Cottage-Style Home Ideas

Medieval styles of the English countryside inspired the charming and cozy cottage-style houses we know today. See a variety of cottages and find ideas for your home here.

Haymes Paint Exterior Colour Scheme: Haymes Light Admiralty Grey is the weatherboards, Haymes Spatial is the Roof and Haymes Aura is the Trim Colour

haymes exterior "country comforts" Haymes has series of exterior colours inspired by different Australian climes

Dream porch for my dream house.  Just needs friends. And a pitcher of sweet tea.

16 Creative Updates for Porches

Porches are much more than spots to enjoy the outdoors. Well-decorated, well-planned porches can boost curb appeal, exhibit a homeowner's style, and extend practical living space. Here are 16 ideas to inspire your own porch designs.

1 house, 4 ways: exterior | Habitat by Resene | 1 house, 4 ways: exterior

Exterior House Colours Resene Silver Chalice - weatherboards and pergola. Resene Black White - window and door trim Resene Shark - front door Resene Double Stack - decking

1 house, 4 ways: exterior | Habitat by Resene | 1 house, 4 ways: exterior

The grainy, organic depth of Resene Caraway is perfect for the weatherboards in this cool, contemporary scheme and it’s repeated again on the painted deck fo.

A weatherboard cottage in Victoria full of modern charm

Victorian weatherboard cottage tour

weatherboard cottage in Victoria, Australia photographed by Sharyn Cairns for Country Style AU