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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 »

Kayak: Season’s Must Have

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Scoping out fall foliage from a vantage point on a pristine pond or gently flowing river means enjoying... Read More »

Knowledge & Wisdom: How to Build a Backyard Pond

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For more than 25 years, Tim Matson of Strafford, Vermont, has designed ponds for clients around northern New... Read More »

Make a Custom Stencil

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Stencils, mainly in the form of adhesive wall stencils (really more like stickers), have become all the rage... Read More »

Make a Nut Wreath | Autumn Crafts

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Nature’s autumn harvest is on elegant display when you craft a simple yet beautiful nut wreath. Here’s how,... Read More »

Make a Seashell Planter | Inspired Ideas

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Here’s a way to keep oceanside memories close even when you’re landlocked: Make a seashell planter using a... Read More »

Make Acorn Refrigerator Magnets

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Materials to Make Acorn Refrigerator Magnets: Magnets: acorns, X-Acto knife, nut pick, wooden toothpick, hot-glue gun, magnets (such... Read More »

Make Scented Pillows | Inspired Ideas

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I love hosting family and friends in my home. When I have overnight visitors, I like to make... Read More »

Make-Dos | Antiques & Collectibles

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One generation’s recycling is another’s treasure. My dad wasn’t the world’s first recycler, just an early adopter of... Read More »

Mary-Alice Dalton | Artisan Spotlight

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Though one could easily describe the handcrafted children’s clothing Mary-Alice Dalton produces as art , she’d prefer not... Read More »

Napkin Rings

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Material: Napkin rings: 2 acorns, drill with 1/8-inch bit, 22-inch suede lacing, 1 bead (with hole large enough... Read More »

Neoclassical Style Renovations: Restored Brownstone Home

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“It’s been better than I could have imagined,” Barbara says. “I designed my house specifically for fun and... Read More »

New England Christmas Tree Farms

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New Hampshire and Vermont: nh-vtchristmastree.org Maine: mainechristmastree.com Massachusetts: christmas-trees.org Rhode island: richristmastrees.com Connecticut: ctchristmastree.org Read More »

New England’s Finest: Baby and Toddler Gear

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New England artisans craft beautiful (and durable) baby and toddler gear. 1. Designer Mary-Alice Dalton applies couture-quality details... Read More »

Old Home Restorer Brian Cooper | Video

Old Home Restorer Brian Cooper | Video

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Brian Cooper, an old home restorer, understands the love and lore of historic preservation. Watch as he explains... Read More »

Printmaker Matt Brown | Video

Printmaker Matt Brown | Video

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Matt Brown — a self-taught printmaker —  has been making prints since 1993. Take a behind-the-scenes look at this studio.... Read More »

School Supplies: New England’s Finest

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1. Help save quarters and energy with an easy-to-store clothes-drying rack ($39.95-$49.95). The Vermont Country Store Rutland, VT... Read More »

Stocking Stuffers

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1. A handcrafted wool stocking ($30) makes the stuff inside more special. Swell Company, Parsonsfield, ME. 207-793-2700; swellcompany.com... Read More »

Submit Your Photos: Halloween Decorations

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Share your ideas online. Take digital photos of your home (inside or outside) decorated for Halloween. See SLIDESHOW:... Read More »

The Bullpen: a post-and-beam barn

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Like the house, the property’s bullpen has had many lives. This stout little post-and-beam barn sits on a... Read More »

The Detail

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In 2009, after years of shooting Terry John Woods’ home in Shrewsbury, Vermont, for a variety of shelter... Read More »

The Treasures of ‘Jilly’s Jubilee’

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“When we first moved here, I was designing greeting cards and prints, but what I always wanted was... Read More »

Vermont Daylillies

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The weather has been so glorious lately and my thoughts are turning to the beautiful corner of northern... Read More »



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