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August 2012 Issue:

The cottage style issue

Relaxed cottage living: Five casual cottages decorated for summer; fabulous East Coast style; plus, delicious recipes for warm-weather parties.

Table of Contents

HOMES

DOWN THE RIGHT PATH (76)
Designer Ingrid Oomen transforms a dark and dated cottage into an open and airy country charmer in majestic Muskoka

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' (82)
Not many see Lake Erie and think Southern California. Luckily, Toronto shop owner Teresa Wiwchar is as one of a kind as her sense of style

WILD IN STONEY LAKE (90)
After spending youthful summers at her family's cottage, an architect builds her own country retreat across the lake

DECORATING

STEVEN & CHRIS (40)
TV hosts Steven and Chris answer their most-asked design dilemmas

DOLLARS + SENSE (42)
Handyman and TV star Scott McGillivray tells you where to save and where to spend

INSIDE DESIGN (44)
We talk comfort and style with furniture designers Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams

HIGH + LOW (48)
A striking kitchen display that keeps everything within easy reach for any event, be it Jamie Oliver casual or Julia Child formal

CHRISTINE'S NOTEBOOK (56)
A buying guide to the classic slipcover

SHINING EXAMPLES (58)
We fashion six simple ways to cast a summer evening spell and make your entertaining glow

DESIGNING WOMEN (60)
When it comes to decorating on a dime, the owners of Charlottetown's Turquoise Shed Designs know how to bring a sea of ideas home

MIAMI MEETS MUSKOKA (68)
Designer Jennifer Ferreira transforms a Canadian boathouse into a tropics-inspired guest house

STYLE NEWS

DECOR (27)
Colourful outdoor fabrics, vibrant hand-woven baskets, charming cottage-style paint palettes and more

TRENDSPOTTING (34)
Vintage jadeite is reimagined as a modern mint hue with just a wink of nostalgia

FOOD+DRINKS

DESSERT OF THE MONTH (36)
A soft and sweet, drip-down-your-chin treat that will have you savouring every last bit

DINNER UNDER THE STARS (98)

Whether you're in the city or at the lake, savour the freshest fare alfresco, cottage style

TASTINGS (106)
Wine aficionado Angela Aiello celebrates the season with Canadian-made wine that's sure to delight

REGULARS

FROM OUR EDITOR (14)
LETTERS FROM HOME (20)
DATE WITH STYLE (22)
STLEATHOME.COM (24)
WORKBOOK (110)
STYLE DESTINATION (120)
STYLE STATEMENT (122)

WIN THIS! (24)
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