There are places and spaces that just get it right: mixing high-spirited style with refreshingly authentic ideas. And there are certain designers who can masterfully bring that authentic, deeply personal part of decorating to life. Meet Madcap Cottage's Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke, who took their talents upstate to give their charming cottage a true makeover. The 800-square-foot home in upstate New York, originally served as a schoolhouse in the 19th century, was in need of a little love. (Yep, it's truly adorable.) So with the help of Laura Ashley, the dynamic designing duo set out to revive the country escape with their signature dash of whimsy and color. Take a peek.