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Architect Patrick Ahearn's Cottage Garden

Inspiration for Backyard Garden cottage/ studio/ workshop - the garage style doorway . like the large double doors - so could open up entire space to outdoors . especially when staining/painting with the fumes :)

The Unsolicited Bachelorette Mansion Makeover by Yours Truly via @MyDomaine

The Unsolicited Bachelorette Mansion Makeover by Yours Truly

Prism award-winning design & build project completed in Paradise Cove, Chatham by PSD Architects Builders.


It's that time of year again when I go overboard and load up on more perennials, annuals and basic.

All-American Home

picket fence, brick paved sidewalk, porch, american flag and a screen door.

This fabulous historic home from Hamptons Cottages & Gardens has the same feel as Hippie Hal in my new book Slightly South of Simple's elegant bachelor pad.

Slightly South of Simple-Inspired Historic Remodel

In Sag Harbor, decorator David Kleinberg creates a dreamy landing pad for a world diplomat and traveler.

Design by Steven Gambrel.

Farmhouse with white shake exterior, black shutters and trim shrubbery (by Steven Gambrel)

Good lighting is a must for both convenience and safety. Consider motion-sensing lights near the front door. Use low-voltage lights to illuminate pathways, and put lanterns on posts for general yard lighting.

12 Ways to Enhance Your Front Entry

Restore an Asphalt Driveway. Restore an Asphalt Driveway Patch and seal the surface of your driveway, filling holes and cracks with asphalt patch. Apply fresh sealer to make a worn asphalt driveway look new again.