Summer living in Canada is such a unique and wonderful experience, especially if you have a cottage to visit. A bit simpler, and a lot slower than city life, even a quick weekend away can give us time to relax and enjoy the fresh air, fresh water and spend time with good friends and family.  This summer, I’m designing my brother’s cottage and am loving every minute of it. This cottage is going to be place for the whole family to get together and for happy memories to be made!

Even though everyone can enjoy the cottage at any age, there is something so special about being a kid at the cottage. The freedom, the friends and the games are all things I enjoyed from cottage visits from my childhood! While I am still in the design phase for my brother’s cottage and don’t have any photos yet, I wanted to share with you some of my design inspiration for cottage bedrooms for kids.

Who doesn’t love stacked bunk beds for kids … or for the kid in all of us!


If you’re going to be a guest at a friend’s cottage this summer, it’s always nice to bring a gift…in addition to that bottle of wine 😉 …and I wanted to give you some fresh ideas! We’ve made it easier for you. Just click the title to order them online.

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How fun is this?

  1. Nostalgia Pop-Up Hot Dog Toaster

A retro toaster for the cottage adds instant charm if they don’t already have one.

2. Smeg 4 Slice Toaster

Cold drinks stay cold longer in a stoneware pitcher!

3. Le Creuset 1.5L Stoneware Pitcher

4. Canoe Lake Jigsaw Puzzle

5. Marshmallow Roasting Sticks

6. Cuisinart Electric Ice Cream Maker

7. Playful Mudcloth Dog Bed

8. Ice Cream Maker

9. Old Town Vapor Kayak

10. YETI Tundra Haul Cooler

11. Sunkissed Beach Towel

12. Lamina Dish Towel

These are the coziest classic blankets ever!

13. Arrowhead Blanket

Bring a generous gift, and help out with meal prep and clean-up and you’re sure to be invited back!