Editor’s Miscellany: Show House Preview!

By Kyle Hoepner

Today I’m delighted to be able to share a first glimpse of what will be on view at this autumn’s Junior League of Boston 2012 Show House, opening to the public on October 16. (The run continues through November 18, so you should have plenty of time to enjoy all thirty-six–count them!–decorated spaces.)

The huge and happily detailed 1860s canvas on which our fellow New Englanders will work their creative magic is located at the Potter Estate in Newton, Mass., on the grounds of the Jackson–Walnut Park Schools. For a complete list of participating designers and landscape firms, tickets, directions, parking and other information, see the Junior League’s website or call (617) 536-9640. Or, if you prefer frequent updates, the showhouse has a Facebook page and is on Twitter as @JLBShowhouse.

All images courtesy of the Junior League of Boston, unless otherwise noted

Now on to the visual treats…

Boston’s Michael Carter will be taking on several spaces in the capacious residence, among them this rather grand sitting room.

“Grand†would also apply to the house’s foyer, I think, a joint production of Lakeville’s Susan Welsh Design and Dianne Ramponi Interiors in Jamaica Plain.

Ana Donohue‘s contribution will be known as the “Inspiring Bath Retreat.â€

And Donna Morgan Interiors of Cohasset will be providing an “Intimate Nook.â€

This guest bath is the intended creation of Janet Marena from JTM Interiors.

Visitors to Gerald Pomeroy‘s wraparound porch-conservatory will be treated to, among other delights, a lovely array of fabrics from Dessin Fournir…

Photos courtesy of Dessin Fournir

…and oils by artist Peter Burega, through the good offices of Lanoue Fine Art.

Peter Burega: Costa Careyes No. 7, oil on panel. Photo courtesy of Lanoue Fine Art

New England Home is delighted to be sponsoring the much-anticipated return of this show house after its hiatus of several years, and we hope you’ll join us to admire all the beauty our region’s designers can dream up. Only one more month to wait…

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