Cottage Life

Our 20 Best Outdoor Decorating Tips Ever

> > Cottage Life > Our 20 Best Outdoor Decorating Tips Ever

Decorating outdoor spaces

Coastal Living  put together a list of 20 stunning coastal outdoor spaces. One common theme between all of them is seating! They said, "Multifunctional surfaces—like the surround of a fire pit, built-in seating, or even garden stools—are smart to have, especially if you plan on hosting large gatherings." When you have an amazing Kawartha Lakes waterfront in your backyard, take advantage of it! Summers are for sipping lemonade outside with friends and family. 

Our 20 Best Outdoor Decorating Tips Ever

Here’s a little-known designer secret: When you think you’ve gone bright enough with your shades outdoors, go brighter. Why? The abundance of natural light tends to temper bright hues, so even shades that seem a tad over-the-top in a showroom might be just perfect under the afternoon sun. Some of our fail-proof faves? Pineapple yellow or kiwi green—both sure to sweeten up your outdoor space.

9 Make-Ahead Dishes for Summer Parties

When the sun is shining (and the drinks are flowing), the last place we want to be is in the...
08/10/2018
Read

Quick checklist for the thoughtful Muskoka cottage guest

MUSKOKA — It's that time of year when we all like to have guests up to the cottage to visit,...
07/31/2018
Read

5 ways to ensure a return visit to your cottage rental paradise

From the moment you arrive at your cottage rental, you know this is the place. The one you want to come back...
07/30/2018
Read