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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 39, 13 [posts] => Array ( [0] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3836 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2013-08-20 12:56:38 [post_date_gmt] => 2013-08-20 16:56:38 [post_content] =>

Decorating with Grey and Yellow | Cottage Inspiration Board Carolina Small Cabinet customizations: 30"W x 18"D x 32"H, bracket feet, squared beadboard doors, wood knobs, one color painted, classic yellow $1,195  |  Southampton Round Mirror small 33"R, beachwood, standard rub/distressing $745  |  Clear Glass Lamp discontinued  |  Yellow Traditional Table Lamp 35"H $490  |  Destin Upholstered Chair 27.5"W x 35"D x 34"H $1,360  |  Cream Orb Floor Lamp discontinued  |  Grey Striped Rug discontinued  |  Cottage Two Door Armoire customizations: 39.75"W x 22"D x 66"H, standard leg, beadboard doors & side panels, shaker knobs, one color, snow $1,295

What a combination of two completely different, yet complementary, colors!  The sunshine effect of the yellow and the sophistication of the grey make for a refined decorative concept. The pieces contained in this inspiration board would be perfect for a study, living room, family room, or bedroom.  The simplicity and clean lines of the armoire, bedside table, and rug add elegance, while the upholstered armchair provides a burst of pattern.  Add some great accent lamps and wall decor and you have a breathless and inviting place that you're sure to never want to leave.  Brought to you by Cottage Home specializing in cottage furniture & farmhouse tables [post_title] => Inspiration Board: Grey and Yellow [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => inspiration-board-grey-and-yellow [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:52:34 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:52:34 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/?p=3836 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [1] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 134040 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2013-07-09 14:29:01 [post_date_gmt] => 2013-07-09 18:29:01 [post_content] =>

Decorating with Blue and Gray | Color Board: Icy Silversage

These muted grey, slate, and seafoam hues create a quiet confidence that would be perfect for a cottage style bedroom or sitting area.  This color palette offers layers of soft and understated fabrics for upholstery and pillows or for bed linens galore.  Any combination of the selected paint colors would be perfect for the wall paint or for select painted pieces to accent the color scheme.  White would also be a great paint color or drapery choice to create a crisp contrast among the sea of silversage.

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How to Hang a Gallery Wall

How to Hang a Gallery WallImage: Holly Mathis Interiors

Filling a blank wall can be a daunting task, but what better way to fill a blank space than with the things you love? By collaging items together into a cohesive statement, you create visual interest while also expressing a little bit about who you are. A great starting point is deciding what kind of look you want to achieve.  Is it a symmetrical, traditional and classic look, or an asymmetrical, funky and abstract look?  Determining what style fits in with the space allows you to then begin to decide what you want to include in the collage and how it will be arranged.  Here are a few helpful hints to get you started.

Good Rule of Thumb: Same Sized Images and Same Frame Style

Creating a symmetrical configuration is a crisp and clean way to collage artwork.  This homeowner chose the same frame color and similar types of photos for a themed focal point. The large collage in this upscale dining room is a perfect choice to keep in harmony with the room's decor.  The snow white frames mimic the crisp white trim and window treatments, while the soft beige background ties in with the sisal rug.  The floral images contribute to the botanical theme of the room, while offering a soft and feminine feature.  The configuration of five columns in four rows is well-balanced and fills the blank wall perfectly without feeling overcrowded.

 How to Hang a Gallery Wall | Symmetrical Gallery CollageImage: Elle Decor

 How to Hang a Gallery Wall | Different Sized Frames, Same Color Image: Two and Twenty Weekends

Good Rule of Thumb: Different Sized Images and Same Frame Style

Here is a perfect example of cohesive asymmetry for a gallery wall.  The creator used similar white frames to outline the miscellaneous collection of inspiring artwork and personal photos.  Maintaining a unifying element throughout the collage, in this case the white frames, brings  the whole look together. Notice how the outlets and the temperature gauges hide seamlessly among the artwork!

Good Rule of Thumb: Same Sized Images and Different Frame Colors

This cute nook of photos is another version of a symmetrical collage, which has the same sized frame, but in different colors to add diversity.  The border is even and the edges of each frame concise, while the varying colors create an eye catching pop.     

