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To give the cottage a roomier feel, we removed the existing low ceilings and clad the existing gable shape in pine shiplap.

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October 1, 2012
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The wood is unfinished, or natural Carolina pine.
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December 21, 2013
filmgirl67 wrote:
what determines the need for vertical braces on these ceiling joists?

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Becky Harris added this to The Amagansett Cottage
Again, a light neutral palette, layers of texture, the removal of the low ceilings and simple two-over-one windows keep everything bright, airy, and interesting.
Becky Harris added this to Tips for Downsizing - Pain Free!
Again, here the architect says "To give the cottage a roomier feel, we removed the existing low ceilings and clad the existing gable shape in pine shiplap. " By the way, this is one of my very favorite houses on Houzz. If you want to get inspired to get small, check out the entire home.
Becky Harris added this to Your First Apartment: Where to Begin?
The following group of images show some great examples of space planning in some not-so-big spaces.
Lily Gahagan added this to Warm Up a White Room with Wood
An exposed ceiling can often feel, well, exposed. Pine shiplap looks more insular than white walls stretching to infinity and beyond.
Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to 10 Elements of the Just-Right House
4. A smartly designed home uses the third dimension to distinguish and ennoble spaces so there's isn't a blasé feeling from everything being the same ...

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