Cape Cod HOME Stories

Sewing Sweetness

The threads of this Cape Cod quilt-maker’s talent connect her to admirers far and wide.

Tucked away on a wooded hillside in Dennis, Joyce Harvey’s small brown house does not seem remarkable at first glance. But the second you walk through her front door, you know that that there is something fantastic about the person who lives here.

It is a little…

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Living color for all seasons

An interior decorator shares a coastal color palette for that most important of spaces—the living room—that reflects Cape Cod’s beauty, all year round.

In a traditional coastal palette, pale peach, soft blue, aqua, and sea green complete the theme for many interior spaces. White is often chosen to frame the color subtleties. This palette is an easy way to create a…

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Simple Gifts

Crown Point Cabinetry creates distinctive custom-designed cabinetry reflecting America’s famous Shaker style and framing this home’s simply beautiful seaside views.

When a home is located near the water, the architect usually takes special care to site the structure so that it takes advantage of the coastal location; the most well-lived-in rooms boast the best views. But that was not the case…

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Blitz Build Blessing

In just five days, the Cape community comes together and builds a home for a family in need.

On the first fall morning of the year—a hint of summer’s warmth still lingering with the day’s bright sky—the quiet neighborhood of Harwich’s Oak Street stands in stark contrast to the hustle and bustle happening just down a narrow dirt path on that…

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Welcome Home

Cape Cod and Island designers frame the beauty and diversity of coastal décor with five beautiful designs that herald in our festive season.

Welcome to five splendid Cape Cod HOME holiday doorways created by talented interior and floral designers from Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. Be inspired by elegant della Robia-informed fifteenth-century swags rich with natural and silk floral elements, or…

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Field Trips: Nov. 27th — Jan. 17th

Decorating Tidings Weekend


Casabella Home Furnishings in East Sandwich hosts a magical weekend for homeowners with a special “Love Where You Live” event when design experts at the elegant shop on historic Route 6A share expert tips on making your home look its best for the holidays. Just bring pictures of the interior spaces you would like to decorate…

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Trending Countertops

Go from drab to fab with exciting new options from engineered stone to stainless steel.

No other project can transform the interior of a home quite like a kitchen renovation. Whether it is new construction or a remodel, the materials chosen in the kitchen can be the heart of the design for any home.
White beadboard cabinets with recycled glass countertops evoke…

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New, Tried, and True

Kitchen designs for 2016 are an intriguing blend of classic styles and out-of-the-box contemporary ideas.

It’s often said that the kitchen is the heart of the home and to interior designer Audrey Greenway that statement is true now more than ever.
“There’s a lot more thought that goes into designing kitchens [now],” says Greenway, owner of Audrey’s Interiors in Harwich. “It’s not…

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A Botanical Dreamscape

At the end of a cul-de-sac in Falmouth, this magical garden landscape is a 30-year labor of love.

When Marcia and George Chapman bought a new house on a cul-de-sac in Falmouth in 1984 for their young family, the seeds of a beautiful landscape were already germinating in their imaginations. The couple—both of whom were already working in the garden center…

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Pint-sized Perfection

A beachside landscape brings big pleasure with all the latest outdoor entertaining amenities—on a tiny lot above Buzzards Bay.

Great vacation landscapes on Cape Cod come in all shapes and sizes. From sprawling estates with elegantly manicured lawns that seem to roll on forever, to tiny shore-side cottages surrounded by little more than sand, Rosa rugosa, and some picturesque plantings of…

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