The Distinctive Cottage

Category: Entryways

Design Tip: Keeping It Cozy
Bedrooms

Design Tip: 5 Ways to Keep It Cozy

When the snow is falling, the wind is whipping, and the snow plows are out, there is only one place to stay warm, inside! Making your home cozy is essential in the long, cold Winter months here in Maine. Here are our top 5 home decor essentials to keeping it cozy. #bedding #keepingitcozy #cottagedecor #winterblues https://cottagehomefurniture.com/

Design Tip: Sizing & Hanging Chandeliers #chandeliers #cottagechandeliers #cottagelighting #coastalchandeliers #designtip https://cottagehomefurniture.com
Coastal & Beach House

Design Tip: Sizing and Hanging Chandeliers

Chandeliers are an important design element in the home that bring both fashion and function to a space. Lighting defines and accentuates the ambiance you want to create in your home by creating either a soft and relaxing space, or a bright and productive space. Just like colors, the lighting you choose for a space can drastically affect the way you feel, see, and perform tasks in a room. #chandeliers #cottagechandeliers #cottagelighting #coastalchandeliers #designtip https://cottagehomefurniture.com

Bedrooms

Painted Ceilings For Every Room

Poor ceilings. It seems they have been neglected for so long – banished to the boring corridors of plain white. Well, no longer! Painting a ceiling is a great way to add color and visual interest to any room. Here are a few of our favorites to inspire you! #paintedceilings #cottagestyle #coastalstyle #cottagedecorating https://cottagehomefurniture.com

Blue Painted Stairs 6 Ways #paintedstairs #blue #designtip #cottagestyle https://cottagehomefurniture.com
Coastal & Beach House

Blue Painted Stairs 6 Ways

Painted stairs are such a fun way to add color and personality to your home in an unexpected way – whether you are looking to jazz up your entryway or distinguish a back staircase. We’ve collected six different ways to add a decorative touch to your stairs in one of our favorite colors: blue! #paintedstairs #blue #cottagestyle #designtips https://cottagehomefurniture.com

Our 17 Favorite Uses for Nautical Rope #nauticaldecor #nauticalstyle #ropedecor #ropeaccents
Articles

Our 17 Favorite Uses for Nautical Rope

Rope is a must have accent when creating a nautical inspired design scheme. It provides a true maritime feel and can be used in so many ways. We have gathered our 17 favorite rope accents to use in the home, and don’t forget to brush up on your nautical knots before attempting any DIY projects! #nauticaldecor #nauticalstyle #ropedecor #ropeaccents https://cottagehomefurniture.com

Bedrooms

9 Uses For Reclaimed Wood In The Home

We love old wood for furniture, but we also have found so many other unique ways to incorporate it into your home. #reclaimedwood #rusticstyle #farmhousedecor #designtips

Top 5 Reasons to Use Barn Doors #contemporary #barndoors #designtip http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/
Articles

Top 5 Reasons to Use Barn Doors

When working with small spaces, as cottages often are, we are always looking for clever ways to save space. Using barn doors in lieu of traditional swing doors, not only offers a custom look to your home, but they save a tremendous amount of space! #cottagedecor #barndoors #DIY #designtip https://cottagehomefurniture.com

Design Tip: Laundry Room Styles #vintageaccents #charmingdecor #laundryroom http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/
Coastal & Beach House

Design Tip: Laundry Room Styles

Browsing online we always see these absolutely beautiful laundry rooms that inspire the desire to redecorate this nook of the home immediately! The approach to decorating your laundry room shouldn’t be much different than any other room in your home. #cottagedecor #designtips #laundryrooms http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/

Inspiration Board: Lake House Entryway #farmhouselook #lakehousedecor #lakehouse #lodgedecor http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/
Entryways

Inspiration Board: Lakeside Cabin Entryway

Looking for ideas to decorate your entryway? This inspiration board pulls together different pieces, like benches, an accent table, rugs, and throw pillows for a cozy and practical lake house entryway. #farmhouselook #lakehousedecor #lakehouse #lodgedecor http://distinctblog.wpengine.com/

Color Board: Rustic Farmhouse Decor #farmhousedecor #colorboard #countrydecor #fallcolors https://cottagehomefurniture.com
Bedrooms

Color Board: Rustic Farmhouse Decor

The concept for this rustic style color board began with the “Country Dream” canvas. The imagery is so peaceful, quiet, and calm – that is what we wanted to evoke in the color scheme. #farmhousedecor #colorboard #countrydecor #fallcolors https://cottagehomefurniture.com