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Velvet Design
Posted Oct 27 at 2:06 PM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
Don't fret the cold... Keep warm with velvets this season! Here's a look at the top velvet trends of the season - for whether you're looking to strut like the models, or take the runway's looks and feels right to your home decor. Going Classic Vogue Runway Fall Trends 2016Givenchy; Photo: Monica Feudi Tabitha Simmons - Micki nubuck-paneled velvet ankle boots (available at Net-A-Porter) Chanel...
Fall Flower Box Window Arranagement
Posted Oct 27 at 1:51 PM in Tips & Trends by Jen Harvey
Flowering cabbage, kale and creeping Jenny. (Deborah Silver & Co.) Beacon Hill Flower Box Inspirations. (via Pinterest)  BDG Publisher Melanie Perillo shares photos of the flower basket arrangements at her home barn. Colorful flower box arrangements. (Left: Southern Living, Top Right: Better Homes & Gardens,  Bottom Right: Pinterest)  (Left: Pinterest, Right: Midwest Living)   Share...
Halloween chic decor ideas
Posted Oct 25 at 11:49 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jen Harvey
It feels seasonally appropriate to be rocking skull accents around Halloween. However many of us love decorating and wearing skulls all year round (just not in a creepy way). Skulls give a “rock star" kind of vibe when it’s done just right and not overboard. A “less is more” mentality works best for skull style. It’s a statement you can bring to your home décor and your wardrobe. Here are a few...
Hamilburg Interiors
Posted Oct 24 at 2:12 PM in Inspiring Projects by Jen Harvey
This elegant home located in Wellesley, MA was redesigned by Hamilburg Interiors to create an inviting atmosphere for a family. New Englanders are no strangers to dark and gloomy weather, which is why this tudor style home focused on indoor living. Dena Hamilburg, Principal of Hamilburg Interiors, explains that the home has been named the “Downton Abbey Project” because at the onset the PBS...
Jan Gleysteen Architects, Inc.
Posted Oct 20 at 3:24 PM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
At BDG, we’re grateful to have relationships with professionals who have been with us since our inception. Feeling nostalgic, we combed through the archives to see the projects these talents showcased in our first few editions. We weren’t surprised to find designs that are as relevant today as they were up to 20 years ago. We asked the principals what makes these designs so enduring and what they...
2016 PRISM AWARDS
Posted Oct 19 at 1:05 PM in Events by Jen Harvey
The 2016 PRISM Awards by BRAGB celebrates the best projects and outstanding achievements in New England’s home building industry. BRAGB (Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston) has been hosting the PRISM Awards for several years. The program has been carefully designed to honor and recognize the accomplishments of professionals who influence the present and shape the future of...
Junior League of Boston Property Search
Posted Oct 18 at 11:01 AM in Events by Jen Harvey
Fine Paints of Europe
Posted Oct 13 at 1:29 PM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
Our Fall 2016 Color Report! If you have been living under a rock, we’re here to remind you how genius Pantone is with color creations and providing the new color trends for the season. Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, describes the Fall 2016 palette as “A Unity of Strength, Confidence and Complexity.” Under the Blue family, these creations consist of vibrant...
Patrick Ahearn Architect
Posted Oct 10 at 11:17 AM in Inspiring Projects by Jen Harvey
There is more than what meets the eye behind this gorgeous 1860's captain's house located on the waterfront of Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard. Patrick Ahearn Architect restored the home in a rather complex project.  The Edgartown Historic District had to approve all exterior restorations. It was important to stay sensitive to preserving the historic village and making the home unify to enhance the...
Paul Weber Architect
Posted Oct 6 at 9:34 AM in Tips & Trends by Carly Stewart
Blending into the wild has been an essential part of style expression from clothing to stationary to decor for centuries. Beginning in the 18th century, the European colonization of Asia and Africa brought the reproduction of leopard, tiger and zebra prints to fabrics. [Interior Design by Elizabeth Home Décor & Design] These exotic patterns continue to come back to style for reasons beyond...

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