How to Hang a Gallery Wall | Same Frame Different ColorsImage: Pinterest
 How to Hang a Gallery Wall | Clustered Asymmetrical Gallery CollageImage: Pinterest

 Good Rule of Thumb: Different Sized Images and Different Frame Styles 

If you want a really eclectic collage you can mix a variety of images and objects together to achieve a clustered asymmetrical look.  This is a free flowing collage style, and the overall size is determined by the objects you choose.  What's nice about this style is that you can add and change it with ease since there is no set arrangement.   This clustered collage has a great variety of whimsical pieces, including painted canvases, rustic frames, and graphic block letters.  The soft and quiet colors look great against the pewter walls!    

The most important rule of thumb when creating your own gallery collage is to have fun!  This is a design project that allows you to dictate what you want to see featured on your walls.  Choose items that share memories, inspire you, motivate you, and ultimately make you happy.  It's an opportunity to express the people, places, and things you love.

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Image Sources: Entryway: Better Homes and Gardens Kitchen: Babble Bathroom: Pinterest Hallway: Little Green Notebook Living Room: Better Homes and Gardens

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Decorating with Blue and Tangerine | Inspiration Board

Clearwater Chair Blue Orb Glass Lamp 5 Drawer Lingerie Chest Tangerine Dream Cotton Rug

Decorating with blue and tangerine creates an exciting and whimsical theme for a kid's play area or reading spot in a bedroom.  The over-sized chair is big enough for two to curl up on, while the soft poof ottomans provide additional seating.  Creating an environment for children is about visual and tactile stimulation, which is why you can be a little bolder with shapes, textures, and colors.  Let their imaginations do the rest!  

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[post_title] => Inspiration Board: Tangerine Dream [post_excerpt] => Decorating with blue and tangerine creates an exciting and whimsical theme for a kid's play area or reading spot in a bedroom. The over-sized chair is big enough for two to curl up on, while the soft poof ottomans provide additional seating. Creating an environment for children is about visual and tactile stimulation, which is why you can be a little bolder with shapes, textures, and colors. Let their imaginations do the rest! [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => inspiration-board-tangerine-dream [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:52:57 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:52:57 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/?p=2723 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1982 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2013-05-07 11:42:29 [post_date_gmt] => 2013-05-07 15:42:29 [post_content] =>

Rooms to Love: Rustic Coastal Cottage photo: BHG

This rustic coastal cottage packs a lot of personality for such a small space.  The painted white high-paneled wainscoting and walls provide a clean palette to showcase the red, white, and blue motif.  The reclaimed wood accent pieces, like the coffee table, the cricket end table, and the storage chest of drawers, bring in a little bit of country to this seaside cottage.  Tasteful coral, seashell, and sea glass accessories sprinkle the walls and surfaces to quietly reference the home's natural surroundings.

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[post_title] => Rooms To Love: Rustic Coastal Cottage [post_excerpt] => This rustic coastal cottage packs a lot of personality for such a small space. The painted white high-paneled wainscoting and walls provide a clean palette to showcase the red, white, and blue motif. The reclaimed wood accent pieces, like the coffee table, the cricket end table, and the storage chest of drawers, bring in a little bit of country to this seaside cottage. Tasteful coral, seashell, and sea glass accessories sprinkle the walls and surfaces to quietly reference the home's natural surroundings. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => rooms-to-love-rustic-coastal-cottage [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:52:57 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:52:57 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/?p=1982 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [6] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2903 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2013-04-23 15:01:52 [post_date_gmt] => 2013-04-23 19:01:52 [post_content] =>

Every April, Earth Day reminds us to appreciate the beauty of the world around us, and how much we need to protect and preserve it.  Our earth provides us with tangible necessities to live, like air, water, and food, but it also provides us with a constant intangible resource, it's beauty.  For centuries, that beauty has provided artists and designers alike with inspiration from luscious landscapes, magnificent mountains, and roaring seas.

The colors found in nature are endless, and are consistently sought after as the inspirational palette in peoples' homes.  Filling your home with earth tones creates a feeling of the outdoors coming in, and a more natural living environment.  They also create a sense of serenity, calmness, and ease, which is an invaluable setting for a place to call home.

Here are some fabrics to inspire an earth tone feeling in your home:Earth Tones

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[post_title] => Celebrating Earth Day! [post_excerpt] => Every April, Earth Day reminds us to appreciate the beauty of the world around us, and how much we need to protect and preserve it. Our earth provides us with tangible necessities to live, like air, water, and food, but it also provides us with a constant intangible resource, it's beauty. For centuries, that beauty has provided artists and designers alike with inspiration from luscious landscapes, magnificent mountains, and roaring seas. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => celebrating-earth-day [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:52:58 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:52:58 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/?p=2903 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [7] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2102 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2013-02-01 15:14:30 [post_date_gmt] => 2013-02-01 20:14:30 [post_content] =>

Bold Color Palette | Color Board: Feeling Bold?

