Home Design

People sometimes wonder where I find inspiration for blog topics, and there’s no one answer. However, one of my favorite sources is Instagram. There’s something nice about such a visual source. Frequently, something beautiful catches my eye and I research a bit further. Such is the case with Leslie Freeman Designs which consists of beautiful handmade […]

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From poolside to inside, the Martha’s Vineyard summer home design series Your Island Home hosted a special event at the Samuel Butler House, 50 North Water Street in Edgartown. The ongoing series of design events, sponsored by Point B Realty, featured architect Dudley Cannada, principal of Cannada Design Architects. Dudley (seen above with Joan Norton and […]

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  Your Island Home kicked off its first special event of the summer at Bespoke Abode in Vineyard Haven, with interior designer Liz Stiving-Nichols, owner of both the boutique store and Martha’s Vineyard Interior Design. Sponsored by Point B Realty of Edgartown, this unique summer series is a meet-and-greet program that pairs some of the top interior […]

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Just Listed For Sale – This classic coastal cottage on East Chop in Oak Bluffs, is perched on a gentle slope overlooking Crystal Lake, with lovely views of the ocean beyond. This picture-perfect home has in fact, been pictured in a number of magazine feature articles, including Coastal Living, Country Homes, and Better Homes and […]

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Each Summer, I love seeing what new places open in each of the towns.  Of course living in Oak Bluffs, I am always hopeful of some great new spots, and this year there are a couple. If you’ve walked down Circuit Avenue this Summer, you’ve probably noticed a few new shops and restaurants.  Let’s start […]

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Each year brings about changes to the towns of Martha’s Vineyard.  For the 2013 season, there are a lot of great new things happening in Vineyard Haven, which has really now become a lively year-round town. Once filled with a number of empty storefronts, Vineyard Haven is on its way to becoming the town to […]

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I can’t Bear it.  It’s the final day of the Teddy Bear Suite.  If you haven’t stopped by, today is the day!  We’ll be there from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  It seems as though the weekend of Christmas in Edgartown goes by so quickly, and I never get to do all the things I […]

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Okay all you shoppers!  PIKNIK is open in Edgartown.  If you’re out and about, head to Winter Street and stop in.  PIKNIK is open Thursday – Sunday.  Also, remember that this Sunday is Mother’s Day.  She should have something new and fabulous for her special day, and I bet you can find something at PIKNIK.  […]

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Expect Anything…..the mantra for PIKNIK, and it is so true. PIKNIK has been a fixture in the Arts District of Oak Bluffs for over 15 years.  It is the kind of store that makes you long for things they carry. Owner Michael Hunter has an innate ability to find the extraordinary for home and self. Simply walk […]

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With the days staying lighter longer, and the crocuses and daffodils in bloom at the Edgartown Library, you can feel Edgartown starting to wake from it’s mini-hibernation.  Sprucing up for the Summer has begun in a number of stores. Alchemy has opened back up. And sunny days are a reason once again, to walk to […]

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