Multiple gathering spots make a small yard seem spacious. Coslick turned around this sliver of green by painting the guest shed her own Beach House Blue, putting down paths of vintage brick and adding a table and chairs, lime-green rockers, and Adirondack seating in inviting arrays. Now it's an envy spot for friends who once thought she was crazy to take on this house. "I just knew I could do something with it," she says. And she did.

10 Secrets of Cottage Style

Multiple gathering spots make a small yard expand a small yard to illustrate one of the nine Secrets of Cottage Style

Exterior Bungalow Colors | Light base, white trim, dark warm gray columns that match front door

Bungalow: A Welcoming Front Entrance. blue painted porch ceiling {to keep bad spirits away .

Beach House Plans at Dream Home Source | Beautiful Beach Front Homes

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When a green wicker chaise made its way into Coslick's life, she began looking for similar porch-friendly pieces. Over time they trickled in—some wicker, some wood, none green. Spray paint (Rust-Oleum's Key Lime) and coordinated fabrics yielded a self-styled suite. "Choose a single fabric for all the cushions," says Coslick, "or a mix of fabrics in the same colors." Then add an accent, like turquoise, to keep it interesting.

10 Secrets of Cottage Style

Unite Mismatched Furnishings with Color: Spray paint ( Key Lime) and coordinated fabrics yielded a self-styled suite.

The door color, Benjamin Moore’s Stratton Blue, is continued into the foyer. A light from Bevolo casts a warm glow on the porch when night falls.

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The house I'm building has a yellow front door

How cute would a house be with grey siding, crisp white trim, and an adorable yellow accent front door? Love this idea! Yellow or a teal for sure!

similar to the look I want to achieve with two sofas...

Staid Symmetry

like the overall room -picture arrangement -double lamps on tables -furniture and decor is very symmetrical

revere pewter + rhine river + white dove + quiet moments + charleston green

curb appeal for the exterior of the home: love the color palette. Use Benjamin Moore White Dove to paint the brick and siding. Not sure about Trim color.

Paint Color for Front Door (and Inside of Front Door): Benjamin Moore's Wythe Blue

Benjamin Moore "Wythe Blue" Blue door, Gray exterior with bright white trim on house