Feeling Bold? Try combining any of these saturated jewel tones to create a colorful cottage decorating scheme.  Set the tone by choosing the diamond print in the center as a rug.  Then the rest of the prints and colors on the board can be used for upholstery and painted pieces!

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Reading Nook Ideas | Inspiration Board: Farmhouse Reading Nook #farmhousestyle #countryfurniture #cottagedecor #inspirationboards http://cottagehomefurniture.com Not every home has the space and luxury for a library or reading room, but all you really need is a comfortable chair and a good lamp to create a successful reading nook.  Using the braided rug adds warmth and country character as well as helping to carve out the space.  The two drawer cabinet shown is a perfect practical piece because it can house books underneath when not in use, and is large enough for ample lamp space.  This color palette could easily transition between summer and winter just by switching out the wall decor.  Here a serene winter scene hangs above the chair to set the tone for an afternoon with a good book and a warm cup of coffee.

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[post_title] => Inspiration Board: Farmhouse Reading Nook [post_excerpt] => A farmhouse style inspiration board featuring soft greens, blues and tans for a reading nook. #farmhousestyle #countryfurniture #cottagedecor #inspirationboards http://cottagehomefurniture.com [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => inspiration-board-farmhouse-reading-nook [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:53:22 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:53:22 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/?p=2076 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [9] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1733 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2012-12-28 14:23:30 [post_date_gmt] => 2012-12-28 19:23:30 [post_content] => These blissful blues and subtle sages create a calming and serene palette, and would work beautifully in a cottage master bedroom.  Linens are a luxurious fabric for the bedroom, as long as no one is too hung up on wrinkles!  The natural texture and weight of these fabrics lend themselves to an upscale, yet comfortable, scheme as they tend to look worn in and relaxed. Using tan and taupe fabrics for the backdrop creates a versatile foundation to build from, and blends nicely with the other earth tones.  Pair these fabrics with white painted pieces, and glass lighting fixtures, to create a romantic and soothing ambiance. Neutral Cottage Bedroom | Color Board: Blissful Blues and Subtle Sages Brought to you by Cottage Home– specializing in cottage furniture & farmhouse tables [post_title] => Color Board: Blissful Blue & Subtle Sage [post_excerpt] => These blissful blues and subtle sages create a calming and serene palette, and would work beautifully in a cottage master bedroom. Linens are a luxurious fabric for the bedroom, as long as no one is too hung up on wrinkles! The natural texture and weight of these fabrics lend themselves to an upscale, yet comfortable, scheme as they tend to look worn in and relaxed. Using tan and taupe fabrics for the backdrop creates a versatile foundation to build from, and blends nicely with the other earth tones. Pair these fabrics with white painted pieces, and glass lighting fixtures, to create a romantic and soothing ambiance. 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Cottage Braided Rugs: An American Tradition Old & NewThe braided rug carries memories of a simpler time when families gathered around the hearth at the end of a busy day.  This traditional American craft actually originated in England and traveled to North America with the Pilgrims.  Simple and sturdy, these rugs were used to warm the cold wooden floorboards in Colonial New England.  The braided rug soon made its way West with the pioneers, and quickly spread throughout the country. Women gathered in the evenings, braiding rugs from old scraps of fabric, worn coats, and discarded pieces of clothing – the ultimate in recycling.  They passed the skill along to their daughters, working together while the men repaired harnesses and tools.  In its earliest form, there was little attention paid to design or color.  Most braided rugs had a strand of black fabric running through the entire rug, since black was the most readily available fabric culled from old black coats, pants and jackets.  The black strand was braided with whatever other colors were on hand at the time.  This was commonly referred to as the ‘hit-or-miss’ pattern. A typical braided rug is made from three strands of fiber.  Just like braiding hair, the right strand is wrapped over the center strand and then the left strand is wrapped over the center strand, in a continuous cycle of repetition.  When it reaches the desired length, the braid is then sewn together into various shapes and sizes – round or oval being the simplest and originially most popular.  Eventually, square and rectangular rugs were made, some even reversible.  When New England emerged as a center for wool-making in the 1800’s, braided rugs became more sophisticated and complex.  Skeins of wool became available, replacing the old discarded fabrics and remnants.  As designs became more intricate, some women even developed their own recognizable style, much like a signature.  There were borders and variations of patterns using color and shading.  The humble braided rug came into its own as a treasure of American Folk Art. Wool Mill 1800'sLike its cousin – the antique hand-sewn quilt – heirloom braided rugs are difficult to find today and usually fetch high prices.  Their age and fragility often makes them better suited for wall art than for a floor covering.

