Cottage Style Home Decorating: Decorating Your Cottage With Creative Signs

Article by: Kathryn Bechen

"Welcome" signs often charmingly grace the gate or front door , French Furniture, The Empire Style of a cozy cottage, beckoning visitors to come inside. , Furniture Slipcovers are a Simple and Easy Make-over for any Room You can add even more color , Working With an Interior Designer and a Budget and whimsy both inside , Faux Wood Blinds Make Great Window Coverings and outside , The Advantages of Platform Storage Beds your cottage by easily and inexpensively making clever signs yourself , Kitchen Renovation Ideas with a little plywood, a jigsaw, and some paint. , Luxury Bedding

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1. Secret Garden. , The Top Ten Mistakes People When Decorating a Room This is a sweet sign to put on a garden , Hanging Pot Racks gate. Or, hand paint , Interior Decorating - Select the Correct Sheen for Every Decorating Project! the words onto a cleverly cut-out sign, nail , The Top Ten Mistakes People When Decorating a Room it to a stake, and insert it into a flower , Use Home Furnishing to Decorate your Home with the Ultimate Designs pot on your patio. , Faux Wood Blinds Vinyl Blinds As An Alternative To Wood Blinds

2. To the Beach. A piece of wood , Chandelier Lighting with one end cut out in the shape of a hand with the pointer finger that points and says "To the Beach" adds whimsy and charm.

3. Quirky Quotes. Paint , Feng Shui Inspiration: 10 Easy Things to do to Truly Inspire You a sign and add a short favorite quote to express your personality. I have a favorite sign in my home , Ideas for Decorating the Baby Nursery Walls by poet Emily Dickinson that says, "Dwell in Possibility."

4. Seaside Serenade. Paint , What You Should Know About Cheap Cuckoo Clocks a sign sea-blue, glue some sand , Give your old furniture a new life! and shells along the bottom, and write the often-seen saying, "If you're lucky enough to live at the beach you're lucky enough" on it for a welcome to your beach cottage.

5. Bon Appetit. Paint , Trash or Treasure: Assessing Your Possessions a sign to match the colors , Parsons Chairs: Dining in Elegance in your kitchen , Painting a rooms woodwork and the trim around doors and windows opens up a number of designs potent with the words "Bon Appetit" on it.

6. Post-It Notes. Paint , Interior Design Ideas and nail , Decorating a Kid's Room several signs pointing in opposite directions on a lamp post outside , Ideas for Decorating the Baby Nursery Walls your cottage with words on them such as "Beach," "For the Birds, , The concept of positive and negative spaces in interior design " "Bloomingdales," "Yacht Club," or "Johnson Wedding."

7. Bathroom Bliss. Post a sign on your bathroom door , Retro Decorating For The Basement that says "Powder Room" or "Ladies' Room. , What You Should Know About Cheap Cuckoo Clocks

8. Home Office Haven. Post an "Office" sign on your office door , Great Tips for Choosing Furniture that matches your room's décor.

9. High Maintenance. Tired of noise and need a nap? Embroider the words "High Maintenance, Please Do Not Disturb" on a small pillow with a rope attached for hanging on your bedroom doorknob.

10. Rock of Ages. Find a flat , Lamps river rock, paint , Buckwheat- Not For Pancakes- For Pillows! "Paradise Found" and some pretty flowers , Amish Furniture A Piece Of American Pride on it and place , Faux Wood Blinds Make Great Window Coverings it in a pot , Bathroom Decor: Improve the Ambiance for Your Private Time in your garden. , Great Tips for Choosing Furniture

So"¦what "sign of the times" will you come up with to express yourself , Luxury Bedding in "sign language" in your own cottage style home?!

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