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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Thankful Entertaining


We all love to entertain in out 'cottages'. our cottage styles really shine when we combine favorite recipes or take-out with cherished dinnerware, beverageware, serving pieces, silverware, linens, placemats, and beloved collections to create fun and wonderful tablescapes in a comfy nook for one, on an intimate table for two, for a small get-together, or for a grand gathering. Themes are as boundless as our imaginations. Each table a cottage one-of-a-kind.
This weekly Blog Party is open to everyone.

Please check out the Blog Party Rules Page and use Inlinkz below to join the party.Please remember this is a blog party, NO Selling Sites . Selling sites will be removed,

For more info about ECS go to www.etsycottagestyle.ning.com

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Thanks for taking us to your craft room!


This party is dedicated to those who love to create, the spaces they create in, and the sharing their inspiration. All posts are welcome sharing designs in all craft/sewing rooms, how-to's, tutorials, supply leads, everything craft related.....except selling sites...... those will be promptly removed. 

This is a craft party;)
Selling sites are welcome every first Monday of the Month. 

This weekly ECS Blog Party is open to everyone. Please check the Blog Party Rules page and use the Inlinkz below to join the party.

For more info about ECS go to  www.etsycottagestyle.ning.com

Sunday, November 10, 2013

What's Your Vintage Passion............


Do you make weekly runs to the thrift store and antique mall? Scour flea markets and plan weekends around yard/garage sales or estate sales in the quest of vintage finds to complete your decor, add to a collection or to use in your in your newest craft project?Does your pulse race ....temp rise....find it hard to focus....loose all sense of direction upon arriving at your destination? No fear. You're experiencing 'vintageitus'. It's a perfectly normal effect of the vintage quest. A sure way of alleviating these symptoms is to join our weekly party and posting about your 'vintageous' item(s). This weekly ECS Blog Party is open to everyone. Please check the Blog Party Rules page and use the Inlinkz below to join the party. For more info about ECS go to etsycottagestyle.ning.com for more info This is the perfect vintage fix;)

NOTE..this is a blog sharing party....Please do not post links to selling sites or they will be removed. Thanks 

Thursday, November 7, 2013

DIY Vintage Hankie Frames

DIY Hankie Frame

Sharing a little DIY Hankie Project today
Seen an idea similar to this on Pinterest so I can only take partial credit for it.
I am a Hankie lover, kind of like the doilies I seem to pick them up all over
Always a sucker for a pile of vintage Hankies
So why not frame them…right

I gathered up some hankie and decided on which ones were my favorites 
and set them aside 

Way too many to choose from 

I picked up these black Album frames from Michaels craft store
for $9.99 a piece I timed it right they were buy one get one free
Yippee!! Plus I had a coupon 
So Major score 

I think they turned out pretty good I found that some were different sizes
and didn't fit well other worked perfect
I think it would be fun to use a small hankie with some scrapbook paper as a background, Lots of varieties on this project 

I am loving the way they turned out, thinking of adding a few more
in place of the Doily canvas, Don't worry I would find a better spot for it 
It's changed a lot since this picture I added a few more doilies it's filling up nicely

Sunday, November 3, 2013

November 2013 featured member and Market Monday!

November WINNER
Jil Shelton
Jil is a very talented artist. 
Here are some of her lovely creations

Visit her at her
Etsy Shop

And now let's all get ready for our Favorite Virtual Flea Market

Market Monday is filled with One-Of-A-Kind designs......crafts.....
supplies.....antiques....and more. Open 24/7..... vendors add items daily....no rain/snow....heat/cold....no crowds or parking to contend with.....great snack and beverage bar.......ok so it's in your own kitchen, but hey where else can you see such fantastic finds right at your fingertips?! Let's start browsing.

If you are a vendor or would like to be part of the market please read below.........

Market Monday is open to all Vendors with a traditional Website, Selling Blog, Ebay or Etsy site We invite you to link in! The InLinkz is easy to use. Just use your selling site URL in the InLinkz at the bottom of the page

Remember, Market Monday is open to all sellers, whether you are a member of Etsy Cottage Style or not. If you would like to become a Member and join in swaps, chats, groups, etc. Check out the Home Page at http://www.etsycottagestyle.ning.com/ We'd love to see you there.