Contemporary Classic

POSTED: December 28th 2015

Traditional design meets modern function in a Rhode Island estate. Read more Click here to read more.

The estate’s exterior blends traditional Shingle Style coloring and character with cutting-edge rooflines.
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Swept by the Sea

POSTED: April 15th 2014

An expansive new home overlooking an iconic Cape beach is as impressive inside as it is outside thanks to the talents of Sandra J. Tuthill Interior Design and Colony Rug Company.  Read more Click here to read more.

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A Fresh Take on Tradition/Art Underfoot

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

When we enter a home for the first time, we take in all the finished details: the color of the walls, the woodwork and even what is underneath our feet. In the case of this Wellesley home, what lay beneath were beautiful custom carpets rivaling any piece of artwork. Photography by Shelly Harrison Custom Carpeting: Colony Rug The house is a fully renovated 1920s Georgian-style colonial with plenty of personality but was in need of a functional facelift.  The clients wanted the new interior architecture and design to be accommodating to their growing family while retaining a sense of elegance.  Interior designer Barbara Sheehan of Barbara Sheehan Interior Designs collaborated with 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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Everyone gets the ‘Star Treatment’ at Weatherly Tile & Stone

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

For designer Gaye Weatherly, the layout of brilliantly finished glass tile and stone is “imagination at work,” a process that culls inspiration from a variety of resources and results in a polished product. For years, Weatherly has applied her arts education and tasteful aesthetic to the creation of both tile and stone designs. She has expanded the work of her business, Weatherly Tile & Stone, Inc. of Portsmouth, to include worldwide demographics – the States, St. Barts, St. Maarten, Anguilla, the Grand Cayman, Dubai – and shows no sign of slowing down. Whether your preference for tile design is sand-meets-sea or vintage-meets-regal, basic field tile or a deco piece, Weathe Click here to read more.

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The Right Stuff

POSTED: September 27th 2013

Guy Williams, owner of Factory Carpet Outlet in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, has been in the flooring business for 35 years and he knows his floor coverings. Not only does he have the kind of experience that only time can build, but he and his staff are also continuously learning as technology brings new advances. [caption id="attachment_46" align="alignnone" width="483"] Owner Guy Williams[/caption] “Our motto is to give people the type of flooring they need at a good honest value,” Williams says. “We sell any kind of covering that goes on a floor: carpet, vinyl, ceramic, wood, laminates, cork. We even have leather flooring. And anything on the floor that we sell, we also install. Click here to read more.

Hardwood floors, such as this one topped with an area rug, remain a popular choice.
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