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Decorating & Design

This Contemporary Muskoka Cottage Celebrates Its Natural Surroundings

Natural elements and colors blend the house into the rustic landscape!

Decorating Advice

15 Charming Summer Spaces That Will Inspire You To Panel Every Wall

Shiplap, beadboard, tongue and groove... oh my!

Decorating & Design

You’ll Want To Spend Every Weekend At This Private Island Retreat!

The 4,800-square-foot house shows a refined respect for its surroundings.

Decorating & Design

This Sweet Cottage Proves You Don’t Have To Travel Far To Relax & Unwind

“In the evenings, we like to lounge on the Muskoka chairs and have a glass of wine by the fire,” says designer Caroline Bouffard.

Dining Room

20+ Cottage Dining Rooms That Will Make You Want To Pull Up A Chair

Socializing is a big part of the appeal of cottage living!

Kitchens

30+ Of House & Home’s Dreamiest Cottage Kitchens

Make the most of that laid-back cottage vibe with natural materials, lake-inspired palettes and plenty of seats.

Decorating Advice

15 Creative Cottage Projects You Can Do This Weekend

Senior design editor Jennifer Koper shares her favorite easy updates.

Cottages & Country

Escape To A Designer’s Cozy & Colorful Barn!

We know where we want to visit this weekend!

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

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

Browse stunning summer escapes from the House & Home archives.

Decorating Advice

We Can’t Stop Daydreaming About These Cozy English Cottages!

Wood beams, fieldstone fireplaces and wide-plank floors abound.

Homes

Streams Of Natural Sunlight Make This Lakehouse A Tranquil Escape

Sunlit rooms, quiet corners and breathtaking views abound.