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The Stone Cottage...From the Scottish Highlands to the Hills of Tuscany!

The stone cottage designs featured here are a veritable feast for the eyes. Scattered from the highlands of Scotland to the hills of Tuscany, they draw us in like a butterfly to a flower!

designed by Melissa Wyndham.

English Proper

Oh, you are going to LOVE this one! I read and follow all sorts of design peeps. Once I start reading, one thing often leads to another and I recently came across the most charming English country …

English Thatched Country Cottage - Thatching is the craft of building a roof with dry straw, water reed, rushes or even heather. It is an ecologically friendly roof, & these days is not the fire hazard it was hundreds of years ago. Gradually, thatch became a mark of poverty & the number of thatched properties gradually declined, as did the number of professional thatchers. It has become much more popular in the UK over the past 30 years, & is now a symbol of wealth rather than poverty.

English Thatched Country Cottages and Staddle Stones

Thatching is the craft of building a roof with dry vegetation such as straw, water reed, rushes or even heather. It is an ecologically friendly roof, and these days is not the fire hazard it was hundreds of years ago. Gradually, thatch became a mark of poverty and the number of thatched properties gradually declined, as did the number of professional thatchers. It has become much more popular in the UK over the past 30 years, and is now a symbol of wealth rather than poverty. These village…

Thatched cottage in Walpole, Sussex, England... dropped on the street from another time

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Thatched cottage in Walpole, Sussex, England... dropped on the street from another time

Fireplaces | Ancient Art of Stone

Fireplaces

vintage bedroom

Floral Artwork for a Cottage Bedroom

Hokay, Kampers..... Let's resume looking at my buddy, Kris's guest room. I like to hang a lot of art on walls with patterned wallpaper....

Lyn Von Kersting

Fabulous Window Treatments

Ok, so I watched way too much F Troop as a kid. Seriously though, there are so many variations of shades; balloons, londons, londons with horns, flat romans, hobbled romans, and endless variations of trims, banding, etc.... So enjoy the beautiful pics below by famous designers and not so famous workrooms.... Sandy Tesney Workroom, AL I especially love the workmanship of Debra Chisholm of DC Designs workroom. Her shades are flawless! via Harmonyandhome blog Alessandra Branca via Alicia b…

Adare Cottage in County Limerick. In Irish “Adare” is “Ath Dara” meaning “ford of the oak”. It is known as one of Ireland’s prettiest villages.
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historic english country style dining rooms | Cottage Style Interior Walls Wooden 200x300 - AxSoris.com

Inspirations on the horizon: Coastal cottage style

historic english country style dining rooms | Cottage Style Interior Walls Wooden 200x300 - AxSoris.com

The couple made the home's lone bathroom feel airier by ripping out the existing vanity and replacing it with an antique wall-mounted sink with cast-iron legs. An old metal basket lined with linen houses extra rolls of toilet paper. The chest of drawers wasn't actually part of an estate sale Lindsea and Danny were shopping, but that didn't stop them from making an offer. "We loved it, and now it's where we keep all of our toiletries," says Lindsea.

This Antiques Dealer's 106-Year-Old Farmhouse Is Just as Beautiful as You'd Expect

This home is cool, calm, and very collected.