Check out a bright blue cottage that's bold on the outside and sleek on the inside

Imagine walking by this blue jewel of a cottage during your neighborhood stroll. This Austin, Texas, home is described as Swedish farmhouse style. The layout is just under 1,000 square feet and includes two bedrooms and three bathrooms.
While the exterior is bold and colorful, the interior is more muted – but no less beautiful. Light colors, clean-lined furniture and an open floor plan make the house feel spacious yet cozy. Ready to see for yourself? Take the full tour below!
Advertisement
The modern entrance door leads into the great room that includes a living area, kitchen and dining space. A colorful rug anchors the living area, while the rest of the room is done in whites and grays.
Mid-century furniture usually has a low profile, allowing the area to remain open and airy. A bright window lets in beautiful natural light.
The kitchen features sleek white cabinets and a graphic tiled back splash. Stainless steel appliances and a matching hood ensure a modern and updated look.
The vaulted ceiling in this bedroom helps the space feel bigger. Wood floors and a gray-beige paint color gives the room a warm and welcoming feeling.
The second bedroom is similar to the first but with its own balcony access. Multiple light sources help a room to feel well-balanced. Here, light is provided by both recessed lighting and bedside lamps.
Advertisement
The master bathroom is clean and bright. The finishes are classic with a twist; elongated subway tile is used in the shower surround, and the flooring is done in oversized gray tile.
Resources Zillow

You'll love every chic detail in this stylish home.
August 4   ·  
Advertisement
A well-planned design makes this small home feel spacious.
August 2   ·  
Modern decor is effortlessly mixed with cottage style in this elegant home.
August 1   ·  
This twin-dormer design is impressive, allowing for two roomy sleeping lofts.
July 26   ·  
Jason and Blair are a New England–based couple who decided instead of finding another lease, they would live off the grid in a renovated Skoolie. Jason's impressive millwork is seen throughout the cozy space.
July 10   ·  
Built from two shipping containers in Quebec, Canada, this gorgeous home provides its resident and builder Claudie Drubeuil with luxurious living at its finest. A container home that truly is one of its kind.
July 31   ·