Cape Cod Cottage Revival

A family thoughtfully adds on to their Orleans, Massachusetts, jewel box home while preserving its original cottage charm.

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Light-Filled Retreat
Photo: Annie Schlechter; Styling: Jennifer Kain Defoe

Light-Filled Retreat

"Getting through the whole buying and renovation process turned out to be so involved," says Pattison. "We weren't ready to think about refurnishing a whole home all at once, so we decided to rework things over time, replacing them little by little."

In the bedroom, the couple opted for darker wood furnishings and accesories that pop against the light, exposed walls.

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