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Island Inspired Decor

Island Inspired Decor
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Want to keep that summer vibe going all year long? Fine art and home goods from Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard evoke an off-the-mainland feeling in any season.

1.Unloading the Boat, an oil-on-wood-panel seascape by Traeger di Pietro($900), depicts a working fisherman in a beautiful setting. Traeger di Pietro, Vineyard Haven, MA. 617-828-9867;

2. Jennifer McCurdy wheel-throws, then hand-shapes and carves, her exquisite porcelain vessels (“Coral Nest” set and “Wind Bowl” shown here; call for pricing), which are delicately detailed yet as strong as the natural elements that inspire them. Jennifer McCurdy, Vineyard Haven, MA. 508-627-0443;

3. The Clay Art Studio’s ceramic canisters ($125-$200, or $495 the set), hand-built from slab and inspired by Nantucket’s cobblestone streets, are part of owner Barbara Toole’s “All in Blue” collection. The Clay Art Studio, Nantucket, MA. 508-228-2376;

4. These 100% soy candles ($29.50 each) from Naturally Nantucket capture fresh scents named for different seasons and places onthe island. Naturally Nantucket, Nantucket, MA. 508-228-6245;

5. Mohair throws ($365 each) in off-white and ice-blue look cool enough for summer–yet provide a layer of warmth on chilly island nights. Nantucket Looms, Nantucket, MA. 508-228-1908;

6. The widely known decoupage artist Leslie Linsley also designs pillows, including this cotton chintz “Compass Rose” (18″ $125, 22″ $145) pattern. Leslie Linsley Nantucket, Nantucket, MA. 508-325-4900;

Updated Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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