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Have you ever heard of Maine Cottage?  Maine Cottage is a home furnishings business, which opened over 20 years ago in Yarmouth, Maine. The company was started from scratch with eleven furniture designs, prototyped by a carpenter named “Cookie”, five bold colors from Carol’s paint palette, and an offer from a friend to design the first brochure for free. I love companies that start with a family and an idea. Today I am sharing with you how to design a room with Maine Cottage and when we are finished, they are giving away a $500 gift card to one of you. Keep reading, the giveaway is coming soon!

design a room with maine cottage

As many of you know, we are currently working on a fireplace makeover in our study. The entire room is getting a top to bottom makeover so I thought I would share just how easy it is to design a room with Maine Cottage. Ideally, our study will have a small media area for viewing the television as well as a homework and blogging station. The room isn’t very large and the beautiful thing about Maine Cottage is, in addition to regular sized furniture, they offer apartment sized and slim lined furniture. Perfect for our room!

design a room with maine cottage

My absolute favorite part of the site, besides the really cool furniture, is they tell you what coordinates with what! You simply click on your fabric choice and they provide suggestions for coordinating colors and fabric swatches. It really is very simple. Coordinating patterns and colors can be very overwhelming and they really do a great job keeping it simple. I put together a mood board of Maine Cottage furnishings and color coordinates of what I would love for our study. Maybe they will send it to me? A girl can dream right? :)

My dream seating area with coordinating fabrics for accent pillows:

design a room with maine cottage

Soumak rug, adeline sofa, accent chair, rhubarb fabric, sassy tomato stripes fabric, bluebell paint swatch, iron lamp, tea table

My dream homework & blogging station adjacent to the above seating area:

design a room with maine cottage

 bay writing desk,  stow-away shelf,  skinny island shelf,  sassy tomato stripes fabric,  bluebell paint swatch,  cork board

I personally would paint the back of the bookcases with the coordinating bluebell paint to match the wall and recover storage boxes in the coordinating striped furniture on the desk chair. I love to mix and match pillow fabrics with accessory pieces. The easiest way to do that is to recover inexpensive storage boxes that you would place inside the bookcase.

Maine Cottage prides themselves on American craftsmanship.

“Our furniture is built and painted with the care and quality of materials that will enable it to maintain its value over time. Each piece is bench built to order by an experienced woodworker. The materials we use are chosen because of their durability and sustainability. The solid wood our builders use is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and comes from well-managed forests. The building techniques we employ are intended to ensure that our furniture stays true for generations. Our furniture designs are based on tradition. Hand-carved details and signature colors are just a few of the traits that give an identifiable look to each Maine Cottage® piece of furniture. After a thorough quality inspection, our painted furniture receives a leather brand of approval and authenticity. We’re certain you will appreciate and enjoy your Maine Cottage® furniture for years to come.”

design a room with maine cottage

If you are looking for more Maine Cottage inspiration, be sure to visit them at Maine Cottage and be sure to tell them I sent you. A few of my blogger friends are also featuring their Maine Cottage designs as well. You can find them at Sand and Sisal, The Picket Fence and Home Stories A to Z.

Are you ready to enter to win a $500 Maine Cottage Gift Card?

Visit Maine Cottage.com, choose your favorite item and tell me about it in the comments. Be sure to verify that you left you comment via the rafflecopter widget.

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I hope you enjoyed the “Design a Room with Maine Cottage” ideas and you are inspired to design your own space. Who knows, maybe you will be the lucky winner of the $500 gift card and you can get started on a holiday makeover of your own. Good luck!

Disclosure: I was compensated by Maine Cottage to write this post but rest assured, all opinions and words are my own. I would be thrilled to have any of their products in my home.

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  1. Laura Abanedo October 18, 2013 at 9:18 am #

    I love the stow-away shelf!!!!!! And the Ruby Sound Cabinet in mojito!!! love love love.

  2. Shelley October 18, 2013 at 9:27 am #

    Love the houndstooth jute rug!!!

  3. Laura October 18, 2013 at 9:30 am #

    I’ve had Maine Cottage bookmarked for what seems like forever! I’d love a Nautilus pillow and an octopus pillow! So fun!

  4. SandyN October 18, 2013 at 9:34 am #

    Love the Monty Chair!!

  5. Amber October 18, 2013 at 9:42 am #

    would love to win a gift card to help decorate my new apartment!

  6. Charlotte October 18, 2013 at 9:51 am #

    Love Maine Cottage! Would love a bookcase for the living room!

  7. cassandra October 18, 2013 at 9:59 am #

    I’m from Maine originally and Love everything about it. I’m really loving the Sagamore Server right now.

  8. Ann Marie October 18, 2013 at 10:05 am #

    Beautiful

  9. lesley October 18, 2013 at 10:14 am #

    i would LOVE LOVE LOVE to have the cubby boxes and stow away shelves for my crafting room i am working on. i need tons of storage for yarn, etc.

