Category Archives: Westwood Cottage

Not Just Any Old Trunk!

There are four trunks in my home.  Each one different with its own compelling journey and story to tell. Their age is showing, but they don’t care; they earned every dint, scratch, bump, bang and paint job and they are … Continue reading

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Royal Copely Pottery

Grandma Westwood had a vase just like this one in Westwood Cottage.  My sister has it in Vancouver. I found this one at the local Nearly New for .50 cents!  So, of course I took it home.  It made my … Continue reading

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It’s All In The Words

In Westwood Cottage this cross stitch picture hung on the wall near the stove.  Grandma stitched it on linen and framed it herself.  I had it re-framed and now it hangs in my kitchen along with the cross stitch picture I … Continue reading

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Vintage Fruit Basket Quilt

  Lillias Westwood, my Grandmother taught me many things. She taught me how to sew. She also taught me the importance of doing things over and over again until I get them right. She used to say ” I’ll just … Continue reading

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Westwood Cottage

Growing up I spent a lot of time at my grandparent’s farm, Westwood Cottage.  It was a magical place.  My sister and I always returned home having made something; cookies, a craft, gathering wild flowers and making a bouquet.  And … Continue reading

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