Winter 2017

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Throwing Curves, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

Island Artisan: Jennifer McCurdy

By Haley Cote / November 20, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard ceramicist creates porcelain perfection In the basement studio of her waterfront Vineyard Haven home, ceramic artist Jennifer McCurdy is transforming clay into extraordinary, rather ethereal works of art. Crashing waves, soaring flames, branches of leaves…

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Newly Nostalgic, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

Newly Nostalgic

By Julie Craven Wagner / November 20, 2017

Designer collaboration: We worked with two local designers to transform this family home into a nostalgic holiday scene from years past. Read the inspiration behind the designs and learn more about the designers: Designer statement: Harvest of Barnstable Designer statement: …

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The Next Wave – Kelsey Birchenall, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

Next Wave: Kelsey Birchenall

By Haley Cote / November 13, 2017

Online only: Read more from our interview with Kelsey Birchenall Kelsey Birchenall, Longfellow Design Build Within the last two years, Kelsey Birchenall has gone from designing office spaces as a corporate design intern in New York to designing houses as an architectural de…

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Cape Cod Life General Store Partner Profile: First Harbor Company, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

Cape Cod Life General Store Partner Profile: First Harbor Company

By Haley Cote / November 13, 2017

Roped in: First Harbor Company’s handcrafted wreaths are tied to tradition Heritage is important to Marblehead resident Tom Peach. A descendent of one of Marblehead’s founding families, Peach takes great pride in the town he calls home—and that pride is evident in his…

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Building Homes and History, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

‘Blitz’ project builds home and hope

By Allyson Plessner / November 13, 2017

For the third time, the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod teams up with Habitat for Humanity to change a family’s life in just one week Remember in college when you moved into an apartment with slanted floors and peeling paint just to…

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Changing Spaces, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

Changing Spaces

By Julie Craven Wagner / November 13, 2017

  A family moves from one home to another, taking their belongings and their memories Online only: Extensive photo gallery The process of creating a home is the deliberate layering of materials and story, and certainly a very personal one. We collect items, accrue memories,…

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A Warm Welcome: The Meeting House At Redbrook, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

Building Business: The Meeting House at Redbrook

By Chris White / November 13, 2017

Plimoth Plantation, the second permanent English settlement in America, was also an early example of an intentional, planned community, though its needs and vision were both more severe than its modern descendents. For starters, its religious requirements were rigorous, and …

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World of Wonder, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

‘Holidays at Highfield’ creates a world of wonder

By Allyson Plessner / November 13, 2017

“Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether it snowed for six days and…

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Timeless Treasure, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

Timeless treasure on Nantucket

By Haley Cote / November 13, 2017

A Nantucket home embodies classic design Legendary interior designer Albert Hadley once said, “Decoration is really about creating a quality of life… That’s what all this is about, not just what’s in and what’s out.” Known for his sophisticated yet user-friendly …

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Shorethings: customizable flooring options, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

Shorethings: Customizable flooring options

By Cape Cod Life Publications / November 9, 2017

This article was written by Elizabeth Shaw and Kristina Atsalis In this special edition of Shorethings, we highlight five unique flooring options from top local companies Utilize these customizable flooring options to create a personal and practical living space fit for e…

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If these walls could talk, Winter 2017 Cape Cod HOME |

Closet design tips and trends from the pros

By Allyson Plessner / November 9, 2017

With all of the options for organization and convenience, why shouldn’t your closet be one of the best rooms in your house? Be it a tiny space to hang coats or a luxury walk-in area to store a full wardrobe and dozens of absolutely necessary…

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