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Waterfront Farmhouse
When Veronique Rouleau and husbandDavidfirsttoured their 1988 Lake Nipissing (in northern Ontario, Canada) home, they had wildly different reactions. “This home was my first pick,”Veronique says, “but Dave needed some convincing.” It’s understandable
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Add A Splash Of Personality
Try adding a splash of color to your door, shutters or flowerpots. And adding a sky-blue porch ceiling is a breeze with help from our friends at Clare and Behr paints. Visit clare.com and behr.com. 1) "Flirt Alert”/Behr 2) "Big Apple”/Clare 3) "Ch
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Staying Cool
When you’re on vacation, the last thing you want to feel is hot and sticky … which is Louisiana’s climate. However, guests at the villas will never know it, because they’ll bask in perfect temperatures in their villas, thanks to mini-split AC units f
Cottages and Bungalows2 min de lecture
A Seaside Soirée
Summer salutations, wonderful friends! I hope that the summertime sun has been brightening your days in all the right ways. Here, in the Pacific Northwest, we often yearn for the smooth sands and warm temperatures of the beach. So, what better way to
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The Ease of a Picnic Table
Did you know that the first known modern picnic table was documented in a 1903 patent application by Charles H. Nielsen of Kreisherville, New York? It was both portable and collapsible, so he was onto something big! Whether you have space for a perma
Cottages and Bungalows5 min de lectureArchitecture
Excellent Exteriors
There are homes that make us raise an eyebrow and wonder, “What’s happening here?” and those that fill our eyes with wonder and admiration. Adding charm and personality to your exterior doesn’t have to be a daunting task with inspiration from these
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Ivey Creek Cottage
Nestled in the northern “neck” of Virginia on the state's east coast, surrounded by the Potomac River to the north, the Rappahannock to the south and Chesapeake Bay to the east sits the amazing cottage of DJ and Phillip Stalter. The couple purchased
Cottages and Bungalows3 min de lecture
COLORFUL Coastal Cottage
Living on or near the beach is not a requirement to consider yourself a “beach person.” Some people are just born with a natural love of the ocean and the laid-back atmosphere of coastal living. When homeowner and Instagrammer Ann Osborn lived in Tex
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Stylish Selections
Roxanne Packham goes to great lengths to find fun patterns and unexpected colors for her clients. “I sit with clients for hours in the beginning after our initial ‘vision meeting,’ just to show them fabrics,” Roxanne explains. “I get to see the expr
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Sources
Page 16 To see more of Jenny’s home and design business, visit her on Instagram:@bloom_jennybrooks. Dining table, chairs, mirror: Arhaus; arhaus.com Wall art: Target; target.com Wallpaper: Thibaut; thibautdesign.com Coffee table: Ballard Designs
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Summer Is the Season for and Sunshine Adventure , Flowers
1 Cooler Tote Bag in Navy Stripe. Made from canvas with custom-printed, waterproof vinyl lining in light-blue floral with stylish leather handles; $99. Visit cailinicoastal.com. 2 Campus Backpack. Made of recycled cotton; generously sized backpack i
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These Walls Can Talk
One of Kara Miller’s signature design aesthetics is making rooms come alive with color, texture and pattern via the use of beautiful wall coverings. “We used several Phillip Jeffries wall coverings in the dining room, primary bathroom and seafoam lau
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Four Reasons to Stay at The Bradley Hotel
In addition to its homespun charm, The Bradley has a lot to offer guests. Barbara Bradley Baekgaard shares her favorite reasons to stop by this unique space: This means the hotel is smaller and therefore, more intimate. “I’ve stayed in boutique hote
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Home Away From Home
co-founder of the popular accessory brand, Vera Bradley, has built a career on expertly weaving together vibrant patterns and colors. “People always remember their first Vera Bradley bag—or who gave them the bag,” Barbara says. The brand’s fanciful s
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Library Card
• ABOUT-FACE. Face them inward. Books aren’t just their spines—they also have paper with a range of different textures and finishes. Turning them inward celebrates this aspect. • ORGANIZATION STATION. In order to know where her books are when they f
Cottages and Bungalows1 min de lecture
Like It, Love It
cottagesandbungalowsmag.com Chic DIY décor and cozy, rustic style come together in this warm, creative lakeside home. A small beach bungalow achieves a blend of contemporary and classic cottage styles with daring patterns and playful décor pieces.
