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2 Simple Acorn Crafts | Inspired Ideas

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Make refrigerator magnets and napkin rings with acorns. Autumn is an ideal time to harvest some of New... Read More »

Antiques: Bradford Washburn Photographs

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“Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature”: Cicero said it, and Bradford Washburn lived it.... Read More »

Antiques: Dolls

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When I was 8 years old, my grandmother gave me a cloth doll for Christmas. Neither pretty nor... Read More »

Antiques: Folk Artist Peter Hunt

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Lately I’ve taken to wearing a curious adornment: my husband’s high-school ID bracelet, given to him by an... Read More »

Artisans: Furniture, Pottery and Rugs in Northwest Connecticut

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Northwestern Connecticut’s quiet beauty has long drawn some of the region’s most creative artisans. There we found a... Read More »

Autumn Serving Tray | Autumn Crafts

Autumn Serving Tray | Autumn Crafts

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This fall-foliage-theme tray is perfect for serving coffee, cider, or breakfast in bed. You will need: 2 sheet... Read More »

Best 5: Eco Shops

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Yankee contributor Christie Matheson, author of Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style (Sourcebooks, 2008; $12.95), goes shopping... Read More »

Boatbuilder’s House

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For years Stephen Florimbi and his partner, Sarah Price, had a vision of what they wanted in a... Read More »

Craft: Make Colorful Halloween Pumpkins

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Halloween is just around the corner, so it is only fitting that this week, we focus on pumpkins.... Read More »

Detail: Copper Countertops

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When it came to the kitchen counters, Stephen Florimbi opted for thin over thick: “I wanted something that... Read More »

Federal-Style Farmhouse in Vermont Inspires Reinvention

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An unfinished farmhouse inspires expat empty-nesters to reinvent themselves in the Green Mountains. There was nothing about Peter... Read More »

For Him and Her

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1. Notch whiskey ($888) is for serious connoisseurs–and they’ll be grateful forever. Triple Eight Distillery, Nantucket, MA. 508-325-5929;... Read More »

For Home

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1. Recycled glass coasters ($80 set of 4) are fun–and protect tables, too. Happy Owl Glassworks, Concord, MA.... Read More »

For Kids

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1. Put a pony under the tree–if it fits in this folding stable ($99.99). Melissa & Doug, Wilton,... Read More »

Garden Solutions: Perennials and Groundcover

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I’m distressed that some of the plants in my perennial garden are really overgrown and crowded. What should... Read More »

Get Rid of Poison Ivy | Garden Solutions

Get Rid of Poison Ivy | Garden Solutions

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Q. How can we get rid of poison ivy that’s growing along the ground and up trees all... Read More »

Gift Wraps: Season’s Must-Haves

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It seems a little silly to cut down trees for the sake of manufacturing gift wrap that will... Read More »

Gifts Made in New England

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Our region is famous for its work ethic and pride in craftsmanship. Here’s Yankee‘s unique gift guide to... Read More »

Home Decorating: Cape House in Maine

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Terry John Woods and Dale West extended their Vermont farmhouse sensibility to Down East Maine to create what... Read More »

Home Projects: Kitchen Island

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Project: Antiqued Kitchen Island Jack Kurilla’s craftsmanship is about perfection. As a high-end cabinetmaker in the small southern... Read More »

Home Projects: Storage Space

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When the Hallee family moved into their 1950s cape in Portland, Maine, the lack of storage space was... Read More »

Home: The Evolution of Bachelor Hall

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What’s unique about an old house is its history: who owned it, how they lived, the spirit they... Read More »

House for Sale: A Little Bit of England in Vermont

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Let’s begin with the kitchen. No, it’s not the biggest we’ve been in, not even close. But how... Read More »

House For Sale: Brockway Island, CT

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It was the summer of 1953. Ernest F. Fetske, a prominent naval architect from New York, and his... Read More »

House for Sale: Four-Bedroom Farmhouse

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Dating back to 1790, Bay School farm overlooks Lake Winnisquam and miles and miles of mountains to the... Read More »

House For Sale: New Ipswich, NH

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Ordinarily when a property comes up for sale, maybe the owners are sad about it, but everyone else... Read More »

House for Sale: Williamstown, Massachusetts

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Not many homes have served as both a men’s club and a church. But a certain four-bedroom, 4,200-square-foot... Read More »



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