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When we're not out hunting down the goods, you can find us the 2nd weekend of every month at Scott Antique Market. We are located in the South building, section J9. Scott's Antique Market 3650 Jonesboro Rd. Atlanta, Georgia 30354

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Summertime Cottages

It's getting that time to start thinking about summer vacation.. We go every year to my girlfriends home in Michigan. The little town that she lives in is just like May Berry, it's so peaceful and beautiful, it still has that small home town feel. She has a beautiful 100 year old farm house that sits on the Grand River, it has a big front porch with a swing and rockers, and she fills it with ferns and flowers in the summer, it's so pretty. The streets are lined with maple trees and sidewalks, kids playing dodge ball in the street, neighbors stopping by to chat, I'm telling you it's Mayberry!! Well a couple of years ago they bought a cottage on a small lake north of them, and it's a little piece of heaven.. We get out on the pontoon in the evening and ride around the lake and it's just so peaceful and relaxing, and the night sky is filled with stars. We can't wait to go back this year!

Here are some pictures of some beautiful cottages inside and out. Something to take a look at as you think about your summer vacation.... Enjoy!

Have a great Day~

I love the rustic walls in this attic room with the touch of robins egg blue. Looks like a great place to relax..

Isn't this a great little cabin tucked away in the woods...

Ok, I want this bedroom... I love the stone wall with the arch window, the big wood beams... It has such a romantic feel to it, I just love everything about it!

Great antique door leading into this cottage with the vine wrapping over the door!

What a pretty cottage porch with the white wicker, love the wicker hanging basket with the colorful flowers. Look at the way the wisteria hangs over the side of the rail, and it has the most intoxicating smell...

These are great beach colors.. Not a great beach though...

What a sweet little cottage this is. Love the bright red accent color!

Isn't this a beautiful old stone cottage, look how beautiful the light cast on the stone is. I bet it's cozy on the inside...

I love this entry way door, with the vine and it's yellow leaves running along the white wall. Love the rustic pot and chair that sit outside... Wonder what's behind that door?

This is such a cheery cottage with it's bright yellow accents.


Laurie Blaswich said...

Oh My goodness, I am just smitten!! Thank you for the creative blog award! I am thrilled!

I am spending some time reading through your wonderful blog! It a pleasure to meet you.


Creamy White said...

Hi Cheryl,
Thank you so much for stopping by at my blog and leaving a comment. It's always wonderful to meet new Blogs and new people!
I'm following you and just had a blast with all the pictures you posted!
Have a lovely day,
Li :-)

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Love the thought of a small cotage on a lake! So reatful. I also just love the photos. We have a big wrap porch and I will be getting all of my chairs etc. out very soon!

Lisa@Pickles and Cheese said...

I love Michigan in the summertime! I grew up there but live in NC now. How nice that you get to visit each year. Loved all these cottage photos. I would love to own a cottage someday!

Burlap Luxe said...

Ooooh MAN!!! Gail..
all the photos make my heart sing we have big time the same taste.

Love that loft looking bedroom and all that painted wood yummy!!!

well, I'll be back to drool all over your inspiring post and crush on your artsy talent.


Burlap Luxe said...

What the CRAZY!!! heck is wrong with me? Now I am making up names for bloggers LOL! (Laughing-out-loud)
Why the heck did I call you Gail?

When I posted it "I said to myself" okay Dore you know her name have you lost your mind today?

Just delete the name off my last comment to you...
Copy and Paste the name from this comment to the old one :)

Ooooh, oh, oh!! I won't be offended if you post a comment to me with the wrong name ...LOL!! :0

just make sure it's a cute name!!!

Sorry Gail...I mean CHERYL :) (just kidding with you again)

PS. I still love your blogs...and you should send me the "lost her mind blooger award"


Beach House Living said...

Every one of those is nice, I would not know which one to pick.

Teresa said...

What sweet little cottages! Thank you for sharing!

Carla said...

Come on up Cheryl. We have had such a warm spring that we might even be able to get in the water.