Turn of the Century Cottage Home Tour

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Although I’ve been attracted to interiors with darker, earthy appeal lately, I’m quite smitten with this light and bright turn of the century cottage. It’s fresh and sophisticated with cheerful color. This beautiful home is designed by Tom Stringer Design Partners out of nearby Chicago.

A beautiful staircase painted white is flanked by  warm wood dresser – I love the combination of wood and white together! The little window makes a nice architectural detail.

Turn of the Century Cottage Home TourPhoto by Tom Stringer Design Partners

Beautiful blue and yellow come together to create a cheerful living room with cottage appeal.

Turn of the Century Cottage Home TourPhoto by Tom Stringer Design Partners

 

A pair of wicker chairs snuggle up to a fireside table – a perfect spot for playing board games or enjoying brunch on a Sunday morning.

Turn of the Century Cottage Home TourPhoto by Tom Stringer Design Partners

 

The dining area enjoys a unique chandelier with plenty of windows to take in outside views. Although the room is mostly white, bead board ceilings and walls lend a bit of texture.

Turn of the Century Cottage Home TourPhoto by Tom Stringer Design Partners

 

 A built-in China cabinet provides space for displaying colorful plates. I wish more houses had built-in features like this. I remember my first house had a built-in wooden ironing board in the kitchen that folded down. There were a lot of built-in cabinets and hutches in that craftsman house.

Turn of the Century Cottage Home TourPhoto by Tom Stringer Design Partners

The breakfast nook off the kitchen enjoys plenty of natural light from the bay window. A whimsical chandelier provides light in the evening.

Turn of the Century Cottage Home TourPhoto by Tom Stringer Design Partners

 

A simple round mirror painted green adds a pop of color in a cottage bedroom.

Turn of the Century Cottage Home TourPhoto by Tom Stringer Design Partners

 

Green continues in another white bedroom with a black cannonball bed.

Turn of the Century Cottage Home TourPhoto by Tom Stringer Design Partners

 

Bold patterns snuggle up in a third bedroom with twin beds. The house has a fresh design in its light and bright spaces.

Turn of the Century Cottage Home TourPhoto by Tom Stringer Design Partners

You can see more of today’s turn of the century cottage over at Houzz.

 

Turn of the Century Cottage Home Tour

See more house tours in the Charming Home Series!

 

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