Cottage Decorating Blog Posts

Master Bedroom Makeover Update: A Vintage Cottage Style Patchwork Coverlet

Happy April All! I have been feeling a bit under the weather this past week with a last minute winter cold. It hit me like a ton of bricks, leaving me with no energy and feeling like a wet noodle. … Continue reading → Lisa's Creative...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Apr 2, 2014

Creative Upcycling: A Whimsical Bubble Gum Pink Bookshelf and Dresser

Happy Spring Everyone! Today I am happy to say that Spring is finally here after a week of cold rain and dreary days. The sun is out and it is in the low 60′s. Woohoo! I hope this keeps up! … Continue reading → Lisa's Creative...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Mar 20, 2014

Decorating A Spring Inspired Mantel and A New Nikon CoolPix P520

Hi All, Although you could not tell by walking outside today here in NC, Spring is right around the corner! I have been decorating my Spring Inspired Mantel for the past couple of days and today I want to share … Continue reading → Lisa&#...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Mar 13, 2014

A Cozy Country Cottage Kitchen Tablescape & Treasures Magazine

Hi All, Today I have some exciting news from my little corner of NC. A few months ago I was approached by a writer doing a piece for Treasures Magazine. She found my blog online and wanted to feature my … Continue reading → Lisa's Cr...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Mar 6, 2014

Organize In Style With Creatively Upcycled Coat Racks and Towel Racks

Howdy Fellow Blog Land Friends! After weeks of cold weather, snow and ice and being cooped up inside I am giddy over having a couple of nice sunny days in the 60′s. Yesterday the mercury climbed up to 68! Whoohoo! … Continue reading ͛...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Feb 19, 2014

Before and After: A Roadside Find Shabby to Chic Table Makeover

A Before and After Story: A Roadside Table Gets a New Look With a Little Paint and Creativity. Hi All, If you are a proud junk addict, upcycler, shabby chic enthusiast you may appreciate my post today. I am always … Continue reading →Lisa...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Feb 6, 2014

Simple Decorating: Adding Color To a Kitchen and Dining Room

Hello Blogland Friends, Today I wanted to show you how a monochromatic, plain kitchen can be brought to life by adding a few pops of color. For the past few months I have been helping a wonderful client stage her … Continue reading →Lisa&...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Jan 14, 2014

Favorite Posts and Projects of 2013 and Wishing You A Happy New Year

Hi All, Can you believe another year is almost over? 2013 was a whirlwind year for me filled with a few ups and a few downs. Today I wanted to take a look back at the past year and share … Continue reading →Lisa's Creative Designs Bl...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Dec 29, 2013

My Shabby ‘n Chic, Vintage Inspired Christmas Home Tour

Happy Holidays Everyone! Do you remember those good old school days when you were late for class so you flew into the classroom and slid into your seat like a ball player sliding into home base? Well, that’s how I … Continue reading ͛...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Dec 22, 2013

Christmas Crafting: DIY Snow Covered Pinecones and Poop Snowmen

Hi All, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! After a wonderful family vacation I have been scrambling around the past week trying to get my Christmas Decorating done. I have managed to get my tree up, decorate my … Continue reading U...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Dec 13, 2013

A Thanksgiving Mantel and Last Minute Decorating Tips

Hi Everyone, It’s me again! Thanksgiving is coming up this week and I wanted to squeeze in one more post to show you my Thanksgiving Mantel before we move on to Christmas! My mantel is one of those things in … Continue reading →Lisa...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Nov 25, 2013

Thanksgiving Decorating…A Pretty Tablescape and Turkey Transferware

Hi All, Can you believe Thanksgiving is almost here already?!! I always find myself racing the clock this time of year. Between filling Christmas orders that start rolling in at the beginning of November, working on design jobs and trying … Con...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Nov 21, 2013

Decorating and Crafting With Vintage Cook Books

Hi All, I hope you all had a wonderful Halloween last week! We had a nice time. Every year my siblings bring their kiddies over and Trick or Treating becomes a family event. I look forward to it. The weather cooperated … Continue reading ͛...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Nov 6, 2013

More Upcycled Lighting : A Couple Of Thift Store Chandelier Makeovers

Hi All, Today I would like to share with you a couple of projects I have recently completed. I love working with old lighting fixtures. A couple of months ago I bought quite a few old brass chandeliers at some … Continue reading →Lisa...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Oct 24, 2013

Creative Lighting Project: An Upcycled Bait Basket Pendant Light

An Old Metal Bait Cage Gets a New Life As A Cool Pendant Light.  Happy October Blogland Friends! Today I wanted to share with you a quick and easy project I just completed. I found this old vintage bait basket at … Continue reading →Lis...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Oct 7, 2013

A Cool Mid Century Modern Night Stand Makeover, Good Bye Grandma..Hello Gorgeous!

A Thrift Store Mid Century Mod Nightstand Gets a New Look with Blue and Silver Paint Hello Blog Land Buddies! Happy  Fall Y’all! I am so happy to have  Autumn finally here! For the past week or so it has … Continue reading →Lisa&#...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Sep 25, 2013

Decorating A Halloween Mantle / Mantel

Hi Everyone, Signs of Halloween have been popping up everywhere in blog land and in retail stores right now. While my Halloween decor is still neatly packed away in storage I thought it would be fun to revisit a couple of past Halloween posts. &#...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Sep 16, 2013

Decorating With Bird Cages

Hi All, Can you believe September is here already? The heat and humidity is still here in Eastern NC and I am looking forward to cooler days. Summer seems to last forever in the South. I am anxious to have … Continue reading →Lisa's...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Sep 10, 2013

Before and After: Upcycled Vintage Doll Cradles

A Pair of Vintage Doll Cradles Get A Shabby to Chic Makeover Hi All, Today was the first day of school for my kiddies. I can’t believe summer is on its way out so soon. I have noticed Fall Decor popping up in … Continue reading →...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Aug 27, 2013

Creating An Upholstered Vintage Door Headboard and Saying Good-bye

Learn how to Create a Vintage Door Headboard for your Cottage Inspired Bedroom Hi Everyone, I am sorry for the little absence from Blogland. I was lucky enough to sneak away from my life for nine days with a trip to … Continue reading →L...
by Lisa's Creative Designs on Aug 12, 2013
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