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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

21 Happy May Day

Happy May 1st my friends. It may be a wet, soggy Monday here in SoCal, but nothing can dampen my spirits today…there’s a new Cottage of the Month to explore!

This month I’m featuring Cindy from
Cute Pink Stuff…and More!

Cindy and I go back a number of years. She is so dear to my heart. I always know I can count on her, and she has the most infectious laugh and smile. Needless to say, in the photoshoots we’ve done together, the hours seem to fly right by as we chat the day away.

And did I mention she makes one killer salad…recipe to follow in another post!


Cindy always makes me feel so welcome in her home…


Speaking of her home, I thought it might be fun to show you how much Cindy’s decorating style has changed over the years.

Remember when I featured Cindy’s home back in
November 2008. Here’s how it looked back then…

And the exact same space, here’s how it looks today


Are those painted wood floors amazing or what?

To check out May’s new Cottage of the Month (Cindy’s home) just click HERE. Thank you for showing your continued interest in Cottage of the Month and sharing it with friends and on your blogs.

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  1. Thank you Jennifer for bringing such gorgeous homes to us every month. I never miss a month for inspiration:) You're the best!
    ~Debra xxx
    Capers of the vintage vixens

  2. Hi! I love your blog! I'v just started one of my own, please check it out!

  3. Hi Jennifer,
    I really love the transformation of Cindy's space. I did like it in 2008 also, very cottage style. Sometimes we do need a change it sure makes us feel good! Cindy's space could be in a magazine...that is my opinion. Love your blog! I will stop by again
    Ciao Rita

  4. Hey girl...always enjoy seeing what Cindy is up to!! She has really transformed her home...It is beautiful! xok

  5. That's an amazing transformation - I bet she did it it bit by bit - do you know? I have floors like the 'before'...

    1. Yes, bit by bit...a never ending love for decorating, Tricia!

  6. Can't wait to go check it out ! I love your Cottage of the month feature . It's my dream to be there one day .

  7. Wow what a stunning space! I can't wait for the salad recipe too, Sally xx

  8. I a white floor as well!!!! Booohoo :(

    Sooo nice!

  9. What a beautiful transformation, and your photography work is awesome! Please come over and visit for a chance to win an Annie Sloan book!

    1. Thanks Ele. I can't stop looking at the before and after pics of Cindy's home.

  10. Jennifer, you rock! I love this post. It brings back all the good laughs we shared. We've both been caught in a whirlwind since the photo shoot. All the comments from Shabby Jen and her friends on Face Book is a hoot! I never imagined we would get this kind of response! I feel like we've been given a huge hug from all who take the time to comment!

    It warms my heart to hear you enjoyed your time in our home, that you felt welcomed and were fed! LOL. So glad you liked the salad. I should have known better that between taking photos and sharing laughs, the hours would slip by us and we'd be hungry. I should have been more prepared!

    Well, I almost wish this whirlwind wouldn't end...but it must... Sure enjoyed it! Thanks, again, for the award!

    1. Cindy, sit back and enjoy the virtual hugs everyone's sending you right now...you are loved by so many. And you deserve all the joy and happiness that comes with all the hard work you and your hubby have done. Your house is amazing.


  11. Thank you for featuring such a wonderful cottage and always providing such wonderful posts! I am re-doing my own cottage (can you call a 5000 square foot home a cottage?!?!) and it is wonderful to always visit your blog for inspiration!

    Have a wonderful day and feel free to visit my blog: www.sequinedsunsets.blogspot.com! I love visitors!

  12. Cindys before and after looks amazing! Maybe I need to invite her over!
    He he
    Thanks for sharing!


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