I'm a sucker for a shingled cottage, it's the New Englander inside of me. This lovely 19th century Dutch Colonial cottage featured in July's House & Home is the perfect embodiment of a low-key, relaxing vacation home. Nestled on Shelter Island, this cottage is filled with odds and ends collected from trips around the world as well as a blend of vintage and antique furnishings, the rule of the house is that life within be joyous and messy. The homeowner outfitted "the house with items that have weathered time, are flawed or broken - things that feel human." There's none of the pomp and circumstance found just a short ferry's ride away in the Hamptons. And the color scheme is killer. Starting with the fantastic coral colored front door and the transitioning inside to shades of black, red, and blues mixed with wood tones and brass accents.
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