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Decorating & Design

A Cottage Bunkie With A Front-Row Seat To The Stars

It’s hard to get closer to nature than this. Studio North’s “Dreaming Platform” is a diving board that doubles as a screened-in bunkie for stargazing. This project in Bob’s Lake, Ontario, was designed by architects Matthew Kennedy and Mark Erickson of the Calgary firm. The platform was constructed…

Decorating & Design

16 Breezy White Cottage Decorating Ideas For A Restful Retreat

Create a space to ease you into relaxation mode the moment you step through the door.

Shopping

A Combo Washer & Dryer Perfect For Cottages

A compact multitasking washer-dryer from Haier may be the best thing to hit cottages since the s’more. It can fit in unconventional spaces because it requires no external venting. All you need is water hookup and a standard outlet, so it could fit in a closet or nook under the stairs,…

Decorating & Design

Discover Why This All-Season Cottage Is Glorious Year-Round

Get decorating ideas to make your own weekend retreat livable no matter the weather.

Decorating & Design

11 Tips To Design A Cozy Scandi-Style Cabin

A modern cabin in Whistler, B.C., shows the warmer side of Scandinavian style.

Decorating & Design

This Cozy Lodge Is Filled With Cool Canadiana

When Don Tapscott, an entrepreneur and bestselling author on business technology, and Ana Lopes, a corporate director and social entrepreneur, first stepped into this romantic 1952 lodge, it was as if time had stood still. “It felt like the quintessential Adirondack cottage from the ’50s — lots of pine, taxidermy, laminates, plywood,…

Home Tours

A Sophisticated Country House With Traditional Decor

A neutral palette and layers of texture create a soothing escape.

Decorating & Design

Tour A J.Crew Designer’s Upstate New York Country Home

See Frank Muytjens' weekend retreat that's filled with treasure and above all, style.

Decorating Advice

Joel Bray’s Quick Cottage Porch Makeover Tips

Senior design editor Joel Bray takes a cottage porch from tired to terrific in just two days.

Decorating & Design

How To Cozy Up Your Cottage For Fall

Assistant design editor Jennifer Koper shares three cottage decorating ideas for fall.  There’s no doubt that we love fresh and breezy cottages during the summer months, but when the nights get cooler and the days get shorter, we’ll be craving all things cozy. Here’s some inspiration on how to warm up your cottage for fall. Look 1: Fresh, Playful & Cozy…

Homes

A Relaxed Seaside Home On B.C.’s Sunshine Coast

Tour the easy breezy interior.

Homes

How To Relax In Style, From The City To The Cottage

Design insider Youssef Hasbani shares his tips for living fashionably at ease in the city or at the cottage.

Bedrooms

Relaxing Cottage Guest Rooms You’ll Want To Be Invited To

Drift off in these serene and welcoming spaces.

Homes

Visit A Beachy Cottage Inspired By St. Barts

Family vacations in St. Barts inspired Toronto designer Montana Burnett to create a serene retreat closer to home.

Homes

Tour A Dream Cottage On Lake Muskoka

See inside the luxurious space by designer Cameron MacNeil.