Mountain Cottage in Highlands, NC

Mountain Cottage in Highlands, NC - The Cottage Journal Winter 2017
Photography by Christina Wedge

Using fabrics as a jumping off point for design, Eric found quiet comfort in neutral gray and yellow tones, accenting with blue and green hues. Emphasizing detail and luxury, he found that blending masculine and feminine accents like the strong plaids with the soft ruffles and florals, creates a welcoming, neutral space both family and visitors enjoy. “I think the taste level of Highlands’ visitors tends to be a little more discerning, so they’re looking for something that is different from [other] mountain cabins,” Ruthann says, noting they wanted the property to be on par with luxury inns in the area, but affordable for families.

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