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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.

Articles, Coastal, Cottage Style, Country, Entryways, Living, Lodge & Lake House

A Home Fit For Our Furry Friends

Pets are a huge part of our families; they bring joy and happiness to our lives and to our homes. With our pets in mind, we want to create a home that is suitable for their active lifestyles, yet doesn’t sacrifice comfort or style in the process. It is all about choosing materials, especially fabrics, that will accommodate the inevitable wear and tear from our furry friends. Here are a few tips to help you create pet-friendly environments for the two rooms most frequently visited by paws – the entryway and the family room.

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

Celebrating Earth Day!

Every April, Earth Day reminds us to appreciate the beauty of the world around us, and how much we need to protect and preserve it. Our earth provides us with tangible necessities to live, like air, water, and food, but it also provides us with a constant intangible resource, it’s beauty. For centuries, that beauty has provided artists and designers alike with inspiration from luscious landscapes, magnificent mountains, and roaring seas.

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First Impression Entryway
Cottage Style, Country, Design, Entryways

Design Tip: Organize Your Entryway

Today’s front and back entryways seem to be a source of clutter, extra “stuff”, and disorganization for most homes! It is a natural drop off station, a place for reminders as you are coming and going, and where hats/mittens/coats/shoes stack up all year round. It is no wonder clutter and chaos can quickly occur in a busy household. Here are a few helpful hints to create a practical, organized, and aesthetically pleasing mudroom.

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Design Tip: Foyer Space
Country, Design, Entryways

Design Tip: Foyer Space

Color is one of the most important elements in designing a room or space. It sets the tone for a room and provides a background for the rest of the design. Generally, stronger and brighter colors should be used in the smallest amounts as a tool to accent a space. Use a bright color in a foyer to invite guests into the home and play up a smaller space. A bright blue is clean and crisp, giving the space a bright, airy feel. Balance the brightness by bringing in accents, such as an array of pictures, a rich runner, or a unique chair.

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Halls & Entryways

Often overlooked, the entry hall is usually where you welcome guests to your home.  Take a look at the foyer you have, taking into account the size and traffic pattern of…

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