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Beach House

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

On the hunt for a truly beach-inspired shop with classic, resourceful elements, Sally Dwyer opened her own retail retreat on Aquidneck Island in 1997. At the Beach House Newport, formerly known as Watercolours, it’s always a day at the Beach. Products Available at Beach House Newport An interior designer, Dwyer was inspired greatly by the ocean and the soothing and tranquil respite it offers. By buying pieces that she herself loves, and those that work well together, Dwyer has created quite a storefront for the sea-minded. “We’re very specific in our focus,”she says. “We’re coastal, but not ‘trendy’coastal.”Enter classic: a timeless, traditional look that will endure Click here to read more.

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Summer Must-Haves

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

Summer Must-Haves Color blooms throughout the seasons at Sundries Furniture, a home décor store in East Falmouth on Cape Cod known for its laid-back coastal style and boldly hued accent pieces.  “We love colorful, comfortable, livable spaces,” says store manager Laurie Long about her and owner Donna Stearn’s design aesthetic—both of whom work together on interior design projects throughout the year. Since Sundries has been in business for nine years now, they have access to countless product lines and can offer a list of choice items. “The longer you’re in business, the more resources are available to you,” says Stearn, who works regularly with a stable of professional cr Click here to read more.

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Vamping Up Your Linen Closet

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

Wendy Brown of Wendy Brown Fine Linens in Providence has a sophisticated eye and an innate need for comfort and style. More than 10 years ago, she took what was a “fetish” for quality linen and custom embroidery and created her now chic boutique on the streets of Wayland Square. But don’t be fooled: WBFL is more than a linen shop. Products sourced from Wendy Brown Fine Linens The shop itself is a comfortable combination of rich color and soothing neutrals – the décor feminine and classic, and brimming with one-of-a-kind finds. Brown’s buying trips amass an enviable collection – from bed, bath and table linens, to plush baby products and key home essentials. Brown buys with Click here to read more.

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Open Invitation

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

It was the opportunity of a lifetime. When the neighboring home went on the market, they knew they couldn’t pass it up. The potential was to own two homes—both overlooking Chatham’s Stage Harbor—on abutting properties with one shared driveway. Once combined, the two sites now form an enviable family compound, where friends and extended family always have room to stay. For this serendipitous addition to their Cape Cod lifestyle, the owners envisioned a coastal-inspired interior that communicated elegance without compromising durability. “We wanted a casual and comfortable beach house with a different look and feel than our main house,” they explain. “We also wanted furnishing Click here to read more.

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