You could be forgiven for mistaking the cheerful Apple Blossom Cabin for a cozy beachcomber's retreat tucked in a palmetto grove on an island in the Caribbean. The garish violet and bright mustard painted doorway and the wildflower tones inside this charmer are sure to brighten anyone's day.
A few splashes of color, some playfully curved porch balusters (when they're straight, they're called spindle sticks) and a sun-ray pattern on the porch peak (the peak pediment, technically) and designers at the Jamaica Cottage Shop have turned a modestly sized cabin into a festive living space.
Notice how the front door has a border of windows, which makes it appear larger and more welcoming.
Of course, there is at least one small perception problem that should be corrected right away. The Jamaica Cottage Shop is a company begun in 1995 and it just happens to be a team of specialty cabin and cottage designers and builders nowhere near the island of Jamaica. The company of tiny home builders hales, instead, from the diminutive state of Vermont and they pride themselves in working with “native rough sawn hemlock and pine lumber” harvested from the Green Mountain State. Furthermore, their geographically-specific catalog includes sugar shacks, small and large animal barns and open sheds for storing firewood. So, if you're thinking white sand and coconut trees, you're in the wrong neighborhood, mahn.
But you could be forgiven for mistaking the cheerful Apple Blossom Cabin for a cozy beachcomber's retreat tucked in a palmetto grove on an island in the Caribbean. The garish violet and bright mustard painted doorway and the wildflower tones inside this charmer are sure to brighten anyone's day, as is the professional look to the cabin that the builders say was originally designed as an office space.
Not shy with color, here's a great view of the boldly purple couch. You can also see the tie-dye patterned curtains that also jump with a spray of reds, blues and yellows. In the background on the right you can get a peak at the bathroom.
Two more looks at the bathroom show that it there isn't much sacrificed space here. This bathroom is modern and fully-equipped.
Space saving is evident with this custom-built bunk bed arrangement. Notice, too, how a few splashes of color with the neutral shade for a background in this room helps the space appear bigger.
By now, you're asking yourself, how did all this fit inside this tiny cabin?
It's even small enough to take on the road with you. Happy trails.