First impressions are always important, and you can set the tone for the rest of your property by carefully selecting exterior components that give your house a personality. This natural stone walkway, lush landscape and warm exterior add sophistication and wow factor.
Cottage Laundry Room With Yellow Built-In Shelving
Mesh cabinet doors allow yellow shelves to show through and brighten this cottage-inspired laundry room. A fabric skirt conceals the washer and dryer, while concrete-cast plank flooring mirrors the reclaimed wood used on the ceiling.
A complete renovation turned this formerly drab bungalow in the heart of Jamestown, a small island off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island, into a charming and functional cottage. The design team added a gabled dormer and covering above the front door, as well as a master suite at the rear. The home's style complements the owner's love of gardening, as well as its East Coast locale.
Colorful Cottage Living Room With Patterned Green Sofa, Double Upholstered Coffee Tables and Striped Throw Pillows
A white wall sets a clean background for the colorful furniture in this living room. A green sofa with white zig zig pattern is decorated with striped black and white pillows and a long decorative pillow in the center. A pair of upholstered coffee tables feature a bright blue hue with fun, floral design. The versatile pieces also work as extra seating and ottomans.
This cozy cottage living room makes use of bold colored fabrics to bring the cottage feel alive. The neutral colored walls make the space feel cozy and casual, while the vibrant red of the couch brings warmth to the room. The light green of the throw pillow and the lamp accent the boldness of the couch, while fresh hydrangeas complete the cozy cottage style.
In a guest bathroom, simple, ready-made elements create a classic design. Subway tiles have a sophisticated bevel; the marble countertop, basketweave tile and shower curb tie the space together. Beadboard pairs with cottage details on the sconce and medicine cabinet to make the space feel cozy.