyn
You have a special gift for creating beauty all around you. The garden cottage is just another example of the magic you perform!

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Hi Carolyn, I could looked at your darling cottage over and over...it's is just delightful...the stuff of fairytales! Your pics are wonderful!
susan

Gina said...

I would love to stay in your beautiful cottage; in fact, I could LIVE in it.