Comfort and joy

Thanksgiving weekend is the most popular time for decorating your home for Christmas. Neighborhoods become alive with white outdoor lights that illuminate houses, yards, trees, and figures that become realistic once darkness falls. Jane Mazzocchi, decorator for the Hunter Douglas Gallery at DUC Interiors in Norwalk, recommends looking around your home or office to find … Read more

If walls could talk…

Well before our daughter left for college last month, she was planning, like many incoming freshman — particularly girls, I have learned —  her room decor. We had already purchased the requisite comforter, sheets, cozy throw, small rug, husband (backrest), and a plethora of coordinating toss pillows … next she had to turn her attention … Read more

October 2018 Home Personality: “Homes with history”

249 Nod Road, Ridgefield, Conn. Built 1790, $1,095,000 Jack Baldaserini, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 203-244-2243 Our “Home Personality” home of the month: Set on 3.3 acres of the scenic Nod Road, this circa 1790 center chimney Colonial with its Neo-Greek period addition comprises rooms are generous in size, which each encompassing a sense of pride … Read more

September 2018 Home Personality: “Set in stone”

123 Saddle Rock Road, Stamford, Conn. $11,950,000 Robert Blosio & Larry Palma William Pitt Sotheby’s International RE 203-249-7164 Our feature home of the month: Saddle Rock House, a Richardsonian-style American country home, was designed and built in 1914 by the famed Hunt and Hunt Architects for renowned inventor, Thomas Robins, who is best known for … Read more

Eat, drink, and be merry!

Many of today’s homes feature an open concept design, but homeowners still appreciate a defined space for dining. “The delineation can come from an area rug, light fixture, or wall finish that visually separates and defines the use of space,” explains Jesse Carrier, a principal, along with Mara Miller, of Carrier & Company Interiors, an … Read more

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