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Curb Appeal: An Inset Entry Stands Out in the South End

A pop of minty green and chic, personalized touches elevate a deeply inset entry into an eye-catching South End entry. Offset a minty green door with […]

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Curb Appeal: Playing with a Large Scale Entry in the South End

Tucked along a narrow side street, this South End doorway offers a warm, wide welcome—effortlessly embracing its oversized nature to create an intimate, chic look. […]

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Curb Appeal: Window Boxes Add a Springtime Touch

Springtime has (finally) arrived, and so too have the cheery exteriors like the one on this South Boston home. Lush, colorful window boxes add a welcome […]

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Curb Appeal: A Sprawling, Cheery Exterior in Dorchester

A sunny tone-on-tone palette—complete with a vibrant pop of color—transform a typical, sprawling exterior into an enticingly street-friendly Dorchester home, located in the historic Ashmont […]

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Curb Appeal: Springtime Blooms in the Back Bay

Traditional brick with black accents and wrought iron features—not your typical springtime pairing, but this Back Bay exterior transitions into the burgeoning season with ease. […]

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Curb Appeal: Savin Hill by the Sea

A whitewashed facade with leisurely front porch and homey accents—it’s a laid-back look that abounds on the Cape and Islands, but can feel right at […]

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Curb Appeal: Artful Accents in Brookline

This Brookline house may feature classic bones, but its look is anything but ordinary. Artful accents and clever pairing subtly elevate the traditional style to […]

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Curb Appeal: Right on the Street in Bay Village

For this Bay Village exterior, prime city location means an on-the-street entry. It’s a prevalent pairing in this quirky Boston neighborhood lined with brick rowhouses […]

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Curb Appeal: A Warm Welcome in Beacon Hill

On a tropical oasis, it’s commonplace to be greeted by the emblem for hospitality: the pineapple. But nestled in the charming, historic street of Beacon […]

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Curb Appeal: High Contrast in Beacon Hill

It’s black and white for this Beacon Hill doorway—a high-gloss modern spin on a classic pairing that can’t help but impress. A chic contrast to […]

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Curb Appeal: Winter Layers in Jamaica Plain

Functional and chic—this Jamaica Plain exterior proves you can indeed have it all. The front entry boasts smart winter layers, with a beautifully detailed storm […]

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Curb Appeal: Painting the Details in Savin Hill

It’s a perfect pairing for this Savin Hill home—intricate molding, dramatic rooflines, and a color combination that highlights it all. Set back from the street, […]

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Curb Appeal: Doorstep Delivery in the South End

At first glance, passersby may just overlook the made-in-Massachusetts feature of this South End doorway. Perched on a stair, the small metal box blazoned with […]

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Curb Appeal: Something for All in South Boston

Stately red brick, period details, and…a nautical flip of the tail. Yes, this South Boston exterior has something to love for all New Englanders. The […]

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Curb Appeal: Beating the Winter Blues in Ashmont Hill

Winter may have taken its toll on the streets of Boston, but even a hearty blanket of snow can’t dampen the sharp street style of […]