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

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

  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

Linda’s Dream House: Making An Entrance

I’ve always loved mural wallpaper, so what better way of making an entrance to the dream house than doing it up right in the front hall! First, here are some inspiration images I’ve been collecting for a long while. This first image is Suzanne Rheinstein’s New York Pied-a-Terre which features a gorgeous paper in the … Read more

Glam Neutrals by Thibaut Fabrics & a sneak peek!

I’ve always loved Thibaut Fabrics, but recently they’ve really been hitting it out of the ballpark. I just received their latest fabric collection book and it’s really a wow. I wanted to share the Natural Glimmer Collection with you. I can promise, each is more beautiful than the last!             … Read more

And Another Antique House in Duxbury, MA

Following last week’s Amazing Federal post, I wanted to share another property (also on the market) that I have a connection to in Duxbury, MA. This house, dating to 1780, is an example of late Georgian style. It’s simpler and more austere than the Federal home I showcased last week, which was built in 1807. … Read more

Amazing Federal Antique in Duxbury, MA

  I wanted to share images of this amazing antique Federal house that’s currently on the market. It’s actually next door to where I grew up in Duxbury, MA and I’ve never been inside. If you look past the house on the right side of the image, you can see some trees through the trees … Read more