A Taste of Raspberry Blush By Red Barrinuevo The world is currently experiencing a “feel good” moment, and it’s about time. Colour will be at the forefront of this emerging trend, with 2023’s trending palettes designed to reflect positive energy, warmth and happiness. Perfectly aligned, if not leading this trend, is Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year – already making a big splash … [Read more...] about How (and Why) to Try the 2023 Colour of the Year
What is the perfect family cottage memory? Is it that first longed-for view of the lake as you alight from the drive? Is it stretching out on the sofa in the great room, watching as the sun sinks slowly through the pines? Is it watching toddlers take their first steps in the shallow water at the lake’s edge? This beautifully designed cottage, perched above 310 feet of pristine Lake Joseph … [Read more...] about Living Large At Your Lakeside Paradise
Escape out west with Sarah Richardson in her newest HGTV Canada series, Sarah’s Mountain Escape, premiering October 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. By Brooke Madden Have you ever dreamed about escaping to the mountains? Grabbing your little ones, curating the perfect playlist, and venturing out on a cross-country road trip? While the feasibility of that kind of spontaneity may seem like it only exists … [Read more...] about A Mountainous Pursuit: Sarah’s Mountain Escape
By Martha Uniacke Breen For many cottagers, their favourite room in the house is the great room. Looking out those big windows at the sun glinting off the water, hanging out with the family in the evening, or just stretching out for an afternoon nap – it’s the place we all tend to gravitate to. Tary Roossien and Meredith Parsons, principals with Cassis Design Studio, offer the following … [Read more...] about Great Rooms with Cassis Design Studio
I’ve heard the following phrase used more and more often lately to describe Muskoka: “The Hamptons of the North.” Generally speaking, I consider the comparison as a compliment (although, for those of us who call this region home, we think the Hamptons could just as accurately be called the “Muskoka of New York”). But I started thinking about this the other day, and decided it might be … [Read more...] about Is Muskoka Undervalued?
Sophisticated, Scenic, Serene By Tara MacIntosh Welcome to a most remarkable Niagara-on-the-Lake luxury home, steps from the waterfront. The new homeowners came to this location in search of a relaxing family retreat, ideal for hosting family and friends against the sensational Niagara backdrop. Elizabeth Interiors were thrilled to design the interior of this striking property. … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Interiors’ Niagara-On-The-Lake Design Dream