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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They did the impossible: took a couple of old Pan-Abodes, added a prospector's tent, and created a design masterpiece on this almost tropical B.C. island.
Don't despair. You can make it to Monday with a smile. We have the best shortcuts, advice, and ideas right here.
Start with blue-sky thinking. Then design an outdoor living space that fits your location and is a savvy mix of form and function.
Too far from the gym and too close to the snacks? Keep fit on the dock this summer with a couple of, yes, tallboys.
Everyone loves corn; choose the best cobs; landslide threat and Pemberton cottagers; beer glass study; boating tech; wild boars in Sask.; Reporter; the return of Finkleman; Monopoly, cottage-style
Tapas add life to your party; what to do with roadside berries; wine in boxes; soft-serve desserts; sausages are sensational; cooking corn; what can you leave out when the fridge is full?
DIY cottage signs; sign template kits; three ways to revive tired, faded plastic (and one thing that doesn't work); boat garden invention; wood finishing cloths; handy tips for using a handsaw
Letters from readers.
Principal residence and co-ownership; roof pitch for an addition; restoring vintage linens; cats at the cottage; who chewed the cap on my gas can?
Shoreline setbacks and what you should know if you live by the water.
The Scots lads turn disaster into delight and redo their basement porch into an airy place to kick back. Plus, four musts for every cottage screened porch.
Parasitic wasps are terrifying—for their unlucky insect hosts.
Weather happens. Boy, does it ever!