You really cannot go wrong with a blue and white palette when seeking a cottage style.
Here crisp white trim and furniture paired with yellow upholstery also gives a fresh summer look.
In a more formal setting, a white room compemented by a seascape, starfish and fresh hydrangeas takes on a lovely cottage style.
Create cozy spots for unwinding and reading. The circular window recalls a ship's porthole.
Now is the time to put out your starfish.
Something as simple as glass knobs can add some funky cottage style.
Driftwood accents add a modern retro cottage shack vibe.
There's a clean nautical vibe to this bathroom.
Adirondack chairs always add to a cabin/cottage character.
These white planks (they are even on the ceiling) paired with blues and greens in creating a beach shack feeling.
Model boats and cottage furniture can give your guests that beach getaway sensation.
In the same room, a ticking pattern and wicker accents add to the beach cottage look.
Dedicate some display space at home to your shells, beach glass, and other seaside finds.
This framed vintage bathing suit collection is such a fun, quirky way to decorate with beach cottage style.
Here, the room's high ceilings, large windows and glass doors, fresh green and white palette, and wood textures give the home the feeling of a relaxing resort.
While most of us can only dream of this view, we can look to the rooms light palette and soft upholstery when looking for relaxing bedroom inspiration.
The lantern-like sconce, wicker furniture and bamboo accents give this sunporch the easy-breezy feeling.
Painting battered furniture white and adding white accents is an easy and inexpensive way to lighten things up around the house.
Switching out your duvet cover and shams is another inexpensive way to change things up for summer.
A Painted Cottage has used painted furniture, white, and beachy accessories to get the coastal look.
I'm throwing in a few favorite coastal exteriors for fun. This is the ultimate fun beach cottage to me, brought to life by spindles and cheerful color.