New This Week: Cottages Brimming with History

It always fascinates me how our country’s buildings differ based on geographical location. Think sod houses, log homes, and the strikingly bright colourful facades of Newfoundland and Labrador. Canadians are resourceful people and we use what’s available to build with and to decorate with. A recent trip to Silver Islet, Ontario, showcased some beautiful decorating done with wood and rocks. The majestic scenery of Lake Superior provides a stunning back drop for…

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Tips for Creating an Outdoor Oasis

Last night we were enjoying drinks on our deck with the neighbours and we got to talking about our outdoor spaces.  We all agreed that having an outdoor summer living space is a great way to add extra square footage to your home. When the weather turns nice, we all want to be hanging outside. The prettier and more functional the space, the more we want to be out…

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