Cottage Style: A Palette of White

Tips for decorating with white - use subtle color combinations

4. Use a subtle color combination for a warm effect.

White interiors often lend themselves to cool accents in blue and green. For a sunnier look, pairing white with a light, buttery yellow softens the space while preserving the openness white walls create.

A subtle yellow hue above board-and-batten wainscoting helped draw the sun’s warmth into the interiors of this coastal cottage.