Cottage Life West will help you enjoy life at the cabin even more with fun and informative articles on everything from how-to projects to inspirational design ideas.
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This artistic family commutes from France to refuel their creativity each winter at their Bowen Island cottage.
You want a cabin, but how will you ever afford it? Here’s what’s happening in real estate now.
29-plus tips, projects, ideas, and products to make cabin living better this spring.
Create an heirloom for generations to come with this DIY blanket box in the traditional French-Canadian style.
GPS-enabled dog collars; smart fridges; musical light bulbs; reporter; miscreant beavers; caption contest winner; pancake science; Cabin Porn book review; unlikely lichen garden; Adirondack chair alternative; get to know Cowichan River, B.C.
All about load-bearing walls; a log-bench invention; how to fell a lodged tree safely; a nifty water-sensing device; repair your vinyl flooring; banish frozen waterlines; a simple way to inflate a tubeless tire.
Easy make-ahead breakfast recipes: delicious muffins and stratas; advice we regret giving: what not to do while grilling; Mexican bean tortilla soup; chorizo-feta stuffed peppers; cutting-board care.
What do you call your special retreat: the cabin or the cottage?
Mail from our readers.
Septic systems, swans, barkless trees, sky lanterns, and green roofs.
Zim gives advice on giving and receiving advice, but are you sure you really want it?
Useful tools or spying menaces, drones are here—and flying around your cabin.
Carve out a cozy nook or an extra bed, and make your space really work.
Prairie crocuses are a welcome sign of spring.
Photos from our readers.