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The Boys vs The Girls

Troy and Sarah can’t find common ground when it comes to decorating their Burnt River 'Man den'. Enter Sam Pynn and her design team. By turning down 'Troy' and turning up 'Sarah', they transform this space into a casual, family friendly cottage...

Room to Grow

Caroline bought a charming little Muskoka cottage for herself and her three young kids to get away from their busy city lives. Fast forward 13 years, and Caroline and her teens still love spending quality time there together. The challenge is that...

Rain or Shine

When Mother Nature cooperates, Jessica and Wayne's Muskoka cottage is an outdoor oasis where this family unwinds and disconnects from their busy city lives. But, when the storm clouds roll in and the family heads indoors, their dark, small, cottage...

Honeymoon Retreat

Jahnis and Jeff are busy in the city and don't have the time to give their Fenelon Fall's cottage a long overdue facelift. Sam and her team transform this space from 'old and uninviting' to a beautiful 'modern haven' where this soon to be married...

A Place to Call Their Own

Jackie and Pete found the Kawartha's cottage they hope to grow old in. The problem is, the cottage came with all the 'stuff' and the aesthetic of the former owners. Sam and her team transform this dated space and give these two hardworking cops a...

So Long 70's

David and Gabrielle's Minden cottage is the one spot where this lively, multi generational family can come together and spend quality time en masse. Though they enjoy and appreciate the novelty of their 70's 'A Frame' cottage, this family is...

Modern Beauty

For 20 odd years Barb and Bob were 'fantasy cottagers' getting their fix from Cottage magazines and local cottage shows. Then, 2 years ago, the couple took the plunge and purchased their modest, Haliburton hide-away. Now they have taken the plunge...

Summer Reunion

Helen's Lake Simcoe treasure has been passed down 'as is' from generation to generation but, now that Helen holds the key, she is determined to spruce it up. With Sam and Summer Home on board, this season will be the last that Helen, Marc, and their...

Easy, Breezy and Clutter Free

Evelyn is sentimental about the history housed within her inherited Lake Simcoe cottage but still she is ready to update it and make it her own. Eldest son, Ryan, and the families regular guests have a hard time imagining the space without the...

Wasteland to Walk Out

For Evert and James, their Bracebridge cottage is a place to share memories, and build new ones. They have spent time and money creating their dream space on the main floor and have long dreamed of doing the same to the lower level 'catch all'. Sam...

Dream Come True

Peter and Lily have long dreamed about owning a cottage - a place for Peter to unplug and focus on his growing family! This season their dreams came true - a beautiful Lake of Bays cottage. The couple has a clear vision of the transformation they...

Too Many Cooks

This Kawartha cottage has 14 joint owners and a chorus of opinions on how it should be decorated. The result is season-after-season of indecision and negligible improvements. This year Sam and her design team stop by and polish up this diamond in the...

Great Porch, Great Fun

When it comes to design and decor, it's Karen who calls the shots at this amazing Haliburton summer home, but not when it comes to the porch - the couple's favourite room, and hand's down, this cottage's best feature. After many a 'talk', both Karen...

The Snug

In this episode of Summer Home, designer Karen Sealy heads north to Bracebridge to transform a riverside bunkie. Using a nautical theme, Karen gives cottage-owner Patrice a functional and beautiful space where her family can gather to eat, sleep and...

Big Family, Big Kitchen

Designer Karen Sealy travels to Fenelon Falls to give a large family space for cooking and dining. Cleverly re-using 100-year old wood paneling, Karen creates a family dining table and seamlessly blends the old cottage with her new design.

Cape Cod Cozy

Designer Karen Sealy heads to Rice Lake to help Rob and Nathalie’ family finish the summer home reno they started. Karen tackles three main areas, the kitchen, living room and girls’ bedroom, working with a Cape Cod inspired design...

Lounge Lodge

Designer Karen Sealy helps James and Rollie to bring some colour and flow to their Haliburton Highlands summer home. Karen uses a palette of textured fabrics to soften hard edges and add warmth and personality. Smart re-purposing of upper cabinets...

Great Room Greater

Designer Karen Sealy heads out to the Trent-Severn Waterway where high winds and extreme weather have battered Russell and Corinne’s summer home. Their wood siding is worn out and their existing deck is too small and cramped to entertain with...

Party Pavilion

Designer Karen Sealy meets Ted and Liz at their Lake Simcoe summer home. They love to entertain but their space isn’t big enough. Karen creates a stunning modern gazebo that combines natural and reclaimed materials to blend in seamlessly with...

Parental Unit

Designer Karen Sealy gives viewers an exclusive look at her own summer home on Lake Simcoe as she makes over her tiny bunkie. Karen creates a cozy and efficient suite designed specifically for her parents, who are frequent weekend visitors. Inspired...

Honeymoon Sweet

Designer Karen Sealy meets newlyweds Ella and Alvin, who have just purchased a summer home near Orillia. Their loft-style bedroom and ensuite is a blank slate for Karen to create a honeymoon suite that maximizes the great view. Opening up the space...

Bungalow on a Budget

Designer Karen Sealy heads to Tiny Township to update Lucie’s tired kitchen and living areas. After three decades of good times,  Lucie is selling the summer home and moving on. Karen uses simple, low cost solutions to give this cottage a...

Great Outdoors

Designer Karen Sealy heads out to the Trent-Severn Waterway where high winds and extreme weather have battered Russell and Corinne’s summer home. Their wood siding is worn out and their existing deck is too small and cramped to entertain with...

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