Top 10 Favorite Newburyport Christmas Scenes and a Giveaway!

Newburyport Christmas barn doors bicycle decorating

One of my favorite annual events each year is the Newburyport Holiday House Tour, which I’ve posted about many times. I am unable to attend this year so wanted to share my Top 10 favorite Christmas scenes from Christmases past. I though you might pick up some fun ideas for holiday decorating. AND, I’m doing … Read more

Holiday Inspiration Newburyport Holiday House Tour 2020

Newburyport 2020 Holiday House Tour Amesbury Main Street custom home Yellowstone Montana inspired house front

Greetings from snowy New England! I was feeling badly last weekend for the Newburyport Holiday House Tour 2020 committee because the weather was just awful for their event! Not only did they have to stage it outside, but it was a rainy day (surrounded by two nice days, of course!). I think though given the … Read more

2018 Newburyport Holiday House Tour

19 Federal Street Living Room Christmas Newburyport Holiday House Tour 2018

Happy (almost) Christmas! Sorry to take so long getting these 2018 Newburyport Holiday House Tour 2018 tour pics up. I ended up taking so many photos it’s taken forever to edit them down into a manageable tour. As I’ve often said, Newburyport, Massachusetts is my absolute favorite city.  One of the things I love about … Read more

Newburyport Christmas Holiday House Touring

Newburyport Christmas pendant light ornaments hanging decor

I’ve been a bit disorganized these last few weeks as we transition from fall to the holiday season- so I’m sorry there have been no blog posts! That said, I am very excited because on Saturday, December 8th, I’ll be heading up to my favorite town of Newburyport in Massachusetts for the annual Holiday House … Read more

A Spectacular Modern Carriage House Conversion in Newburyport MA

Newburyport modern carriage house conversion Andrew Sidford architect Linda Merrill photo exterior

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of a conversion house project. I’ve showcased several projects over the years and I’m so excited to share a new one that is currently on the market in my favorite city of Newburyport, MA. I saw this modern carriage house conversion project originally when it was … Read more

2017 Newburyport Kitchen Tour 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. Today’s 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 with the architecture of the … Read more

2017 Newburyport Kitchen Tour Pt. 1

This post and the next will showcase the kitchens and related interiors of the houses on the 2017 Newburyport Kitchen Tour. I’m breaking it into two because I took a lot of photos and I had a couple of personal favorites which I want to highlight. I didn’t make it to every house on the … Read more

2016 Newburyport Holiday House Tour

I made my annual pilgrimage to the 2016 Newburyport Holiday House tour on Saturday and this year, we were treated to some amazing homes and lovely, though not ostentatious, holiday decorating. The House Tour is put on and benefits the Custom House Maritime Museum of Newburyport. The first house I visited was the 1774 Lowell-Tracy-Johnson … Read more

2016 Newburyport Kitchen Tour

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 2016 Newburyport Kitchen Tour which benefits the PTO of the … 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

2013 Newburyport Kitchen Tour

Here are photo montages of my trip up to the 2013 Newburyport Kitchen tour on Saturday, with proceeds benefiting the Newburyport Elementary schools. Of all the house tours I’ve been on over the years, the one’s in N-port are always the best and never disappoint. The town offers such a wide variety of architectural styles … Read more

2012 Holiday House Tour in Newburyport, MA

  On Saturday my New Hampshire client and I spent the day wandering around my favorite local city of Newburyport, MA taking in the 2012 Holiday House Tour  in Newburyport which benefits the Custom House Maritime Museum. When I lived there I did the house tour one year and it was really great. This year … Read more