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Car Ride Karaoke Anyone?

Car Ride Karaoke Anyone? »

By: Jamieson Murphy

The House that Social Media Built takes a Coastal car ride to The MAD House Reveal Party! The MAD House is... more

Cue the GLAM Squad – The House that Social Media Built

Cue the GLAM Squad – The House that Social Media Built »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Upgrading your home doesn’t need to consist of a complete remodel or large budget. Innovative, do-it-yourself products make it easy for you to make small... more

Safe Keeping never Sounded so Good #THTSMB

Safe Keeping never Sounded so Good #THTSMB »

By: Lindsay Rizza

The House that Social Media Built is almost finished. In todays tech-savvy MAD house Mike Riccio and Nicole White installed a wireless security system because... more

The Wow Factor – ENH Restoration

The Wow Factor – ENH Restoration »

By: Melissa Waldron

Once Anna and Erik Forselius, the owners of ENH Restoration, have put their final touches on a home, all you can say is "Wow!" The wow factor is the roof.... more

Sally Scott Interior Design; Makes your Nest the Best

Sally Scott Interior Design; Makes your Nest the Best »

By: Melissa Waldron

Nesting has been Sally’s vocation ever since she started rearranging the furniture in hotel rooms on family vacations. From the age of six, Sally... more

If Walls Could Talk; Door Knobs.

If Walls Could Talk; Door Knobs. »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Let’s talk about wall and trim color, real quick.  Traditionally trim is white and the walls have a splash of color, right? “Not at the MAD House,”... more

The House That Social Media Built – The O.M.G Fire Pit

The House That Social Media Built – The O.M.G Fire Pit »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Whether you are into pools, decks, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, you name it, outdoor living spaces call for fantastic gatherings with family and friends. And... more

Is the CT Shoreline the ‘next’ new Hamptons?

Is the CT Shoreline the ‘next’ new Hamptons? »

By: Mike Dematteo

People are saying that coastal Connecticut is “the new Hamptons.” Are they right? Our friends, Nicole White and Mike Riccio, the brilliant minds behind The... more

The House that Social Media Built Window Treatments

The House that Social Media Built Window Treatments »

By: Lindsay Rizza

Dabbling in something new, Nicole and Mike of The House that Social Media Built decided to try their hand at window treatments. Shades, shutters, blinds,... more

Is the CT Shoreline the New Hamptons?

Is the CT Shoreline the New Hamptons? »

By: Jamieson Murphy

People are saying that coastal Connecticut is "the new Hamptons." Are they right? Our friends, Nicole White and Mike Riccio, the brilliant minds behind The... more

5-Bedroom Perfection on the Water in Stunning Fairfield

5-Bedroom Perfection on the Water in Stunning Fairfield »

By: Rob Marchese

It really is perfection on the waterfront: behold an immaculate 3300 square foot, fully renovated home on a private strip of Fairfield Beach Road in scenic... more

The House That Social Media Built and a Kick-ass Kitchen and Table

The House That Social Media Built and a Kick-ass Kitchen and Table »

By: Rob Marchese

The idea to use a rustic table in their latest Madison, CT refurb project was fortuitous for Nicole White and Mike Riccio, the innovators behind The House That... more

The House that Social Media Built

The House that Social Media Built »

By: Rob Marchese

Imagine “crowdsourcing” the interior design of select homes; inviting social media friends to vote on the best looks and then see their wishes come to life... more

Your Own Backyard Oasis With M&M Garden Designs

Your Own Backyard Oasis With M&M Garden Designs »

By: Micaela English

In the beloved book, The Secret Garden, we find the following line: "If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden". This same... more

The Fabulous Reality of Your New Dream Kitchen

The Fabulous Reality of Your New Dream Kitchen »

By: Sherri Daley

The Fabulous Reality of Your New Dream Kitchen Induction Cooking, porcelain countertops, and futuristic family meals Not too long ago, a typical Saturday... more

Branford Connecticut and the Shoreline Way

Branford Connecticut and the Shoreline Way »

By: Sherri Daley

Branford Connecticut and the Shoreline Way As tired as they perhaps were of wearing scratchy animal skin clothes, the Mattabesec Indians could have used... more

Sweet Fragrance and Verdant Floral Studio

Sweet Fragrance and Verdant Floral Studio »

By: Sherri Daley

“Orchids are strong,” says Norma Satizabal, founder, owner, and creative director of Verdant Floral Studio in Stonington, Connecticut. “They can... more

Spring Aromas for the Home

Spring Aromas for the Home »

By: Sherri Daley

Finding your special olfactory signature with Spring aromas for the home Indoor living has advantages—like protection against thunderstorms and... more

Indoor Living

Indoor Living »

By: Elyse Major

Coastal Interior Design Local designers share masterful tips to overcome décor tedium Don't Just Sit There … Do Something You've binge-watched... more

Al Fresco Style

Al Fresco Style »

By: Leslie Singer

Coastline shops hold surprises for every al fresco host Photography by Susie Cushner. Stylist, Diana Hartman Gathering with friends and lingering for... more