5 tips for creating a more rustic design
Turn your home from square and modern to farmhouse chic with these five easy design elements. And don’t worry: you won’t have to add floor to ceiling wood-paneling to achieve the look.
Reclaimed wood furniture
Even if you...
Appliance upgrades to help open up a tiny kitchen
For many cottages, space is at a premium—and the kitchen is no exception. You’ve probably got bigger priorities than a major kitchen reno, though. Sometimes, upgrading your appliances—and making some clever tweaks to your...
Make the most of your cottage’s natural surroundings
Most of us have cottages because we love being surrounded by nature. Whether you’re on a lake, a river, overlooking a hill or nestled in a valley, chances are there’s something close by that you love to look at.
10 ways to make your living room more liveable
Living rooms are for living, right? But combine clutter with pet hair with inadequate seating and lighting and you’ve got … well, just a room. And a whole pile of wasted space.
Reclaim your living room for living with our 10...
Appliance upgrades that unlock your cottage’s energy-saving potential
For a lot of cottagers, the home away from home is the last thing on their minds when it comes to updating. Granny’s old orange-and-brown velour chesterfield? Still comfortable, even if it is a little ugly. That collection of...
How to create a relaxing living space through design
Life is stressful, but a home that’s peaceful and comforting can help relieve some of your daily worries. Like diet, exercise, and a good night’s sleep, your home can also help you reduce stress. Follow these basic interior...
5 basic rules of bedroom decorating
How you should outfit your bedroom really depends on the room: Is it spacious or small? Does it double as your reading nook or home office? Is there plenty of storage space?
While all of these factors affect how you decorate your...
5 ways to bring the warmth of wood into your living space
One of the joys of being at the cottage is being surrounded by trees—and it’s something that is often lacking in city living.
But even if you’re surrounded by suburbia, you can keep that woodsy cottage feeling year-round by...