Get the Look : Lakeside Cottage Style

Lakeside cottage bedroom warm whites and shades of blue

Lakeside cottage style is always appealing, but never more so than during a hot Minnesota summer.  Sultry summer days brimming with brilliant sunshine and crystal blue skies find us craving fresh and calming indoor spaces  – a cool counterpoint to the heat and humidity outdoors.

Fresh, relaxed, and uncomplicated, lakeside cottage style can be the answer.  It’s easy to live with and simple to create.

Here are some ideas:

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Decorating With Brown Leather Furniture (Tips for a Lighter, Brighter Look)

Leather furniture is durable, comfortable, long-lasting (lasts 4 times longer than fabric on average) and it adds character to a space.  It also adapts well to most any design style.

If there is anything that’s not great about it, it may be that some people struggle to decorate around it.   Especially in the summer or any time when they prefer a space that’s light and/or colorful.

It doesn’t need to be difficult though.  Whether you’re working around brown leather furniture or a sofa upholstered in brown fabric, here are some tips that are sure to help:

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Red, White and Blue: 4th of July Ideas

The 4th of July is just days away and we’re getting set to celebrate.  If your picnic or party details are pretty much in place, but you’re just looking for a few last minute ideas, we’ve got some for you.

Let’s get started!
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