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August 2014 Issue:

The pretty cottage style issue

The weekend living issue; 32 pages of our favourite summer retreats; the classic trend of decorating with blue and white; eight tips for a front yard retreat; and make at home gourmet pizzas.

Table of Contents

HOMES

HAUTE & HUMBLE (72)
This Muskoka, Ont., cottage is as grand and gorgeous as it is comfy and casual   

SMALL WONDER (78)
Bright colours, eclectic furniture and treasured collections transform an old cottage into a cozy family retreat   

THE ROMANCE OF IT ALL (84)
A brand new all-season getaway dressed in classic coastal style captures the nostalgia of cottage living    

COLUMNS

STYLE NEWS (27)
The best home decor products, the hottest trends and the most inspiring ideas    

TRENDSPOTTING (32)
Vibrant blue + crisp white = a classic summer palette meant for bonfires on the beach and warm evenings on the porch    

HOUSEKEEPING (34)
How to erase crayon from painted walls   

DOLLARS & SENSE (36)
Contractor and TV star Scott McGillivray offers smart eco home improvements   

FOOD NEWS (38)
The latest and greatest gourmet products, kitchen gadgets, cookbooks and more    

DESSERT OF THE MONTH (40)
A refreshing rose sangria granita    

HIGH OR LOW (44)
Two outdoor dining spaces on budgets befitting a single star or the immense Milky Way. Can you tell the difference?      
 

DECORATING

HOMING INSTINCT (50)
Designer Nancy Fournier transforms a cramped cottage kitchen into a permanent gathering spot for a family on the move    

EIGHT TIPS FOR A FRONT YARD RETREAT (54)
Designer Karen Sealy's advice for creating a front-of-the-house retreat to rival any backyard   

TWO OF A KIND (61)
Decorator Michael Penney helps to fill a space with cottage-style charm     

ALL TOGETHER NOW (66)
A sprawling cottage perched on a hill overlooking Lake Muskoka was built to meet this family's present needs - while still honouring the past    

FOOD+DRINKS

EASY AS PIZZA PIE (90)
Pizzas with inventive flavour mixes that require only a few fresh ingredients and a little prep    

SIPPING SOUTH AFRICA (98)
Wine expert Angela Aiello explores South Africa's offerings    

REGULARS

FROM OUR EDITOR (14)
GET SOCIAL (20)
INSIDE STYLE (22)
S@H DIGITAL (24)

WORKBOOK (102)
STYLE STATEMENT (106)

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E-NEWSLETTER PRIZE (24)
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