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Re: Bella's Cottage

Postby lady4string » Wed Jan 06, 2010 8:17 pm

mandyb7 wrote:I wanted to discuss the Cullen house but couldn't find a proper thread but I thought it would be okay to bring it up in here out of other places, but if there is a better place let me know.

I really like the Cullen house as described in the books. And I'm very visual when I read so I wanted to picture the house with more detail.

Mandy, I was disappointed with the ultramodern look of the house in the movies. I always imagined the mansion to be something like this: http://www.longshotsmansion.com/ but on a much, much larger scale. It's described as white with a wrap around porch with a classic look.
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Re: Bella's Cottage

Postby Openhome » Wed Jan 06, 2010 11:59 pm

Hi there Lady4String!! Good to see you here!
My banner contains my photoshop rendition of what the house might look like. I HATE the modern look of the movie house.
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Re: Bella's Cottage

Postby marielle » Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:02 am

the discription of the cottage is almost like my dream house...
the only thing that I would change is the fireplace, I would have want a big one...
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Re: Bella's Cottage

Postby Anarane » Thu Jan 07, 2010 12:38 pm

Sturpherz wrote:Here are a few links of what I believe Bella and Edwards cottage would have looked like.

http://www.galleryone.com/images/kinkad ... ottage.JPG

http://www.artistinn.com/Images/front_o ... _06_sm.jpg


http://z.about.com/d/miniatures/1/0/k/D ... atspr9.jpg


If I find any others that catch my eye, I'll up date my post.


I imagined Bella's cottage to be almost exactly like your first picture.... *a dreamhouse from a fairytale*.... *sighs*
Thanks so much for the links :)
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Re: Bella's Cottage

Postby lady4string » Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:04 pm

This is the Whitlock Inn. lol! I imagined the Cullen's house to be a gigantic version of this: http://www.whitlockinn.com/ A friend had her wedding reception there. However, this is probably closer to what I imagined: Cullen Mansion
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Re: Bella's Cottage

Postby Openhome » Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:35 pm

marielle wrote:the discription of the cottage is almost like my dream house...
the only thing that I would change is the fireplace, I would have want a big one...

I think maybe vampires might not like really big fireplaces. 8-)
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Re: Bella's Cottage

Postby Anto21 » Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:29 pm

When I read in BD I immediately loved the description of the cottage...
It looks as a cute and romantic place ...the perfect one for two persons in love as Bella and Edward...
The house of my dreams :roll:
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Re: Bella's Cottage

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Re: Bella's Cottage

Postby Kiri » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:05 am

One of the things I related to Bella with is her simplicity.
I would have picked a cottage instead of a mansion. hands down.

I picture it along the lines of looking like this but in a much more woodsy/wild setting and without the manicured lawn.
http://i965.photobucket.com/albums/ae14 ... hn_web.jpg

I can see lot's of tree's and pretty wild flowers around it with vines growing up the side or something. Also a stone pathway to the door.
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Re: Bella's Cottage

Postby Esme echo » Mon Mar 28, 2011 12:28 pm

I've tried to draw a floorplan of the cottage a few times--but it's problematic! Rooms that have to be included are the front room, Renesmee's room, the master bedroom, and a closet bigger than the master bedroom. I can't figure out a good way to make all this small, and square-ish.

BUT: did Esme build this cottage before Bella got pregnant? If so, she would have included a bathroom, and maybe a kitchenette. Perhaps she was thinking they would do their showering, etc. at the big house, but if Bella was human, she'd need a bathroom in the cottage, too.

And what about Renesmee's needs? Wouldn't she need a bathroom, or at least a sink? SM doesn't go into details, but I would think even though Renesmee is smart enough not to need diapers, she'd still need reglular bathing! I guess Aunt Alice would love to share her bathroom at the big house . . .
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