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8 Inspiring Modern Cottage House Exteriors

What is modern cottage style? We know that cottage-style homes are popular. But what does it mean when we add ‘modern’ to the mix? And how does this style translate to home exteriors, as opposed to an interior design aesthetic? Sometimes, it’s better to show than to tell. Read on for a handful of our ...

Michigan Lake House Exterior Design

Meghan G. contacted brick&batten to help with a redesign of her Michigan lake house exterior. This charming home is on an inland lake. Meghan and her family use it as a vacation home and also as a short-term rental property. She knew that not only would an exterior update improve her family’s experiences at the ...

Cottage Style House Update in Wisconsin

The popularity of the “cottage core” aesthetic propelled cottage style houses to the top of the results of a recent study on Americans’ favorite home styles. The aesthetic, which encompasses fashion and lifestyle as well as home design, is a mishmash of fairytale vibes and simple countryside living. When Maureen G. in Wisconsin reached out ...

8 Cottage Style Homes with Gorgeous Exteriors

Cottage homes come in many different styles and often borrow architectural elements from other home types, such as Tudors and Cape Cods. Additionally, they can be found all throughout the United States and were named the most popular home style in the country in a recent HomeAdvisor powered by Angi study. While their appearances might vary, ...