The Distinctive Cottage

Tag: coastal porch


The Importance of Porches

Decorate your outside “room” just like you would any indoor living space. First, decide how you will use it. Then develop a porch decorating plan.

Get The Look: Trestle Trove #cottageporch #aquas #greens
Coastal & Beach House

Get the Look: Trestle Trove

We love the non-traditional look of this farmhouse trestle table surrounded by industrial chic seating. The architectural interest of the trestle base and the unexpectedly bright color of the table paired with the metallic chairs is going to start all kinds of conversation. #cottageporch #aquas #greens

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

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


Get Ready for Summer – A Guide to Outdoor Decorating

Here in Maine, the snow is starting to melt and patches of ground are peaking through. The days are longer – and the sun is warmer. After a long winter, we are all dreaming of those lazy days of summer when we can enjoy the great outdoors, so naturally we are thinking of outdoor decorating ideas.