Create a Cozy Cottage

Designer Courtney Delancey Syrett infuses her Venice Beach home with old-school cottage charm.

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Indulge Yourself in One Room
Photographer: John Ellis

Indulge Yourself in One Room

Cottages may be small, but they don't have to lack luxury. During the renovation, Courtney chose affordable materials for other rooms in order to design her dream master bath. "We wanted one room where we could get away from it all," she says. The oversize tub, Cararra marble tile, and romantic chandelier and sconces make the bath feel like a true escape.

Left: The master bath walls are painted Seashell by Benjamin Moore. Courtney covered the backs of the shelves with drawer liners.

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Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.