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15 Creative Cottage Projects You Can Do This Weekend

Senior design editor Jennifer Koper shares her favorite easy updates.

Decorating & Design

Tour A Tranquil Boathouse That Is One With Nature

The interior’s expansive windows give the impression of being outside when indoors.

Decorating & Design

This Designer’s Boho Cottage Is The Ultimate Escape

Designer Sam Sacks recounts how she turned a no-frills cabin into the cottage of her fantasies. A decade ago, my husband, Paul Kilback, and I had three young kids, an oversized mortgage on our Toronto home and no job security to speak of — I’d left…

Decorating Advice

Find Your Cottage Style: 45+ Modern & Minimal Summer Spaces

You'll find cool kitchens, sculptural fixtures and sleek styling in these pared-back spaces.

Decorating & Design

The Most Picturesque Eastern Townships Getaways

Nestled near mountains and lakes, the area's natural beauty is a huge draw.

Decorating & Design

How To Bring The Cottage To Your City Backyard

Senior interiors director Stacy Begg shares her tips for getting a cottage look in your urban oasis. The call of cottage country happens every summer for many of us, but this year, it might be difficult to actually get there. What is the draw of fleeing urban life? For me,…

Decorating & Design

Explore 80 Of The Best Canadian Cottage Rooms From House & Home

Browse stunning summer escapes from the House & Home archives.

Decorating & Design

Ask A Designer: How To Create A Beachy, Open-Concept Cottage

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for designing an eclectic cottage with seaside flair. Question: I’ve been decorating my new open-concept cottage and have purchased a modern sofa, dining table and reupholstered chairs. How can I pull the look together? — J.T., Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba.

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Lynda Reeves On Creating A Dreamy Lakeside Cottage

This article originally appeared in the July 2019 issue of House & Home I have a file I call my “Forever File” that contains photos of rooms I can’t throw away because they continue to inspire me. I go through it a few times a year to see if I still…

Decorating & Design

Find Your Cottage Style: 20+ Colorful Country Decorating Ideas

A classic nautical blue and white scheme for the cottage? We get it! But add a dollop of pink or hit of chartreuse, and everything gets shaken up like a summer tiki cocktail — and the results are about as hard to resist. Let’s tour some cottages that aren’t shy about…

Decorating & Design

10 All-Season Cottages Worth A Visit Year-Round

See beautiful spaces that adapt to the changing climate.

Decorating & Design

See Sarah Richardson’s Stunning Rental Cottage

It's got everything you could want in a country getaway!

Decorating & Design

How To Create A Scandi-Style Winter Porch

The season in between Christmas and the arrival of spring is an awkward time for outdoor decorating, but the Scandinavians have perfected an outdoor look we love — natural elements, warm textures and mod accents. With a few simple additions, your front stoop or cottage deck will be feeling Nordic in no…

Cottages & Country

Waterfront P.E.I. Cottage

See a welcoming retreat full of local touches.

Decorating & Design

Cottage Inspiration Photos

The creative process: How Suzanne creates a look.