Check out the before and the after in these renovated cabins, cottages and lakehomes.
Reclaimed materials, optimized layout & storage, and beautiful design make for a mini retreat that's all about maximum fun on the water
Published: May 1, 2012
Browse web-exclusive images of this Minnesota retreat on Lake Superior that borrows its style from the Adirondacks
Published: April 27, 2012
With some TLC, and a couple of strategic additions, a well-sited fixer-upper becomes a beloved retreat one project at a time.
Published: December 16, 2011
A maverick redo reveals endless vistas
Story by Fran Sigurdsson
Photos by Heidi A. Long
Published: October 7, 2011
A Michigan couple renovates a 1935 fisherman’s cabin
Published: April 28, 2011
A new deck & sunroom are the heart of this family’s retreat
Published: June 18, 2010
This family's retreat doubles as a classic wooden boat museum
Published: May 1, 2009
4 BIG IDEAS!
install new flooring • add a room • redo the kitchen • build a deck
Published: March 1, 2008
One couple’s pursuit of more BTUs – and greater peace of mind
Published: December 1, 2006
Preserving the beauty of yesteryear in a historic Oregon summer home
Published: June 1, 2006
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