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This is a expanded post collection of cottage decorating articles to help stimulate your thoughts on improving your cottage style designs. Some examples of  post articles include how to Design a Sofa Collage, 5 Ways to Use a Barn Door in Your Designs, updates on design trends and many more. Every cottage decorating post includes sorting tags to focus on specific decorating by room or cottage decorating style. Please let our designers know which article you found the most helpful or what cottage decorating subjects you would appreciate us covering in the future.

Inspiration Board: Denim and Daffodils #blues #yellows #denimblue #beachcottage thedistinctivecottage.com
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Inspiration Board: Denim and Daffodils

Sky and sun, bluebells and buttercups, faded jeans and wheat fields. . . From azure to aqua and mustard to maize, blue and yellow is just one of the happiest combinations around. These two colors, one cool and one warm, do their best to show one another off in your cottage home. #blues #yellows #denimblue #beachcottage 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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Get The Look: Vintage Rustic Bedroom #ironsbeds #rusticcottage #cottagebedroom thedistinctivecottage.com
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Get the Look: Vintage Rustic Bedroom

Home is where the heart is… or at least where the comfy bed is. The relaxed elegance of this rustic cottage bedroom, created by mingling the elegant with the familiar, could fuel a hearty homesickness in any traveler. Highlighted here are a few Cottage Home pieces that will nicely match the overall English country style pictured. #ironsbeds #rusticcottage #cottagebedroom 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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Rooms to Love: Something Blue #blues #aqua #rustichic #salvaged //thedistinctivecottage.com/
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Rooms to Love: Something Blue

As another season of weddings steals upon us, it’s comforting to have a place to curl up and browse bridal magazines – or to simply escape from the stress. Either way, this cottage living room has all the necessary elements for success, as in the traditional bridal saying: “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue”. #blues #aqua #rustichic #salvaged //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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Rooms to Love: Sky (Blue) High #aquakitchen #scandinavian #farmhousetable //thedistinctivecottage.com/
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Rooms to Love: Sky (Blue) High

Crisp and clean, this eat-in kitchen gives off an orderly confidence without looking contrived, a magical element of the Scandinavian style. Surprising elements of the old and new, like a gorgeous white antique enameled corner fireplace and an incredibly mod pinecone lighting fixture, mesh without giving pause. The effect is energizing. #skybluekitchen #scandinavian #farmhousetable //thedistinctivecottage.com/

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Inspiration Board: Wicker License #wickerfurniture #armchair #earthtones //thedistinctivecottage.com/
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Inspiration Board: Wonderful Wicker

Wicker furniture and accessories bridge the gap between rustic and polished, winter and summer, earthy and formal. It is a year-round favorite that you can mix and match with many other styles, including woodsy lodge decor, cottage painted furniture and pieces with natural fiber details. Wicker is not just for the porch anymore. #wickerfurniture #armchair #earthtones //thedistinctivecottage.com/

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Design Tip: Keeping It Cozy
Articles, Bedrooms, Coastal, Cottage Style, Country, Design, Dining, Entryways, Living, Lodge & Lake House, Office

Design Tip: 5 Ways to Keep It Cozy

When the snow is falling, the wind is whipping, and the snow plows are out, there is only one place to stay warm, inside! Making your home cozy is essential in the long, cold Winter months here in Maine. Here are our top 5 home decor essentials to keeping it cozy. #bedding #keepingitcozy #cottagedecor #winterblues //thedistinctivecottage.com/

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