Stone Cottage With Garden Full of Flowers, Herbs and Plants
An outdoor garden sits just outside the bedroom in this stone cottage, allowing smells of the flowers and herbs to waft through the open windows. The charming garden adds a beautiful touch to the exterior of the stone cottage.
This cottage-style house is adorned with a brick exterior and natural color tones. The porch is lined with green wood railing. Stone planter boxes filled with blooming flowers add to the charm of this adorable house.
A charming guest bedroom (the house has four bedrooms in all) includes two double beds and plenty of natural light thanks to the vaulted ceiling and clerestory windows. Exposed stone walls and unfinished wood beams maintain the rustic character of the home.
A beautiful example of Queen Anne Victorian architecture, this four bedroom, four bathroom home in Seattle features a cedar shake roof and a mix of wood and stone construction. During the renovation, original details were painstakingly preserved; the house is truly an historic landmark.
White Cottage Bedroom With Brass Bed and Colorful Bedding
Sarah Richardson, host of HGTV's "Sarah's Summer House," used the sun as the inspiration for the bright colors in this guest bedroom. The recycled white-painted pine paneling on the walls gives a neutral backdrop to the colorful fabric schemes. The division in the windows brings charm into the space, while the brass bed adds a robust element to the summer cottage bedroom.
A round foyer in a Tudor revival cottage dating to 1928 features an original Dutch door, a stone floor and a faux painted dome ceiling. Designer Judy Hodgens grouped together mid-century modern iron chairs, paintings and framed landscapes in her room for a Historic Macon Design House in Georgia. The style has a sense of formality with an updated twist, she says.