Horizontal pine boards on the walls are a classic touch. Unlike gypsum wallboard, these tongue-and-groove panels expand and contract with changes in temp and humidity. Butcher block is back and it sure beats granite for true cottage style. Wood is forgiving to fragile glass, great for kneading dough or rolling pastry and acquires a golden patina over time.
The Shoebox Inn House Tour - The Sayre family bought their vacation home in Seaview, Washington twelve years ago. This one bedroom cottage is blocks from the waterfront in a sleepy coastal town just 3 hours south of Seattle. Now spending most of their time up north in the city, the Sayres have opened their home to guests and family friends who need a quiet getaway. Welcome to the Shoebox Inn.