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Cottage Office Decorating

Cottage office decorating ideas to help you create a great work space for both both your personal and business study requirements. Cottage office decorating articles include Rooms to Love, Get the Look, Color Boards, Inspiration Boards and Design Tips to stimulate new ideas for creating the perfect cottage style communication and computer center. All of the decorating articles include tags to sort by color or design style. If you have additional questions please feel free to contact our designers. [parent] => 0 [count] => 52 [filter] => raw [term_order] => 0 [term_icon] => [cat_ID] => 7291 [category_count] => 52 [category_description] =>

Cottage Office Decorating

Cottage office decorating ideas to help you create a great work space for both both your personal and business study requirements. Cottage office decorating articles include Rooms to Love, Get the Look, Color Boards, Inspiration Boards and Design Tips to stimulate new ideas for creating the perfect cottage style communication and computer center. All of the decorating articles include tags to sort by color or design style. If you have additional questions please feel free to contact our designers. [cat_name] => Offices & Studies [category_nicename] => cottage-style-studies-offices [category_parent] => 0 ) [queried_object_id] => 7291 [request] => SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS wp_posts.ID FROM wp_posts LEFT JOIN wp_term_relationships ON (wp_posts.ID = wp_term_relationships.object_id) WHERE 1=1 AND ( wp_term_relationships.term_taxonomy_id IN (7448) ) AND wp_posts.post_type = 'post' AND (wp_posts.post_status = 'publish' OR wp_posts.post_status = 'acf-disabled') GROUP BY wp_posts.ID ORDER BY wp_posts.post_date DESC LIMIT 13, 13 [posts] => Array ( [0] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 134071 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2015-02-05 09:45:43 [post_date_gmt] => 2015-02-05 14:45:43 [post_content] =>

Color Board: Playful Personality #cheerfulcolors #cottagecolors #cottagedecor #coastaldecor #coastalstyle #cottagestyle http://cottagehomefurniture.com/

1.  Wheel Coral Fabric Shoreline Slipcovered Collection, Grade E, $75 per yard  |  2. Lake House Furniture Collection, Aquamarine Paint, Medium Rub, Glaze and Distressing  |  3. Country Classics Furniture Collection, Cottage Leaf Paint, Light Rub, Glaze and Distressing  |  4. Lake House Furniture Collection, Tangerine Paint, Medium Rub, Glaze and Distressing  |  5. Autumn Stripe Cotton Rug, 4 x 6 $112 

Looking for inspiration to help create a happy, playful, and whimsical look?  Check out this week's color board!  This palette provides a well balanced design of invigorating tangerine, calming blue, and happy spring green that would be ideal for a kitchen make-over.  Being the most popular room in the house, the kitchen should have colors that reflect it's bustling energy.  Paint your cabinets blue for an eye catching backdrop, use the tangerine as a bold choice for the center island, and the green would pop as bar stools.  Put the stripe rug as a runner in front of the sink, and the whimsical print for curtains, to tie everything together. 

How would you use these colors in your kitchen?

Brought to you by Cottage Home – specializing in cottage furniture & farmhouse tables [post_title] => Color Board: Playful Personality [post_excerpt] => This palette provides a well balanced design of invigorating tangerine, calming blue and happy spring green that would be ideal for a kitchen make over. #cheerfulcolors #cottagecolors #cottagedecor #coastaldecor #coastalstyle #cottagestyle http://cottagehomefurniture.com/ [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => color-board-playful-personality [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:42:28 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:42:28 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://cottagehomefurniture.com/?p=7203 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [1] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 134068 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2015-02-03 09:53:29 [post_date_gmt] => 2015-02-03 14:53:29 [post_content] => When the snow is falling, the wind is whipping, and the snow plows are out, there is only one place to stay warm - inside!  Making your home cozy is essential in the long, cold winter months here in Maine. Here are our top 5 cottage style decorating essentials to keeping it warm:

 1. Bedding

  • Pillows, comforters, electric blankets!  Pile it on so that when you slip into bed, it is instant heaven.  Check out Parachute, a company that sells amazing bed sets and gives back for every dollar you spend.
  • For more tips on how to keep your bedroom warm, check out our previous post "Layering your Linens."

