when the cottage was built in the early 1900s. You can achieve this look using clean pine or poplar of variable widths with white paint on the front face only or after installation (note how the boards are not pre-painted on the sides which gives each board greater definition).
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modern cottage does everything right. From the classic stone fence to the darling bump-out chock-full of windows, this home is fantastically cottage. Don't miss the details in the fencing, plantings and those sweet little windows flanking the sunroom. This is modern cottage at its best.
cottage garden shingles
white cottage with garden
a nice cottage feel.
Cottage Bay Window...white cottage...cottage garden
around the cottage and with piles of books. I have recently found myself adding more soft blues and greys to the cottage, but I think I'll always mainly love soft mushroom and putty with a healthy dose of white!
in the cottage and because I change it around quite often and love to play. I think it is quite often a case of which mood I am in as to which look is foremost. Obviously though, being by the sea, the coastal theme is usually paramount as it lends itself to our surroundings so perfectly. Although I love
viewed the cottage it was not only a fixer-upper, it was filthy and didn't exactly smell too good! However right away we knew it could be the one, we had been actively house hunting and rather than the actual cottage, it's location, 5 minutes from the beach, it's large plot on a quiet street and a few old
Beach Cottage we looked past the horrors — looked up to the ceilings which were in good condition and fairly high, loved the old sashed windows and sneakily pulled up layers of carpet and linoleum to check out the wood floors. These were some of our main criteria because we knew with these we could work
The entry level and a basement floor below are original to the house. The top floor is the addition.
Bernstein replaced the original cottage’s dark shingles with
original cottage’s dark shingles with cedar in a light stain. Tall windows with skinny aluminum frames bring modern into the design — not to mention maximum light from this west-facing wall. The wide window on the upper right gives the master bathroom both light and privacy. The overall play of horizontals
1. Cottage grows up in San Francisco: Rustic cedar gets a fresh look from a light stain on this home's exterior. The owners built up instead of out to preserve the wooded garden and feeling of a private oasis. The result celebrates modern design while keeping some of the ad-hoc character they liked