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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 »

Backyard Ice Rink Tips

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1. Pick a shady site so the ice doesn’t soften under the sun. Avoid building directly under overhanging... Read More »

Barn Renovated into Home in Putney, Vermont

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It couldn’t be more Vermont if you poured maple syrup over it: the winding dirt road, arching shade... Read More »

Bedrooms: New England’s Finest

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1. Lay your head on super-healthy organic pillows (standard size $55-$114; European $50-$132; shams and cases $30-$38). HEART... Read More »

Beginner’s Garden Tips

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See vegetable growing chart If you’re ready to think about a vegetable garden, remember this — it’s better... 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 »

Best Wood Heater You’ll Find Anywhere

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For efficient, comfortable, and clean-burning wood heat, a masonry heater is the answer. The concept’s not new —... Read More »

Blue Dye

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Shred half of a large red cabbage and combine with the base. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat... 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 »

Boston’s Hidden Gardens

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There was a time in Boston’s Back Bay and Beacon Hill when the tiny brick-walled spaces behind homes... Read More »

Bridget’s Favorite Salvage Shops

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New England Demolition & Salvage This huge warehouse carries a section of antique furniture and trinkets as well... Read More »

Brown Dye

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Combine 4 tablespoons of ground coffee with the base and stir well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat... Read More »

Camping Gear: New England’s Finest

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1. L.L.Bean’s four-person Ultra Dome tent ($189) sets up fast, keeps bugs out, and provides plenty of ventilation... Read More »

Cape Cod Houses: Shingle-Style

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SLIDE SHOW: Cape Cod Houses This is a story about summer and light. About inner and outer beauty... Read More »

Choose the Right Product to Refinish Furniture

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When furnishing a home or apartment, deciding to buy used furniture and fix it up is a sound... Read More »

Cleaning Tips for Patios and Decks

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Banish dirt and grime from outdoor entertaining areas by following these cleaning tips for patios and decks. Protect... Read More »

Concord, MA: Hawthorne Inn

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If you’ve ever wondered what it’d take to convert your home to a great getaway, consider the experience... Read More »

Covered Bridge Driveway

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The lone covered bridge in Whitingham, Vermont, is on Ed and Diane Takorian’s hillside property. With gable ends,... Read More »

Crafts | Heart Button Pillow

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Here’s a lovely pillow you can whip up as a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart or as... Read More »

Crafts | How to Decoupage a Collage onto Blocks

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Learn how to decoupage a collage onto wooden, craft blocks with images and words. This cute craft is... Read More »

Crafts: Cover a Photo Frame with Fabric

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Looking for another craft that adds a personal touch to your decor? Cover a photo frame with fabric.... Read More »

Crafts: Decorate Glass Vases with Polka Dots

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One of my favorite summer traditions is lining the kitchen windowsill with several small flower bouquets, each nestled... Read More »

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| Create a Sunlight Print

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One of the favorite gifts I found for my daughters this past Christmas was a sunlight print kit... Read More »

Crush-Proof Lunch Containers

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Brown-bagging presents a challenge: how to avoid squashed soft foods, crushed chips, and liquid leaks. Here are four... Read More »

Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree

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For 10 years, now, our family has been getting our Christmas trees from a little mom-and-pop tree farm... Read More »

David Haskell’s Picks

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One of David’s fall favorites is an unusual plant called Heptacodium miconioides (seven-son flower). It is a shrublike... Read More »



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