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Color Boards

Cottage Style Color Boards

Our cottage style color boards present a variety of fabric, paint colors and rugs in pleasing cottage color combinations.  Designing with color is a foundation element of any cottage style interior design.   We hope our color boards will help stimulate creative cottage decorating ideas by presenting both traditional and unexpected color combinations. All of the cottage color boards include sorting tags to help focus on a specific color, a specific decorating style or specific cottage room. Free color samples, fabric samples and rug samples are available from our color board designers.

Color Board: Scarlet Fever #reds #aqua #southwestern #lodge www.thedistinctivecottage.com
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Color Board: Scarlet Fever

Paired with the white painted furniture of a cottage dining room or the earthy tones of a lodge living room, this deep red punctuates the neutrality of a room in a powerful yet poised way. Incorporating scarlet can be as easy as adding red throw pillows to a white slipcovered sofa, a square red floral tablecloth diagonally over the center of a long planked farmhouse table, or a red painted end table next to a whitewashed coffee table. #reds #aqua #southwestern #lodge http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Color Board: Made in the Jade #stripedfabrics #floralfabrics #aquas #greens thedistinctivecottage.com
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Color Board: Made in the Jade

Let the deep and soothing shade of jade help you transition from the dark tones of winter to the brighter hues of spring. Named for a rock long esteemed for its beauty and healing powers, the color jade is a perfect pick-me-up for the post-holiday decor doldrums. Pair it with aqua, citrus green, deep blues and gold, or match it up with scarlet, pinks, greys and shades of plum. #stripedfabrics #floralfabrics #aquas #greens http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Color Board: Touch of Tartan #plaids #reds #golds #greys thedistinctivecottage.com
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Color Board: Touch of Tartan

We have seized on an opportunity to mix patterns with plaids in a tight knit color scheme that conjure up the warm and solid sentiment of a rich relation’s old library, where bold traditional rugs emanate elegance alongside casual throws and priceless hangings bearing family tartans. #plaids #reds #golds #greys http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Color Board: Toasty Tones #greys # natural #tans http://thedistinctivecottage.com
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Color Board: Toasty Tones

All the soft tints of a winter’s dawn – toasted almond, silver and champagne – that streak across the sky and snowscape are brought together in the Lotus Rug. This lushly hand-tufted rug is made in India of 100% bamboo viscose. With neutrals ranging from frosty grey to sandy browns, the Lotus Rug subtly exudes a welcoming warmth. #greys #natural #tans http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Color Board: Taupe & Honey #browns #taupe #cottageliving room thedistinctivecottage.com
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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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Color Board: Multi Madness #stripes #multicolor #cottagestyle thedistinctivecottage.com
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Color Board: Multi Madness

Part of the fun of decorating is discovering that colors you never knew went together actually do! Mixing and matching is easy with the striped Kitchen Sink Indoor/Outdoor Rug. Highlight your favorite color or pick one that you would never have thought of to mix things up. #stripes #multicolor #cottagestyle http://thedistinctivecottage.com

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Color Board: Teal & Tangerine #orange #green #coralprint //thedistinctivecottage.com/
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Color Board: Teal & Tangerine

Freshen up your soon-to-be-summer decor with a spritz of tangerine and a splash of teal – or any combination of your favorite spicy orange and refreshing blue-green. Picture a secluded and sun-baked citrus grove by the shimmering Mediterranean… To start up your thought process, we’ve pictured a few hues of orange above, from clementine to coral. Also – we admit that sometimes it’s hard to pick just one orange. #orange #bluegreen #coralprint //thedistinctivecottage.com/

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Color Board: Purple Reign #purples #violet #lavender //thedistinctivecottage.com/
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Color Board: Purple Reign

Undeniably the color of royalty, purple makes an intense and lasting impression. Whether using or a little or a lot, you can add a measure of exoticism to your cottage or beach home decor. Add a purple painted piece of cottage furniture to your repertoire or choose from rich textiles drawing on lilac, plum and violet. #purples #violet #lavender //thedistinctivecottage.com/

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Color Board: Brick and Mortar #reds # natural #redflorals //thedistinctivecottage.com/
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Color Board: Brick and Mortar

Brick and mortar need each other to make something useful and beautiful. One has earthy color ranging from red to burnt orange to coral, while the other is always in an unassuming neutral. Decorating your cottage or beach house in a warm brick hue along with neutrals creates a pleasing tension and plenty of avenues for expression. #reds #natural #redflorals //thedistinctivecottage.com/

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