White brings light into your kitchen.

The white cabinets feature nice hardware; the chalkboards are both functional and stylish; the wood counter tops add nice color and texture; and creative use of island space for stools

Add a bit color to perk up your hallway

19 Ways to Perk Up a Forgotten Hallway

Red Doors in an entryway: An antique runner from Budapest and a bench made by the owner's grandfather bring a sense of history to the upstairs hallway, which overlooks this Georgia home's great room. The doors are painted Red Rock by Benjamin Moore.

A long bench is perfect for hallways

34 Ways to Make Your Entryway More Welcoming

Striped Stairs A striped stair runner adds color to a plain staircase in this Cape Cod home. The homeowner acquired the antique bench from the home's former owners. The walls are painted Monterey White by Benjamin Moore.

Think about the color combinations on your veranda.

Sommarhus med veranda

Autumn inspired garden decoration


Create a Cottage-Style Kitchen

Fresh & Frugal Cottage Kitchen Ideas

We love the time-worn finish of this island table. More cottage decorating ideas: interior design design ideas kitchen design decorating room design

Hollyhocks - essential for a cottage-style garden.

I love the old fashioned hollyhocks - we have a old small rustic building in our farm yard & this year I have decided to plant hollyhocks along the front side of our building ---