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Favorites from the 2017 Junior League of Boston Show House

William Flagg Homer’s gracious Italianate-French Second Empire villa, built in 1853, narrowly escaped an early demise. When a real estate developer bought it in 1927 with the intention of

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Mix and Match: A Classic Craftsman with a Modern Addition

What if we lived in a world of and instead of but? That’s the world in which Adolfo Perez, architect, and Nathalie Ducrest, designer, created this Brookline,

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A Classic Cape-Style Home Reimagined

John and his wife, Annmarie, had been searching for a new home for months. Having given up on finding a lot on which to build, John found himself in Boxford, Massachusetts, standing at the door of yet another colonial, yet

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A Fresh Look for a Colonial Revival

A new job at a Cambridge tech company sparked the D.C.-based couple’s house-hunting. Commuting wasn’t an option with a newborn and a toddler, so with his wife, Kate, and the kids still in Washington, Kevin

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A Historic Home in Brookline Gets a Fresh Look

The old house was down but not out. For starters, it was in very good company. It sat on a…

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A Designer’s Suburban Chic Home

Phoebe Lovejoy Russell’s 1920 colonial-style house was chock-full of charm. Situated in one of the leafy suburbs west of Boston,…

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Contemporary Connecticut Farmhouse

It’s a classic happy-ending story. Nancy Monahan lived just a mile down the road from this pretty farmhouse. She drove by almost every day, wishing it could be hers. When a for-sale sign suddenly popped up on the home’s

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A Fresh Spin on a Traditional Colonial Spec House

Serenity is often in the eye of the beholder: for many, a stately colonial-style home on a peaceful New England lane would be the epitome of rest and relaxation,

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Step Inside a Georgian Manse with Art Deco Style

The dream of a home rich in Art Deco glamor and style is sometimes best realized with a house actually…

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A Sophisticated Family Home in Hingham

Every renovation has a backstory. This one isn’t all that uncommon: couple has a house, couple outgrows the house, couple decides to renovate.

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Designer Kellie Burke’s Home

Growing up as a tomboy in Avon, Kellie Burke was determined to do everything her three brothers did—only better and faster. By the time she

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Traditional Redefined in Newton

Its the challenges, they say, that drive architectural design to the next level. And there were at least two challenges facing architect Paul MacNeely when

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Sophisticated and Neutral in Historic Concord

There are few better places in the world to be on a sunny winter afternoon than Concord, Massachusetts: under a fresh blanket of snow, silent farms and old red barns compete for

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Updated Traditional in Hingham, Massachusetts

They say that once you find a good man, you should never let him go. Such is true for the owners of this Hingham, Massachusetts, home: the couple met designer John De Bastiani

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Hot Pink Girl's Room

A Vibrant Family Home

She has modern West Coast sensibilities. He’s a farm guy who loves nature. When a new job prompted a move from their home in rural Rhode Island to the Boston suburb of Sharon,

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