Cottage Style Decorating
by Giorgina Devereaux
When one walks into a home with Cottage style decorating, he/she feels warm and cozy. There are specific elements that are essential to giving your home that authentic Cottage touch.
Cottage style decorating draws ingredients from the old look of the past.
This form of decorating encompasses having a room full of natural colors, distressed furniture, with it sometimes being wicker.
In doing so, it creates an atmosphere of relaxation and simplicity.
Cottage style decorating, the walls can be wood or brick.
other hand, you may also
paint or wallpaper the walls. However, for this theme, the
important. You can use pastel colors, such as mauve, pinks, pale
greens, peach, and blues in a floral or fruit pattern either for the
wall color or for accessories, such as
With flooring, it’s important that it matches your
scheme. Yet, if you cannot afford new floors, then you can cover them
with small rugs that have a country style.
You can put finishing touches by
accessorizing with items such as wicker and wooden baskets, wooden frames,
painted rustic scenes, plants, candles, lace curtains, and even scented candles
that smell of pies baking or wood burning for that extra country feel.
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