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Pretty and practical, today's cottage style is all about soft colors, feminine florals, vintage character, and an eclectic mix of home accessories ranging from brand-new finds to flea market and vintage treasures. And with such a wide range of decorating options, it's no wonder that cottage style decorating is a beloved favorite. We have an array of helpful tips and handy tricks you can use to incorporate cozy cottage style into your home. We'll teach you everything you'll ever need to know about embracing the cottage look -- from choosing a color palette to decorating with chic flea market finds. Browse our cottage-style basics and learn how to transform any space into your dream cottage home filled with casual character, fresh details, and fun accessories. We also have plenty of affordable ideas you can use to convey cottage character without breaking the bank. Whether it's a seaside retreat, a house tucked away in the woods, or a bungalow in the city, our favorite cottage-style homes are filled with an endless array of real-life inspiration you can use as you set out in search of cottage flair. Get more cottage inspiration in our decorating gallery, which is filled with photos of bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens, and more that show off fresh ideas for achieving a cottage decorating style.

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