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Gillette’s Castle; A Spectacular Vantage Point

Gillette’s Castle; A Spectacular Vantage Point »

By: Veronica Phobes

Perched, prominently high above the scenic Connecticut River on what is referred to as one of the Seven Sister hilltops in the town of East Haddam sits William... more

Coastal Townhouses

Coastal Townhouses »

By: Rob Marchese

“CT Waterfront Living” Townhouse in Downtown Niantic  It’s all in the name: Seaside Village.  Paradise beckons to those who value privacy as well... more

Choosing the Right Fence for Your Home

Choosing the Right Fence for Your Home »

By: Jules Hopkins

Fencing your home comes with a sense of security for children and pets, establishing boundaries, concealing displeasing noise and unattractive sight—and even... more

Sowing the Seeds of Recovery

Sowing the Seeds of Recovery »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Located in Canaan, CT, the Mountainside farm boasts a colorful pollinator garden, where clients at Mountainside Treatment Center can experience the healing... more

Turning up the Heat with a Kenyon Grill

Turning up the Heat with a Kenyon Grill »

By: Veronica Phobes

Nowadays even our grills are PC, however, it means something a little different in grill talk. Kenyon Grill's new PC technology means Precision Control, so you... more

Madison Historical Society’s Tour of Remarkable Homes

Madison Historical Society’s Tour of Remarkable Homes »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

The Madison Historical Society will host its seventh annual Tour of Remarkable Homes on Sunday, June 23, 2019, from 11 am to 4 pm. The self-guided tour will... more

Your Modern Cottage: Uncovering The Design Secrets Behind a Farmhouse Design

Your Modern Cottage: Uncovering The Design Secrets Behind a Farmhouse Design »

By: Rick Staub

A Careful Blend of Materials, Colors, and Textures Joanna Gaines is a master at combining materials into one cohesive and comforting whole.  The use of... more

The Village of Noank, Connecticut

The Village of Noank, Connecticut »

By: Deb Cohen

Noank is a village on a small peninsula, vaguely ear-shaped, at the western edge of the entrance to Mystic River Harbor. With water on three sides and the... more

Your Modern Cottage: How Paint Can Reinvent a Room

Your Modern Cottage: How Paint Can Reinvent a Room »

By: Jennifer Carmichael

Dive into the mind of Interior Designer Ginny O’Donohue of Ginger Ross & Co. While sipping coffee and tea, we learn why and how a designer does what... more

Nationally Renowned Sculptors in Historic Village

Nationally Renowned Sculptors in Historic Village »

By: Tom Soboleski

Situated halfway between Boston and New York, Summer Sculpture Showcase 2019 is set on Gilbert Boro’s four-and-a-half acre estate in the heart of Old... more

Creating Heirloom Furniture from Connecticut Trees

Creating Heirloom Furniture from Connecticut Trees »

By: Jennifer Carmichael

In the lobby of Suicide Six, one of America’s oldest ski resorts in South Pomfret, VT, Ryan Longfield asked the bartender who made the stool he was sitting... more

Grow Your Own Butterfly Garden

Grow Your Own Butterfly Garden »

By: Mar-Li Colyar

Butterflies and flowers were made for each other, and there are certain flowers that butterflies absolutely love to be around. As a French poet once pointed... more

Your Modern Cottage: How to Make Large Open Rooms Feel Cozy

Your Modern Cottage: How to Make Large Open Rooms Feel Cozy »

By: Rick Staub

Our modern lifestyles are very different from the past.  And our homes are slowly evolving to embrace the new ways we live and interact with our families. ... more

Succulents Are Always in Season

Succulents Are Always in Season »

By: Veronica Phobes

For some, keeping a simple house plant alive can be an arduous task, however, the modish elegance that indoor greenery adds to the ambiance and stylish décor... more

Your Modern Cottage: A Kitchen Winks at the Past in a Contemporary Crisp Way

Your Modern Cottage: A Kitchen Winks at the Past in a Contemporary Crisp Way »

By: Jennifer Carmichael

In Coffee and Tea, Jennifer delves into the mind of Rick Gedney of Kitchens by Gedney. For some reason, dark cabinetry has never appealed to me. Yet, in... more

Your Modern Cottage: How to Connect an Indoor Space to an Outdoor Destination.

Your Modern Cottage: How to Connect an Indoor Space to an Outdoor Destination. »

By: Rick Staub

We Love this Space – Why? It is almost impossible not to love this space created by Brandon Architects.  The design draws us in.  Thus, we become... more

Your Modern Cottage: West End’s Story

Your Modern Cottage: West End’s Story »

By: Jennifer Carmichael

Prewar Apartment Lightens Up Fit for a modern cottage by the beach, this room is actually home to an apartment in a prewar building (built prior to WWII) on... more

Think the Tick Threat Grows with the Grass?

Think the Tick Threat Grows with the Grass? »

By: Jane Hodgins

Not Necessarily.. When Susannah Lerman talked with fellow researchers and friends about her study of the effects of less frequent lawn mowing to improve... more

Your Modern Cottage: A Coastal Retreat with Classic Details

Your Modern Cottage: A Coastal Retreat with Classic Details »

By: Rick Staub

A Coastal Charmer on an Awesome Site There is something really special that happens when great design meets awesome sites.  Homeowners with a vision... more

Your Modern Cottage

Your Modern Cottage »

By: Veronica Phobes

Summer is on Coastal Connecticut’s radar and we’re creating new, fun and exciting content that focuses on a revolution to transform Your home into... more