Go for bedding with a bold pattern and quirky vintage accents.
The principal bedroom's graphic yellow and navy colour scheme adds a crisp, contemporary vibe to white walls, floors and drapes. Spiffed up by a coat of paint, a low, '50s telephone table that came with the cottage fits right in. An old door (right) was turned into a mirror by replacing the glass.
See more contemporary Muskoka cottages in our photo gallery.