Bohemian peacock vignette display.

The Art of the Vignette. Styling Decorative Displays

I don’t have a big home improvement budget at this time in my life, (working on changing that!) but I do have a voracious appetite for beautifying our home. One of the cheapest and easiest ways to change up your decor and to really add a personal and bohemian flair, is to style a vignette of favorite and collected objects, …

MelindaThe Art of the Vignette. Styling Decorative Displays
Bright Bohemian Deck Decor

Decorating the Outdoor Room

With my recent project of painting our tiny front deck, I got inspired to make it feel like an outdoor room that we can enjoy as an extension of our home. My imagination starts dreaming of rugs, moroccan style lanterns, colorful pottery and furniture, plants and pillows…The space is small, but could be so cozy. I thought I would share …

MelindaDecorating the Outdoor Room
Mini White Pumpkins for fall decor

4 Fall Ideas to Bring the Season Indoors

With the transition of summer to fall, it’s the time of year I love to savor since it is so fleeting and so beautiful. I wanted to share some of the things I enjoy to bring fall into Fox Cottage. When I think of fall, it brings to mind certain scents, colors, textures and just an over all cozy feeling …

Melinda4 Fall Ideas to Bring the Season Indoors
White Porcelain Floral Hand Jewelry Holder

Collectables. What do our collections reveal about us?

Most people have collected something at some point in their lives. I think it is human nature to collect, based on some of our most primal basic needs for food perhaps. Carl Jung had his theories on it as did Freud. I got to thinking about what some of the collections I have might be saying about me and my …

MelindaCollectables. What do our collections reveal about us?
Yule Blessings

Winter Holiday Tablescape Inspiration

Have you been starting to think about company coming for the holidays? Setting a festive mood for the holidays is important for me to not get overwhelmed and sometimes downright depressed this time of year. I usually go about it my usual way of slowly collecting items that can be used to decorate around the holidays from post holiday clearance …

MelindaWinter Holiday Tablescape Inspiration
Romantic table for 2

Convivial Bohemian Table

One the best parts of cooking for me is the conviviality of coming together with family and friends. Nothing nourishes the bohemian soul more, with the exception of traveling perhaps. I think it is one of the most basic things we can to do in our world to promote peace and goodwill, starting right in our own homes. That is …

MelindaConvivial Bohemian Table