Staffordshire, England by Mick
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Explore the nuances that make a house a comfortable, inviting cottage.
By Jim Tolpin
For many of us, the archetypal image of the cottage home comes from storybook memories of our childhood: the diminutive dwelling glimpsed through the trees at the end of a winding trail, smoke rising from the chimney, roses rambling over a trellis and up onto the thatched roof, leaded windows, an inviting entryway … There’s something undeniably appealing about this image, something that makes the cottage the dream home for so many people, but it’s hard to put your finger on exactly what it is. [Keep reading…]
Repurposed and chic. Love the use of white-washed strips of a weather pallet to make your TV a piece of art. Can’t find a pallet around? Consider using lumber and weathering the wood yourself. A hammer, nails, sandpaper and 2 parts white paint with 1 part water can help you recreate this look in no time.