  10. Angie M October 18, 2013 at 10:15 am #

    OH wow do they have great stuff! I love the Zinnia painting for finishing off my office and the Amelia bedside dresser for the bedroom we are working on. Great Giveaway!

  11. Deb Young October 18, 2013 at 10:38 am #

    Love the fabrics! Gimme a Ring in Lagoon is so pretty! Love all of the throw pillows, especially the starfish!

  12. izzy miller October 18, 2013 at 10:46 am #

    love the oyster colored cayman jute rug!

  13. melissa October 18, 2013 at 11:13 am #

    I love the abbot and Costello chair, so beautiful!

  14. Mary@athomeonthebay October 18, 2013 at 11:14 am #

    It was really hard to pick just one thing I liked, but their fabric is beautiful! I’d make some curtains out of it!

  15. melissa October 18, 2013 at 11:17 am #

    I love so many of the items! I could decorate my while home from this store I adore the Abbott and Castillo chair.

  16. Arjan October 18, 2013 at 11:33 am #

    It’s really hard to choose one thing.. But I love the little cay desk with chalk hutch!

  17. Lauren October 18, 2013 at 11:36 am #

    I love the Mabel bed! It’s gorgeous.

  18. Nicole October 18, 2013 at 12:08 pm #

    I have several rooms in mind that could use a little updating!

  19. Jenny October 18, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    I love the designs from Maine Cottage – just enough color to be comfortable and clean lines of the furniture would fit in my house.

  20. Theresa October 18, 2013 at 2:23 pm #

    Their furnishings look so great! I love the wicker table with chairs. So beachy!!!

  21. cheryl siciliano October 18, 2013 at 4:59 pm #

    I love the shutter bed in porch. Paint colors are really pretty.

  22. Nataly Carbonell October 18, 2013 at 8:10 pm #

    love the Eloise Wingback Chair

  23. Heather Lavalley October 18, 2013 at 8:17 pm #

    My favorite piece designed by Maine Cottage is the Annabelle Wall Locker – would love to have this in my home!! With six children, it would definitely help to keep their school and after-school items organized.

    Cheers!
    Heather

  24. Heidi October 18, 2013 at 8:44 pm #

    I love the Bay Writing Desk and the Cookie desk chair for my homeschool classroom.

  25. Margaret October 18, 2013 at 9:11 pm #

    So many pieces to love- the audrey chair is at the top of my list!

  26. judith October 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm #

    Pretty colors. Love your choices. Thanks for a new place to shop, too! Love those fabrics!

  27. Renee Richardson October 19, 2013 at 12:09 am #

    I am in love with the Veronese Table Lamp. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway :)

    Renee
    fattybumpkins at yahoo dot com

  28. Erin Buchanan October 19, 2013 at 7:07 am #

    I’m liking the clean lines of the Alex sofa.

  29. STEPHANIE October 19, 2013 at 7:52 am #

    i adore that sofa that you posted as well as the rug! would go so well in my beachy house :)

  30. andrea cammarata October 19, 2013 at 9:24 am #

    I love everything…crispy…clean…fun…adaptable to any style…really a fabulous array of furniture and accessories. I personally call this style…Cottage Fresh : ) it’s wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing : )

  31. Erin October 19, 2013 at 9:27 am #

    Maine Cottage would be perfect for our new sun room reno we just finished!

  32. Rhonda R. October 19, 2013 at 9:45 am #

    I LOVE the Jill dining chairs!!

  33. Tracey Harris October 19, 2013 at 10:21 am #

    Pretty pieces! I can always use some. Never in the budget.

  34. Alicia H. October 19, 2013 at 10:24 am #

    I loved the Audrey Chaise in the Dilly Zinnia fabric!

  35. susan October 19, 2013 at 10:39 am #

    The Norma chair!

  36. Danielle October 19, 2013 at 11:50 am #

    I love their nautical pillows!

  37. Valerie @ Making It Worthy October 19, 2013 at 12:24 pm #

    the abbott and costello chair…beautiful shade of blue!

  38. tracy October 19, 2013 at 12:51 pm #

    Beautiful products! I’m in love with the Stella Sofa table…gorgeous!

  39. Margot C October 19, 2013 at 1:58 pm #

    I just adore the little Rufus End Table; am I a mad person or would buying it in the Tomato red color and putting it on the porch be crazy?

  40. Char October 19, 2013 at 2:09 pm #

    I love, love, love the Adeline sofa!!! Beautiful lines and those legs!!!

  41. Susan H. October 19, 2013 at 2:23 pm #

    I like the Terra Woven Grass Lamp. Thanks for chance to win.

  42. Chris Hawley October 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm #

    There are so many things to love! I am torn between the Abbot and Costello chair and the Eloise wingback!

  43. Colleen Boudreau October 19, 2013 at 3:12 pm #

    I love the Abbott & Costello Chair.

