Tuesday, February 16, 2010

A Cottage Renovation Delight

 
 

I discovered this stunning renovation via The Style Files and was immediately smitten by how the architects transformed this 1904 farmhouse into a modern and stylish home, yet cleverly retained the original cottage feel.


Elements I adore:
  • Painted white floorboards
  • Black and white, mixed with neutral shades
  • French doors opening on to an outdoor entertaining area, allowing lots of light into the living and dining area
  • Chandelier-style light fitting in the dining room
  • Kitchen cupboards (!)
  • Blackboard in the kitchen
  • Hand basin faucet in the bathroom
  • Vintage bedside table
  • Wrought-iron bed frames
What is your favourite element?

Check out the rest of the amazing transformation {see the full project}.

4 comments:

  1. aw so amazing! *swooooon*
    xoxo-

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  2. I remember when this house was in Cottage Living - still love it, especially the cozy daybed area. Thanks for the post and for reading my blog too!

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  3. Hello from Vancouver!
    Oh, I love the blogging world. I just came across your lovely blog through Decor Happy,and I'm so glad I did. Looking forward to reading more of it.

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