A Dream Mudroom, Laundry and more – Dream Home 2021

Hello friends! I am thrilled to be able to share my design for the Dream Home 2021 Mudroom / Laundry / Dog washing station / Guest Resources room! You can read about my inspirations and decision making for this space here. At the bottom of this post will be all the products and resources I used … Read more

Property Swoon: Burklyn Hall Classic Magnificence in the Northeast Kingdom

Burklyn Hall Exterior yellow neo classical house

I came across this amazing neoclassical home, called Burklyn Hall, built in 1908, and couldn’t wait to share it. It was built around the same time as The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home in the Berkshires, and there are many similarities. This amazing property is for sale for what seems like a steal and it would … Read more

Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

I made a Springtime resolution that this year, I’m going to make a concerted effort to visit some, if not all, of the historic house museums operated by Historic New England. Okay, well, there are thirty-eight properties across the six New England states, so maybe I’ll start by focusing on the twenty-one here in Massachusetts, of … Read more

The Mount Washington Resort

    The Omni Mt. Washington Resort has long been on my “must visit” lists. In this 2nd Spa Week post, I am sharing the gorgeousness of this hotel and spa. It was on our short list for a spa getaway. This place has something for everyone all year long. Built between 1900 and 1902 … Read more

Canyon Ranch Berkshires

Happy New Year everyone! Are you ready for 2015? My holidays were very nice, on the quiet side, but lots of time spent with friends and family, and of course my little RoyRoy! With the new year comes the usual self-evaluation, resolutions and hopes of doing things just a little bit better in the year … Read more

A 1920’s estate in Milton, MA

FBN Construction photography 582 Blue Hill Ave 1920s estate 3

   1920’s estate view from the gardens – photography by Jean Donohue, courtesy of FBN Construction New England Cable News (NECN) Dream House just aired a two part segment on this fabulous 1920’s estate in Milton, MA. I’ve been lucky to have attended a few industry events at this spectacular 1920’s brick mansion and thought … Read more