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Cape Cod Renovation
March 3, 2015
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By Karin Lidbeck Brent“Enclaves of comfort”— that’s the motto for our house design and it says it all!  From the...
Pussy Willow Arrangement in Birdbath
February 27, 2015
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By Karin Lidbeck BrentI equate pussy willows with spring, and believe it or not, the season starts now since the pussy willow twigs bear soft fuzzy...
Jaqueline Becker Fine Arts Consulting Services
February 24, 2015
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You’ve taken the plunge, fallen in love with and purchased artwork for your home. Perhaps you already know where it will be sited. But even...
Modern Vermont Home
February 20, 2015
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By Maria La PianaTake one couple with a modern sensibility (sadly living in a Colonial-style home), bring in a very accommodating architect and top...
Louis Raymond
February 19, 2015
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Oh goody, another snowstorm. Getting outside in the winter can be such a hassle—so there had better be a good reason.As a garden designer, a...
lillian august cafe
February 18, 2015
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By Stacy KunstelMy heart goes out to my Boston area friends. The photos on Instagram and Facebook have been nothing less than shocking. I...
Small space living
February 17, 2015
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 Did you have a chance to read my recent post about the Tiny House movement? It is all about the joy and freedom that comes when choosing to...
john derian heart paperweight
February 13, 2015
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By Lynda SimontonLooking for a Valentine's Day gift that lasts longer than flowers, and doesn't pack on the pounds? Try these sweet and...
Davis Raines Entryway
February 12, 2015
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By Paula M. BodahWhether you get lost in a beautiful landscape or prefer to find your own meaning in something more abstract, art is an essential...
Serene bedroom
February 11, 2015
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We all deserve a sanctuary, a private world, whether it’s ours alone, or a room we share with a partner. For most of us, that place is our...

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