Cozy Home Ideas | Design Tip: Keeping it Cozy #bedding #keepingitcozy #cottagedecor #winterblues http://cottagehomefurniture.com/ Image: Parachute

2. Lined Curtain Panels

  • Windows, especially in old New England homes, can be drafty. Use long, lined curtain panels to dress up the windows and help to keep the cold out!

Cozy Home Ideas | Design Tip: Keeping it Cozy #bedding #keepingitcozy #cottagedecor #winterblues http://cottagehomefurniture.com/ Image: Southern Living

3. Area Rugs

  • Laying area rugs in hallways, bedrooms, and the living room can help to keep the toes toasty.  In warmer months, bare wood or tile floors can be soothing, but not in the dead of winter!

Cozy Home Ideas | Design Tip: Keeping it Cozy #bedding #keepingitcozy #cottagedecor #winterblues http://cottagehomefurniture.com/Image: Modern Country Style

4. Ambient Lighting

  • Light bulbs come in a variety of colors that range from white/blue to white/yellow, and each range sets it's own mood. In winter months, when we are craving the warmth of the sun, switch out your bulbs to a yellow tint for a warmer effect.  Energy Star recommends looking for lights that range from 2700K - 3000K for the desired effect.

Cottage Style Decorating | Design Tip: Keeping it Cozy #bedding #keepingitcozy #cottagedecor #winterblues http://cottagehomefurniture.com/ Cool White versus Warm White Light Bulbs

5. Cable Knit Blankets

  • You can't have enough blankets, and we absolutely love the look and feel of big cable knit blankets.  Throw them on the sofa to provide color, texture, and warmth to your home.

Cozy Home Ideas | Design Tip: Keeping it Cozy #bedding #keepingitcozy #cottagedecor #winterblues http://cottagehomefurniture.com/Image: Etsy

How do you stay cozy when it's frigid outside?

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Inspiration Board: Stylish Study #bolddecor #officedecor #cottagedecor #cottagecolors #leatherfurniture  http://cottagehomefurniture.com/ Image: BHG

1. Destin Leather Chair Summer House Leather Collection 27.5″W x 35″D x 34″H customizations: Grade 7 Leather Albiline Chestnut, Pepper Leg, Standard Small Antique Brass Nailheads, $2,745  |  2. Large Aqua Mercury Glass Table Lamp 34"H $620  |  3. Old English pine Tapered Leg End Table customizations: 22"L x 18"W x 26"H, Medium Brown Wax, 1" Thick Top, Added Drawer, Added Shelf, $950  |  4. Hartcove Buffet and Hutch 82"W x 18"D x 85"H customizations: Painted Turquoise with Painted White Interior, $4,555  |  5. Natural Jute Woven Rug 5 x 8, $379  |  6. Pursuit Aqua Fabric Shoreline Slipcovered Collection 100% Acrylic, $65 per yard  | 7. Cadogan Oasis Fabric Shoreline Slipcovered Collection Flax/Viscose, $75 per yard

This stylish study area proves that leather furniture doesn't only belong in formal seating areas. Leather furniture options have come a long way and are now offered in a variety of colors and forms to complement any design style. Here we see two leather chairs with clean, modern lines paired with a traditional tufted ottoman for a mixed style. We love the wall to wall bookcases that line the room and create a spectacular focal point. Choosing the bold turquoise for the largest piece in the space makes quite the statement in this stylish study!

Do you like the neutral rug in this space or would you prefer something with pattern?

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Color Board: Blue and Tan #cottagestyle #colorboard #blue #tan #slipcoveredfurniture http://cottagehomefurniture.com 1. Latika Delta Fabric (G) $95/yd  |  2. Glynn Chambray Fabric (E) $75/yd  |  3. Window Taupe Fabric (E) $75/yd  |  4. Tan/White Nags Head Flat Weave Rug 5' x 8' $402.75  |  5. Primrose Gulf Blue Fabric (D) $65/yd  | 6. Ivory over Nautical Paint Finish, Reclaimed Barn Wood Collection  |  7. Honey Stain, Reclaimed Barn Wood Collection

Blue and tan are a classic combination in any room scheme.  In this color board, a tan and white striped rug anchors the look, complemented by the whimsical latika delta fabric, solid chambray blue fabric, a tan and cream window pane fabric, and blue and cream striped fabric.  Wood furniture pieces finished in honey stain and a two color rub of ivory over nautical complete the room.

