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Crafts: Make Paper Party Garland

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We have been busy celebrating these past few months- birthdays, anniversaries, potlucks and parties. I try to add... Read More »

Crafts: Make Vintage Postcard Ornaments

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Here’s a great way to add a bit of nostalgic flair to your holiday celebration: make vintage postcard... Read More »

Crafts| Create a Sunlight Print

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If you are interested in creating your own sunlight prints, below is the link to the kit we... Read More »

Decorate for Christmas with Pine Cones | Christmas Decor

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Save money on Christmas decor by incorporating nature into your decorating scheme. Collect pine cones and acorns when... Read More »

Decorate for Halloween with Pumpkins and Jack-o’-Lanterns

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Halloween is—after only Christmas—the most lavishly decorated holiday of the year. Neighbors try to outdo one another; schools... Read More »

Decorating with Neutral Colors | Home Style

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There’s a story that Kelly McGuill’s two sisters like to tell about their childhood in the pretty Boston... Read More »

DIY: Fix Sticky Drawers

6 votes, 4.36 avg. rating (85% score)

Fighting with a dresser drawer that sticks can be the most frustrating of domestic disputes. Left unaddressed, these... Read More »

DIY: Install a Colorful Stair Runner

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When we moved into our charming, century-old, Providence home, there were several changes that I wanted to make.... Read More »

DIY: Recover a Dining Room Chair

4 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (63% score)

Redecorating a room doesn’t have to cost a fortune or take months to accomplish. For example, changing the... Read More »

DIY: Refinish Wood Furniture

3 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (69% score)

If you want to extend the life of a dreary-looking piece of wooden furniture and you’re sure it... Read More »

Expert Tips to Build a Compost Bin

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Fred Davis knows the value of good compost. For 24 years, he and his wife, Linda, have owned... Read More »

Force Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom

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Add a little color and beauty to your surroundings this winter by forcing amaryllis bulbs to bloom. A... Read More »

Gifts You’ll Love (To Buy and Receive)

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The sidewalks of Harvard Square are bustling on this overcast early-December day. Frigid temperatures have everyone moving at... Read More »

Historical Staffordshire | Antiques

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Photo/Art by Inc. Skinner As the old saying goes, “Everyone loves a winner.” In America, that’s doubly so:... Read More »

Holiday Crafts | Felt & Yarn Wreath

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We love the way this monochromatic felt & yarn wreath gets so much of its visual interest from... Read More »

Holiday Crafts | Make Button Garland

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If you can thread a needle, you can make button garland. The hardest part is amassing enough buttons... Read More »

Home Decor from Reclaimed Items

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Local artisans keep used goods out of the landfills by turning reclaimed materials into beautiful pieces for the... Read More »

Home Decor | All Is Merry and Bright

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Long before December rolls around, Christine Chitnis is in her studio, working on the theme for this year’s... Read More »

Home Decor | Make Small Rooms Look Larger

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Small, boxy rooms can sometimes make you feel as if the walls are closing in. But the way... Read More »

Home Project: Coatrack from Shoe Forms

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Old wooden shoe forms make a charming, vintage-looking coatrack. 1. Browse your favorite antiques stores and flea markets... Read More »

Home Project: Pergola and Picnic Table

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Project: From fish pond to tabletop gathering place When Richard Paul and his wife, Martha, bought their 1780... Read More »

House for Sale in Middle Haddam, Connecticut | Home by Tumbling Water

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With all the windows closed, we couldn’t hear the waterfall that recent rainy day when we visited with... Read More »

House For Sale on Swan’s Island | The Island With 351 Friends

House For Sale on Swan’s Island | The Island With 351 Friends

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So, well, we think we’d be happy living on Swan’s Island. On the other hand, how could we... Read More »

House for Sale | Israel Arnold House

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Actually, the original part of the “Israel Arnold House”–that’s how it’s listed on the National Register of Historic... Read More »

House for Sale: Bear Foot Farm

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Known as Bear Foot Farm, it was built in the year before the Civil War began. During Prohibition,... Read More »

House For Sale: General Lafayette’s Hide-a-way

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You don’t believe anyone could get behind a beehive oven? Well, you have to realize that General Lafayette... Read More »

House for Sale: Living the Good Life on a Blueberry Farm

5 votes, 3.56 avg. rating (72% score)

Our first question to Mark and Betty Garrison, owners of Rocky Point Blueberry Farm in Warwick, Rhode Island,... Read More »



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