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Cottage of the Month - April 2010




 
This month we're visiting Sarah's beach cottage, all the way in Australia!

























































































Where is your home located, city and state, and how long have you lived there?

Sydney Australia. We have lived in our cottage for 2 years.
 
What is your favorite decorating style?

I love Coastal Country Chic.
 
Where do you get your decorating influence from the most?

I get my decorating influence from using whites and neutrals reflecting the coast and seaside, with hints of floral colour.
 
In 5 words or less, your home is? 

relaxed, laid-back, coastal vibe
 
What is your favorite store or flea market to shop at?

My favorite place to shop is op-shops, and love Anthropologie.
 
Share one of your favorite decorating tricks or ideas:

Use stack loads of white paint on a budget and dress it up with rustic coastal accessories and flea market finds.
 
Your favorite paint color, name and brand: 

Dulux, White on White
 
What are your favorite things to collect right now? 

Old bottles in blues and greens, vintage ladders, baskets, and zinc planters.
 
What is your favorite room in your house, and why?

The Sitting Room, where I can sink down into my comfy old white sofa with a ton of books and a cup of tea.
 
Your next project is: 

Our Summer House
 
If you have a blog, please provide the url so that my viewers can check it out:

I blog my story of moving from London to Australia and the renovation of my old cottage by the sea at my website http://www.abeachcottage.com