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Review 'Cottages delight our eyes, warm our hearts, and soothe our souls. The fact is, at some point in our lives we all need them. If there's a cottage in your future, you'll find an abundance of inspiration and information in this book. No way will you get to the last page without having sketched out plans for your own 'someday' cottage!'--Jim Tolpin, Author of The New Cottage Home, contributing editor, Cottage Living magazine'The book features wonderful photographs that detail the wide range of this genre, from old to new, from big to small, from rustic to slick, and from all parts of the country.'- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel'This is a fun book, filled with ideas for cottage owners and those who just want to make their own homes feel more like a cottage.'- Hartford Courant'Cottage: America's Favorite Home Inside and Out,' by M. Caren Connolly and Louis Wasserman helps keep the mood - and fun - of summer alive.'- Chicago Daily Herald'M. Caren Connolly and Louis Wasserman take cottage lovers on a tour of American cottages in Cottage. It offers interesting notes about traditional details in each cottage's design, plus gives a primer on basic elements of cottage style.'- Orlando Sentinel Read more From the Inside Flap 'Cottage: America's Favorite Home Inside and Out celebrates the romance and simplicity that give cottage homes their endless appeal. With inspiring locations, colorful gardens, cozy interiors, and intriguing nooks and crannies, the 24 cottages featured in this unique collection are sure to delight with equal measures of charm and diversity. Illustrated with spectacular photographs and watercolor drawings, the cottages span the country from Florida to the Pacific Northwest, with stops along the way at a converted schoolhouse in Missouri, a prefab cottage in Wisconsin, a straw-bale cottage in California, and a cottage community in Washington state. Whether new or remodeled, permanent home or weekend getaway, each of the cottages is intimately scaled, seamlessly linked to the landscape, and brimming with personal detail...all good reasons why the cottage remains America's favorite home, inside and out. 'Cottages delight our eyes, warm our hearts, and soothe our souls. The fact is, at some point in our lives we all need them. If there's a cottage in your future, you'll find an abundance of inspiration and information in this book. No way will you get to the last page without have sketched out plans for your own 'someday' cottage!' --Jim Tolpin, Author of 'The New Cottage Home, contributing editor, 'Cottage Living magazine Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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