12 steps to cottage style
Cheap and cheerful, cottage style comes out of a philosophy that unapologetically makes the most out of what you already have, or what you can get for next to nothing—the more faded, distressed and worn, the better. Here are 12 easy ways to incorporate cottage style into your home.
1 Comforting quilts
Slipcovering is a hallmark of cottage style. Take it a step further by using the softest quilts as coverings for living room furniture.
industrial space, cottage style can come to the fore. It's the whitewashed effect over rustic surfaces that does the trick. Cement floors, stainless steel and stone counters all recede into an overriding impression of age.