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Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Fall Collection: Masters of Modern
Posted Aug 11 at 3:08 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
Featured above: Cooper Return Swivel Leather armchairs, Markham Square Cocktail Table, Laser Cut Hair on Hide Pillow, and more).  Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Fall 2015 Collection is all about entertaining in a modern way.   The Kings of Comfort take home entertaining up a notch, incorporating "sumptuous leathers, fashion-inspired fabrics, rich woods and brilliant metallics." The Fall Collection...
To Prune or not to Prune? Schumacher Companies Weighs In.
Posted Aug 5 at 12:31 PM in Tips & Trends by Jen Harvey
Schumacher Companies share their expertise with gardeners wondering about this age-old question. Dead-heading and pinching-back are two pruning concepts that will not only keep your plants tidy but will also ensure that they continue to flower even after their initial blooms are spent. The idea of pruning plants, however, can be intimidating; no one wants to ruin their beautiful plants by...
Joys of Summer
Posted Aug 5 at 10:49 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
The Hammock Air Lounge, available at Webster & Company, Boston Design Center, or by order at Seasons Four,   The kids have long had sand shovels, tree houses, water balloons, walkie-talkies and umpteen other toys designed to make summer the best it can be. Thankfully, somewhere along the way, industry trendsetters decided that kids shouldn’t have all...
Rejuvenating Outdoor Showers
Posted Jul 7 at 2:21 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
Landscape Architecture by Katherine Field and Associates, Photo by Richard Mandelkorn After a day spent on the beach, there’s no better way to rinse the sand and saltwater than a refreshing outdoor shower. The combination of the warm water and the cool, evening coastal breeze is summer relaxation at its finest. Below are some of the most beautiful Cape Cod-area outdoor showers.   Sometimes, less...
Top 5 Nantucket Beaches
Posted Jul 2 at 9:56 AM in Tips & Trends by Melanie Perillo
Photo from In short, Nantucket is the place to be for the 4th of July. Crowds flock from all over to enjoy the wonderful restaurants and shops, but the #1 attraction? The beaches, of course. Check out our list of the 5 best beaches to explore this weekend (and all summer!).  1. Madaket Beach. Located at the western end of the island, it's the place to go if you're looking for an...
Coastal Blooms by Schumacher Companies
Posted Jun 24 at 4:02 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
If you’re looking for a place to enjoy gorgeous coastal blooms and a stunning waterfront sunset, Schumacher Companies seems to have found just the spot in the Wequassett Resort in Harwich. Just check out the absolutely gorgeous patio below, bordered by lovely blooming nepeta plants. Beyond that, there's gorgeous glassy water as far as the eye can see, dotted by sailboats and yachts.    Below, a...
Father's Day Gifts for Dad
Posted Jun 18 at 4:37 PM in Tips & Trends by Melanie Perillo
Roche Bobois MISTRAL Armchair Father's Day is this weekend! If you haven't found that perfect gift for dad, don't despair - we've rounded up some of the best gifts in the game.  If you're looking for something large and statement-making, this MISTRAL armchair by Roche Bobois would be the perfect addition to dad's man cave. It's upholstered in fine leather and also reclines for ultimate comfort...
Container Gardens + Boutique Garden Services
Posted May 26 at 4:50 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
Artefact Home|Garden shares their tips for creating beautiful container gardens and offers custom boutique garden services.  Containers are the ultimate way to add interest to your garden, patio, entryway, or uninterrupted expanse. They are also an immensely cool way to add sculpture, texture and ‘a bit of the outside’ to your interiors. They can add a colorful, sculptural, or textural element...
Breath of Fresh Air: Springtime in the Mountains
Posted May 6 at 12:04 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
People often associate mountain homes with fall and winter, but there’s something so peaceful and refreshing about a mountain home in the warmer months. Flowers and trees come alive, and nothing beats that mountain air and view.  Below, a rural hillside residence in Penobscot, Maine returns to a more natural state through a landscape architecture overhaul by Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design....
Design, Decor and DIY with Joanne Palmisano
Posted May 5 at 4:35 PM in Tips & Trends by Anonymous
Join Joanne Palmisano, internationally-acclaimed author and award-winning contributing Designer for DIY Network for an Artweek Boston exclusive event, taking place on Saturday, May 9th 1:30 pm-4:00 pm, in Circa at Restoration Resources in Boston’s historical South End.    Enjoy Joanne’s unique presentation on creative interior design ideas, and re-use salvaged and reclaimed vintage materials....