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Modern Cottage Home with Eclectic Home Decor (Before & After)

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!

Photos of a Modern Cottage Style Home with Text Overlay: Modern Cottage Home Tour

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.

Before

brick cottage style home, dormers, brick chimney

After

Resources for a Modern Cottage Exterior

Eclectic Entryway

We brightened the dark entryway with a full-glass Craftsman door and white paint.

Before

After

Resources for Eclectic Home Decor in an Entryway

Eclectic Living Room

A german schmear technique on the brick fireplace, combined with white paint on the walls, has freshened up the living room.

Before

How to Brighten a Dark Living Room with Paint - Before

After

Resources for Eclectic Home Decor in a Living Room

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.

Before

After

Resources for a Modern Cottage 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).

Before

How to Brighten a Dark Dining Room - Before

After

Resources for an Eclectic Dining Room

Eclectic Pink Girl’s Bedroom

Our daughter’s eclectic bedroom features white and pink wallpaper with a lighthearted scallop print.

Before

After

Resources for a Pink Girl’s Bedroom

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Photos of a Modern Cottage Style Home with Text Overlay: Modern Cottage Home Tour
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Kaye Kruetzman

Monday 21st of September 2020

It all looks so relaxing and beautiful. Fabulous job! You really have the skill to create warm, comfy, interesting rooms. Congratulations! -- Kaye

Lora Green

Thursday 24th of September 2020

Thank you, Kaye :) I always appreciate your encouraging words!

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