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Cottage of the Month July 2014

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Hi Friends! I've received quite a few requests to feature a Shabby Chic style home, and Debbie's home is such a treat. I hope you enjoy your relaxing visit here today.

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Here's a look at how Debbie's home looked covered under a fluffy white blanket of snow after a storm last winter, wow!

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Where is your home located, and how long have you lived there?

Our home is located in Wyoming, Michigan and we've lived here for 28 years.

What is your favorite decorating style?

I love the casual, comfortable look of cottages and decorate primarily in that style.

Where do you get your decorating influence from the most?

I find inspiration in magazines, on blogs and Cottage of the Month features.

In 5 words or less, your home is?

Our favorite place to be!

What is your favorite store or flea market to shop at?

One of my favorite shops is Amazing Grace in Marshall, Michigan. I always find a few treasures there for my shoppe or home!

Share one of your favorite decorating tricks or ideas:

Buy what you love and you can't go wrong!

Your favorite paint color, name and brand:

I prefer paint in shades of white and off white. I don't have a favorite brand.

What are your favorite things to collect right now?

Vintage mirrors, lighting and lamp shades, and french beaded flowers are a few favorites that I've collected for years.

What is your favorite room in your house, and why?

Our living room for its comfy, overstuffed furniture and big windows which let in lots of natural light... it's everyone's favorite place to be!

Your next project is:

We hope to do a full renovation of our bathroom this summer.

If you sell online, please provide the url so that my viewers can check it out:

(photographs provided by homeowner)