Winter 2021

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The Art of Balance

By Chris White / December 2, 2021

Aline Architecture and Cregg Sweeney Artisan Builders incorporate the Indian Vastu disciplines to truly create a home of well-being. When the Hunter’s Moon rises above Nauset Beach, Hog Island, and Little Pleasant Bay, it’s easy enough to see the alignment of the Cosmos. Facing due…

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Just In Time

By Rachel Walman / December 2, 2021

Henry Beston, author of “The Outermost House” wrote, “The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.” When amongst the woods and near the ocean,…

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Pretty Fab

By Julie Craven Wagner / December 2, 2021

A collaboration between discerning homeowners and Pleasant Bay Homes results in a very special custom modular home. Joe and Mary Rahal’s story is a fairly familiar one. Joe spent summers on the Cape with his family, even attending a YMCA summer caddy camp at Oyster…

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A Jewel Box for Treasures

By Kathleen McKenna / December 2, 2021

Wendy Kaiser Smith of Shorebird Interiors creates a showcase for a homeowner’s beloved collections. Michael Payne is a dedicated collector of rare books. That’s apparent by the space he’s devoted to them in his small and beautiful Harwich home where he converted an upstairs bedroom…

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Designing Woman

By Julie Craven Wagner / December 2, 2021

Wendy Callahan values collaboration; that’s why she opened the South Shore Design Center. Wendy Hall Callahan is an artist. It says so on her bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University, it also says so on her master’s diploma from Ball State University. There are paintings hanging…

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Through the Looking Glass

By Christina Galt / December 2, 2021

How do you hold on to a memory or place? Maybe it’s a collection of trinkets or a small souvenir? Often times, it is the imagery we place in our homes, that transports us to that special place or moment in time. For fine art…

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Next Wave: Katie Williams

By Rachel Walman / December 2, 2021

Katie Williams joined her mother’s company, Donna Elle Design, after 15 years in the fashion retail industry. Growing up on Nantucket, and innately taking after her mother’s more creative side, Katie has always been surrounded by color schemes, architectural layouts and an entrepreneurial spirit. In…

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Focus: Anne Lydia, LLC

By Cape Cod Life Publications / December 2, 2021

A Warm Hug. Does your home feel like it needs a warm hug? It’s the mission of Anne Lydia, LLC to bring this to life with her client’s wants and needs. With a trademark “Let’s make your home feel like a hug.”™ Anne Mahoney and…

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Focus: Gatherings at Home

By Rachel Walman / December 2, 2021

Interior design where every detail matters. People had always seemed to be drawn to Gatherings by the Sea in Dennis, until it sadly closed in the fall of 2020. Fortuitously, a new owner swooped in to ensure that people still had a place to gather.…

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Focus: Light & Living

By Christina Galt / December 2, 2021

Lighting: the jewelry to your space. “Lighting fixtures create mood to the design,” says Steve Rice, owner of Light & Living–an extensive lighting and home accessory showroom in North Eastham. With over 30 years of experience in the lighting industry, and two adjacent showrooms, Rice…

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Focus: LuAnn Luke Designs

By Cape Cod Life Publications / December 2, 2021

Converging casual sophistication and function. Reimagine your house as a haven. You want to transform it into a place of serenity and comfort. But, furnishing a home is challenging. From swatches to shades, the options are endless, and at times, overwhelming. Meet LuAnn and Hunter…

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Focus: M. Duffany Builders

By Cape Cod Life Publications / December 2, 2021

Generations of experience and understanding clients’ vision leads to successful outcomes. Building on Cape Cod, with its vast history and coastal landscape, comes with its own unique challenges. Being a successful home builder means facing those obstacles with ingenuity. With supply and labor shortages plaguing…

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