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See how a sleek, all-white interior makes this tiny cottage feel spacious

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Andrea Selkregg, her husband Malcolm and their 960-square foot (89-square meter) home were dubbed the NoPo Farmhouse. The house was in a poor state of repair, having been neglected for over 100 years. Andrea was excited to renovate this historic property. She had always wanted to do so.
The couple, with the help of Andrea’s contractor brother began to transform each room. You can follow each step on their blog. The Little NoPo Farmhouse. What was once a shack that was in ruins is now a bright, welcoming family home with unique style. See the complete tour below.
It’s hard to believe, but this beautiful white kitchen was built on a budget. Everything was bought used on Craigslist – the stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, and even the cabinets. Butcher block countertops can be found at affordable prices and are very practical.
The kitchen and dining room are open to each other, creating a great room. The walls and floors were painted white to make the room appear larger.
The focal point of your living room is a unique coffee table. A gray sectional has plenty of room for comfortable seating. The shag area rug softens this space.
The bed in our master bedroom was a DIY project. The couple used some of the hardwood flooring planks that were left over, and then added metal hairpin feet. The result is an elegant platform bed that looks as if it was bought at a high-end retailer.
The sunroom doubles as an office. The open shelves bring interest to the room and provide much-needed storage. A cute little window seat sits at the far end of the room.
The nursery is warm and welcoming, with soft textiles. The tipi gives the nursery a whimsical feel.
The bathroom is small but classic, with black and white tiles and a neutral curtain. IKEA’s vanity is a stylish and affordable option.
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