Detached Garaged Clad in Whitewashed Wood Shingles
A detached garage with wood shingle facade painted in white evokes the look of a carriage house and echoes the style of the adjacent French country-style home. Above the garage is a small guest apartment with a balcony from which to enjoy views of the wooded property in Atlanta, Georgia.
Even the laundry room got a redo! Fresh white cabinets and a gray stone floor match the farmhouse aesthetic seen in the rest of the house. There are also smart upgrades, like a hanging rod between cabinets, offering an easy place to dry more delicate clothes.
This laundry room is elegantly toned in neutral colors and tile backsplash. The expansive beige cabinetry provides plenty of storage space, while the beautiful stone countertops provide ample workspace.
Traditional Garden Includes Cottage for Entertaining
Instead of using this small structure as a greenhouse, the owners asked the architects to transform the building into a space where they could throw candlelit dinner parties. Stepping stones lead through the lawn and to the front of the cottage, furthering its enchanting aesthetic.
Install simple cup hooks to store your lovely teacups, instead of stacking them. Hooks not only keep delicate china out of harm’s way, but they are an easy way to add another dimension to your kitchen decor. In this butler’s pantry in Susan Sully’s book, “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques," the hooks allow you to see the decorative details inside each cup that would have otherwise been hidden.
Mudroom With Beadboard Wainscoting and Gray Slate Floor
The slate floor in this mudroom is the perfect base for a space that's sure to get messy. The dark tone hides dirt and mud well and is easy to clean. White wainscoting and high ceilings give the room a clean feel — even when it's not.
Cottage Laundry Room With Yellow Trellis Wallpaper
Although a centerpiece in its own right, a stunning mini farmhouse sink fits right into the cottage look of the laundry room. With its wood frame and rivet accents, the unique sink adds functionality to this small, colorful space.
Can't beat a dutch door for charm factor (bonus: more ventilation!). Other lovely details in the laundry room include the patterned mosaic tile floor and folding table with a turned leg, reminiscent of early 20th century Colonial homes.
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.