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Cottage of the Month - November 2015



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Happy November, readers! This month we are visiting Sandy's festive home in Wayne, Michigan.

And in case you haven't heard...Cottage of the Month is coming to a close next month, with December being our final feature. Please be sure to read this important page. It will answer any questions you may have.

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


Wayne, MI. We have lived here for 24 years.


What is your favorite decorating style?


I love a mix of styles, cottage, farmhouse, industrial, with rustic pieces and antiques mixed in.


Where do you get your decorating influence from the most?


Magazines, blogs, and my gut instinct.


In 5 words or less, your home is?


My favorite place to be!


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


Pigeon in the Parlour and Shops at 101, both in historic Holly, Michigan. The Vintage Market in Trenton, Flat Rock Speedway Flea Market and the spring Normal Park Neighborhood in Ypsilanti's annual Garage sales.


Share one of your favorite decorating tricks or ideas:


Rotate accessories each season for a fresh look and be sure to add texture to make a room more interesting.


Your favorite paint color, name and brand:


I really don't have a favorite paint color.


What are your favorite things to collect right now?


Vintage clocks, signs, brown transfer-ware and architectural salvage.


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


I love my living room because it's cozy, light and comfortable.


Your next project is:


Thinking about painting my master bedroom furniture with ASCP in cocoa with a color wash.


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


We have 2 booths at Plaza Antiques in Lincoln Park, MI. Our booth is called Lemon Lane, Fresh, Re-styled, Re-imagined. We don't have a website or sell online yet but we do have a Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/LemonLaneFreshRestyledReimagined


(All photos provided by homeowner)