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Sustainable garden of daylilies
Posted Aug 3 at 4:46 PM in Inspiring Projects by Andrea Mingels
Kimberly Mercurio Landscape Architecture has mastered the art and science of creating gorgeous, sustainable gardens that are easy to maintain, work well with existing regional conditions, and, most importantly, have a positive impact on the environment. When a client requested to fill in an empty lot next to their Chatham home with a colorful garden that would bloom throughout the summer months...
Summer Outdoor Social Event at Vineyard Home
Posted Jul 28 at 11:00 AM in Events by Sandy Giardi
Join Cape & Islands Design Guide for a COVID-Safe Outdoor Summer Tent Social August 6 for Home Professionals celebrating the opening of Vineyard Home’s new showroom on Main Street in Falmouth. RSVP online at vineyardhome.com/rsvp today. Vineyard Home offers the “Elements for a Fine Home,” and specializes in selling and installing home design features that require particular expertise and...
Concrete countertop by Elements Concrete Co.
Posted Jul 24 at 2:33 PM in Tips & Trends by Kendra Keelan
Elements Concrete Co., a locally owned and operated artisan concrete company based in South Chatham, is changing the way we think about concrete. The studio specializes in concrete countertops, sinks, furniture, and decorative and architectural pieces for residential and commercial projects, harnessing the versatility of the material. Elements Concrete Co. can do it all—think vanities, soaking...
Gambrel Shingle Style Cape home designed by Catalano Architects and constructed by Travis Cundiff Associates, Inc.
Posted Jul 22 at 9:11 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
The family that plays together, stays together. That is certainly the case for a tight-knit family that gathers regularly on Cape Cod to enjoy the sun, surf and one another’s company. Over 25 sons, daughters and grandchildren join the family matriarch from Memorial Day through the shoulder season in numbers that exceed the bedrooms and bunk rooms of her exquisite seaside home, and guest home. But...
ACK 4170 Nantucket Shop
Posted Jul 16 at 7:46 AM in Shopping by Kendra Keelan
In BDG's Cape & Islands edition, we featured a Nantucket historic renovation by interior designer Donna Elle that showcases beautiful bold and cheerful colors, patterns, textiles, furnishings and home accents. The home is full of joy and coastal magic, and we learned that Donna Elle and her associate Katie Williams relied heavily on Nantucket shops, retailers and galleries to bring the ...
Suburban Boston pool house by Brendon Properties
Posted Jul 10 at 9:49 AM in Lifestyle by Sandy Giardi
Perhaps more than any other architectural structure, pool houses are designed with recreation and relaxation in mind. These functional, feel-good outbuildings allow homeowners to vacation in their own backyard and soak up the beauty of the landscape. No longer simply shelters for a quick change or toweling off après swim, pool houses have become luxurious, stylish settings equipped for full days...
Joyful coastal interior design by Donna Elle Design
Posted Jul 7 at 9:03 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
It is good to have lifelong friends. And even better when one of your closest has not only your best interests at heart, but an ear to the ground. That’s how a family from Ohio, who had vacationed in Nantucket every summer since 2002, came to live their longtime dream of owning a home there. When Robert Deuberry, a builder with his own Nantucket home, caught wind that an 1800s sea captain’s house...
Nautical blue and white entryway designed by SLC Interiors
Posted Jul 3 at 1:02 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
We pledge allegiance to spaces and styles that celebrate the all-American motifs. The featured designs incorporate stars or stripes or both, giving a nod to Old Glory. Whether subtle, as in the crisp Nantucket entryway (shown above) conceived by SLC Interiors, where a set of constellations suspended from a midnight-blue ceiling softly illuminate a space that points all to the beach, or more overt...
Guest bedroom with rope by Casabella Interiors
Posted Jul 1 at 3:03 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Recently, we’ve noticed that coastal interior designs are including hints of the rustic in their living spaces and using small measures of rope in their one-of-a-kind rooms. The hardy element is a perfect foil to the more polished features of a living space, establishing a sort of design tug-of-war that can be exceptionally enchanting.  Interior design by Martha's Vineyard Interior Design; photo...
A Summer Garden Celebration—2020 Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival
Posted Jun 26 at 7:58 AM in Events by Kendra Keelan
For a much-needed outlet from Coronavirus captivity we have some great, mood-boosting news to share—the 6th annual Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival is ON! This beloved event will take place over ten days from Friday, July 10 - Sunday, July 19. As a summer garden celebration, you have the opportunity to stroll through up to 25 beautiful and unique gardens hidden all around the Cape. The touring gardens...

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