Blue Cottage

5 Easy Ways to Add Storage to Your Kid’s Room

June 25, 2016
5 Easy Ways to Add Storage to a Kid’s Room

Let’s just assume for a second that you don’t live in a mansion. Like us. We live in a charming but small house without a basement that I lovingly call the Blue Cottage. There never seems to be enough storage in a kid’s room for all the toys, collections, trophies, and clothes, right? Let’s just […]

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IKEA Bedroom Makeover of Landon’s Turquoise Room

May 31, 2016
Kids IKEA bedroom makeover, DagmarBleasdale.com

If you have ever visited our home, you’d notice what IKEA fans we are. We have IKEA furniture and home decor everywhere. And we might have about 10 IKEA plush friends. We mostly had antique furniture in the house I grew up in in Germany, but also some IKEA furniture, and I lived just 20 […]

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DIY St. Patrick’s Day Banner & Thrifty Shamrock Decorations

March 3, 2016
DIY St. Patrick

The Blue Cottage is decorated for St. Patrick’s Day! I’m loving all of the green, and I wanted to show you how you can make this super-easy DIY St. Patrick’s Day banner. DIY St. Patrick’s Day Banner & Thrifty Shamrock Decor I made this banner with vintage seed packets last year, but I don’t know […]

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Valentine’s Day Tablescape With Vintage Teacups

February 11, 2016
Valentine

You didn’t think that I only decorated our mantel for Valentine’s Day, did you? You can find that post here. Since I love to create tablescapes, I of course also put something fun together for our table. Valentine’s Day Tablescape With Vintage Teacups Decorating for Valentine’s Day is kind of easy with all of the […]

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