freshening up a cottage - before and after

Sometimes it doesn't take much to freshen up a dated cottage on a lake. Take a look at what a few key pieces, some accessories, a bit of rearranging and a whole lot of white paint can do!

cottage living

I'm feeling a little cottagey at this moment so I thought I would share some great photos from around the globe that really make me smile. What do you think of these cozy spaces?

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