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Cottage of the Month August 2012
 
 
 
 

 
This month we're visiting Angie's gorgeous home in McKinney, Texas...



















































































































































Where is your home located, and how long have you lived there?
 
My home is located in McKinney, Texas. We have lived in this house for 7 years and in McKinney for 18 years.

What is your favorite decorating style?
 
My favorite decorating style is Shabby Chic.

Where do you get your decorating influence from the most?
 
I get my decorating influence from magazines, flea markets, and antique stores.
 
In 5 words or less, your home is?
 
My home is my refuge.

What is your favorite store or flea market to shop at?
 
Marburger Farm Antique Show

Share one of your favorite decorating tricks or ideas:
 
I love to use antique outdoor items (statuary, furniture, urns, etc.) indoors.

Your favorite paint color, name and brand:
 
I don't have a favorite paint color. Anything white....

What are your favorite things to collect right now?
 
Right now I am collecting antique ex votos and milagros

What is your favorite room in your house, and why?
 
My favorite room is my bedroom/bathroom. It is so peaceful!!

Your next project is:
 
My next project is restoring a home in McKinney's historic district built in the late 1800s.

(All photographs courtesy of Melinda Ortley)

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