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A True Original on Main Street in Newtown, Connecticut

Homes on Main Street in Newtown, Connecticut, are deemed prime real estate by virtue of location alone. The picturesque town chartered in 1709 is known throughout the region its unspoiled “downtown”

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Christmas by the Sea

Every year family and friends of Carey Karlan eagerly await their invitation to her annual Christmas party.The interior designer imagines a new party theme each season and transforms her 1920’s cottage for the holiday. In past years she has featured a Scottish Christmas,

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See How Designers Decorate their Homes for the Holidays

Time to get serious about making sure your house is properly dressed-up for the holidays. Perhaps your house could use a bit more oomph when it comes to

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December 2017 Events for the Design-Minded

Must see December, 2017 events for the design-minded. Antiquarius December 1–6 Celebrate the holidays in style with a series of events including the Greenwich Winter Antique Show, the Holiday House Tour,

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November 2017 Events for the Design Minded

Set to Celebrate November 2–4 This annual event sponsored by the Connecticut Valley Garden Club features more than 30 beautiful tablescapes designed by businesses, organizations, and individuals. Visitors can be

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On the Market: Lizzie Borden’s Fall River Home

One of Fall River, Massachusett’s most storied homes is on the market and ready for a homeowner who will embrace the rich history and historic preservation of this landmark property. The Maplecroft

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Let’s Throw a Halloween Party!

What happens when a stylist and the country’s most celebrated collectors of vintage Halloween pieces get together? A party is planned of course! Karin Lidbeck Brent shares the tricks and treats behind the a magical outdoor

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3 Easy and Sophisticated Halloween Decor Ideas

Our favorite craft guru and stylist shares creative ideas for adding some Halloween spirit to your home. Since my earliest days as a DIY designer working for

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Taste & Tour of the Greenwich Design District

When PR Maven Beth Dempsey saw one shop after another popping up along Putnam Avenue in tony Greenwich Connecticut she decided to make it official and create a design destination aptly dubbed the

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Design Destination: The Junior League of Boston 2017 Designer Show House

Over 20 interior designers have descended on the William Flagg Homer House in Belmont, Massachusetts and transformed

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Sophisticated Pumpkin Decor

The first chilly day finally came and I just could not help myself. I grabbed the first white pumpkin of the season, a small cabbage, a few gourds and went straight to my garden to forage for foliage in my favorite palette of soft greens. The resulting arrangement sits on

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October 2017 Events for the Design Minded

Washington Connecticut Antiques Show October 6–8 This highly respected antiques show, now in its 31st year, is the primary fundraiser for Gunn Memorial Library & Museum. The event launches with the traditional

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Style Scheme: A Sophisticated Dining Room

Annsley McAleer creates a sleek and sophisticated dining room ready for fall entertaining. Calla mobile by John Pomp “This light fixture is a total showstopper. Each piece of glass is made by hand and all are completely

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Lakeside Living on Grand Isle, Vermont

A perfect complement to the natural beauty of Lake Champlain, this waterfront contemporary is simple, modern, unassuming. If you’re looking…

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