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The Most Picturesque Eastern Townships Getaways

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

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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,…

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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…

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Shops We Love: Find Covetable Pieces For Your Cottage At Lock + Quay

Designer Christopher Spraggett’s well-appointed Muskoka shop is filled with covetable furniture, lighting and accessories, but most people notice the floor first. “It looks like a hand-painted floor, but it’s actually covered in eight-by-10-foot printed vinyl oilcloth floor mats,” says Christopher. “I bought a bunch and arranged them…

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Find Your Cottage Style: 24 Rustic Canadiana Decorating Ideas

Explore our favorite getaways that make a rock-solid case for a more rugged style.

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Stylish Cottage Decor You Can Find At The Hardware Store

Cottagers rely on trusty hardware stores for everything from water toys to matches and mosquito coils, but there’s so much more on those shelves. Big-box stores can be a surprising source for stylish decor items that offer an instant refresh for cottages. Click through to see our edit of surprisingly…

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Find Your Cottage Style: 25 Beachy Spaces With Coastal Charm

If nautical accents and seafaring spaces set your heart aflutter, then beachy cottage style is the look for you. The key elements of this easy, breezy look? Blond wood, woven accents, whitewashed walls and a watery palette. Click through to explore our best beachy cottages that take inspiration from their lakeside…

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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…

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10 All-Season Cottages Worth A Visit Year-Round

See beautiful spaces that adapt to the changing climate.

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30 Ways To Bring Cottage Style To Your City Home

Trick your city space into looking like a summer cottage!

Decorating & Design

30 Decorating Ideas To Wake Up Your Cottage

Find bright ideas from some of our favorite getaways.

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…