Features

Paradise Found

With the help of Cambridge-based architect Maryann Thompson, a Boston couple transforms an old New England saltbox into a dream home.

Let There Be Space

With the addition of bright accents and cabinets galore, this 19th-century Beacon Hill townhouse becomes the perfect place for a modern family.

Spring Fling

Chef Michael Scelfo shares his secrets for the ultimate al fresco dinner party. Check out six recipes—from crostini to cocktails.

Departments

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Going Dutch

From Amsterdam’s free-thinking ways to sunsets on Martha’s Vineyard, here’s what drives architect Tamara Roy.

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Q&A: Dawn Barrett

Most recognize Dawn Barrett as MassArt’s new president. Very few know that she owns two Alessi watches and would be an 18th-century highboy if reincarnated as a piece of furniture.

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Mixed Media

Portobello Road co-owner Kristina Lyons’s ­Brookline closet, much like her home, is a scrapbook of the places she’s been.

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Made to Measure

Interior designer Stephanie Sabbe reveals six tips for creating an artfully designed, efficient space on a budget.

Also In This Issue

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Well Thread

Check out Linda Behar’s embroidered masterpiece, inspired by an image of a vibrant peony.

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The Big Bloom

Spring’s stunning floral accessories bring cheer throughout the year.

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Home Design Happenings

Where to go and what to read for your spring design fix.

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English Accents

Kristin Paton Home brings Notting Hill to Cambridge.

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Flower Power

Show off spring’s prettiest petals in one of these delightful vessels, this month’s perfect 10.

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Get Fresh

Follow these simple steps now, courtesy of Mahoney’s Garden Center manager Mark Cutler, for juicy homegrown tomatoes come August.

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Dig It

Get your garden started in style with these stylish gardening tools.

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The Piano Lesson

Haverhill’s Mason & Hamlin creates some of the most coveted instruments in the world.

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Global Reach

An art conservator David Colombo maps worlds real and imagined.