In The BNOTP Library: California Cottages

Yesterday we toured a wonderful California home with tons of cottage style. The book I’m sharing today is all about cottage living in California, covering mountain cottages to beach cottages and everything in between.

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In the BNOTP Library: California Cottages: Interior Design, Architecture, and Style
Author: Diane Dorrans Saeks
Hardcover: 176 pages

California Cottages by Diane Dorrans Saeks


3 Things I Like About This Book:

  • This book is divided into 4 sections: City, Country Style, Coast and Wine Country. Cottage is such an all-encompassing description, separating them out according to the area of California where they exist is a great way to organize the many homes featured in this book.
  • This book goes into a good bit of detail about each of the homes, interviewing the owners and delving into the history of each cottage. It also describes and shares a lot of information about the furnishings we see in each of the homes. Lots of information in this book!
  • The majority of the cottages featured are owned by designers and artists so there’s quite an eclectic mix of cottages to tour.

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  1. I would likely move all the prints from the floor, but other than that, I could move right into the book cover.

  2. oh I like the looks of this one – snagged a used copy on Amazon for under $5 including shipping. Thanks for sharing this!

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