Ten of the coolest ways to bring the cottage home this summer
Ten ways to invoke Kawarthan charm at an urban address
Sipping a hot bevvy from a chic enamel camping mug is the next best thing to percolating coffee over the coals. $12. North Standard Trading Post, 1662 Queen St. W., 647-348-7060.
This cord-suspended bulb can be twisted into a simple windsor or figure eight. (For a sailing-themed chandelier, knot a few together.) $119. CB2, 651 Queen St. W., 416-366-2828.
The Indigenous wall hanging by Marybeth Earls uses more than 50,000 tiny beads and depicts a riverside gathering of teepees. $1,250. Latre Art and Style, 2988 Dundas St. W., 647-349-3503.
A pennant like this one announces cottage country pride anywhere—even your downtown condo. $20. Tuck Shop Trading Co., 1226 Yonge St., 416-859-3566.
Toronto textile artist Davina Nathan paints her giant floor pillows in watercolours before digitally enhancing the designs and printing them on cotton canvas and velveteen. From $250. Made to order, davinanathandesign.com.
Muttonhead’s made-in-Toronto woollen throw is woven with a bucolic scene of galloping horses. $110. Muttonhead Store, 337 Roncesvalles Ave., 647-341-4415.
Infused with the smoky scent of a Muskoka campfire, this soy wax candle brings the outdoors in. $28. Smells-like-canada.com.
Avid canoeist Natasha Wittke hand-paints and finishes these beautiful (and functional) Ontario cherrywood paddles in her west-end studio. Her company, Norquay Co., is named after a tiny island in Lake Huron. $385. Norquayco.com.
The bottle openers from local label 18 Waits are fashioned from shed antlers found on a Saskatoon farm and in its surrounding forests. $79. Northwood General, 800 Bloor St. W., 647-925-1834.
The Toronto-based couple behind the Hunt Collective turns rugged antlers foraged near Georgian Bay into pastel-hued pieces of art. $85. Thehuntcollective.ca, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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