8 Steps to New England Cottage Style

A designer revives a small Victorian cottage in Martha's Vineyard with clever ideas and plenty of coastal artifacts.

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Design a Double-Duty Bath
Photographer: Annie Schlechter , Styling: Elizabeth Beeler

7. Design a Double-Duty Bath

The only space Tracey made structural changes to was the cottage's one bath, which was relocated and enlarged by 40 square feet to create space for a stackable washer/dryer. She used the same 1-inch glass tiles in the shower and on the floor to make the room feel larger.

The mosaic tiles are from Hakatai.

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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.