square pegs…

As utility is paramount to our design, the idea of incorporating shaker-inspired peg walls and shelves felt special and useful – and a perfect fit for our Heritage project. However, since nothing in Modern Cottage design is ornate or fussy – we tend to shy away from curves, generally speaking

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this happy house

So much progress, the house is smiling! Heritage pride is evident as we begin to build out all of the gorgeous interior details. And we can’t forget about the detached ADU – the sweetest studio-style living space above the two-car garage. We dressed this structure in authentic horizontal fir to

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Heritage Honor

We are excited and honored to be starting our newest project, this time as a collaboration: Modern Cottage x Epperstone Homes. We purchased the land from the great grandson of Kirkland’s first Mayor, Reginald Collins, and we will be replicating the lines of the original neighboring home (which was once

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Americana Soul

Hooray! This project is now complete. With classic Americana elements built in throughout, we’ve named it accordingly. We look forward to welcoming new neighbors to West of Market!

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a peek inside…

We are 95% complete and made use of the recent downtime by cleaning and styling, though we are still missing a few things (most notably shower glass and mirrors and front door paint/hardware).  The ADU will be photographed next week – it’s the most adorable space ever with all the

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Home Stretch on 10th W

Finally we are at trim out stage, when all the design and planning comes to fruition (and all those boxes leave our garage). We are so proud of this home and totally in love with so many features. As soon as we get styled and staged, it will go on

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progress

Framing is nearly complete! Can’t resist a covered porch, something that was one of the best original features of this home. Makes us nostalgic just thinking about. It’s ok that I already bought the adirondack chairs, right? (I started mentally styling this home before we even owned it).

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and so it begins…

Love when two very sharp people who are great at what they do put their heads together as the project is at its inception. We are lucky to have such talented subcontractors. Off to a good start!

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welcome to modern cottage

We have cultivated a passion for architecture and design since we were kids. Fortunately, we embrace a similar aesthetic and see eye-to-eye on design which has culminated in the style we’ve termed Modern Cottage. With our combined years of experience in real estate, remodeling, design, development, and construction, we have honed

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