Frequently Asked Questions

How long has Cottage Magpie been around?

I started Cottage Magpie waaay back in December of 2006, can you believe it? My first post was about my Christmas ornaments that year.

Christmas Ornaments via

How do you do it all?

The short answer is that I don’t. Some things get done and some things don’t, and compared to many bloggers I move at a glacial pace with my projects. Aside from just eliminating other things that take up your time (TV, Facebook, *ahem* cleaning *ahem*) the best suggestion I have is to stop making lists and follow your inspiration.

Quilt on Chair via

What camera do you use?

When I first started, I used a little $150 Nikon, and it took great photos. I was very happy with it and many, many, many of the photos here are from that camera. In 2008 I decided I wanted to try upgrading, so now I use a Nikon 850 SLR. Love it.

How many houses have you fixed up?

So far, my current home is my third fixer-upper. I hope to have more!

Can you review my book/product/service/website?

I do actually do reviews, but on other sites, not at Cottage Magpie. For more information, contact me at angela AT

Can I advertise on Cottage Magpie?

Sure thing, as long as you’re advertising something of interest to my readers. To inquire, e-mail me at angela AT

Have a different question? Contact me and ask!
angela AT

~Angela :-)

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