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Thanksgiving table setting
Posted Nov 20 at 4:03 PM in Sharing by Melanie Perillo
We’ve firmly landed on one of the biggest weeks on the home front and, if you’re like me, you’re busily preparing for Thanksgiving as well as pre- and post-bird festivities. This weekend, I worked on my Thanksgiving table, which was largely inspired by a recent night with family and friends at Barbara Lynch’s Stir, a combination demo kitchen, cookbook store and classroom. If you haven’t been, you...
home events and festivals in Boston
Posted Nov 20 at 1:19 PM in Happening by Carly Stewart
2018 Boston Design Week April 4 - 15, 2018 The fourth annual Boston Design Week in 2017 was the best yet. With 70 participants offering over 80 events, 20% of which were Sold Out, more than 12,000 people attended the events in 13 Boston neighborhoods and 14 cities and towns in the Boston area. The Fifth Anniversary 12-day, citywide Boston Design Week will take place April 4 - 15, 2018 and now...
Small batch bourbon
Posted Nov 19 at 5:57 PM in Trending by Sandy Giardi
The bourbon business is booming, and cocktail nation is relishing the corn-based all-American whiskey with a fervor that may not have been since, well, Prohibition. We’re seeing new craft distilleries, bourbon tastings, and eateries with bourbon on tap alongside their IPAs. Connoisseurs of all ages are sipping bourbon, and the industry is answering with inspired new riffs on the high-end spirit....
Boston Design Guide
Posted Nov 16 at 10:44 AM in Inspiring by Carly Stewart
We've selected our favorite project details that make exceptional home elements from above, below, around, and within. Look closely at these fabulous components that may just inspire you for your next home undertaking! 1 Troy Cabinetmakers 2 Interior Design by Weena and Spook Interiors 3 Shope Reno Wharton 4 Custom built by Wood & Clay, Inc. 5 Soderholm Custom Builders; Architecture by Shope...
beautiful modern homes in Massachusetts
Posted Nov 15 at 3:50 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
Mad for Modern  A couple had been searching for a site for a new home for years, when they found an incredible natural setting in Weston. The rugged but lush landscape, with forested slopes and a massive ledge softened by bright green ferns in season, held an instant appeal. But was it buildable? LDa Architecture & Interiors and Dan Gordon Landscape Architects were brought in to make that...
Bathroom trends
Posted Nov 14 at 9:55 AM in Trending by Sandy Giardi
Matte is the new black. Homeowners and interior designers are thinking beyond brushed nickel and chrome and asking for matte black, as well as brass and bronze shades for their bathroom fixtures. Our sources at Splash, a boutique kitchen and bath showroom, contend that even the manufacturers who didn’t venture there before are diving into special finishes. Homeowners are relishing the new looks...
Kitchen Design sudbury ma
Posted Nov 9 at 10:39 AM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
As the heart of the home the kitchen is innately cozy. It’s the family gathering spot; the place where we all take a break from our busy lives and allow our senses to come alive. Still, some kitchens are warmer than others; we look at five kitchens that are as cozy as they come. Pancakes sold separately.  Ski House Kitchen Kitchen design: Venegas and Company; interior design by Jennifer Palumbo...
holiday art show in concord, MA
Posted Nov 7 at 4:12 PM in Happening by Carly Stewart
Opening Reception: Friday, November 17 6:30 - 9:30 PM Featuring works by six of Three Stones Gallery's represented artists: Painting by Tim Dunnbier, Jim McManus and Siri Smedvig  Photography by John Kennard and Jennifer M. Johnston Turned wood vessles by Bob Hale Welcoming guest artists - Margot Kimball and Elizabeth Snowdon, and jewelry makers Jennifer Anderson and Lyca Blume. The show will be...
marvin windows and doors ABX
Posted Nov 7 at 1:22 PM in Happening, Resourcing by Carly Stewart
November 8-10 What connects the design concepts found in tiny houses, modern farmhouses and the Danish concept of hygge? Visitors to ABX 2017 at the Boston Convention and Events Center will find the answer at Booth #1277. Learn How One Architect Became a National Award-Winner As if bringing three key design trends to life wasn’t enough reason to stop by Booth #1277, ABX visitors will have an...
Kitchen with Color
Posted Nov 3 at 2:05 PM in Inspiring by Sandy Giardi
Now, we have nothing against the clean, all-white kitchens and master baths that have been all the rage in recent years, but we’re thrilled to see that color has resurfaced, and that some daring new designs are hitting the home front. Whether used liberally throughout a space or as splashes for key features, the use of color in kitchens and baths energizes a space, casting a distinct mood and...

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