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10 decor items that say you're Canadian

From tabletop hockey to decorative paddles, we wouldn't feel like true Canadians without these items kicking around.
10 decor items that say you're Canadian

10 decor items that say you're a Canadian

1. The quintessential Canadian throw

If you're from Canada, you'll understand the necessity of having one of these in your living room. Multi Stripe Point Blanket, $395.00, The Bay.




10 decor items that say you're Canadian

2. Rustic furniture

Chances are at least one piece of natural wood furniture in your home. This side table is made in Quebec from 100 percent Canadian birch. Studio round end table, $425, HUPPE.




10 decor items that say you're Canadian

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3. Decorative pieces from the outdoors

Canadians feel the need to bring the outdoors in and decorate our homes with snowshoes, paddles and driftwood. Snowshoes, $425, Kaufmann-Mercantile. Paddle, $275, Norquay Co. Lamp, $488, Anthropologie


10 decor items that say you're Canadian

4. Group of Seven artwork

We bet you have a poster, postcard, coffee table book or reproduction print from the Group of Seven somewhere in your house. Mt. Lefroy by Lawren S. Harrislarge, reproduction print, 16 x 20 inches, $25, McMichael Canadian Art Collection


10 decor items that say you're Canadian

5. Flannel and checks

Canadians understand the comfort that comes from a flannel, checkered bedspread. We also love the pattern on furniture, clothes and tablecloths — we know you own something in this print. Check flannel duvet cover set, from $95, Simons Maison.


10 decor items that say you're Canadian

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6. Muskoka chairs

Also known as adirondack chairs, it's the preferred seat for Canadians in the summertime. Reclining Adirondack chair, $180, Home Depot.

10 decor items that say you're Canadian

7. Bird books (that you never read)

You hardly ever pick them up, but somehow there are a few birding guides on your bookshelves and at the cottage. Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America, $31, Birds of Canada Field Guide, $30, Birds of Canada, $40, Indigo.


10 decor items that say you're Canadian

8. Tabletop hockey

Chances are you have one (if not two) of these in your attic. Hockey Table Top, $128, Amazon


10 decor items that say you're Canadian

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9. Camping equipment

From camping chairs to Coleman lanterns and enamel dishware, only in Canada do we feel it's acceptable to bring outdoor equipment indoors and call it rustic-chic decor. Wood and leather camp stool, $216, Kaufmann Mercantile. Lantern, $120, Coleman. Plate, $5, Peak62.


10 decor items that say you're Canadian

10. Candles that smell like the woods

If you're from the city, you'll understand how the smell of balsam fir, wet earth and cedarwood transports us to Canada's great outdoors. Each candle in this collection represents a Canadian National or Provincial Park. Parks of Canada candles, $35 each, Smells Like Canada.


10 decor items that say you're Canadian

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