Cottage Living Style

Stair hall with blue bamboo chair
Cottage Living, Paul Whicheloe

Basic Instinct

Whether at flea markets, estate sales, or design shops, Gregg buys only things she loves. "I have a chair fetish -- I could fill a whole basement with them -- and I use chairs and stools for other purposes like book stands and side tables," she says.

"I don't follow decorating rules; I just know what I like. And I know nothing is permanent, which frees me up to go for a look I love. The fun part is knowing you can always change things around later."

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