When speaking with someone from the Toronto area, have you ever noticed how much the family cottage plays a role in their summertime lives? It’s like a mass exodus happens in July and August where they all flee the city for a quiet, cool, breezy and relaxing getaway. From what I understand, many families have owned their cottage for generations. Watch any design show filmed in Ontario for HGTV and you’re bound to see cottage renovation and design projects. House of Bryan and Sarah’s Cottage are just two examples.
Out here in the West, I have never, ever heard someone call their vacation home a cottage. MAYBE a cabin…
“Cottage” just sounds so much more… chic, doesn’t it?
Here’s how I would decorate if I were blessed enough to have a cottage on a lake.