  44. Cindy October 19, 2013 at 3:21 pm #

    Oh, my! I have loved Maine Cottage furniture for so long! Their furniture designs and paint colors and finishes are just so me! How do I pick just one item, I love it all! If I have to pick just one item, it would be the Wendy Cocktail Table in Almond Soy or Nikko Blue. But then their wicker is great and don’t even get me started on their upholstered furniture! Thanks so much for this give-away!

  45. Karen October 19, 2013 at 3:56 pm #

    Love the Blanche sofa!

  46. Dana Benedict October 19, 2013 at 4:12 pm #

    I love the colors and cottage style

  47. tammy October 19, 2013 at 4:41 pm #

    Love , Love, Love the Wiley Counter Stool

  48. Charlotte October 19, 2013 at 5:28 pm #

    Everything on that sight is beautiful, but I really love the Roly basket!

  49. anna pry October 19, 2013 at 5:28 pm #

    Waypoint Wool Rug – Duo Stripe Ivory / Sun

  50. Kelly October 19, 2013 at 6:08 pm #

    I LOVE everything in the shop, especially the Bay Writing Desk. I am about to redesign an office space in our family room. This is perfect.

  51. Olivia D Hamilton October 19, 2013 at 7:12 pm #

    Alice Basket Medium would be something id love to add to my home! Thank you for the review and chance to win!

  52. Theresa October 19, 2013 at 9:50 pm #

    I really like the Wilton sectional with chaise. Looks comfy…

  53. Heather October 19, 2013 at 10:01 pm #

    I love the low tide desk and console table. The x in the back is such a great detail!

  54. Tina M October 19, 2013 at 10:09 pm #

    i like the jill Dining Chair

  55. Mahdi October 20, 2013 at 12:20 am #

    My favorite item is the Hayden Adjustable Lamp. It would be perfect for a makeup lamp!

  56. Leslie W October 20, 2013 at 12:40 am #

    I’m dreaming of the Large Island Buffet in wheatgrass. It would look divine in my kitchen!

  57. Benny Sequeira October 20, 2013 at 6:38 am #

    Beautiful! love the rugs and pillows…

  58. gena October 20, 2013 at 11:17 am #

    I’ve always loved the clear colors and simple cottage styling of Maine Cottage – perfect! I think your study is going to be scrumptious!

    gena

  59. Brenda October 20, 2013 at 11:42 am #

    The Nautilus pillow was my fav…..but loved all they offer..Brenda

  60. Cathy J October 20, 2013 at 2:19 pm #

    Love the Sally End Table. Would look awesome in my den!

  61. Ann Ruggles October 20, 2013 at 4:52 pm #

    I would love the Wilton Full Sleeper Sofa in the Zinnia waffle fabric (if the hubby would agree to a pink sofa) for a den re-do. I’ve loved Maine Cottage for years!

  62. sarah October 20, 2013 at 5:58 pm #

    I LOVE the Large Charlie Buffet!!

  63. Jessica W October 20, 2013 at 6:29 pm #

    i really like the big bay round mirror in black bird

  64. Piper October 20, 2013 at 8:42 pm #

    I love the orange sofa would love to have that! Beautiful stuff

  65. amy October 20, 2013 at 8:56 pm #

    The Nigel Ottoman would look great in the living room!

  66. Janet S. October 21, 2013 at 2:31 am #

    I LOVE the wicker Frances coffee table. Yes please! I have the perfect place for it.

  67. Sheila Moore October 21, 2013 at 9:29 am #

    I love how fresh everything looks! I’d love to make over my den/living room with anything from their line.

  68. Taylor October 21, 2013 at 12:09 pm #

    I love the Julianna bed!

  69. Robyn October 21, 2013 at 12:49 pm #

    I am in love with the Audrey Chair

  70. Kim @ EverythingEtsy October 21, 2013 at 4:34 pm #

    The Alexa Sofa is calling my name! :) I love your picks!

    ~Kim

  71. Kristen Queen October 21, 2013 at 5:44 pm #

    The organizational items – like the Cubby Boxes for bedrooms. Love those!

  72. Jennifer October 21, 2013 at 7:33 pm #

    Absolutely love that coffee table! Love it!

  73. Robin Drake October 22, 2013 at 9:18 am #

    I love the Abbot and Costello Chairs- they are awesome!!!

  74. kimf October 23, 2013 at 8:36 am #

    I love it all, it would be hard to choose!

  75. Vickie October 24, 2013 at 12:18 pm #

    I love the Wilton sofa in sand.

  76. Helena October 24, 2013 at 2:28 pm #

    I love the Sally end table! Thanks!

  77. Tara October 24, 2013 at 8:19 pm #

    I like High Tide Hall Table

  78. Ashley Addison October 24, 2013 at 11:49 pm #

    Jill Dining Chair

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