Newburyport Kitchen Tour, Pt. 2, My Favorite Houses

Living room with teal blue chairs, hyde hair rug, cream leather sofa

I’ve been blogging for the last week about the 2017 Newburyport Kitchen Tour here and here.  Today, my final post will feature my two favorite houses on the tour. I think they are my favorite because of the use of space, thoughtful kitchen and interior design decisions and a cohesive design style that fits well … Read more

2017 Newburyport Kitchen Tour, Pt. 1 and the case of the missing design element.

Okay, well, this really should be called 2017 Newburyport Kitchen Tour, Pt. 2 because I’ve already done a post of the gardens and landscaping. But this post and the next will showcase the kitchens and related interiors of the houses. I’m breaking it into two because I took a lot of photos and I had … Read more

Travel Tuesday: Edith Wharton’s Gardens at The Mount

Edith Wharton The Mount view of house from gardens

A few years ago I was out in the Berkshires for the 4th of July and visited Edith Wharton’s famed estate called The Mount. I came across my photos again and thought that it would be worth sharing them again. My first video is a tour of the gardens of the estate. These formal gardens were … Read more

Kitchen Tour in Newburyport (and more!)

Newburyport Kitchen Tour 2016

Anytime I am invited to attend something in my favorite city of Newburyport in Massachusetts, I hop to it – regardless of distance (90 minute drive, without traffic) and traffic (two hours to get there yesterday!). So, I headed up to take in the annual Kitchen Tour in Newburyport which benefits the PTO of the Newburyport … Read more

Yarn’s End: What a yarn shop should look like

I recently did the design plan for a yarn shop called Yarn’s End in Norwell, Massachusetts that I wanted to share. I’d done the design for their original location 3 years ago and was happy to tackle another location. Today, when I was in to take photos of the bathroom to share, customers were raving … Read more