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Halloween: 5 Crafts for a Boo-tiful House

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Craft projects by Matthew Mead Halloween decorations are becoming as prevalent as Christmas lights. Let’s say you want... Read More »

Heywood-Wakefield Furniture | Antiques

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Sometimes I fear that modern-day Americans are like hothouse flowers: big, bold, beautiful, yet too fragile to survive... Read More »

Hide Living Room Clutter

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Chances are you don’t live in a clutter-free house, but sometimes it’s nice to pretend you do. Like... 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 »

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: Outdoor Shower

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Project: OUTDOOR SHOWER Guests who get a chance to use the outdoor shower at the Block Island home... 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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Yes, everyone who lives on Swan’s Island, Maine, knows everyone else. As to waterfront properties currently available out... 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: Living the Good Life on a Blueberry Farm

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

House Redux: Yankee Magazine’s Original House for Sale

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Read the Original House for Sale article It all started with a crooked-looking bay window in 1999. More... Read More »

Houseplant Watering Tips | Avoid Common Mistakes

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Watering mistakes kill plants sooner than nearly any other factor, and letting plants sit in standing water is... Read More »

How to Clean Wood Furniture

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Remove everything from dirt to crayon marks from your wood furniture with our simple cleaning tips. Clean Wood... Read More »

How to Repair Torn Upholstery | DIY

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Sending an upholstered couch or chair to be recovered when the fabric gets torn can sometimes cost as... Read More »

Inspired Ideas: Vintage Glow

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I love poking through antiques shops and flea markets in search of old postcards, fabrics, and lamps–they’re great... Read More »

Isle Au Haut, ME: Linda Greenlaw’s Retreat

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At first approach, Linda Greenlaw’s home on Isle au Haut, a brawny island seven miles off the coast... Read More »

Landscape Paintings from A. T. Hibbard | Antiques & Collectibles

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I know many New Englanders who despise this time of year, but I’m not one of them. Even... Read More »

Make a Rain Barrel

Make a Rain Barrel

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Keeping your garden well-watered through the summer months is easier when you make a rain barrel to use... 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 Flowering Branch Cuttings Last Longer in Water

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Expand your choice of floral materials beyond the carnations from grocery store flower stands, and you can keep... Read More »

Make Tools Last with These Four Simple Rules

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It’s tempting to skip tool cleanup when your gardening chores are done — there’s always something else that... Read More »

Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies

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For truly “green” cleaning products, try these home remedies that use common kitchen food items — mayonnaise, vinegar,... 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 »

New England Paint Colors: Put New England in Your Home

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Boldly, I’m going to say that one of our region’s most significant gifts to America is a palette... Read More »

New Hampshire Post and Beam House

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Build on the heights; raise it to the sky. As any good cathedral builder from the Middle Ages... Read More »

Old Fashioned Ways to Clean Brass

Old Fashioned Ways to Clean Brass

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Earl Proulx received a lot of letters after he ran a tip in his “Plain Talk” column in... Read More »

Organize the Bedroom Closet

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A bedroom can be an oasis of calm-your last stronghold of serenity in a busy life. You’ll certainly... Read More »

Planting Buddies for Your Crops

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Companion planting is a time-honored, if not always scientifically proven, technique for combining certain plants with others to... Read More »



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