After: Cosy Escape
A soft palette and cosy patterns add warmth.
Begg painted the ceiling a pale blue-green to break up the white walls and ceilings elsewhere in the cottage. Classic french doors replace the original sliding ones, conserving energy in colder months and letting the lake breeze in come summer. The family also splurged on radiant heating below the new hardwood. A multihued Tibetan rug layered over woven seagrass injects texture into the space.