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Cottage Entryway Decorating

Cottage entryway decorating ideas presents fun ways of introducing your visitors to the special experience they can expect when visiting your cottage home. Cottage entryway decorating posts include Get the Look, Color Boards, Inspiration Boards, Rooms to Love and Designs Tips all targeted to creating a perfect cottage style welcoming spot. All of the posts include sorting tags to focus on a specific color or cottage decorating style. For additional help or to discuss decorating ideas feel free to contact our designers.

Color Board: Energetic Colors!
Bedrooms, Coastal, Color Boards, Cottage Style, Entryways, Living, Office

Color Board: Energetic Colors!

Are you looking for a fun and lively colorful cottage decorating palette to get a room redesign started? Look no further! This color board offers a beautiful balance between zesty orange and lime green, with a splash of powder blue. The burnt sienna printed rug (in the top left hand corner) would lay the foundation for a bold look in a living room, with the powder blue fabric for the sofa. Then, have fun with the other patterns and prints for pillows, accent chairs, and curtains! Any combination you decide on will make your space a haven for color and creativity.

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The Distinctive Cottage | Staff Pink: Lynne's Laundry Room
Cottage Style, Cottage Style, Entryways

Staff Pick: Lynne’s Laundry Room

The Lake Pontchartrain Cabinet is an organizer’s dream, offering endless storage in a stylish way. The large bins are perfect for off season table and bed linens, while the drawers are small enough to house sewing needles, thread, and button jars. And everyone needs a place to fold laundry! The sky blue console table is the perfect size to properly spread out and fold piles of laundry. This piece also has shelves that are big enough to nicely fit baskets for additional storage.

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Color Board: Seaglass
Bedrooms, Coastal, Color Boards, Cottage Style, Dining, Entryways, Living, Office, Porches

Color Board: Sea Glass

Any home can become a coastal retreat by incorporating these vivid blues and greens. By mixing and matching sea glass tones, it’s easy to create a lively and energetic scheme with a unique layered look. The awesome round rug is a fantastic jumping off point to help build a fun and cheerful space. Reminiscent of the sparkling sea, these hues are sure to be as alluring in your home as they are on the coastal shores.

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Bedrooms, Coastal, Color Boards, Cottage Style, Country, Dining, Entryways, Living, Lodge & Lake House, Office, Porches

Color Board: Bittersweet

This bittersweet palette boasts a perfect balance of cool and warm colors, sure to inspire coastal decorating ideas for your coastal cottage home. The splashy notes of coral and zesty lime are cooled off with a dose of soft seafoam. What’s wonderful about this palette is the versatility of the colors! You can emphasize the coral and the lime for a punchier look, or really play up the seafoam. Either way, the colors will create a harmonious atmosphere in any space.

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Coastal, Color Boards, Cottage Style, Country, Dining, Entryways, Living, Lodge & Lake House, Office

Color Board: Artful Argyle

A playful spin on a traditional print, the harlequin cotton hooked rug offers a kaleidoscope of colors for cottage home decor. The look and feel of this daring rug is an ideal choice for a living room, study, or office, as there are endless options for choosing coordinating fabrics. You can pull out the light tones for a fresh palette, or the darker tones to create a cozier feel.

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We Turned ONE!

We wanted to share with you, all of our faithful readers, that September marks our One Year Milestone! We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate this momentous occasion. And what better way to celebrate than to look back on all of our favorite articles, projects, posts, and cumulative creativity that this blog has shared over the past twelve months. The Distinctive Cottage is proud to be able to continually expand on our original mission: to create, inspire, share, and highlight ideas & trends about living beautifully in today’s home. Here are a few of our favorites to recap a spectacular year in the world of home decorating!

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Creating Your Own Gallery Collage

The most important rule of thumb when creating your own gallery collage is to have fun! This is a design project that allows you to dictate what you want to see featured on your walls. Choose items that share memories, inspire you, motivate you, and ultimately make you happy. It’s an opportunity to express the people, places, and things you love.

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