bath beauty in garden decor

For the more adventurous, here’s how we’ve used old sinks, tubs and other bathroom elements to spice up a garden area. It’s a different and fun way to incorporate items perhaps beyond their conventional use if they are chipped or rusty. Used as planters or water features, they’re sure to add whimsy and interest!  

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Super Special Signs

Big signs, little signs, fancy or simple, they can be the smallest element to complete a theme or be the centerpiece of a decorative installation… feast your eyes on some of the great stuff we’ve got at the Cottage!

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Design with Cool vintage cupolas

A cupola is typically a small dome on a drum on top of a larger dome, adorning a roof or ceiling, though there are as many variations of cupolas as there are roofs! Check out some of the great examples of these lovely pieces of salvage architectural pieces we have at the Cottage!     […]

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Furniture fun

What’s more fun than finding a great piece of furniture and incorporating into our home’s decor? An old-fashioned wood cook-stove, or a timeless dresser can be the piece that spurs a new look or theme to update the home’s look and feel.                   Perhaps a re-purposed item, […]

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a whiter shade of pale

White, the color of purity… we go to great lengths to keep linens and towels as white as can be. White is also associated with trust, as in nurse uniforms and bandages… It is also a cool, crisp, elegant color, a la James Bond in a white tux. “She has skin like alabaster, or porcelain,” descriptive words used […]

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We love Stained-glass windows

There is something magical about the art of stained glass. There is such a joy in the varied colors and styles of treating the glass. Who hasn’t been stilled by the grandeur of large pieces such as found in old cathedrals, or amused and delighted by a small simple Craftsman-style window. At the Cottage, we’ve collected […]

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