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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...
A coastal garden with a touch of whimsy by Schumacher Companies
Posted Jun 25 at 5:06 PM in Lifestyle by Sandy Giardi
These settings capture the magic and mystique of the Cape and Islands, and the singular talent of its industry professionals. Wish you were here!  Coveside Fun Photo by Brian Vanden Brink Family fun is always on the program in a waterfront setting overlooking the harbor and a rebuilt boathouse. Designed and built by Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders (PSD).  Fisherman's Hideout Photo...
An organic, modern oceanfront retreat in New England with a California flair
Posted Jun 24 at 5:40 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
It isn’t every day that a Cape Cod home on the ocean becomes available, says Lindsay Bentis, founder and principal of Thread by Lindsay Bentis. Such homes, with their sandy heirloom settings, remain in families for generations. After looking for such a property for years, and making memories with her family further inland, a longtime client of Bentis (her first, in fact) and Owner/Project ...
Crown Point Cabinetry's Brian Stowell Gives a Father's Day Golf Tip
Posted Jun 19 at 11:30 AM in Lifestyle by Sandy Giardi
In honor of Father’s Day, we reached out to Brian Stowell, President of Crown Point Cabinetry, to provide all of those fathers out there with a helpful golf tip. Stowell, a self-proclaimed golf addict, is actively involved in The First Tee program. In fact, Crown Point helped found a local chapter of The First Tee New Hampshire to introduce life skills to children ages 5-17 through the game of...
Year-round oceanfront home designed by Gakidis + Stewart Design Group
Posted Jun 18 at 11:03 PM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
Falmouth is now a desirable residential alternative to the upscale Boston suburbs,” says George Gakidis of Gakidis + Stewart Design Group, and making Cape Cod one’s primary home is an emerging trend. “Initially a place to vacation, the Cape is now a permanent option for many.” As a Falmouth native himself, Gakidis can see the allure of the ocean, beautiful seasons and resort amenities that prompt...
Custom kitchen with multiple islands and cherry woodwork by Fallon Custom Homes & Renovations
Posted Jun 17 at 11:06 AM in Inspiring Projects by Sandy Giardi
In this time of COVID-19, when everyone has been holed up at home more often than not, even the most spacious quarters can feel a bit, well, confining.  It’s for this reason that we applaud the design and craftsmanship of two heavily populated living spaces crafted by Fallon Custom Homes & Renovations. The premier custom builder has its very own millwork shop, Fallon Fine Cabinetry, and has...

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