Cottage-Style Decorating: 16 Fresh and Simple Design Ideas

Cottage homes are renowned for their charm, purity and natural comfort. Add cottage-style coziness throughout your home with these 16 fresh and simple decorating ideas.

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The Power of a Sanding Block

One of the key elements to cottage-style decor is distressed and weathered furnishings. Although scouring flea markets, yard sales, thrift stores, estate sales and auctions to find a stunning piece of furniture for an amazing price may be exciting, don't look over a piece you may already have right in front of you. The power of a sanding block can work wonders if you just want to rough up the edges a little and add some character and style. For a generations-old look, you'll need a few more materials and a little more time, but the finished product is well worth the effort. Image courtesy of Layla Palmer

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