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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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Inspiration Board: Earth and Sea #wickerfurniture #aquablue #juterugs http://cottagehomefurniture.com/
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Inspiration Board: Earth and Sea

The honeyed tones of rattan and bleached sand of jute can instantly create an uplifting tropical environment within your home. And besides simply being pretty, added accessories in green and blue sea hues balance the basic earthy palette with an aquatic coolness. #wickerfurniture #aquablue #juterugs http://cottagehomefurniture.com/

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Rooms to Love: Lean And Green #convertedporch #beachhousebedroom #coastalstyle //thedistinctivecottage.com/
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Rooms to Love: Lean and Green

Reinvent your decor for the upcoming spring with splashes of cheery color, like leaf green, against white walls, white floors and a even white bedspread. Remember to experiment: a fresh bedroom cottage look can be created with white plus any color, from aqua to tangerine to goldenrod. #convertedporch #beachhousebedroom #coastalstyle //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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Rooms to Love: Library Blues #blues #builtinbookcases #cozylibrary //thedistinctivecottage.com/
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Rooms to Love: Library Blues

Renowned for its calming properties, blue perfectly suits bedrooms, porches and just about anywhere you want to relax. This library’s cadet blue lends a sense of reassuring solidity, not stuffiness. This small area plays with cool tones and warm: plush apricot pillows and a rusty red occasional table lend a dusting of warmth to the palette. #blues #builtinbookcases #cozylibrary //thedistinctivecottage.com/

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Color Board: Aqua Vie #aquas #cottagerugs #blues #citrusgreen //thedistinctivecottage.com/
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Color Board: Aqua Vie

The lull between the holidays and the first of spring can set the mind wandering to warmer climes and bright colors. In lieu of an island getaway, create an atmosphere of deep ocean waters and beachside margaritas with aqua, indigo and citrus green touches. #aquas #cottagerugs #blues #citrusgreen //thedistinctivecottage.com/

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