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12 Painting Tips

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1. Don’t wait for the cool days of fall to start your outside paint job. There may be... Read More »

16 Fall Cleaning Tips

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Home Tips: Fall Chore Shortcuts 1. Clean painted woodwork with a solution of 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1... Read More »

Affordable Screened Porch | Home Project

Affordable Screened Porch | Home Project

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“In Maine, when the weather’s nice, everyone wants to be outside,” says Phil Kaplan, a successful Portland-based architect.... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Do-It-Yourself Home Projects

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Yankee ingenuity is alive and well. Here are five clever home projects to inspire the do-it-yourselfer in all... Read More »

Garden Paths and Hardscapes

Garden Paths and Hardscapes

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Good landscaping is about more than just plants. Paths, benches, walls, water features — they’re all part of... 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 »

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 »

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: Playhouse

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Project: playhouse and swing set When Richard Svopa moved his family from Florida to Halifax, Massachusetts, three years... Read More »

Home Projects: Sea-Glass Mirror Surround

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PROJECT: Sea-Glass Mirror Surround Beachlovers Holly Rader and Carol Smith-Sloan are longtime friends who share a passion for... Read More »

Home Projects: Ski Chair

21 votes, 3.48 avg. rating (69% score)

Read more: Ski Coatrack from ski blogger Heather Atwell Lincoln Fuller isn’t big on getting rid of stuff.... 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 »

Ice Rink: Home Projects

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Project: Build a backyard skating rink My brother Paul grew up on Block Island, Rhode Island, where there... Read More »

Koi Pond: Home Projects

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Project: Indoor-outdoor koi pond When John and Charlotte Pratt relocated to Bethlehem, Connecticut, they transported the koi from... Read More »

Living Room Makeover: Home Projects

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Project: Family Room Makeover Kerry Carter’s family room had started to overwhelm her. With three children and a... 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 »

Maps as Wallpaper: Home Projects

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Philip Detjens’s profession as an international banker took him, his wife, Susan, and their two children to live... Read More »

More Paints We Love

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California Paints Based in Andover, MA. Premium paints and historic colors, 100% acrylic latex. 800-225-1141, 978-623-9980 californiapaints.com Benjamin... 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 England Shores Paint Colors

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Click here to see the New England Shores colors from the 2008-09 color forecast. Some colors may no... Read More »

Outdoor Brick Oven: Home Projects

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Award-winning pastry chef Ciril Hitz, a department chairman and instructor at Johnson and Wales University, always carried with... Read More »

Paper Bag Floor | DIY Instructions

166 votes, 3.65 avg. rating (72% score)

Project: Paper Bag Floor When Gwynne Gardner and her husband, Michael Seitz, decided to turn a back room... Read More »

Rooftop Pergola Home Projects

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When Dan Thibeault moved into his second-floor condominium in a rehabbed 1830s-era mill building in Peterborough, New Hampshire,... Read More »



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