To Each His Own

I’m so happy summer is officially here!!  Our kids are (finally!) out and it’s getting HOT!!  If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed a post last week mentioning that we’re thinking about selling our place ALREADY.  I’ve been too slammed to get a post out on it sooner but finally have a […]

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June 21, 2016

The Lake & a Style Matters Podcast

I hope you’re having a great week!  I just got back from a long weekend in Lake Gaston with the family and it is feeling like SUMMER!!!  We haven’t all been away together since last summer and it was amazing to just relax and be outside, swimming, boating & fishing together.  The water’s already warming […]

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May 31, 2016

A Family Room Addition & Whats Up

A few years ago, I was contacted by a very sweet potential client who was also a longtime blog reader in the process of house-hunting.  She and her husband had been looking for an older home in the city with lots of character and charm.  They thought they’d found the house, but it ended up […]

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May 24, 2016

"Lightening up" our traditional home: Part 1

{Our hearth room} As you might know, this past fall we moved from a contemporary home with a bit of a European/70s MidCentury/rustic vibe…     …into a very “normal” sort of suburban traditional cape cod revival:   And the change was hard for me. I left a smaller home (2 tiny bedrooms for 4 […]

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May 12, 2016

At Home

{Progress in our front yard kitchen garden & house painting} I cannot believe we’ve lived in our house since September; it feels like it’s only been a couple of months! It’s been the busiest eight months I can remember, but each month it feels like we get a bit more settled and the house becomes […]

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May 5, 2016

The Modern Farmhouse Project

This past fall, we began working with a young family on their soon-to-be-new house. They found a really special piece of property and had an amazingly simple yet spectacular modern farmhouse design done by Thomas French Architects. I’m certain I squealed when I first opened the house plans and the inspiration photos they sent over […]

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April 21, 2016

Gracious People: Brooke & Steve Giannetti

A couple of years ago, I started an (extremely!) irregular blog series called “Gracious People.” In my line of work and in my life, I come across lots of insanely talented and incredible people… People whose work I admire and drool over. But there are also those people I come across, whose talents I not […]

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April 18, 2016

Looking Ahead…

This has been one of the busiest years of my life and, though I’m not complaining, we’ve been doing a lot of thinking on how to grow our company in the right direction while still staying sane.  Our baby, Gisele, has been all over the country with us for multiple magazine show houses and book […]

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April 14, 2016



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