Take a tour of our Modern Cottage Home with eclectic home decor. See the before & after photos, DIY projects, and renovations that updated this fixer-upper!
We’ve lived in our home for two years and it’s about time that I pulled together an organized home tour of our Modern Cottage. So, here ya go!
Modern Cottage Exterior
The exterior was our first renovation project in this home. The siding, windows, roof, and gutters all needed immediate attention upon move-in.
Resources for a Modern Cottage Exterior
- How to Decorate a Porch on a Budget
- 10 Examples of Home Exteriors with Board and Batten Siding
- How to attach Tiki Torches to Deck Rails
We brightened the dark entryway with a full-glass Craftsman door and white paint.
Resources for Eclectic Home Decor in an Entryway
- 15 Modern Coat Hooks for an Entry
Eclectic Living Room
A german schmear technique on the brick fireplace, combined with white paint on the walls, has freshened up the living room.
Resources for Eclectic Home Decor in a Living Room
- How to German Schmear a Brick Fireplace
- Blue and Green Cottage Christmas Decor for the Fireplace
- How to Brighten a Dark Room (the Ultimate Guide!)
Modern Cottage Kitchen
In the kitchen, we completed a budget-friendly renovation including painting cabinets, installing an inexpensive backsplash, and freshening the original hardware with a bit of elbow grease.
Resources for a Modern Cottage Kitchen
- How to Save Money During a Budget Kitchen Remodel
- 15 Examples of Mindful Gray Paint on Walls and Cabinetry
- How to Install a Faux Brick Backsplash
- 3 Tips to Style Open Shelving in a Kitchen
Eclectic Dining Room (& Homeschool Room)
Our dining room does double-duty as our dinner and homeschool space. A set of 3 white bookshelves can act as a buffet (while also offering a ton of homeschool storage).
Resources for an Eclectic Dining Room
- 10+ Homeschool Room Ideas for Small Spaces
Eclectic Pink Girl’s Bedroom
Our daughter’s eclectic bedroom features white and pink wallpaper with a lighthearted scallop print.
Resources for a Pink Girl’s Bedroom
- 15 Creative Decor Ideas for a Little Girl’s Bedroom
- How to Hang Pink Wallpaper in a Girl’s Room
- Display Collections in a Letterpress Drawer