Find cool and fresh summer design tips and fun DIY ideas in the August issue of House & Home. Suzanne Dimma offers advice on finding your signature style by assessing the things you’ve had forever and still love. Take in photos of artist Patricia Larsen’s Mexican retreat, accented with natural textures like painted brick, wicker and raw plaster. Plus, browse photos of Toronto decorator Sabrina Linn’s Georgian home with crisp white palette and pops of nautical hues. Senior design editor Sally Armstrong shows how to stitch up leather beanbags to use as rustic DIY bookends. And food editor Eric Vellend shares recipes for an all-American barbecue party.