See the gorgeous results of a much-needed makeover on Sarah Richardson’s summer home.
Sarah’s cottage is nestled behind trees, which help to maintain privacy and create beautiful surroundings.
A Guest Space
A bunkie is the perfect space for weekend guests, complete with a gorgeous view of the lake!
Room with a View
Extra touches like floor to ceiling curtains and cozy pillows turn the bunkie into a resort-worthy guest room.
On a white background, a mix of coral and light blue prints looks calming and inviting.
East Guest Bedroom
An East and West guest room make assigning bedrooms easy for visitors.
A Statement Fireplace
A welcoming fireplace is the perfect view from the bedroom hallway.
Dining by Candlelight
High ceilings are balanced with a cozy fireplace, hurricane candles and a chandelier in the dining room.
The rustic dining table is carried through into the kitchen counter, along with pastel colours.
A mix of seating creates a relaxed environment, perfect for big family dinners!
All Tiled Up
A full mosaic wall in the kitchen draws on colours throughout the dining area.
Huge windows in the kitchen provide ample light for cooking.
An Open-Concept Kitchen
A half-wall dividing the kitchen and main room allows everyone (even the chef!) to enjoy family time.
The Living Room
An addition on the living room gives Sarah’s family tons of space to rest and relax together.
The colour palette perfectly mirrors the gorgeous view of the lake!
Fun with Prints
Take a fun approach to decorating a cottage with a mix of colourful, busy prints.
The screened-in porch, A.K.A. the signature room of cottages.
Create cozy nooks for curling up with a good book.
Additional seating upholstered in stripes section the area off in the main room.
Creating an Accent Wall
A mix of sun hats hung on the wall are both pretty and practical.
A vintage sign gets a coat of white paint and makes a great accent in the kitchen.
Hues of Yellow and Blue
Shades of buttery yellow and robin’s egg blue are carried out throughout the kitchen (check out those cabinets) and in the living room textiles.
Name Guest Rooms
The East guest room gets added touches to reinforce its name.
Traditional cottage textiles are carried throughout the bedroom.
A loft space provides the perfect sanctuary for kids to play and sleep in.
West Guest Room
The West guest room gets a nautical mix of green and blue stripes.
The mirror and dresser get painted to match the bedding.
Main Bathroom Makeover
The main bathroom gets a glossy makeover.
Live it Up
A side table with flowers next to the bath make the room feel welcoming.
A glamorous mirror is balanced with shabby chic baskets.
Ample storage for towels outside the bathroom.
A mix of patterns break up the bright red.
Office Space Off the Bedroom
An old desk gets a fresh coat of paint.
Nautical Decor in the Master Bedroom
Vintage decor brings life to the bedroom.
Wonderful Roof Deck
A roof deck off the master bedroom provides even more opportunities to take in the view.
Sarah’s gorgeous cottage, nestled on an island.
The new addition on the cottage blends perfectly with nature.
Sarah’s Cottage by Night
Sarah’s cozy cottage in the evening.