Cottage Life will help you enjoy life at the lake even more with fun and informative articles on everything from how-to projects to inspirational design ideas.
PLUS you’ll get...
Nature calls! How you answer is up to you. We dig deep into your options for cottage waste water.
Zipline? Monkey bars? Climbing wall? Yes, please! Build the kids a place to call their own with this jam-packed DIY bunkie.
The secrets to building a sleek, green, modern cottage with the heart of a cabin in the woods.
Time to pack up the kitchen. But wait! Rather than haul home the summer’s leftovers, whip them into a proper end-of-season feast.
We get on board with a boat service crew; Reporter; a guestbook’s adventure; GMO + mosquitoes = good news?; ice (cream) capades; tariff fallout for the boat industry; kitchen test: let’s get saucy; desperate times call for desperate mousers
One tough wood-splitter; how to sharpen your chainsaw; pros and cons of carbide blades; a clever wood-splitting invention; tips for drying your found-wood treasures; how to split, dry, and stock your stack; what to do with ashes; build a firewood storage project; upcycle your old deck
A shed roof helps make these two buildings stylish and contemporary.
Water snakes; deck stain; boat insurance; access for neighbours; fall mosquitoes.
Don’t worry, Zimmer has your back, Bacon.
Colin and Justin show us around a gorgeous timber frame.
Time for animal-proofing? First, get in the right headspace.
Mountain ash may be bitter, but still it feeds the hungry masses.