Cottages and Bungalows2 min de lecture
Seashells By The Seashore
according to the ocean’s fluctuations and between the verdant scene of the natural salt marsh reserves and the beautiful marine composition. The owners, expatriated abroad, were looking to create a family home in France. “Finding this idyllic place w
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Making The Most Of The Coast
Here are some sea-inspired staples that are sure to spark your creativity: • Seashells and coral: It’s hard to go wrong with the classics. Play with seashells and coral to create coastal emotions. • Vintage flair: Items such as vintage sailboats,
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Cottage Treasures for Every Budget
Caron’s Beach House was created in 2010 to share a passion for creating a distinctive coastal home lifestyle. Company founder Caron and her staff constantly research nautical home decorating trends, coastal styles and current modern color palettes th
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Easy Summer Livin’
AS THE SAYING GOES, “If you’re lucky enough to live by the water, you’re lucky enough.” I completely agree! I was blessed to grow up in a small, charming Minnesota town that boasted a chain of five beautiful lakes connected by a channel. In addition,
Cottages and Bungalows3 min de lecture
Beauty At The Beach
When you live near the water, the inspiration for your décor is right outside your door. That was the case for homeowners Nika and Mark Ciarfella, who contacted local interior designer Kara Miller, principal at Kara Miller Interiors (kara-miller.com
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Decorating With Rattan and Woven Pieces
• Layer woven natural-fiber shades with beautiful drapery patterns. • “Try to make sure there’s a tight weave on any piece that’s woven. If it’s for outdoor use, I always use a resin material,” Kara advises. • “I love collecting things along my trave
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Fanning the Flames: Recreating Mantels
The Villas at Spanish Court are slowlyawakening from their years-long slumber as Sara McDaniel of Simply Southern Cottage renovates them. Although they were originally used as housing, they’d been abandoned. Now, they are being transformed into bouti
Cottages and Bungalows1 min de lecture
Seaside Sweets: Coastal Cupcakes
Start with standard vanilla cupcakes, dress them up with a light-blue frosting, and sprinkle with “sand” (crumbled graham crackers). The edible, sugared seashells on top are the finishing touch. Creating these cupcakes is as easy as a summer breeze!
Cottages and Bungalows1 min de lecture
Sit a Spell
Since 2003, DutchCrafters has been the pioneer in connecting people with authentic Amish furniture that lasts for decades. Visit dutchcrafters.com to find these—and many more—options. Troutman Chair Company has been making handcrafted, solid-wood fur
Cottages and Bungalows2 min de lecture
A Nostalgically Nautical Home PHOTOGRAPHED BY MARK LOHMAN
Roxanne Packham, the principal designer at Sunset and Magnolia, forged a strong friendship with Jane when they were just kindergartners in Newport Beach, California. “We bonded quickly over play dates,” Roxanne says. “Her family was a sailing family,
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Cottages & Bumgalows
Content Director: Jickie Torres Brand Leader: Kelly McMaster Managing Editor: Amy Maclean Content Coordinator: Marissa Moldoch Design Director: Gabby Oh Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Jenny Brooks, Case Architects & Remodelers, Kristin Dowding, GAP
Cottages and Bungalows2 min de lecture
A Slice of Paradise
Have you ever dreamed of owning a beautiful home near the beach? Do the sounds and smells of the ocean speak to your soul? If so, you’re not alone. In her new book, Faded Glamour by the Sea, designer Pearl Lowe discusses how she turned her lifelong d
Cottages and Bungalows2 min de lecture
A Blooming Business
“It was a dream come true to win. I’m still pinching myself!” says Jenny Brooks, founder of Bloom Interior Designs. In March, Jenny entered our Small Business Superstar Contest on social media. After being selected as a finalist, she rallied her vote
Cottages and Bungalows1 min de lecture
Tips for SMALL KITCHENS
Are you working with a lack of adequate square footage in your cottage kitchen? When it comes to ensuring you can provide all the storage you need—while also having adequate space to prepare and serve meals—a small floor plan can present challenges
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