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Chic Cottage Living Room

Carved lanterns, Pucci-style printed pillows and seashells add pattern and texture to an all-white space.

Because this cottage only has one bedroom, multifunctional pieces in the living room make sense. Painted bamboo daybeds can be pulled apart to create two beds, while the "coffee table" is actually a camp cot. White terrycloth upholstery is easy to clean and swimsuit-friendly.

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  • Photographer: Stacey Brandford
  • Source: House & Home July 2007
  • Products: Carved lanterns, L'Atelier; cot, President's Choice Home Collection; hanging lanterns, HomeSense; table, The Elegant Garage Sale.
  • Designer: Michelle Lloyd Bermann, Lloyd Ralphs Design.

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