modern cottage.

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ever since i found out i was moving into a cozy cottage, i’ve been daydreaming away about how i’ll be decorating it. although it’s an older victorian cottage, it’s been modernized — almost too much, so we’re ripping up carpeting and restoring fir wood floors and replacing bad lighting fixtures (and i mean really bad) and white washing the... 
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unexpected guests: kim fisher designs.

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this week on unexpected guests we’re visiting a charming beachy bungalow in north carolina, created by kim fisher and her husband. kim runs kim fisher designs, an event company and during wedding downtime this past July, together they built this cozy bungalow next to their pool. The bulk of materials were salvaged doors, windows and corrugated roofing that they’ve... 
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the shutterbugs: lönngren/widell.

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i absolutely covet the interiors shot by stolkholm-based photographer amelia lönngren widell. cozy cottages that are eclectic without being cluttered or overly-fussy. even her more ornate styled shots like the one up top have me drooling — they’re just so european and cosmopolitan. i do love the scandinavian aesthetic! here’s a look at some inspiring interiors... 
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new to covet.

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the new online issue of Covet Garden is taking you into the charming home of publisher Vicki and her daughters Lily and Piper, a perfect urban playground for adults and kids alike. Vicki and the girls take their design philosophy from William Morris, who said, “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” i love that,... 
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happiness hideout.

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how’s this for a sweet little secret hideout? i’d love to while away my days in this very Scandinavian-looking, whitewashed guest cottage from light locations. it may be intended for a photography location, but i’d like to lay around here, leisurely reading, napping, or painting! wouldn’t a place like this with all that natural light inspire you to... 
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