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Kseibert74
Starfish Cottage
Interior Designer
Interests: Interior Design, Coastal Cottages, Cooking, Gardening, Crafting
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Thanks for stopping by the cottage today! I h ope you all are having a wonderful week. Today I am announcing the winner of my Coastal Candle Giveaway, and the winner is... Congratulations! I will be in touch with you soon to get your prize sent out. Thanks to everyone... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Have you ever been to one of those fancy bakeries and ordered a muffin or cupcake in the oversized parchment paper tulip cups? Well, I love that look and figured out a way to make them at home... First, unroll a large piece of parchment paper. Then, I cut the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Today's Scripture: “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts higher than your thoughts." Isaiah 55:8-9 I'm a planner. A list maker. Structured... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Sticking with my "Coastal Greys" theme this month, I thought I would feature a few items in the "driftwood" category. Driftwood is hot right now, it's distressed, washed-out finish is perfect for coastal decor, check out these gorgeous grey driftwood items: Sources: 1. Floor Lamp- World Market 2. Photo Frame-... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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You may have noticed that I have a slight obsession with candles. In fact, I think I have at least one candle in each room of our cottage (except the kiddos rooms because, well, that would probably be rather dangerous!) As a professional interior designer I use candles everywhere in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Coastal Greys for Starfish Cottage With the recent addition of the color grey to our little cottage (which I am loving since it is so simple and sophisticated and peaceful) I thought I might share with you all a few more items I like in my favorite new hue... 1.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
Hello Everyone! It's Kristy from Starfish Cottage...I am so pleased to be the host for this week's "Your Inspired Design" Link Party. Well, it's still quite warm here in Florida, but I hope the rest of you all are starting to feel some cooler, fall weather (I'm totally jealous right... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Thanks for stopping by the cottage today. I am happy to announce that I am hosting another fabulous Starfish Cottage giveaway! This month, one lucky reader will win this beautiful and fragrant coastal style candle...in honor of fall, this gorgeous burlap and sand dollar candle has a "pumpkin spice" fragrance.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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You have probably seen my recently updated Living Room where I have a beautiful set of four seashell shadowboxes flanking a large mirror over the sofa... Well, I made these shadowboxes myself (which means that it's probably a really easy project) and I'm going to show you how to do... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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John 14: 27 "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." On August 29, 2005, my comfortable world turned upside down. On a sunny Friday afternoon,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Lately, I have found myself drawn to some of the cool industrial style home decor items I have been seeing online, in shops and catalogs. I actually love to see coastal style homes incorporate some industrial elements, which have a very "simple, practical and durable" appearance that always looks great... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
Hey Y'all! Well let me just start by saying a big ol "Thank You Very Much!". Last week was a huge success for our very first Inspired Design party. You all just made our day. Let's get down to business now. I can't wait to showcase some of the fabulous... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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As promised, I have been a busy bee updating the cottage with a few accents of my new favorite "color"-grey! Throw pillows and blankets are my "go-to" choice when updating my rooms, and this "Life is Good at the Beach" pillow from Homegoods served as my inspiration for my new... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Pinterest You have probably noticed by now the "color" grey is everywhere! I keep seeing it on blogs, in catalogs, magazines- I would say "grey" is having a little bit of a moment right now! What I like about grey is that it's neutral, easy on the eye and can... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Today's Scripture: "We have this hope as an anchor for the soul. A hope both sure and steadfast." Hebrews 6:19 We were enjoying a beautiful day out on our boat recently with family and friends. The sun was shining, the waves were lapping peacefully up against the side of our... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Hello everyone! I thought I might try a fun new series this fall called "Five for Friday", where I feature five things that have intrigued me over the past week. This week I am sharing 5 things I love for this "back to school" time of year...I think that even... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
I am so excited to share a joint venture that is happening between some of my blog friends and me.... We are going to be hosting a link party on our blogs each Thursday. Now before you ask, I'll tell you what this means for you! IF YOU ARE NOT... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Hey there everyone! I just wanted to announce that starting tomorrow morning, I am teaming up with several of my best blogging buddies to host a totally awesome link party every Thursday, right here on Starfish Cottage!! I have participated in several link parties over the years- they are such... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Hi everyone! Just wanted to let you know that my laptop has been in the shop for repairs this past week, so I'm a little behind on things around here! I hate being so dependent on technology, but what is a girl to do?? I am also in the process... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Every Friday this summer, I have featured some of my best decorating tips in my Summer Decorating Series (hope you enjoyed it!), I thought it would be fun this Friday to see if you all had any specific decorating questions for me!? I love decorating and I love my readers,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Ok, Monday I shared a little with you all on how I recently re-styled my dining room bookshelves (mainly how I went about selecting items for decorating the shelves), and today I am back to show you exactly how I put it all together! Step 1: Accessorize the top and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Hi everyone! I am just popping in today to share with you my recently re-styled Dining Room bookshelves and show you EXACTLY how I did these! This will be a two-part post because I have so many photos to share so stay tuned. First, I started with a set of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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Kitchens are truly the heart of the home. (EVERYTHING happens in the kitchen at our house!) Here are a few of my favorite tips on how to transform your kitchen into a functional, comfortable, personal, and beautiful room that will nourish your bodies and spirits! Make it Functional- Of all... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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I snapped this photo the other day and just had to share it on the blog today... my favorite boy in the world with my favorite dog! Happy Wednesday from Starfish Cottage... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at Starfish Cottage
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All this month I have been sharing with you all updates to my Living Room and Dining Room and so I thought I would also show you how I recently updated the Entry as well...since all the areas are one big space! The biggest change is the addition of this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2015 at Starfish Cottage