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Country Cottage Teen Room Makeover

My teen has graduated to a Boho room!This room has seen a lot of styles and this one is sticking around until she moves out! -I think. 😉 Embellished with a Modern Boho Style, this Gypsy or Hippie theme that has roots from Czechoslovakia has marked another generation! My daughter wanted something light and airy… Continue reading Country Cottage Teen Room Makeover

antiques, Cottages, Gilded Age, Historical buildings, Mansions, Newport,RI

The Servant Life Tour

After touring The Elms, we took the Servant Life Tour that showcases the servants that worked behind the scenes to make The Elms a successfully ran summer cottage. Pictured above right was Butler Ernest Birch and his wife, cook Grace Rhodes. The Mr. Carson & Mrs. Hughes of The Elms. They were married and worked… Continue reading The Servant Life Tour

antiques, Cottages, Educational, Historical buildings, Mansions, Newport,RI

The Elms

Remember when I asked you to guess which Newport mansion I planned on visiting this summer based on My favorite historical show? It was Downtown Abby!! My newfound tv show binge led me to tour The Elms of Newport and take the backstage Servant Life Tour. Come along with me as I take you on… Continue reading The Elms

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Be Still Sign

Be Still Sign $60.00 This Sign is 28in wide by 36 in tall. It Does Not come with the frame but can upon request at extra cost. This is just one example of how you can mix the old with the new! I found this antique frame at an estate sale. It had an ugly… Continue reading Be Still Sign

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Old Sturbridge Village

      Old Sturbridge Village   An 1830s New England Living History Museum This small village was created in the 30's by a family of antique collectors. Some of the buildings on this property date back to the 1700's. Over the years they were deconstructed and brought here to Sturbridge MA to be preserved for other… Continue reading Old Sturbridge Village

antiques, Cottages, Educational, Gilded Age, Historical buildings, Mansions, Newport,RI

Rosecliff

Last year I took you through a tour of The Breakers of Newport, Rhode Island. Down the streets of Bellevue Ave you will find mansion after mansion (or summer cottage, whichever you'd prefer). The streets are so nice to walk along. Large shade trees in every yard, ivy and rosebushes are climbing the stone walls. Iron gates made you feel like… Continue reading Rosecliff

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Welcome to Country Cottage Interiors!

Coming soon... A blog about what all we do here at the Country Cottage 🙂 I'll have helpful tips and tricks for you to pull off all the  farmhouse look you are soo in love with. French Country is my favorite! We all know that's not the only farmhouse look you can achieve and if you… Continue reading Welcome to Country Cottage Interiors!