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[post_title] => Color Board: Blue and Tan [post_excerpt] => Blue and tan are a classic combination in any room scheme. In this color board, a tan and white striped rug anchors the look, complemented by the whimsical latika delta fabric, solid chambray blue, a tan and cream window pane fabric and blue and cream striped fabric. Wood furniture pieces finished in honey stain and a two color rub of ivory over nautical complete the look. #cottagestyle #colorboard #blue #tan #slipcoveredfurniture http://cottagehomefurniture.com [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => color-board-blue-tan [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:42:29 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:42:29 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://cottagehomefurniture.com/?p=7193 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [4] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 134060 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2014-12-26 09:00:19 [post_date_gmt] => 2014-12-26 14:00:19 [post_content] =>

Inspiration Board: Coastal Cottage Office #coastalcottage #Coastalstyle #cottagestyle #officedecor http://cottagehomefurniture.com/ 1. Boat Glow Canvas Giclee 32" x 24" $270  |  2. Dockside Table Lamp 34"H $490  |  3. Westhampton Rush Arm Chair 34"W x 30"D x 41"H $1,970  |  4. Avalon Indigo Hooked Rug 6 x 9 $1,130  |  5. Southhampton Writing Desk and Hutch 54"W x 25"D x 75"H $2,895

The navy blue, white, and gold colors bring this coastal cottage office space to life!  The office is a place in the home where you want to maximize efficiency, productivity or creativity, and it is important to use color to help you achieve those goals.  We decided on deep navy for the main color in this space to promote order and organization.  Navy blue is a "focus" color that encourages clear thinking and is perfect for the clarity needed when working in the home office. We incorporated the boat print for an element of serenity among all that productivity!

For more information about using color in the home, check out this issue of House Beautiful!

What is your favorite color for the office?

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Bright Color Palette | Color Board: Living Loud, #colorfullliving #cottagedecor #cottagecolor #colorfuldecor http://cottagehomefurniture.com/ 1. Shoreline Collection Fabric Basket Parrot $65 per yard  |  2. Shoreline Collection Fabric Ladbroke Punch $75 per yard  |  3. Shoreline Collection Fabric Sparkle Pool $55 per yard  |  4. Shoreline Collection Fabric Sierra Botanical $65 per yard  |  5. Color Bloom Canvas Giclee Series Set of 4 - 20" x 20" $540

Not afraid of a little color?  Than this week's cottage style color board is perfect for you!  These zesty tones of aqua, spring green, coral, and gold create such a playful and lighthearted effect, it is hard not to be happy just looking at them.  This would be an ideal palette for a kids play area or a busy family room, anywhere that benefits from a dose of invigoration. 

Where do you picture this palette in your home?

 Brought to you by Cottage Home - specializing in cottage furniture & farmhouse tables [post_title] => Color Board: Living Loud [post_excerpt] => Not afraid of a little color? Than this week's color board is perfect for you! These zesty tones of aqua, spring green, coral and gold create such a playful and lighthearted effect, it is hard not to be happy just looking at them. This would be an ideal palette for a kids play area or a busy family room, anywhere that benefits from a dose of invigoration. #colorfullliving #cottagedecor #cottagecolor #colorfuldecor http://cottagehomefurniture.com/ [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => color-board-living-loud [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:48:13 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:48:13 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://cottagehomefurniture.com/?p=7042 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [6] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 6983 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2014-11-11 10:15:35 [post_date_gmt] => 2014-11-11 15:15:35 [post_content] =>

Poor ceilings.  It seems they have been neglected for so long - banished to the boring corridors of plain white.  Well, no longer!  Painting a ceiling is a great way to add color and visual interest to any room.  Here are a few of our favorites to inspire you: 

A Yellow Entryway

Painted Ceilings Ideas: Yellow Ceiling Entryway #paintedceilings #entryways #cottagestyle #coastalstyle #yellow http://cottagehomefurniture.com Image: Liz Marie Blog

Aqua in the Kitchen

Painted Ceilings Ideas: Aqua Ceiling Kitchen #paintedceilings #kitchens #cottagestyle #coastalstyle #aqua http://cottagehomefurniture.com Image: Adore Your Place

