A cottage look is light and whimsical; perfect for those who love to live a more casual lifestyle. Although cottage style is very relaxed in feel, it can be very chic and sophisticated without being too overt. This look can be achieved by combining a mixture of color, comfortable fabric, furniture and accessories. Here’s how to get that easy-on-the-eyes, vintage appeal.
Cheryl Maeder-Antonio has an eye for modern vintage. She has made a career on finding antique pieces and giving them a modern twist to turn them into unique gems. When she was adding her touch to an antique settee recently, Maeder-Antonio wanted to enhance her project by finding just the right style and color of cushions for vintage furniture.
Karen Karabell ran into a lot of dead ends when searching for replacement outdoor furniture cushions for her Bed & Breafast in St. Louis, Mo. Though located in a bustling city of more than 300,000 people, the innkeeper found that her decor options were limited in her local market.