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A Modern Cottage Melts Into Rocky Terrain & Lake Views

This dreamy waterfront property has a spa-like ambiance.

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.

Decorating & Design

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…


This Designer’s Coastal-Inspired Cottage Is The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Step inside designer Tiffany Piotrowski's summer sanctuary.


This Resort-Style Cottage Is The Ultimate Summer Hangout

The spacious yard has a huge pool, table tennis, a barbecue hut and more.

Design News

4 Must-Have Cottage Safety Tips

Today’s cottages and boathouses offer all the comforts of home but can have different electrical needs. Get tips on safe ways to stay cool with ceiling fans and cozy by the fireplace, plus important cottage reno reminders. For instance, only hire a Licensed Electrical Contractor to do electrical work —…

Cottages & Country

Escape To A Designer’s Breezy & Boho Cottage

Sam Sacks shows us how she reinvented an 800-square-foot hunting shack into a spacious oasis for the whole family.

Decorating & Design

Explore The Best Fall Getaways From House & Home

Snuggle up and virtually visit these inviting escapes.

Decorating & Design

Behind The Scenes: H&H Editor Morgan Michener’s Woodsy Cabin Makeover

See how this space went from rugged to rustic and refined.

Decorating & Design

Inside A Designer’s Rustic & Refined East Coast Cottage

This beloved New Brunswick cottage gets a mindful makeover.

Decorating & Design

This Urban Cottage Will Make You Feel Like You’re On Vacation

Read on to recreate the look of a breezy weekend escape in the city.

Decorating & Design

3 Tiny Rental Bunkies For Living Large On Vacation

While resort vacations will always have their charm, there’s just something about heading to the countryside and reconnecting with the great outdoors. From modern to rustic, we’re sharing three quaint bunkie rentals from around the world that are sure to inspire your next getaway. Which one would you pick?…

Decorating & Design

6 Cottage Tech Innovations To Help You Stay Connected

These days, there’s a new breed of cottagers who want to get away but still feel connected. Virtually everything we do at home is now possible at the lake or in the woods — the high-tech hideaway can satisfy the needs of any modern cottager. Here are some options that soften the edges when roughing…


Find Your Cottage Style: 24 Rustic Canadiana Decorating Ideas

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


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…