Cottage Living


It was a sad, sad, sad day, when this publication ceased to exist. I think I stayed in bed a little longer that day. I have not been the same since. Luckily, I saved every copy. One of my favorite sections of the magazine was this little before & after cottage section toward the back. Usually, a subscriber would write in telling the editor about their little cottage & the help they needed. I was always amazed at the simple transformations. Here are a few (well, several...):











Do you see any of your houses in these pictures?



mysteryhistorymom said...

I LOVED this magazine!!! I miss it so much!:( Lori

Jessica said...

I, sadly, did not keep my copies of Cottage Living :(

Jessica said...

I, sadly, did not keep my copies of Cottage Living :(

Heather at Dusty Bay said...

Great post - I enjoyed reading it, thanks.... I miss CL too but get lot's of inspiration from great bloggers like you!

Simple Daisy said...

OH I know...I miss...miss...miss that magazine!! I did keep many of my copies and still look through them on occasion!! Maybe someday that fabulous magazine will make a come back~

elizabeth said...

I am right there with you
I loved this magazine
but keep up your decorating posts
I love those!!

Kimberly said...

I work for the company that published Cottage Living. We all miss it. :(

Destination Seaborn said...

I only subscribed to cottage living the last few years of publication. I gave all my copies to my mother...but not before I removed this section of the magazine to keep in my idea file. Great inspiration:)