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Indoor Planter DIY

Indoor Planter DIY

With all of the rain last weekend it's no surprise that we ended up working on the plants for inside the cottage. Have you ever looked at indoor large terrariums/glass planting and fell in love but hated the price tags? Well one trip to Johnstown Garden Center and a...

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DIY IKEA Stool

DIY IKEA Stool

We have been doing a lot of DIY in the cottage renovation and a lot of you asked about this in my DM's on Instagram so here is a quick reference post with all the details. Ikea BEKVÄM  The stool is the €10 euro Ikea BEKVÄM  stool. I would suggest giving this a quick...

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My Top Ten Instagram Journal Accounts

My Top Ten Instagram Journal Accounts

I couldn't finish journal week on the blog without sharing some of the Instagram accounts that inspire me. I have quite a few journal crushes so it was really hard to whittle this down to just ten. All images are owned by the respective artists and are embedded...

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On Difficult Conversations and Emotional Responses

On Difficult Conversations and Emotional Responses

In the yarn industry and yarn community, there are some very difficult but important conversations happening right now. They are the types of conversations that can change a system at its core hopefully for the better but sometimes it gets worse before it can get...

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Love | Buying a Home in Ireland.

Love | Buying a Home in Ireland.

When I sat down to write this post it occurred to me that this blog, my podcast, the cottage garden and all of my photography collaborations would not have happened if it wasn't for this 100-year-old cottage which we live in. The journey we had while buying our first...

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Bullet or Creative Journal

Bullet or Creative Journal

I've been missing from the knitting community of late. I'll be honest in that I'm not knitting and I haven't since September last year. This you can imagine is a little problematic for a few reasons. I'm not blogging because I'm not knitting and I'm focused in other...

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My name is Nadia, and welcome to the Cottage Notebook. I hope you enjoy your time here.

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