Soaring Green in the Living Room

Painted Ceilings Ideas: Green Ceiling Living Room #paintedceilings #livingrooms #cottagestyle #coastalstyle #green http://cottagehomefurniture.com Image: Restyling Home By Kelly

Dining in Deep Blue

Painted Ceilings for Every Room: Dark Blue Ceiling Dining Room #paintedceilings #diningrooms #cottagestyle #coastalstyle #blue http://cottagehomefurniture.com Image: House of Turquoise

A Study in Neutrals

Painted Ceilings for Every Room: Tan Ceiling Office #paintedceilings #offices #cottagestyle #coastalstyle #neutrals http://cottagehomefurniture.com Image: Decor Pad

A Bright Coral Bedroom

Painted Ceilings for Every Room: Coral Ceiling Bedroom #paintedceilings #bedrooms #cottagestyle #coastalstyle #coral http://cottagehomefurniture.com Image: 6th Street Design School

 What are your painted ceilings ideas?   Brought to you by Cottage Home - specializing in Cottage Furniture & Farmhouse Tables [post_title] => Painted Ceilings For Every Room [post_excerpt] => Poor ceilings. It seems they have been neglected for so long - banished to the boring corridors of plain white. Well, no longer! Painting a ceiling is a great way to add color and visual interest to any room. Here are a few of our favorites to inspire you! #paintedceilings #cottagestyle #coastalstyle #cottagedecorating http://cottagehomefurniture.com [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => painted-ceilings-for-every-room [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:49:00 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:49:00 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://cottagehomefurniture.com/?p=6983 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [7] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 5299 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2014-10-16 12:00:32 [post_date_gmt] => 2014-10-16 16:00:32 [post_content] => Hand Knotted Flat Weave Rug Gold-Rust Zen Persimmon Lola Henna Bonanza Saddle Zen Caramel  

Cottage Fall Decor | Color Board: Embracing Autumn #cottagedecor #rusticstyle #warmcolors http://cottagehomefurniture.com

1. Rust/Gold Soumak 4 x 6 $740.00  |  2. Zander Cherry Summer House Upholstered Fabric  |  3. Lola Henna Summer House Upholstered Fabric  |  4. Longhorn Brown Summer House Leather  |  5. Irvine Herbal Summer House Upholstered Fabric  |  6. Zen Caramel Summer House Upholstered Fabric

This time of year you want your cottage home to be a retreat from the chilly air outside.  We recommend introducing copper, persimmon, and golds into your cottage fall decor to create a strong sense of warmth and comfort.  The featured rug boasts a variety of golds and rusts, and is a great jumping off point for an inviting palette.  We suggest a mixture of soft solids, relaxed linens, and weathered leather for a texturally interesting combination.  Where would you use these colors in your home?

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Flat Weave Rust-Gold Zen Caramel Skip Amber Lola Henna Zen Persimmon

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1. Space Saver

When working with small spaces, as cottages often are, we are always looking for clever cottage decorating ideas to save space.  Decorating with barn doors in lieu of traditional swing doors, not only offers a custom look to your home, but they save a tremendous amount of space!

Decorating with Barn Doors | Top 5 Reasons to Use Barn Doors #designtip #barndoors #coastaldecor http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/ Image: Centsational Girl

2. Adds a Splash of Color

Pump up your decor with a vibrant accent color.  Painting the barn doors is a fantastic way to infuse color in a big way!

Decorating with Barn Doors | Top 5 Reasons to Use Barn Doors #contemporary #barndoors #designtip http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/ Image: Homed It

Top 5 Reasons to Use Barn Doors #contemporary #barndoors #designtip http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/ Image: The Kitchn

3. Hides Clutter

Barn doors are unexpected decorating idea to close off areas, like the pantry or laundry room, while adding a ton of personality to the space.

Top 5 Reasons to Use Barn Doors #rusticdecor #barndoors #designtip http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/ Image: The Nest

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4. Adds a WOW Factor

For areas, like hallways, where there aren't a ton of architectural details, barn doors can give your cottage spaces much needed visual interest.

