Black outside, white inside – this recipe works great in this cozy wooden cottage, where one family from Sweden found its harmony. Despite the strict and gloomy facade (by the way, black houses are common in Scandinavia), the interiors are very bright and filled with light, with owners’ personal decor pieces creating real warm family nest here. Hope you’ll like it!
The family from Moscow has long dreamed of own dacha (‘country cottage’ in Russian), they knew for sure that it would be a house made of wood, cozy, comfortable and warm. And a few years ago they finally had the opportunity to buy a wooden house in the suburbs, but inside it was empty, so it needed a lot of work to do. To help with the interior design owners invited Veronika Sudnikova, who taking into account all client’s desires and requirements, could make the family’s dream come to life. Let’s step inside this very beautiful home!
This wooden cottage is located in the woods of Alabama right on the lake shore and used to be a fishing cabin. But in such a picturesque place you want not only to fish, but also to enjoy the solitude of nature – so the owners decided to convert the small house into a comfortable weekend home for two or a small company. The cottage had to be slightly expanded, but the atmosphere of a simple wooden cottage and with its charm and coziness was preserved inside. Great project!
Scandinavian style is loved all over the world, its influence is felt even in Australia, despite the fact that the climate in this part of the world is completely different. This cottage near Melbourne looks like typical Scandinavian home and would look more common in a severe Norwegian forest with its black and white scheme, clean lines and minimalist design. By the way, the house is rented and is ideal for quiet holidays outside the city.
Despite the rapid development of modern technologies and new technical construction possibilities, people still continue to move from the city to the province and restore old houses. This farmhouse is almost 300 years old, but one Swedish family found it attractive to make it their country home, and lovingly repaired it. At the same time, the new owners tried to preserve the spirit of the past as much as possible, adding only a couple of modern interior pieces. Isn’t it beautiful?
Designer Shawn Henderson lives and works in cosmopolitan New York, creating exquisite and often extravagant interiors for his wealthy clients. But he himself is quite a simple and easy-going guy who has a small country cottage where he often likes to escape from busy city life. And of course, there is a special atmosphere in this house at Christmas. Let’s have a look inside!
Good old English classic interiors are something that never fades with time. This is perhaps one of the most durable and timeless style and trend in design. True English classics are never boring and is loved not only by people of respectable age but also often by young and progressive. Today we have another excellent example of just such a design – a cozy traditional cottage in the county of Hempreshire. As a bonus – touches of festive decor in decoration!
An old wooden cottage in the woods, a raw wood darkened by time, and … elegant Christmas decor with glossy details! The combination, frankly, not quite expected, but Dutch designers vtwonen decided to play with contrasts decorating such fabulous interior for holiday. If you like dark tones, you’ll definitely love it!
With a minimalistic modern design, you always need to be careful as there is a chance of getting an empty and lifeless interior. This is especially true for mountain chalets, which for many people are associated primarily with warmth and comfort. But the designers of this wooden cottage in French Alps perfectly dealt with their task to find a harmonious mix between modern laconicism and coziness of an Alpine house. Cool home!
A few years ago, the future owners of this small Victorian cottage in Essex considered the potential in a beautiful period building, despite a very neglected state. The house was partially inhabited, but most of it was in despair. Falling in love with the beautiful historical look of the cottage, the couple decided to buy it out and make it their permanent residence. Having a modest budget for reconstruction, the owners managed to create a really bright and pleasant dwelling. Enjoy!