Posted Jan 1 at 9:18 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Glorious Gardens: Backyard Eden Landscape Architecture by Karen Sebastian, LLC Landscape architect Karen Sebastian of Karen Sebastian, LLC gave a sunny Sudbury home an outdoor environment that rivals the layout of any interior domain. While the front garden greets homeowners and guests with teeming fothergilla and tulips by the porch, the backyard was sculpted into a series of outdoor “rooms”...
Posted Dec 18 at 3:34 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Paging Boston hockey fans. Sea-Dar Construction transformed a hotel suite on the 14th floor of the Ames Boston Hotel into a shrine to Bruins great Bobby Orr. Conceived by architect Bergmeyer Associates, this is the first winter for the custom 570-square-foot space, which allows guests to surround themselves with hockey memorabilia, trophies and images and highlight-reel worthy reproductions. B'...
Posted Dec 11 at 3:05 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Alexandra Aquadro, founder of AGA Design, gave a humdrum powder room in Lexington an instant update by replacing its tired yellow paint with a dynamic wallcovering. Powder rooms are one of Aquadro’s favorite rooms to wallpaper, undoubtedly because you can make a huge impact in a very small space. The addition of Galbraith & Paul’s Parquet wallcovering completely transformed the look of this...
Posted Dec 7 at 4:33 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jen Harvey
Rachel Reider Interiors decked the halls at the Hawthorne Inn as part of the Concord Museum Holiday House Tour. The Holiday House Tour welcomed nearly 1,000 guests inside private residences that are each decorated in a different holiday theme. Rachel Reider Interiors is a Boston-based interior design firm. Her projects range from homes to hotels. To learn more about the firm, visit Rachel...
Posted Dec 7 at 2:21 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jen Harvey
Parterre Garden Services Make your outdoor entryway festive this year with a holiday planter. Here are a few arrangements by Boston-area professionals that will delight all season long. R.P. Marzilli & Company Parterre Garden Services a Blade of Grass Stonegate Gardens Paragon Landscape Paragon Landscape
Posted Nov 16 at 10:44 AM in Inspiring Projects 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...
Posted Nov 15 at 3:50 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Mad for Modern Video of A Striking Contemporary Home in Weston, MA 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...
Posted Nov 14 at 12:33 PM in Inspiring Projects by Carly Stewart
Barbara Elza Hirsch of Elza B. Design created a little girl's nursery in the corner bedroom of the Junior League of Boston's 2017 Designer Show House. She was inspired to create a whimsical yet refined design for the location of the home that offers a quiet and inviting space. Hirsch, a mother of two boys, relished the great opportunity to design a girl's room. Lilacs and citron color set the...
Posted Nov 9 at 10:39 AM in Inspiring Projects 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...
Posted Nov 3 at 2:05 PM in Inspiring Projects 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...