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Craig Tivolitz Living Room
December 30, 2014
By Paula M. Bodah  Interior designer Craig Tevolitz, of Platemark Design, and Richard Baiano, co-owner of Childs Gallery, share a home that...
Urn with moss balls
December 29, 2014
By Karin Lidbeck BrentWith the excitement of the holidays behind us, the thought of the bleak winter ahead can dampen the spirits. Don’t...
Phil Nelson Lake Champlain
December 22, 2014
All images courtesy of Phil NelsonBy Maria LaPianaWhen Phil Nelson is criticized for compromising “pure” images in his work, the...
Robert Couturier
December 18, 2014
By Lynda SimontonMy sister and I have stumbled on a holiday tradition where we both gift each other a design book for Christmas. At first it was...
Bathroom with freestanding bathtub and neutral tile
December 17, 2014
How do you answer when someone asks, “How are you?” If you’re like most of us, it’s something like, “Busy, busy, busy...
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...