A simple metal volume perched on a bluff offers targeted views of the lake below. The guesthouse and weekend retreat complements a nearby stone residence and although it is “on the grid,” its 14 solar panels collect enough energy to power its intermittent use. Rainwater is collected from the roof for household use and the xeriscaping requires no irrigation. The house is oriented to the south, its galvanized metal exterior punctuated by windows that frame vignettes to the east and west.
Accentuate your best features. Consider updating your bathroom by adding wainscoting. Not only does it add a big impact but is a great way to enhance texture, color and pattern to a bathroom space.The clean lines of this classic vanity pair nicely with the beautiful wainscoting, adding a layer of depth to this timeless, traditional style.
Even the smallest of rooms deserve a little ornamentation. Homeowners of this cottage bath made room for a vase and other display opportunities by installing a generous chair rail atop the wainscoting.