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A spring green center island makes food prep and serving a breeze. Saddle-style stools are perfect to sit on and grab quick lunches and snacks. Low-maintenance hickory hardwood floors stand up to foot traffic, spills, and sandy feet.
This living room is a study in white, with photos, baskets, and a rug adding texture and subtle contrast. Fresh flowers are a must-have in every cottage-style room.
Combining rosy-red gingham, cool blue mattress-ticking, and crisp white walls, this cottage living room exudes patriotism. Chicken-topped ceramic canisters and a lamp fashioned from an old cream pail keep the look full of surprises.
A 1950s-era laminate table and vinyl chairs set this cottage kitchen's vivid color scheme, which includes white, turquoise, and red. The overall look is one of fun and whimsy.
This cottage breakfast room has eclectic style. Antique chairs pull up to a table covered in rustic burlap. Silver and crystal serving pieces add sophistication and glam.
In a cottage guest room, a painted iron bed is piled high with red, white, and blue linens. The homeowners layered a floral dust ruffle, cornflower blue and white sheets, and red gingham comforter with a vintage quilt and plaid and striped pillow cases. An embroidered "Home Sweet Home" pillow tops off the look.
A claw-foot bathtub gives this cottage bathroom vintage style. A freestanding mirror, antique fan, and stacks of freshly laundered white towels provide additional comfort.
This dining room hutch offers abundant storage options for linens, silverware, and dishes. The table is covered in a bright white tablecloth with red gingham place mats. Vintage floral sheets become delightful chair covers.
In a mattress-striped guest room, a new gingham shade tops an antique jug lamp while a reproduction alarm clock hangs from an iron headboard. Missing dresser drawer-pulls were replaced by knotted fabric.
A checkered quilt is used as a ceiling-high headboard in this master bedroom. A curvaceous distressed Swedish antique positioned at the foot of the bed and a dangling chandelier give the room a casually elegant air.
Floral sheets shirred on an antique screen and mounted to the wall make a blossoming headboard. Chocolate brown, warm gold, and white with touches of rose is the warm and rich color palette in this cottage bedroom.
An antique mirror and curvy sconces bring a vintage feel this bathroom, where the homeowner installed hexagon-tile flooring and a pedestal sink to evoke another era.
In a look that's straight out of an upscale home furnishing catalog, the white beaded board wall, pedestal sink, and silver sconces spell cottage style with a hint of elegance.
Make bathtime lots of fun with a vintage claw-foot tub, wire basket towel holders, pale wall color, and a shelf unit that's rustic and distressed.