Muted hues - colors hushed by the addition of black pigment - are common to English cottage style, as they usher serene sophistication and elegance into a room, while allowing sparkling finishes to shine. Furniture and kitchen cabinetry are popular places
I love the cottage style features: the texture of the ceiling; the wood floors; the wood countertop on the island contrasting with the other countertop; the cabinets with moulding that goes to the ceiling; the farmhouse sink.
A narrow flagstone path through lush plantings turns a sideyard into a magical walkway. Yes, it's a side yard, but this space is also a private garden to be viewed from indoors. The leafy tree canopy adds a sense of intimacy
8 Essential Elements for Planning a Cottage Garden
Install a white fence for curb appeal. A low fence like this is both playful and proper. Dressed with roses and fronted with mounding perennials, it makes a welcome entry from the street or sidewalk. (If we ever put up that white picket fence!