Turning Your Outdoor Space into a Winter Wonderland

Door of wooden house decorated with festive lights and Chrismas wreath. Holiday house decoration.

Turning Your Outdoor Space into a Winter Wonderland

The holiday season is fast approaching and choosing the right decorations for your home’s exterior may feel like a daunting task! Are you looking for something simple, classic and elegant or is the Griswold’s house more your speed? No matter your ambitions, here’s some holiday decorating ideas to help get you started!


There’s no arguing that inflatable decorations have taken the holiday scene by storm these past few years – it seems like everyone has them! From Santa and snowmen to festive characters from classic movies, these larger-than-life additions can instantly transform your lawn. Remember, a few well-placed inflatables can make a big impact!


A true classic and certainly the most effective way to make your home stand out during the holidays is with string lighting. This can be extensively strung up or simple and elegant like lighting a welcoming entrance way to your home. Helpful tips: consider upgrading your lighting system for LEDs which last much longer or investing in a timer never hurts! Remember, always be safe when climbing those ladders!


There’s so many fantastic ways to get creative with your decorating! With social media, people have accounts specifically dedicated to DIY projects. These are great guides to make your DIY dreams come true and to be the place that stands out in your neighborhood! Some helpful places to start are with painted plywood cutouts of some of your favourite holiday characters or create a scene to make people laugh! Try something new, you never know what you’ll come up with! There’s always creative people around at the holidays – you can support locally and buy homemade decorations too!

Seasonal Planters, Wreaths and Garlands

A more simple type of DIY are seasonal planters – fill large pots with evergreen branches, pinecones, and red berries for a classic winter look. You can also add twinkling lights to make your planters truly stand out. Using wreaths and garlands in your entrance adds a grand element to your home and your guests will love them! If you have large windows or a glass railing system, garland and boughs can be a great accent.

With the right decorations, you can turn the outside of your home into a magical winter wonderland. No matter your preferences, the key is to have fun and let your creativity shine. So, make some hot chocolate, enlist the help of friends and family, and get ready to create lasting memories with your beautifully decorated outdoor space this holiday season.

Happy Holidays!

The 2023 Fall Cottage Life Show with InvisiRail™


The 2023 Fall Cottage Life Show with InvisiRail™

The 19th annual Fall Cottage Life Show is right around the corner and InvisiRail™ is thrilled to be a part of this exciting event! Join us from the 10th to the 12th at the International Centre in Mississauga for an incredible showcase of cottage must-haves. This year’s show is sure to be packed with a variety of thrilling events and products!

Make sure to swing by the Main Stage, where you’ll discover top-tier expertise, advice, and innovative ideas on cottage ownership, real estate, renovations, DIY tips, delectable recipes, and the most recent trends in cottage design. The complete schedule is available online! Proudly sponsored by Beaver Homes and Cottages, the Main Stage is set to be a hub of invaluable information and creativity.

Next, don’t miss out on the Cottage Workshop, where experts will provide valuable insights into your latest building projects and DIY aspirations. This year, skilled Cottage Life carpenter Wayne Lennox, alongside build partner Brian Halbot, will be constructing a fantastic kids’ playhouse. And here’s the best part – you have the chance to win it! The Cottage Workshop is sponsored by Home Hardware!

This year, your ticket to the Fall Cottage Life Show grants you access to not just one, but two fantastic shows! Your entry includes admission to the Seasons Christmas Show as well. We can’t wait to welcome you and share this amazing experience with you! 

See you there!

Show Dates & Hours:
Friday, November 10th – 10am to 8pm
Saturday, November 11th – 9am to 6pm
Sunday, November 12th – 10am to 5pm

Click here to purchase your tickets! 

The International Centre
6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON
L4V 1E8

(Entrance located at Halls 2/3)

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