Stone Addition In The Snow

Stone Addition in the Snow

Something magical happens to a home with the first snowfall of the season.  Around my house, the kids and the animals are even more excited than I am as we run and throw snowballs.  Rosie, our mini Aussie, Oliver the Border Collie, and Gus, the English Setter, track in the snow, which melts on the floor while I start a fire and my wife makes hot cocoa.

The timing doesn’t always work, but when we can coordinate a photo shoot of one of our projects with freshly fallen snow, that magic shows up in the photographs.  There seems to be the promise of a beautiful winter as well as the comfort of family and home.

If only we could freeze the moment like a photograph or perhaps just delay the muddy spring, which, in the end, we will all be ready for.  Enjoy the snow.

Mud Room Entry

Mud Room Entry

Pergola In The Snow

Pergola in the Snow

Sun Room In The Snow

Sun Room in the Snow

Home In The Snow

Home in the Snow

Home In The Snow

Home in the Snow

Crisp Farm House

Crisp Farm House

Photos by Rob Karosis  Curated Brochure by Crisp Architects: Portfolio

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About the Author: James Crisp

James M. Crisp has been an architect for well over 30 years. His architectural firm, Crisp Architects, designs projects throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In April of 2007, Taunton Press published 'On the Porch' by James M. Crisp and Sandra Mahoney.

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    Constance Breakell December 13, 2018 at 8:29 am

    Great, well written newsletter highlighting your fabulous design work. Love looking through the pics and articles. Thank you.

    Happy holidays!

    Constance Breakell

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