of the furniture," Sooley says, "but everything is pristine and clean, and all of the beds and linens are new." Using these original pieces of furniture and showing off their age help keeps the soul of the houses intact.
"You'll notice chipped paint on some of the furniture," Sooley says, "but everything
painted furniture lately, but I really like this, especially as a focal point among all the white.
Notice homemade art. Shabby chic furniture.
Fresh white walls, with brightly painted furniture piece
cottage-style furniture. All it takes to make the transformation is a little sandpaper, a can of paint and a DIY afternoon.
This shade of turquoise feels perfect for a beach cottage retreat. It may be tricky to find furniture in this shade, but painting a small cabinet like this is a simple DIY project.