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Minimalist design meets maximalist style in this barn-inspired getaway

Don’t be fooled by the barn house-style pitched roof. Inside this family vacation home in Stockholm, the interiors are neat and tidy with an abundance of natural wood—and not a barn cat in sight. Read more about the Husarö...

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What you’ll find in the Winter 2015 issue of Cottage Life magazine

The Winter issue is mailed to subscribers November 13 and is on newsstands November 24. In the Winter issue of Cottage Life: The winners of our 25th annual photo contest! Chris Hadfield: He’s a cottager too Game day...

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Explore the stately cottages of My Retreat

For most of us, the ideal cottage is cozy, quaint, and unassuming—a quiet place to relax with friends and embrace the natural beauty of its surroundings. But for some, like the owners of these lavish retreats, all of which are...

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Take a tour of the Heirloom “travel trailer”

Bye bye bulky RVs! Tiny in size but big in personality, these luxury pre-fab homes on-wheels are perfect for your next cross-country road trip. Read more about Oregon-based builder Heirloom’s luxury tiny homes here.

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The chicest (and tiniest!) take on a cowboy’s retreat

Forget dusty floorboards and rickety swinging doors. Sundance is a cozy, modern take on a cowboy’s retreat. Read more about this tiny vacation property, located in a sleepy hamlet in Cornwall, UK.

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Canadian photographer captures breathtaking images of Jasper’s night sky

If we had to come up with a list of our favourite things about getting out of the city, gazing up at a clear night sky would definitely be at the top. And though laying on your dock may seem like the best possible place to take in...

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How to pick the perfect saucepan

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of Cottage Life magazine.  Body The best saucepans have three (or more) layers of metal sandwiched in a “clad” or “tri-ply” construction, meaning the whole pot is...

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5 quick tips for a full-gut reno

In the Fall 2014 issue of Cottage Life magazine, we explore the story behind pro builder David Ballentine's remake of his Georgian Bay cottage. Read on for the top five things he learned from this reno. 1. Before you commit...

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