Get to Work -- Desks of All Styles for Your Space

With the “back to school” season upon us, it seems everyone is fixated on the supplies that go with it—markers, notepads, paper, staplers, and more. But what’s equally as important as the supplies is the place in which you get down to business—your desk! Having a space that is conducive to efficiency and productivity is critical in getting the job done and we’ve got just what you need to accomplish the task in style!

A space to prop your feet or files on this bottom shelf is so helpful! $295

A space to prop your feet or files on this bottom shelf is so helpful! $295

Open shelving makes files easily accessible!  $285  Fox Hill Vintage

Open shelving makes files easily accessible!

$285 Fox Hill Vintage

Double duty: a chair can pull up on each side of this industrial style desk.  $285  Grey Street Market

Double duty: a chair can pull up on each side of this industrial style desk.

$285 Grey Street Market

Arts and Crafts style, a true antique.  $785  Pinnacle Antiques

Arts and Crafts style, a true antique.

$785 Pinnacle Antiques

Traditional desk with the versatility of a console table makes this multi-functional for your space.  $290  Cherry Rumba

Traditional desk with the versatility of a console table makes this multi-functional for your space.

$290 Cherry Rumba

Bamboo legs and handles with wicker siding—the chinoiserie style for your office!  $375  Vintage Curations

Bamboo legs and handles with wicker siding—the chinoiserie style for your office!

$375 Vintage Curations

And there’s more options in store! We’d love to help you select the perfect style desk for your space!

Bridal and Wedding Gift Guide

Weddings, engagements, showers, oh my! Wedding season is here! Along with that comes picking out the perfect gift for the bride to be or happy couple. If you’ve waited too late and every item is checked off their registry, or if you want to give something more personal, we’ve crafted a gift guide that any couple would love to receive.

As many couples are picking out china patterns, flatware, glassware, and more, why not gift them a fun accent to their standard dishes?

This silvery, grey patterned china is a good neutral to accent any china pattern.

Or a bright color in a solid border can add a happy highlight to a table setting.

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These cobalt glasses are the perfect size for everyday glassware and make a statement on a tablescape.

Speaking of blue and white….if the bride has registered for china in blue and white, why not continue her collection with a unique piece for her to put on display in her home.

For the couple that loves crafting unique cocktails at home, this beverage carrier and glasses are the perfect gift. The white and translucent glasses go with any style of home decor and the carrier is the best way to serve all their friends.

This bamboo wine rack is a perfect gift for the trendy “stock the bar” parties these days. Pair it with a bottle of classy champagne or wine that will be served at the wedding.

Ice buckets are often overlooked but a necessary entertaining accessory. The metallic but clean lines of this one make it usable with any style.

As many couples are merging their personal styles and furniture, weaving their way through the “yours, mine and ours,” consider giving them the first “ours” furniture with a pair of stylish night stands for their new bedroom.

This bamboo and wicker bar cabinet is a showstopper. With its lighted cabinet spaces, it will show off their newly received items.

Continue the “something old” theme and gift an antique rug to welcome them home.

Cottage Grove has unique items to fit any couples’ style. We look forward to helping you select the perfect gift!

Wicker - the Southern Favorite

Now that we’re enjoying our porches, patios, decks, and sunrooms, let’s pay tribute to the versatile, southern favorite--wicker furniture. You probably own some of this in your home and it may have been in your family and passed down for a few generations. Wicker is a classic! Whether in its natural state, painted a bright accent color, or in the classic, crisp white, wicker pieces are one of the most adaptable furniture accents around and here’s a few pieces we have in store.

Large Wicker Pieces

There’s nothing like a rocking chair on a front porch--bonus points if it’s a wicker rocking chair.

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Can’t you just envision sipping mid-morning coffee with a dear friend, soaking up some rays in your sunroom in a couple of wicker chairs?

Upstated Vintage   has a pair!

Wicker shelving units are the perfect way to add texture, height, and storage to a space.

The modern, cozy shape of this rustic, wicker chair is begging for someone to lounge and read a book.

Accent Wicker Pieces

Every room needs at least a touch of natural accents and wicker provides that for your home decor.

These wicker bar stools can be used anywhere--at your kitchen counter or pulled outside for extra seating during your summer soirees.

You can’t go wrong with a classic white wicker coffee table.

Everyone needs a pop of color and painted wicker is a great way to modernize the style.

Look at the cute loop details on this wicker stool--perfect for holding a plant or as an accent table beside occasional chairs.

Accessories

How cute is this small wicker shelf? What a presentation for serving happy hour! It’s also the optimal size to hold small planters for your summer herb garden in your kitchen.


Wicker baskets can be used in countless ways; storing extra blankets and pillows, holding a large indoor plant like a fig or palm tree, corralling magazines, etc.

Rattan and wicker are a big trend in the fashion industry right now; this handbag is too cute--add a tassel and you’ll look like you’ve just come back from a tropical vacation.

This two tone picnic basket can be used for more than on the go meals. Leave it open for easy access to your summer reading books.

Bar carts can be used for more than just cocktail pieces. Their size makes them ideal to fit most any space and they can utilized as a coffee station or even a mobile office for someone who works at home.

Up your charcuterie game for summer and serve appetizers on this wicker tray.

This wicker carrier would be perfect with water filled glass bottles as an outdoor beverage station at a party.

The scale of this lamp is stunning and the neutral tones make it perfect for any decor.

This letter holder is the perfect way to keep pertinent info front and center.

Wicker is one of the most versatile styles of furniture and we’ve got plenty in store for every style and size. Visit us in the store and we’ll be glad to help you find a piece to suit your needs.