Archive for April, 2010

The Italian Cottage Tuscany Style

The Italian Cottage Tuscany Style

Italian Cottage Tuscany Style and Tuscan Cottage StyleLearn about creating an Italian cottage look with Tuscany home decor including the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, dining room – includes information for decorating any room Tuscany style for any budget.

How to Arrange Cottage Style Furniture

“Where do I put the sofa?”
How It Looks Is How It Feels
Where Do I Put the Sofa Cottage Style Furniture ArrangingNo matter if your items are straight from the show room or comfortably broken in, where you place your cottage furniture will ultimately define the entire look and feel of cottage style decorating.

Your cottage style rooms will look and feel like a cottage home by just knowing where to place the cottage furniture you already own. “Where Do I Put The Sofa?”, is a short compilation of steps that will guide you through a simple process to make every room in your cottage style home look and feel the most comfortable and relaxing for you, your family, and your guests.

Discover Cottage Style Decorating using Cottage Color Palettes and Cottage Furniture

Techniques for Cottage Style Decorating using Cottage Color Palettes and Cottage Furniture
Discover how easy it is to learn the secrets of interior decorating with access to information and step-by-step techniques and clear examples. This unique set of 4 interactive eBooks will change your cottage style home in ways you never imagined.

Decorating Cottage Style to Fit Any Budget

Decorate Cottage Style for Any BudgetDo it yourself cottage style decorating on a budget. Discover how to design your home for cheap! A true budget design guide where you can get help with decorating!

The Popular Country Cabin Cottage Bedroom

Country Cabin Cottage Bedroom

Country and cabin cottage bedrooms abound with patchwork quilts and pillows, primitive and weathered pieces, small floral patterned fabrics and collections of pitchers, platters and bowls providing functioning accent pieces in muted primary colors of red, green, and gold.


Step Up to an English Cottage Style Bedroom

An English Cottage Style Bedroom

Calming, relaxed, overstuffed chairs next to high beds requiring a step up and a room full of fabrics and art of roses and other lush plants from a typical English garden. Stick with the faded hues of bold and big colors for draperies, bedspreads and curtains.


Why a French Cottage Bedroom is so Alluring

The Delight of a French Cottage Bedroom

Just the thought of a Provincial or Parisian cottage style bedroom conjures images of past royal intrigue. Imagine a bedroom with warm shades of blue and yellow and add touches of ornate gold framed prints and mirrors highlighted by lush vintage linens monogrammed with every letter of the alphabet, and you’ve got a French cottage bedroom. Add paintings of huge flowers and painted trays and lamps.


Creating Perfect Beach or Lake Cottage Bedrooms

Beach or Lake Cottage Bedrooms

Imagine you’ve opened your window to hear the sound of waves reaching the shore, crickets are chirping off in the distance and the birds are settling in for their evening songs. The white loosely hung curtains are swaying gently to the evening breeze and you have found the perfect beach cottage bedroom! Keep it simple and light with white, adding touches of blue and yellow fabric and accessory pieces. Add slipcovers to your chairs and fluff up the pretty floral and striped pillows on your white wrought iron poster bed.


Adding Botantical Prints to a Vintage Bungalow Style Cottage Bedroom

Vintage Bungalow Style Cottage Bedroom

If you live in a bungalow built before 1950 you probably already enjoy utilizing many custom built-ins from that time period including bookcases, French doors and surprise nooks and crannies everywhere. Stay with your color theme of neutral colors, use solid colors and accessorize with large floral patterns and look for framed botanical or colorful Audubon bird prints.


What should you add to a Cottage Chic Cottage Bedroom?

Cottage Chic Cottage Bedroom

If you want to match beauty, comfort and form with function this might be the perfect cottage style for your bedroom. Choose furniture pieces which are functional, look for overstuffed chairs and add soft and feminine slipcovers in either white or pastels. Cottage Chic has a soft and feminine look with a vintage look of well made and sturdy pieces.


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