Designer Marshall Watson created this serene summer house that's the essence of Scandinavian style. "The furniture is often painted white, or some other pale, chalky color," says Watson. "You rarely see dark wood, because the whole idea is to invite more light into a room." Click through for more summer decorating ideas.
This Home Will Convince You to Decorate Swedish-Style
The Scandinavian staircase was totally rebuilt in a style adapted from other cottages in the area, with cutout railings — the typical country interpretation of more elaborate carved and turned balusters.