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Pink L'atelier stove in bright white kitchen
Posted Apr 7 at 4:16 PM in Tips & Trends by Jaci Conry
L’Atelier Paris launches a line of custom ranges in bright new hues, just in time for Spring. L’Atelier Paris Haute Design, the luxury bespoke creator of made-to-measure ranges and kitchens has unveiled its exclusive 2021 Color Collection. The line features 15 colorways inspired by hope and joy. Think of the delight you’d feel with a kitchen highlighted by these pale blues and greens, bold purple...
Entry way of home with smart home system technology
Posted Mar 23 at 1:39 PM in Tips & Trends by Marykate Forte
Say Hello to Boston’s Boutique Private Risk Advisory Firm. Insurance for today’s highly successful families—those with multiple homes, valuable collections, domestic employees, and extravagant hobbies—is very much a unique discipline. But unlike the way in which people shop for financial advice, the vetting of home and auto insurance companies usually amounts to calling the nearest Main Street...
Custom light fixture
Posted Feb 14 at 4:31 PM in Tips & Trends by Kelly McCoy
Fixtures that illuminate and captivate. Lighting is a dynamic design element that can enhance every space in your home. The selection and positioning of lighting can dramatically change the way you, your family, and guests feel in each room. At a time when health and wellness is top of mind, selecting a new lighting fixture has the power to transform a space. While contemporary-industrial...
Indoor pool
Posted Dec 22 at 2:22 PM in Tips & Trends by Marykate Forte
Bonus spaces like these will make you glad to shelter-in-place. Hunkering down at home is the new normal. But it doesn’t have to mean sacrificing on authentic experiences. Increasingly, homes are equipped with bonus rooms that make staying in worthwhile. From meditation rooms to sports-themed recreation areas and even glitzy bowling alleys, we’ve rounded up some stellar extra spaces that are so...
Festive holiday cocktails on serving tray
Posted Dec 16 at 11:15 AM in Tips & Trends by Jaci Conry
Weston Table founder & CEO, Dianne O’Connor, who is also an entertainer extraordinaire, wife and mother of five shares her tips for holiday decorating. Use What You HaveEspecially in 2020, when it’s important to stay as close to home as possible, one of O’Connor’s favorite decorating go-to’s is to use what you already have. “Each holiday season, we look at the ornaments that we’ve collected...
Holiday place setting with greenery and roses
Posted Dec 11 at 3:40 PM in Tips & Trends by Jaci Conry
Interior designer and owner of luxury showroom M-Geough, Eric Haydel uses native New England elements to anchor his holiday décor.  There are countless benefits of living in New England during the holiday season. At the top of the list, according to designer Eric Haydel, is the opportunity to incorporate live, locally sourced greenery into festive arrangements. For much of his own seasonal décor...
Luxury Range and Oven by L'Atelier Paris
Posted Nov 20 at 8:29 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Just as all home chefs are not created equal, neither are the ovens we use. And with Thanksgiving upon us, naturally, talk has turned to turkey (and stuffing, and potatoes, cranberries, etc.). To celebrate this cooking-centric holiday, we reached out to three kitchen experts to see what oven is tops in their minds and why. The following luxury-brand ovens are so precise and well designed that...
Winterizing tips for gunite pools from SSG Pools & Spas
Posted Nov 12 at 10:13 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
According to South Shore Gunite Pools & Spas, Inc. there’s no reason you can’t enjoy your pool right up until Thanksgiving—and with recreational opportunities being as limited as they are, we say you glean every ounce of pleasure out of the amenities you have in your own backyard.  When a homeowner has a gunite pool in New England, they are advised to have a heater. And, so long as you are...
Nickel gap wood paneling lines a custom hallway by McCormack Builders
Posted Nov 5 at 12:56 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Coin shortage? What coin shortage? Homeowners everywhere are loving the look of nickel gap wood treatments. While this type of cladding looks similar to shiplap, it’s a little different in that it uses tongue and groove boards that conceal nails for a smoother overall look. The gap between each board is consistent and, you guessed it, about the width of a nickel.  Construction by Costello Fine...
Custom pool, pool garden and pool house constructed by Onyx Corporation
Posted Oct 23 at 2:37 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
This past summer, residents everywhere were scrambling to make a splash in their own backyards and reaching out to Onyx Corporation to see just how fast the landscape professionals could make that happen. When installing a pool, there are many moving parts—it’s not just about finding a spot and filling ’er up. In actuality, the time to begin your landscape transformation is now; Onyx Corporation...