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5. You Can Do It Yourself

To top it all off, you can do this cottage decorating idea yourself!  Check out The Hand Made Home for a complete tutorial on how to design and build your own barn doors.

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What room in your home do you feel would benefit from using barn doors?

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Color Board: Rustic Farmhouse Decor #farmhousedecor #colorboard #countrydecor #fallcolors http://cottagehomefurniture.com Click on any image to learn more!

Country Dream Giclee Canvas Country Classics Cottage Cream Country Classics Cottage Pumpkin Robin Metal Cottage Collection Citrus Nags Head Beige Rug Reclaimed Barn Wood Honey Stain Country Classics Black Paint Country Dream Giclee Canvas Country Classics Cottage Cream Paint Country Classics Cottage Spice Paint Robin Metal Fabric Cottage Collection Citrus Paint Nagsd Head Beige Rug Reclaimed Barnwood Honey Stain Country Classics Black Paint

1. Country Dream Giclee Print 24" x 24" other sizes available $180  |  2. Country Classics Cottage Cream Paint  |  3. Country Classics Cottage Spice Paint  |  4. Shoreline Slipcovered Fabrics, Robin Metal$45 per yard  |  5. Cottage Collection Citrus Paint  |  6. Nags Head Beige Rug 5' x 8' $402.75  |  7. Reclaimed Barn Wood Collection Honey Stain  8. Country Classics Black Paint

The concept for this rustic style color board began with the "Country Dream" canvas.  The imagery is so peaceful, quiet, and calm - that is what we wanted to evoke in the color scheme.  Sage, steel gray, and beige lay the foundation for the space, being the quieter colors, and to add contrasting elements, we suggest bold black and burnt orange. In keeping with the country feel, we also recommend using reclaimed barn wood pieces for a rustic element to bring character and texture to the space.  

Where would you like to see this palette in your home?  Is it more of a dining room, living room, or bedroom look?

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Both driftwood and white washed furniture finishes are gaining popularity and demand in today's decorating trends.  Whether it is a modern living room, or a rustic dining room, these finishes fit in everywhere.  The "washed" look is made by using a watered down and thinned paint, so that when it is applied, the natural wood grain will show through.  It is a perfect solution for those who want to see the texture and character of a hardwood piece, but aesthetically want to incorporate painted pieces, versus stained, into their decor.  Here is a close up example of what these treatments may look like:

Design Tip: Weathered Painted Finishes, WhitewashDesign Tip: Weathered Painted Finishes, Driftwood Wash

The beauty of both of these finishes is that they act as a neutral tone that you can build an entire room around.  Here are two examples of how to put together a fashionable look using these foundation finishes! In the whitewash dining room, the soft blue tones of the rug and throw pillows accent the crisp, clean white finishes beautifully.  Everything has an ethereal quality that makes it stylish and fresh.  The coral artwork adds a hint of ocean life for a unique coastal element.

White Washed Furniture | Inspiration Board: Whitewash Cottage #whitewashcottage #inspirationboard #coastalliving #cottagedecor http://cottagehomefurniture.com

Seafan Hand Painted Canvases s/4 Reims Chandelier Parsons Chair #70 Cleo Blue Rug

1. Seafan Hand Painted Canvases 24" x 24" $720 s/4  |  2. Reims Chandelier 25" Round x 22"H $620  |  3. Shoreline Slipcovered Parson Chair Grade A Fabric $395  |  4. Shoreline Hammock Spa Throw Pillow Grade E Fabric, 18" x 18" $100  |  5. Trimaran Stripe Throw Pillow 18" x 18" $58  |  6. Woodmere Dining Table 48" Round x 30"H, Raw Cotton Finish $1,860  |  7. Cleo Blue In/Out Rug 5' x 8' $570

Collection on the Beach Paron's #70 Woodmere Dining Table Cleo Blue Rug Parson's #70

The driftwood wash has a slightly warmer effect and is accented here with taupe and cream for a cohesive look.  The pearl white rug is a great way to keep the overall look light and airy, and is one of the softest rugs out there.  A true pleasure for bare feet.

