Home, Garden & Design

LDa Architecture & Interiors

By Susan Dewey | January 7, 2016

Cape & Islands Architects and Builders Finding a cohesive balance and providing symmetry for each client is the central mission of LDa Architecture & Interiors, according to the firm’s co-founding…

John Dvorsack Architect

By Susan Dewey | January 7, 2016

Cape & Islands Architects and Builders  From the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, where he loved building in his backyard as a child, to designing beautiful homes on the waterfront of…

Hutker Architects

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Cape & Islands Architects and Builders Build once, well” is the philosophy that guides architect Mark Hutker in his life’s work, and it is a philosophy exemplified in one of…

Paine’s Patio

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Home Furnishings Opening in 2003, Paine’s Patio is a natural descendent of the famous Boston-based Paine’s Furniture, which started in 1835. Doug Shearer says that growing up, the last thing…

Casabella Interiors

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Home Furnishings Walk in to Casabella Interiors on historic Route 6A in East Sandwich and you are immediately surrounded by beautiful vignette spaces, full to the brim with fine furnishings…

Bespoke Abode

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Home Furnishings Liz Stiving-Nichols never dreamt that one day she would own a shop full of beautiful things on Martha’s Vineyard. The interior designer is also the owner of Martha’s…

The American Point of View

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Home Furnishings Retirement can often spawn new careers, which was the case for Chris Ellis and his wife, Cheryl. “I had given her an earring-making kit when she retired and…

E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc.

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Cape & Islands Architects and Builders E.J. Jaxtimer’s passion for building homes is so strong that he dropped out of high school in the 10th grade to pursue work in…

Cutting Edge Homes

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Cape & Islands Architects and Builders Cutting Edge Homes’ designers and builders “think differently,” says company President Sean Cutting. To Cutting, this means not accepting the status quo and bringing…

C.H. Newton Builders, Inc.

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Cape & Islands Architects and Builders If David Newton ever questioned his innate love for building beautiful homes from start to finish, being a father nailed down how great it…

Cape Associates

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Cape & Islands Architects and Builders At the heart of Cape Associates’ 44-plus successful years in business lies a deep dedication to the Cape community. The company’s third-generation President and…

AP Kimball Construction

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Cape & Islands Architects and Builders To the team at AP Kimball Construction, a challenging project is the best kind of project. “We like challenges; we don’t always look for…

Annual Home 2016

Cape Cod HOME celebrates 20 years

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

From 1996-2016 In 2016, Cape Cod HOME achieves 20 great years as the Cape and Islands foremost shelter magazine! Looking back, we see decades of inspirational stories and gorgeous photography…

Sewing Sweetness

By Susan Dewey | November 17, 2015

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…

Photo by Josh Shortsleeve

Living color for all seasons

By Carla Belkin | November 17, 2015

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,…

Simple Gifts

By Mary Stanley | November 17, 2015

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…

Photo by Jennifer Dow

Blitz Build Blessing

By Haley Cote | November 17, 2015

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…

Welcome Home

By Susan Dewey | November 17, 2015

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…