{Love this Style} White + Wood Cottage

family room

Muskoka Living Interiors

I‘ve been browsing this wonderful firm’s work today, Muskoka Living Interiors. And, I must say…I love it. Two of my most favorite houses we owned (the last one and a few others we lived in) were filled with beautiful natural wood contrasted with white woodwork, white plaster and painted wood walls and wood ceilings and lanterns. This look feels SO much like home to me.

It’s cottage simplicity with a flair of sophistication and class but still rugged and casual enough to be homey. Maybe it has a more technical description but it isn’t on the tip of my tongue haha! It’s not too cluttered, not too plain. Not too fancy, but not poorly done (I love the craftsmanship)! More substance, less fuss. I adore lots of natural wood and textures and white painted wood. That is my kind of house. Of course, I have many favorite styles, of this being just one of many..heh heh.

I’ve used many of these same elements in starting to update my new house, trying to bring a bit of that familiar vibe from my past houses here (even though this home is not anywhere near as grand or fancy and has its own unique vibe).

I’ve really only just begun to add elements I love to my home by taking some of those familiar materials and using them in a way that makes sense here in this house. I love that we have a good start now on making this HOME with my kitchen being completed, but it is exciting to me that there is so much still that can be done! That is the beauty of staying put. I can keep on GOING and improving and evolving!

I pulled together some rooms I loved from their work to share with you, but there are many more that are just as spectacular so go check out their amazing style at Muskoka Living Interiors! Enjoy!

white plank hallway

beautiful entry

light bright white and wood entry

white and wood family room

white and wood entry with beautiful flooring

bedroom

dining room

front porch

Those rain chains, copper gutters, and this porch? Divine.

white and wood cottage style

Lovely? Yes.

via Muskoka Living Interiors

See two other of my favorite houses! 

Dream Farmhouse,

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  1. Yes please! When can I move in?? LUV!!
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  2. Love, love, love!

  3. MAN! What a gorgeous cottage! I love all the white, it’s a nice clean look.
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  4. I have spent many hours browsing their website…i would feel at home in any of their designs! classy-rustic!

  5. Oh these were all one big YES for me too! Just so comfortable and relaxing looking.

  6. OMG! Love it all. That is my style too :)
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  7. Oooh, so gorgeous! We are about to start the remodel on a vacation home we just bought and this is fantastic inspiration!

  8. wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!I love this house – from the sign outside to the master bedroom. It is fabulous!!!
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  9. wait = is this not the same house? ok. sorry!! I just reread and realized it was a few houses put together in this post!!! sorry!
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  10. Wow..love! Especially the front door hardware on the crisp white door and the hanging lanterns. I would like to find a lantern like that for over my kitchen table. (One that wouldn’t break the bank)

    Thanks.
    Kristi
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  11. Gorgeous! The fourth picture looks like it’d be a very cozy room. And I love the lights above the dining table.
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  12. I’m ready to move right in to a couple of these rooms! Love this site!
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  13. Beautiful spaces. I love how the wood contrasts with all that white.

  14. Love this combo!

  15. The red, white, and blue accents with the white is so awesome!
    Happy Friday Melissa!
    Alison
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  16. Their retail store in Port Carling, a small town in the Muskoka region of Ontario (“cottage country’) is full of similar eye candy. It’s a must-stop whenever we head to the cottage, though better to go in without small kids – too much to knock into and break :)

    One of the owner’s houses was recently featured in Canadian House and Home magazine, just beautiful!

  17. I love all of these spaces!! I especially love the front door with diamond panels!
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  18. Those are gorgeous!!

  19. I want that bed! Any idea where it came from? I am in love with these photos!

  20. LOVE. To capture the stark simplicity of white, white, and white and add the gorgeous beauty of natural wood is sheer genius. This is a keeper!

    ;-}
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  21. This home is amazing!! The flooring is fantastic, and the white hearth and wood barn doors have me drooling….love it all :)

    xo
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  22. Oh, I so love white+wood too! In my next house, that will be my ultimate goal (depending on what it looks like and whether I can find different living room furniture than the dark leather we have. Sometime in the next few weeks, I plan to turn my basic pine ikea table into a distressed stained-wood-topped farmhouse table (that white+wood combination.)
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  23. Love the white with the combination of wood. The paneled walls in the the hallway with the back door are stunning too.
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  24. I love, love, love this style. I am slowly trying to do this to our home. Lots of white moldings everywhere. We just did gorgeous rustic hardwood and it looks fabulous with all the white board and batten we did. Now I just need to convince my hubby to let me do something in every other room ;)
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  25. karen on bainbridge island says:

    Gosh I just love everyone of these pictures….and boy do I NEED those anchor shaped coat hooks.

    We built our home and moved in five years ago, and my whole decorating philosophy was high contrast. White cabinets, white woodwork, white subway tile, dark floors, wood furniture, dark countertops. Have to say I’m not tired of it yet.

  26. LOVE the floor in that entry. And everything else, but especially that floor :)
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