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Mixing modern and traditional with color

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Mixing modern and traditional with color

The color you choose for the exterior of your cottage is important! It's what you and your family remember years from now when you think about your favorite place. 

You don't have to pick between modern and traditional - there's a balance! The dark grey on this cottage does both simultaneously.

Cottages and Bungalows said, "It’s a special balance is thanks in large part to its dramatic color offset by its compact scale."


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