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Two Architects Gutted a Bathroom to Create a Tranquil Dressing Oasis

The Problem Eager to live closer to Boston-area hospitals, a doctor and a biotech entrepreneur swapped their home in Milton for a Jacobean-style rowhouse near […]

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Real Estate Showdown: A Sudbury Colonial vs. a Contemporary Townhouse in Southie

Frank Byrne/Real Digital Network (Sudbury); Jack Lourenco at Drone Home Media (South Boston) 47 Ironworks Road, Sudbury Sale Price: $1,850,000 14 Emerson Street, South Boston  […]

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How One Newton Family Gave This Tired Hangout a Glorious Makeover

The Problem After renovating much of their 1920s Colonial, a young family realized their great room—an addition built in the 1990s—needed a little love. Compared […]

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Real Estate Showdown: A Rural Home in Berlin vs. a Roslindale Single-Family

Drone Photography (Berlin); Kelly Davidson (Roslindale) 17 Larkin Road, Berlin Sale Price: $1,050,000 62 Durnell Avenue, Roslindale $1,100,000 28 4,457 square feet 4 4.5 Asking […]

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Spaces: A Pretty, Pink Upgrade to a Kids’ Powder Room

The Problem After two years of splitting their time between Boston and New York City, a family of four decided to put down permanent roots […]

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Build the Ultimate Reading Nook with These 12 Stylish Pieces

1 Evangeline Linens lambswool throw, $250, Monroe. 2 Phantom Hands “X+L” teak bookshelf, $1,200, Hunt Modern. 3 “Dunes” triple-wick soy candle in ceramic vessel, $40, […]

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10 Elegant Cocktail Glasses for Holiday Entertaining

1 Niels Datema for Serax “Copper Chemistry” glass, $26, Lekker Home. 2 “Benson” martini glass, $80, Simon Pearce. 3 R+D.Lab “Luisa” chalice, $164 for set […]

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Real Estate Showdown: A Geometric Single-Family in West Newbury vs. an Eastie Penthouse

Jon Almas/Aeropex Media (West Newbury); Mike D’Amore/Remark Visions (East Boston) 12 Indian Ridge Road, West Newbury Sale Price: $885,000 6 Coppersmith Way #3, East Boston […]

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Three Whimsical Mood Boards to Help You Start Your Playroom Project

Ode to the Outdoors Interior designer Diane McCafferty found her muse in landscapes, envisioning a nature-themed playroom with hints of white oak and brass set […]

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This Once-Dark Union Wharf Condo Now Feels Sunny and Modern

What do you do after you wrap up an exciting renovation project? Start another one, of course. So it was for a pair of empty […]

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How Cute Is This Toddler’s Bedroom in Brookline?

Throughout 2020, Beyond the Common principal Lianne Leventhal found herself flooded with projects for children’s bedrooms. At the same time, the Brookline-based pro was watching […]

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How a Kitchen Renovation Breathed New Life into the Heart of This Concord Home

The Problem Four years after moving in, the owners of this Concord home were finally ready to renovate their kitchen. While the existing space was […]

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This Lincoln Home Boasts a 20-Foot Cathedral Ceiling Perfect for Fall Foliage Views

The Problem While building their forever home atop a bluff overlooking scenic conservation land in Lincoln, a Bay State couple yearned for an open, formal […]