When American civil war wound up cottages became famous. A Cottage is a small single story, low thatched house which is traditionally designed also known as a summer home .They are not the dwellings of the rural poor. Usually these camps are located near water bodies which adds to the aesthetic beauty of the cottages. For owners these second homes are a source of income .For vacationers they save income because they don’t have to rent expensive hotel rooms. Of late there are lots of buildings in the US which are built like cottages.
Cottage Furniture: A house without furniture is like a man having eyes with no vision. While choosing furniture for these inns there are lots of things which are to be kept in mind. During the olden days these furniture was designed and made by local craftsmen or carpenters. Since people come to these camps for relaxation, cottage furniture should be in such a way that it brings the serene beauty of the water body inside these pleasure resorts. The furniture used should be old fashioned usually, made of wood, stone or slate which stand the test of time. They should be rusty, comfortable, bright which will make guests feel home away from home. Antique painted furniture would be the best choice for these types of buildings. They should be casual and charming. Usually recycled old furniture are used as cottage furniture. Anything useless can be recovered and painted to give a charming look .For example bench can be used as a coffee table, an old worn-out kitchen table can be used as desk and a jug onto lamp etc. In this way anybody can design his or her own furniture without having to buy expensive ones from outside.