Woodworking

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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Behind the Door

POSTED: November 20th 2013

What, if anything, does your front door say about you? Homeowners who buy screen/storm doors from Seaport Shutter Company in Brewster have the option to make their entrance as personalized as they desire. These special custom made mahogany doors are available with screen inserts for the summer months and easily convert to year-round doors with tempered storm glass inserts. The doors are available in five basic designs. The most popular is the “circle style” door. This door accommodates a custom applique or a custom cutout design of your choice. Read more Click here to read more.

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Timeless Islands

POSTED: October 4th 2013

Kitchen islands are the perfect place for guests and family members to gather while the house chef whips up a meal. But they also serve a more utilitarian role as an extra counter workspace, perfect for rolling out pie dough or chopping vegetables for a salad. No matter what use you have in mind, some of the most unique kitchen islands ever crafted can be found at West Barnstable Tables, where owner Dick Kiusalas and the dozen craftspeople have turned woodworking into a fine art. Read more Click here to read more.

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Rustic Remodel

POSTED: October 4th 2013

When the homeowners, a young couple who keep their main residence in Boston, bought this one-and-a-half story cottage on Nauset Beach, the realtor remarked that it was ‘a lot like going camping’. And indeed, like camping, the open-concept property which wasn’t well winterized and included only one bedroom, offered very little privacy. At the time, it was the perfect retreat for the couple and their two babies who didn’t need much but a quiet seasonal getaway. [caption id="attachment_551" align="alignnone" width="720"] The front of the home saw the greatest change to the exterior.[/caption] Careful planning; choosing carefully As both the children and the demand for overnight gue Click here to read more.

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A Fine Front Door

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

Not only does your front door say a lot about you, but it is visitors’ first impression of you and your home. You’ve filled your home with truly personal items so why not make the first thing you and your guests see just as personal with a screen door that’s a true reflection of you and your family? Peter Malone, owner of Seaport Shutter Company in Brewster and Chatham has been helping people customize their front doors for the past six years and his company offers an incredible variety of personalized choices. [caption id="attachment_348" align="alignnone" width="720"] A gilt-covered whale above the portico complements the door's claddagh applique.[/caption] “There are about f Click here to read more.

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Putting It All Together

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

For designer Irina MacPhee, owner of Pastiche of Cape Cod in West Barnstable and Dennisport, the details and finishing touches are what make a house really shine and that is one of the things she liked best about designing the main living spaces in this Barnstable home. [caption id="attachment_137" align="alignnone" width="720"] A grouping of comfortable furniture is arranged around a fieldstone fireplace in the great room.[/caption] The homeowner had purchased a kitchen table and chairs from Pastiche several years ago. When she moved to a new house on the water, she came into MacPhee’s store with the desire to finish decorating her new home. She hired MacPhee to help her put togethe Click here to read more.

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