XXX is in the Details: Upholstery

XXX is in the Details: Upholstery

I’ve been gathering images of great upholstery details for a while and decided it was time to share them. When coming up with a (hopefully) catchy title, I thought about the phrase “the devil is in the details”. I wondered then, does this expression mean what I think it does? Often, we use idiomatic phrases almost … Read more

Project Replay: Boston Townhouse Living Room

Project Replay: Boston Townhouse Living Room

  If you’re on Facebook, you’ll be familiar with the “memory” feature where they give you some of the highlights from posts from the same day going back several years. Today, mine was reminding me that this Boston townhouse living room project I did was featured in The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine on January 17, … Read more

Newburyport Holiday House Tour: Toppan-Whitney House

I wrote about three of the houses I visited at the 2015 Newburyport Holiday House Tour the other day, but wanted to share the Toppan-Whitney House in its own post because it’s on the market – so we get more insider photos! The Toppan-Whitney House is a brick Federal-era home built in 1804 and is … Read more

New England Design Hall of Fame Awards Dinner

Each year, the folks at New England Home magazine put on quite a soiree in honor of the current inductees into the New England Design Hall of Fame. This 9th annual celebration was held last night at The State Room overlooking all of Boston and it was a party to remember! A big congratulations to … Read more

Travel Tuesday: Vaux-Le-Vicomte – A Bucket-list trip in a book

I haven’t done an official Travel Tuesday post in quite a long while, but the recently published book © A Day at Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte by Alexandre de Vogüé, Jean-Charles de Vogüé, and Ascanio de Vogüé, Flammarion, 2015, photographs © Bruno Ehrs offers quite a tour of both the history and beauty of this amazing place. The … Read more