Hand-braided rugs are still made today by crafters and artisans following the time-honored tradition of the early colonial settlers.  As cottage or country style furnishings have come into vogue, the braided rug is fast becoming a focal point of the new ‘old’ décor.  Few are still hand-crafted, while most are machine made, making them more affordable.  Today’s rugs come in a variety of materials, including wool, cotton, nylon, chenille cotton and even polypropylene for outdoor use.

Unlike their humble ancestors, contemporary braided rugs offer endless choices – round, square, oval, rectangular in standard or custom dimensions to fit any setting.  Patterns and colors range from bold stripes to subtle hues.  Some braided rugs replicate the traditional patterns that date back to the 1800’s when braiding was in its heyday.  Others set out in a striking, creative new direction to impart a contemporary interpretation to the traditional braided rug with vertical, concentric and cross-sewn braids.  Some rugs are even made using ‘micro-braids’ for enhanced color variation.  Reversible rugs enable the homeowner to change the décor with the changing seasons.  No wonder the simple braided rug is experiencing a renaissance – finding its place in homes from the seashore to the mountains, lakes, and prairies.  Quite simply – the braided rug is as American as apple pie!  Cross Sewn Braided Rug   Allegani Braided RugIridenscence Braided RugCabana Stripes Braided RugIndoor/Outdoor Braided RugRectangular Braided Rug Brought to you by Cottage Home - specializing in cottage furniture & farmhouse tables [post_title] => The Braided Rug: A Tradition Old & New [post_excerpt] => A staple of the country or cottage home, today’s braided rug is reminiscent of earlier days evoking memories of hearth and home. With sophisticated colors and patterns, braided rugs are now ‘at home’ in any setting from county cabin to urban contemporary. These are not your Grandma’s braided rugs! [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => the-braided-rug-a-tradition-old-new [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:58:40 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:58:40 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/?p=1127 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [11] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 620 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2012-07-21 18:37:23 [post_date_gmt] => 2012-07-21 22:37:23 [post_content] => The mix of bold turquoise and red paired with more natural elements make a statement in this office nook.  We love the windowseat - perfect when you need a break from work!  What's the secret for a great windowseat?  A straight or curved window recess; it's that easy.  Not-too-large is better if intimate is the goal. Rooms To Love: Red and Turquoise Office photo: houseandhome.com Brought to you by Cottage Home - specializing in cottage furniture & farmhouse tables [post_title] => Rooms To Love: Red & Turquoise Office [post_excerpt] => The mix of bold turquoise and red paired with more natural elements make a statement in this office nook. We love the windowseat - perfect when you need a break from work! What's the secret for a great windowseat? A straight or curved window recess; it's that easy. Not-too-large is better if intimate is the goal. [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => rooms-to-love-red-turquoise-office [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:58:40 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:58:40 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/?p=620 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [12] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 274 [post_author] => 3304 [post_date] => 2012-07-15 18:33:07 [post_date_gmt] => 2012-07-15 22:33:07 [post_content] => Is your home office for personal or business use, or a little bit of both?  What sort of atmosphere should it have?  How much storage do you need?  Any unused corner of your home can be turned into a functional communication center.  The nature of the space and the requirements of the activities you pursue in it will guide the way you set it up, but remember, its still part of your home and should reflect the cottage decorating look you are trying to achieve.  Be realistic – it doesn’t matter how cute your desk & chair are if they’re not comfortable to sit and work at!

