Sweet Small Simple, 40’s Cottage, Ballard, Ca. June 20, 2017 Plant a clothesline and let sunshine do the rest, the gate inspired a rose trellis entrance.Created pathways where there are none with made to look old bricks placed purposely unaligned.With walkways now the railing looks out of place and makes the porch feel smaller, says Blue.Now it's open, simple and adds more room to hang out on warm summer afternoons.First a clean palette of white throughout ranging from flat to high gloss for depth and variation.Home Sleep HomeThe smaller the rooms the bigger the furniture. Floor to ceiling mirrors, large puffy couches and flea market treasures.Flea market finds and simple curtains from Target.White corrugated metal roof blends with the seamless metal of main house. Former garage becomes a craft and writers retreat. (put Black Gold Roofing)Smiling sunflower's make Trust smile and a beautiful privacy wallThe roses are starting to hide the trellis, one more year to go.Check back as this 975 sq. foot 40's cottage makeover goes from petite to perfect. Downsizing is liberating and creative.