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Cottage Living Room Decorating 

Cottage living room decorating ideas to help you create a casual and comfy space for watching the latest movie, reading the Sunday paper or entertaining your friends. Cottage living room decorating posts include Color Boards, Inspiration Boards, Get the Look, Rooms to Love and Design Tips all focused on cottage style living rooms and family rooms. All of the posts include sorting tags to focus on specific colors or a cottage decorating style. For additional help or to discuss your decorating challenges please feel free to contact our designers.

Inspiration Board: In The Mix #aquas #greens #greys #cottagelivingroom www.thedistinctivecottage.com
Coastal, Cottage Style, Cottage Style, Living

Inspiration Board: In the Mix

Injecting a beach cottage feel in your home can be as easy as pairing a neutral duo such as silvery grey and sandy natural with seaborne hues like blues and greens. A mix of weathered grey and sand with aqua and deep sea blue brings to mind bleached driftwood set against a shimmering blue sky and ocean expanse. #aquas #greens #greys #cottagelivingroom http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Inspiration Board: Down Time Drift #blues #browns #wicker #indooroutddorrugs thedistinctivecottage.com
Coastal, Cottage Style, Cottage Style, Living, Porches

Inspiration Board: Down Time Drift

Generous and comfortable seating, attractive painted furniture with storage to put clutter out of sight and appealing color and texture choices can all make your home an easier place in which to relax. Woven wicker patterns and chunky rugs may put you in mind of a cozy cottage in which you once spent a pleasant sabbatical. #blues #browns #wicker #indooroutddorrugs thedistinctivecottage.com

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Inspiration Board: Splitting Chairs #stripedrugs #woodchairs #cottagelivingroom thedistinctivecottage.com
Cottage Style, Cottage Style, Living

Inspiration Board: Splitting Chairs

Options for matching rugs with chairs are as wide open as your sense of adventure. A weathered bar stool with a farmhouse feel may suit a soft grey wool rug just as well as an urban chic white metal stool – the decision lies with your overall style goals. #stripedrugs #woodchairs #cottagelivingroom http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Rooms to Love: Inside Out #cottagelivingroom #neutrals #rustic #lodgeporch thedistinctivecottage.com
Living, Lodge & Lake House, Porches, Rooms To Love

Rooms to Love: Inside Out

As colder weather nears, we couldn’t decide whether we were more drawn to the idea of the comforts of indoors outside or the hallmarks of outdoors inside, so we married the two scenarios in our Rooms to Love. Equally appealing to the homebody in us all, the fireplaced farmhouse living room and lodge porch above both offer rusticity as well as small touches of welcome luxury. #cottagelivingroom #neutrals #rustic #lodgeporch http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Rooms to Love: Neat Neutrality #neutrals #naturals thedistinctivecottage.com
Coastal, Design, Living, Rooms To Love

Rooms to Love: Neat Neutrality

A coastal cottage living room turned out in soothing neutral tones like the one above provides a welcome everyday retreat. The added beauty of this room is that its low-profile disposition serves as the perfect foundation for changing seasonal decor. Just as natural elements like smooth stones on the hearth and seagrass upon the mantel add a coastal twist to this comfy cottage style, this room could easily be readied for Thanksgiving guests with some gourds and corncobs. #neutrals #naturals http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Rooms to Love: Unfussy Farmhouse #blues #reds #natural wood #fireplace www.thedistinctivecottage.com
Design, Living, Rooms To Love

Rooms to Love: Unfussy Farmhouse

Ushered into a century-old farmhouse living room boasting richly stained original built-ins and a quaint whitewashed brick fireplace, you’re given the seat of honor next to the fire – an antique armchair with plush persimmon upholstery. A beadboard-backed bookcase and granite hearth reinforce a unique nostalgia, and timelessness supersedes the fad of the moment to make a comfortably classic sitting area. #blues #reds #natural wood #fireplace http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Get the Look: Spanish Moss #greens #naturals #cottagelivingroom thedistinctivecottage.com
Articles, Get The Look, Living

Get the Look: Spanish Moss

Like the verdant orange groves of the Spanish countryside, the mossy green tiles in this country cottage living room call to mind bountiful harvests and time-honored traditions. French doors with Moorish arches open to a sunny courtyard, while a hooded fireplace with moulding guarantees comfort for grey days. A natural fiber rug and low, movable seats blend with wood and leather for a rustic yet refined comfort. We love how the classic cottageness of this living room is embellished with Mediterranean touches such as scrolling sconces and exotic tiled floors. #greens #naturals #cottagelivingroom http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Color Board: Taupe & Honey #browns #taupe #cottageliving room thedistinctivecottage.com
Articles, Color Boards, Living

Color Board: Taupe & Honey

Sliding into autumn, the grey-brown bark of a silent oak topped by startling golden and caramel leaves prompts us to explore an infrequent pairing: taupe and honey. Taupe, exudes a steely sophistication, while honey triggers a primal warmth on sight. Bridge the tonal gap with ivory or cream the two colors start to really connect. #browns #taupe #cottagelivingroom http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Inspiration Board: Citrus Cooler #greens #whites #cottagelivingroom thedistinctivecottage.com
Cottage Style, Cottage Style, Living

Inspiration Board: Citrus Cooler

Casting a tropical temperament over your cottage living room is easy by introducing some citrus green. Citrus green calls to mind palm fronds, exotic parrots and even lime-infused drinks, serving as a perfect mood booster. When the warmer days start slipping away, the blow can be softened by recreating a summery environment inside. #greens #whites #cottagelivingroom thedistinctivecottage.com

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