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  • Garden Structures (Expanded)

Garden Structures (Expanded)

Nothing reminds us that spring is coming more than digging out the potting soil, the rusted tools, and clay pots. For me, it involves cleaning the refuse out of my vegetable garden from the […]

  • Stamford Renovation (Featured Project)

Stamford Renovation (Featured Project)

We love working on old homes.  With each generation of homeowners, the needs and lifestyles change and, with that, homes grow and evolve.  This home was in need of a make over and luckily […]

  • 13 Homes at Dusk

13 Homes at Dusk

Sometimes, we ask our photographer, Rob Karosis, to work overtime and take some photographs as the sun goes down.  This is usually after he has already put in a 10 hour day, but he […]

  • 6 Dutch Doors (Expanded)

6 Dutch Doors (Expanded)

As far as we know, the Dutch door originated in the Netherlands during the 17th century and was very popular with the settlers of Dutch and English origin who colonized what is now the […]

  • 7 Curved Stairs

7 Curved Stairs

Curved stairs can be elegant, beautiful, and functional.  We design stairs which are curved from bottom to top as well as stairs which only curve a bit.

There are many manufacturers who sell prefab spiral […]

  • Snow….Finally!

Snow….Finally!

 

I love snow!  Growing up in Galveston, Texas, and Pumpkin Center, Louisiana, snow was precious.  Even a few flakes would mean school was out and we would do our best to put together a […]

  • 8 Rooms For Mud (Expanded)

8 Rooms For Mud (Expanded)

Living through the seasons in the Northeast reminds me of my daughters’ favorite book as a child: ’Going on a Bear Hunt’ where the father, the kids and the dog go looking for a […]

  • Family Farms: Plankenhorn Farm

Family Farms: Plankenhorn Farm

Hudson Valley Fresh is a dairy farmer partnership located in the Hudson Valley.  This group of farmers are “dedicated to preserving the agricultural heritage of the Hudson River Valley and promoting it as one […]

  • Farmhouse Modern (Updated)

Farmhouse Modern (Updated)

Many of our clients own old farm houses and love the way they fit into the countryside of the Northeast. These same clients want the interior of their homes to be brighter and more […]