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Vibrant Cottage Living Room

A colourful antique rug purchased on eBay brings this space to life.

The cheery hues in the rug add drama to this black and white palette. Three contrasting dark brown velvet pillows on the sofa, and the repurposed toolbox used as a magazine holder, are simple yet elegant accessories. The rustic coffee table is actually two benches placed side by side.

See more photos in our White Cottages gallery.

  • Photographer: Janet Kimber
  • Source: House & Home July 2010 issue.
  • Products: Tizio table lamp, Palazzetti.
  • Designer: Deb Nelson

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