Tara and Gordon opted for a warm, cottagey
feel in their home - with hardwood flooring downstairs, earthy colours for their main living area and gold for the main bedroom
Or as neighbour Audrey describes it (because she's kind) it's 'cottagey
They look great planted in the front of beds and will soften the look of gravel paths, adding a cottagey
feel to your design.
"The house is furnished in a contemporary style except for the sun lounge which lends itself to a more traditional style as, with its mock beams, it has a more cottagey
Friends and family enjoy meals around her own bang-up-to-date alternative to a predictable scrubbed pine table - she has a sleek white Formica one on trestles - and the chairs, although wooden and cottagey
in style, are painted in a mix of vibrant, punchy colours.
The two buildings now form a spacious three-bedroom home with all the facilities expected for a 21st century lifestyle - including double glazing in those cottagey
From the 'cottagey
', fresh feel that is given by Toile de Jouy material (oriental patterning meets French class) and the glamour of black lacquered modernism to the exotic opulence of kimono inspired wall hangings and the quiet of a Zen garden - the choice is yours.
"I wanted the ceiling to look a bit like a cottagey
Sistine chapel, with painted cherubs peeking through behind crumbling plaster.
Similar bliss exists to the south, at Siesta Key's charming, cottagey
Ophelia's, and at that downtown bayfront landmark, Marina Jack.
"The two back rooms are very cottagey
but the bulk of it is Georgian," said Mrs Hazell.
feel of the family bathroom upstairs in their three-bedroom Victorian semi in Twickenham, Middlesex, was looking very dated and their daughters Hermione, nine, and Lizzie, seven, hated it.
Drop by the cottagey
tasting room for splashes of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir on the sunny patio.