White Washed Furniture | Inspiration Board: Driftwood Washed Cottage #driftwoodwashcottage #driftwoodwash #coastaldecor #cottagedecor http://cottagehomefurniture.com

Mother of Pearl Table Lamp South Hampton Console Table Santa Ana Spool Chair Clearwater Upholstered Sofa Kerr Coffee Table Cut Stripe Ivory

1. Mother of Pearl Table Lamp 28"H $250  |  2. Southhampton Console Table Shell Grey $1,530  |  3. Santa Ana Spool Chair Grade 5 Fabric, Driftwood Wash Frame $1,510  |  4. Summer House Clearwater Upholstered Sofa Grade 5 Fabric, Latte Finish Legs $1,900  |  5. Cut Stripe Ivory Hand Knotted Rug 8' x 10' $1,518  |  6. Kerr Coffee Table 36" x 24" x 18"H, Clay Medium Rub $750

This look is sweeping across decorating magazines, pinterest and furniture stores, and is one that is more than just a trend.  It is a classic style that is here to stay.  Do you have any "washed" pieces in your home?  If so, please share!

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Decorating With Purple | Color Board: Amethyst & Green Go Bold #decoratingwithpurple #boldcolors #decoratingwithgreen http://cottagehomefurniture.com Click on any image to learn more!

Cottage Leaf Paint Pear Paint Butter Paint Taupe Paint Willow Brushstroke Loomed Rug Meandor Orchid Fabric Nixon Lemongrass Fabric Martin Sprout Fabric Amethyst Spectrum Hooked Rug  

 1. Country Classics Cottage Leaf Paint  |  2. Cottage Pear Paint  | 3. Cottage Butter Paint  |  4. Cottage Taupe Paint  |  5. Willow Brushstroke Rug 8' x 10' $1,745  |  6. Meandor Orchid Fabric $106/yd |  7. Nixon Lemongrass Fabric $79/yd  |  8. Martin Sprout Fabric $92/yd  |  9. Amethyst Spectrum Hooked Rug 3' x 5' $215

Cottage Leaf Cottage Pear Cottage Butter Cottage Taupe Willow Brushstroke Meandor Orchid Nixon Lime Martin Sprout Amethyst Spectrum

The Willow Brushstroke rug was the inspiration piece for this amethyst and green color board, and a great starting point for putting together a striking look when decorating with purple.  The rug provides such a unique color scheme, and is ideal for areas of the home where you want vibrancy and color to shine!  If it is a living or family room you are looking to redecorate, consider the dark shade of green for the major upholstery piece(s).  It is a very soft and durable fabric that will hide more than a lighter fabric, while providing an eye catching focal point that balances the intensity of the brushstroke rug.

Committing to a sprout green sofa or decorating with purple is a bold choice, but why not?  Neutral sofas may be safe and will "go" with everything, but it is invigorating to surround yourself with colors that you love!  What do you think of this color scheme?

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Color Board: Playful Personality #cheerfulcolors #cottagecolors #cottagedecor #coastaldecor #coastalstyle #cottagestyle http://cottagehomefurniture.com/

1.  Wheel Coral Fabric Shoreline Slipcovered Collection, Grade E, $75 per yard  |  2. Lake House Furniture Collection, Aquamarine Paint, Medium Rub, Glaze and Distressing  |  3. Country Classics Furniture Collection, Cottage Leaf Paint, Light Rub, Glaze and Distressing  |  4. Lake House Furniture Collection, Tangerine Paint, Medium Rub, Glaze and Distressing  |  5. Autumn Stripe Cotton Rug, 4 x 6 $112 

Looking for inspiration to help create a happy, playful, and whimsical look?  Check out this week's color board!  This palette provides a well balanced design of invigorating tangerine, calming blue, and happy spring green that would be ideal for a kitchen make-over.  Being the most popular room in the house, the kitchen should have colors that reflect it's bustling energy.  Paint your cabinets blue for an eye catching backdrop, use the tangerine as a bold choice for the center island, and the green would pop as bar stools.  Put the stripe rug as a runner in front of the sink, and the whimsical print for curtains, to tie everything together. 

How would you use these colors in your kitchen?

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When working with small spaces, as cottages often are, we are always looking for clever ways to save space. Using barn doors in lieu of traditional swing doors, not only offers a custom look to your home, but they save a tremendous amount of space! #cottagedecor #barndoors #DIY #designtip http://cottagehomefurniture.com

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