Cottage Office Decorating Ideas

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Decorating with Grey and Yellow | Cottage Inspiration Board Carolina Small Cabinet customizations: 30"W x 18"D x 32"H, bracket feet, squared beadboard doors, wood knobs, one color painted, classic yellow $1,195  |  Southampton Round Mirror small 33"R, beachwood, standard rub/distressing $745  |  Clear Glass Lamp discontinued  |  Yellow Traditional Table Lamp 35"H $490  |  Destin Upholstered Chair 27.5"W x 35"D x 34"H $1,360  |  Cream Orb Floor Lamp discontinued  |  Grey Striped Rug discontinued  |  Cottage Two Door Armoire customizations: 39.75"W x 22"D x 66"H, standard leg, beadboard doors & side panels, shaker knobs, one color, snow $1,295

What a combination of two completely different, yet complementary, colors!  The sunshine effect of the yellow and the sophistication of the grey make for a refined decorative concept. The pieces contained in this inspiration board would be perfect for a study, living room, family room, or bedroom.  The simplicity and clean lines of the armoire, bedside table, and rug add elegance, while the upholstered armchair provides a burst of pattern.  Add some great accent lamps and wall decor and you have a breathless and inviting place that you're sure to never want to leave.  Brought to you by Cottage Home specializing in cottage furniture & farmhouse tables [post_title] => Inspiration Board: Grey and Yellow [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => inspiration-board-grey-and-yellow [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-08-22 14:52:34 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-08-22 18:52:34 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/?p=3836 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw [post_icon] => ) [comment_count] => 0 [current_comment] => -1 [found_posts] => 52 [max_num_pages] => 4 [max_num_comment_pages] => 0 [is_single] => [is_preview] => [is_page] => [is_archive] => 1 [is_date] => [is_year] => [is_month] => [is_day] => [is_time] => [is_author] => [is_category] => 1 [is_tag] => [is_tax] => [is_search] => [is_feed] => [is_comment_feed] => [is_trackback] => [is_home] => [is_privacy_policy] => [is_404] => [is_embed] => [is_paged] => 1 [is_admin] => [is_attachment] => [is_singular] => [is_robots] => [is_favicon] => [is_posts_page] => [is_post_type_archive] => [query_vars_hash:WP_Query:private] => 371b9136425ac8c9604d7d28d2771f90 [query_vars_changed:WP_Query:private] => [thumbnails_cached] => [stopwords:WP_Query:private] => [compat_fields:WP_Query:private] => Array ( [0] => query_vars_hash [1] => query_vars_changed ) [compat_methods:WP_Query:private] => Array ( [0] => init_query_flags [1] => parse_tax_query ) )

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.

Color Board: Icy Silversage

Bedrooms, Coastal & Beach House, Color Boards, Cottage Style, Farmhouse & Country, Living Rooms, Lodge & Lake House, Offices & Studies

Looking for cottage style bedroom ideas? These muted grey, slate, and seafoam hues create a quiet confidence that would be perfect for a cottage style bedroom or sitting area. This color palette offers layers of soft and understated fabrics for upholstery and pillows or for bed linens galore. Any combination of the selected paint colors […]

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Creating Your Own Gallery Collage

Articles, Bedrooms, Coastal & Beach House, Cottage Style, Dining Rooms & Kitchens, Entryways, Farmhouse & Country, Living Rooms, Lodge & Lake House, Offices & Studies

The most important rule of thumb when creating your own gallery collage is to have fun! This is a design project that allows you to dictate what you want to see featured on your walls. Choose items that share memories, inspire you, motivate you, and ultimately make you happy. It’s an opportunity to express the […]

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Celebrating Earth Day!

Bedrooms, Coastal & Beach House, Color Boards, Cottage Style, Dining Rooms & Kitchens, Entryways, Farmhouse & Country, Living Rooms, Lodge & Lake House, Offices & Studies, Porches

Every April, Earth Day reminds us to appreciate the beauty of the world around us, and how much we need to protect and preserve it. Our earth provides us with tangible necessities to live, like air, water, and food, but it also provides us with a constant intangible resource, it’s beauty. For centuries, that beauty […]

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The Braided Rug: An American Tradition Old & New

The Braided Rug: A Tradition Old & New

Articles, Bedrooms, Coastal & Beach House, Cottage Style, Dining Rooms & Kitchens, Entryways, Farmhouse & Country, Living Rooms, Lodge & Lake House, Offices & Studies, Porches

A staple of the country or cottage home, today’s braided rug is reminiscent of earlier days evoking memories of hearth and home. With sophisticated colors and patterns, braided rugs are now ‘at home’ in any setting from county cabin to urban contemporary. These are not your Grandma’s braided rugs!

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Studies & Offices

Studies & Offices

Coastal & Beach House, Design Tips, Offices & Studies

Is your home office for personal or business use, or a little bit of both? What sort of atmosphere should it have? How much storage do you need? Any unused corner of your home can be turned into a functional communication center. The nature of the space and the requirements of the activities you pursue […]

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