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gold coffee scoop
December 15, 2014
By Cheryl KatzNo matter how practical I try to be 11 months of the year, come December I yearn for excess. In that spirit, I’ve decided that...
vani sayeed holiday table setting
December 12, 2014
Cozy family time, sparkly lights, and stories shared around a warm, inviting fire are the embodiment of the holidays. There are many reasons to...
mud room
December 10, 2014
Once the most ignored and forgotten room in the house, mudrooms have been raised to premier status in popularity for design and function when...
Lakeside New Hampshire Estate
December 9, 2014
By Maria LaPianaPhotography by Carolyn Abell HodgesThis home was presented to a lucky young bride as a wedding gift in 1903, according to listing...
christmas decor
December 8, 2014
And now begins the rush to Christmas. By now I hope you’ve got your tree up and the wreaths are decorating the doors. For some it’s a...
December 4, 2014
The Galleries at the Providence Art ClubBy Lynda SimontonI’ve noticed an emerging holiday gift trend that I wanted to share before you begin...
Mally Skok Turquoise Pantry
December 3, 2014
By Paula M. BodahMally Skok makes it all look so easy, whether she’s dressing up a client’s home or designing her own distinctive...
lucia landscape lighting
December 2, 2014
It’s official—fall has arrived with itscrisp air, golden colors and fading light. Why surrender to dark days when adding landscape...
potted pink amaryllis
December 1, 2014
By Karin Lidbeck BrentFor many of us clearing the table on Thanksgiving means it is time to get started on our December Holiday decor!My first and...
maine deck decorated for fall
November 26, 2014
A very happy Thanksgiving from all of us at New England HomePhotography by Trent BellStyling by Karin Lidbeck Brent Read all about this...