Category Archives: Styling Tips

Modern Lights in Our Home

One of the things we love about design is it’s ability to be transitional. By blending furniture and accent pieces of different design, we are able to create juxtaposition in our home. Incorporating modern lights is just one easy way to achieve this. You will notice in these photos a similar theme throughout our home-...

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    Neutral Toddler Room

    We have been living in our Modern Cottage for almost 6 years now and we finally have finished the smallest bedroom in the house- our two year old son’s room. When we first moved in, this room was our office, and then it became more of a storage room until our second son was born...

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    Sunroom Design Update

    We know this space has been in the works for a while now, and we promise the REVEAL of the entire room is coming soon! If you missed our Sunroom Design Plan post, you can head there to see the difference between the initial “plan” and the update in this post! Before we get to...

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      Four Styling Tips For Open Shelves

      Shop Our Shelves : We always get asked about these two open shelves in our kitchen and while they serve as more of a decorative purpose than an every day functional purpose, we wanted to share our four tips we follow when styling them! 01 // Repetition When it comes to design, one of the...

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        Affordable Vintage Art

        This little trick is something we have been doing for a while now and wanted to share it with you too! SPOILER : these two framed art pieces cost us less than $30! What You Will Need : 01 // Vintage Postcards 02 // Custom Mat from your local craft store- we ordered ours at...

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          IKEA Dresser Hack

          While working on our bedroom refresh, we knew we wanted to update our dresser. We originally wanted to replace our raw pine IKEA dresser with a vintage one, but after searching with no luck to what we had in mind, we decided to just update this dresser which was definitely the budget-friendly option! Our Master...

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            Sunroom Design Plan

            This post has felt like it’s been a long time coming… we began the conversion of our screened-in porch to a sunroom almost one year ago and we are finally getting around to designing and completing the space. OUR PLAN FOR THIS SPACE : 01 // Build a custom L shaped bench to go in...

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            • Nicole B.

              I love how you laid out the exact planning! This is so helpful for DIY! Sunroom is beautiful! ✨ReplyCancel

            • […] for a while now, and we promise the REVEAL of the entire room is coming soon! If you missed our Sunroom Design Plan post, you can head there to see the difference between the initial “plan” and the update in […]ReplyCancel

            Master Bedroom Refresh Design Board & Progress

            The overall aesthetic we are wanting for our master bedroom is a modern cottage design. From the beginning, we have always called our current home our modern cottage- while we do have some farmhouse inspired elements mixed in, we have tried to stay true to the style of the home by using specific materials and...

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            • […] Our Master Bedroom is small, so we wanted this dresser to look seamless in the room and not look like it takes up too much space. After giving our walls a fresh coat of paint, we decided to use the leftover paint to give this dresser a makeover. We know many of you like the raw wood look, but to us, it just wasn’t blending with our Modern Cottage aesthetic. You can view our Inspiration Board for our Master Bedroom, here. […]ReplyCancel

            20 Favorite Coffee Table Books

            Books are easily one of our favorite sources of inspiration. Their pages not only hold beautiful stories or photographs, but they are wonderful design elements for adding height, color, and texture to coffee tables, console tables, night stands, side tables and just about anywhere we feel needs an added design element. In this curated post...

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