Wednesday, August 8, 2012

"Autumn Décor" Finalists: The Talent Scouting Party for Cottages & Bungalows Magazine

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I know summer is still in its full glory, but fall is just around the corner! And so are the autumn issues of Cottages & Bungalows Magazine! One of the talented bloggers below will be featured in one of those issues! From the 233 fantabulous projects linked up to The "Autumn Décor" Talent Scouting Party, the field was narrowed to the projects below based up on the following criteria:
  1. Innovation
  2. Usefulness
  3. Adaptability to any cottage style
  4. Budget friendliness
  5. Quality of the project/craftsmanship
  6. Quality of the photos
  7. Entrant follows all party rules
The winner of the magazine feature will be announced Monday, August 13, right here on the WhisperWood Cottage blog. Check out these contenders! Pin your favorites and stop by their blogs to tell them how awesome they are! 

Listed in order by their numbers in the "Autumn Décor" linky party, here are the top contenders:

#13 A Place for Us
#24 Maple & Magnolia

#26 Common Ground

#29 Common Ground

#51 BeBookBound

#55 The Painted Home

#57 The Old Post Road

#63 Social Salutations

#65 It All Started With Paint

#71 A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

#76 Momma Hen's Frugal Life

#85 Finding Home

Recycling Tree Branches into Coasters
#108 Garden Therapy

#109 Garden Therapy


Thanks to everyone who linked up! The winner will be announced Monday, August 13. 

Yes, there will be more chances for you to win your own magazine feature. Stay tuned at WhisperWood Cottage for the announcement.


  1. Eeek! I so honored to be included among such talented bloggers! Thank you!

  2. Congrats to everyone! These are absolutely gorgeous projects! So much inspiration for fall :)

  3. WOW!!! what a huge surprise, seeing two of my entries. thanks so much! this has been a fabulous link party, to see all the amazing entries. Thanks so much! Decorating with a vintage touch is my passion! Debra

  4. Can you see my big smile? I'm honored and surprised to be among so many beautiful features. Thanks so much!

  5. Holy smokes! I'm ridiculously honored to be included among these amazing finalists!

  6. This just made my day! So excited and honored to be chosen! Thank you!



  7. Yay! I'm so excited to be included in this amazing list of finalists!!
    Thank you!!

  8. Oh my goodness!!! I'm so excited to be in this group!! Thank you so much! I am so impressed with all of your other choices! So much beautiful eye candy :)

  9. Such a great group ... makes me ready for fall for sure. :) Thanks so much for hosting such a wonderful opportunity. :)

  10. Amy, this is the best group of features yet! Unbelievably stunning stuff here...thanks for including me. :)

  11. Wow - I'm speechless! Thank you so much for including my paint chip pumpkins in such an amazing group of projects!! Everything is so beautiful - I can't wait to see one of these featured in C&B!

    Jenn @ Social Salutations

  12. I'm so super excited to see me with all those amazing talented bloggers! Thank you so much! So I FB shared and Tweeted and grabbed a button!

    Oh, and that batty door decor was my very first blog post ever! I created it on my door and scrambled to get my blog together so that I could blog about it before Halloween!



  13. I love every single project! Congrats to the finalists.

  14. What a great roundup of talent! Can't wait to see who wins!

  15. Thanks so much for selecting my wreaths as a finalist. Looks like a great group to have to choose from! Take care, Laura

  16. great pics - they all look so very lovely! I just couldn't.bring.myself to let go of these summer moments to yet stage for fall - that time is coming all too soon! thanks for the wonderful inspiration!


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