A natural backdrop of greenery is picturesque for this gorgeous outdoor farmhouse table. Decorated with glass, pastel florals and neutral cushions and tablesettings, this backyard is a comfortable place to sit, eat and converse with friends.
Embrace the aging process. The brown and gray tones of the seasoned logs that Georgia designer Monica Stewart stacked next to this outdoor dining table ties into the patina of the table, without having to repaint or redo the legs to freshen up the look.
Porch Lights, Planters Establish Symmetry and Balance
With identical light fixtures and planters on either side of the door, the front porch exudes symmetry and balance. A window at the end of the hall frames the ocean, transforming a natural feature into a living piece of artwork.
Home Exterior With Brick Entry Columns and Brown Roof Shingles in Layered Angles
Plant life climbing the rough brick columns adds a cozy cottage feel to this home. Thin red window frames and the red brick add a touch of color to the neutral hues that make up the exterior. The gradual angles of the room are topped with brown shingles.
Rustic Cottage With Stone Steps and Cottage Garden
Rugged stone steps lead to a personal botanical garden overlooking the mountains. The rustic exterior of the cottage is marked by green trim, wood shingles and a tin roof, and the hardy cottage garden is surrounded by a stone retaining wall.
HGTV hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines created this spacious and updated take on a cottage style home, with European influences, wood accents, a deep front porch, a large dormer and lots of room inside. The exterior mixes cream colored stucco with shutters painted in sage green. Other exterior highlights include gas-lantern sconces, a pergola-style trellis over the garage doors and landscaping that includes climbing jasmine.
This stately home was softened with beautiful curves to compliment the brick lined walkway and dramatic pool. Every nook and corner in the landscape was a perfect opportunity to create a creative landscape vignette.
Cottage-Style Home With Brick and Cedar-Shake Siding
This ranch home combines a variety of building materials to create an adorable cottage look. The brick siding, cedar shakes, slate patio tiles and stone planters mix beautifully with the swirled topiaries, pine-needle mulch and flowering window boxes.