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Master bathroom design by LDa Architecture & Interiors, construction by F.H. Perry Builder
Posted May 5 at 4:17 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Soothing, soulful, restorative. No other room in the house washes away the stresses of the day like the master bath. This room also has the distinction of being the one place you're granted a little peace and privacy. BDG's Best this month called for a roundup of the most beautiful master baths. The response? Pure bliss. We think you’ll agree.... LEFT: Awash in sunlight, this restful refuge...
Hearty hewn custom cabinetry by Crown Point Cabinetry
Posted May 4 at 4:28 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
With the home cooking, prepping and assembling that has been going on of late, we all are spending more time than ever in our kitchens. Storage shortcomings are coming to light, functionality issues are making their presence known (all too frequently!) and many of us are pining for the beautiful new look that custom cabinetry brings. If you’re among those contemplating a kitchen renovation, Crown...
Tennis court design by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design
Posted May 1 at 9:14 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
While landscape architects and contractors have a gift for cultivating natural beauty and singular outdoor vistas, they also have a great sense of fun. With warm weather finally here, we take a look at some of the fantastic recreational features they’ve envisioned for private residences. Each is a quarantine dream to have in one’s own backyard. Bocce Landscape architecture by Katherine Field and...
Frank Webb Home Bathroom Lighting Solutions
Posted Apr 29 at 10:10 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
While most people choose their lighting fixtures based on how the fixture looks, you should select bathroom lighting for how it makes you look and how well it illuminates this all-important space in your home. “Bathrooms should have a combination of ambient and task lighting,” explains Jim Henderson, Frank Webb Home’s lighting specialist. “Ambient lighting is your main lighting source. It’s...
Plymouth Quarries gives back to COVID-19 front line workers
Posted Apr 28 at 3:23 PM in News by Andrea Mingels
Plymouth Quarries and JF Price Company are giving back to those who have continuously given so much during the COVID-19 pandemic—our front line workers. The two companies are offering a special discount on their finest stone products and services to those who are working on the front line during these troubling times. The discount began on April 27th and will continue through December 4th, 2020....
Modern architecture by Jill Neubauer
Posted Apr 27 at 1:03 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
When asked what appeals most to her about modern architecture, architect Jill Neubauer of Jill Neubauer Architects, Inc. answers slowly, “Modern architecture is responsive.” There’s a freedom to it, a fearlessness in thinking beyond the safety of a traditional four walls, maybe even a responsibility. “Modern means opening yourself up to the site, to the possibilities, to the earth and the sun, to...
Inground gunite pool by SSG Pools
Posted Apr 24 at 12:24 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
As New Englanders look ahead to summer, holding out hope that the current health care pandemic loosens its grip, homeowners have a lot of questions. Many are likely wondering how they can make the most of their own backyards, and what they can do to take family fun and recreation into their own hands. We reached out to the experts at SSG Pools, Massachusetts and New Hampshire’s top gunite pool...
Custom home by brookes + hill custom builders
Posted Apr 23 at 5:13 PM in News by Sandy Giardi
It has been a banner year at brookes + hill custom builders, inc. The high-end custom builder and renovator is celebrating its 10th year in business, and has marked the milestone by moving to a new Waltham office, launching a compelling new website and by promoting Jessica Griffith to the role of principal, joining Eric Hill (pictured below left) and David Brookes (right) at the helm. Griffith,...
Coastal meadow expansion and cultivation by Landscape Creations
Posted Apr 21 at 8:22 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Though a glorious meadow on the sound in Stonington, Connecticut, looks the way nature intended, the hand of landscape contractors Landscape Creations is undeniably present. When a client sought to expand and rehab the reedy, colorless coastline that stood between their property and the water, they envisioned a minimalist, native-looking landscape that could serve as a border between the lawn and...
Living Room transforms into a Gaming Room by Cutting Edge Systems Corp.
Posted Apr 20 at 12:05 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
These days, home theater systems are not solely about movies, says Evan Struhl, President and CEO of Cutting Edge Systems Corp. “You can watch TV or choose to become captivated by playing video games.” Along with streaming video, gaming has become an obsession among millennials, and, for the young residents of a beautiful new Beacon Hill townhome, it is undoubtedly “their hot spot.” They...

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