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Home Design Trends – Trends in Wood Furniture

We’ve all heard this saying: Hold on to something long enough and it will come back in style. That’s true with fashion, and now it seems to be true with interiors, as well. Items once referred to as “dated” circle back into style with a more contemporary or updated twist. This is the case with… Read More

Linda Holt

Gardening Essentials – Protecting Against Landscape Insect Pests

When spring finally arrived earlier this year, a sigh of relief could be heard throughout New England. We could go outside at last and enjoy the plants and trees coming back to life. Those plants and trees aren’t alone, however, in awakening from their winter slumbers. They’re joined, unfortunately, by many insect pests, including the winter… Read More

Susan Mitchell

Kitchen Essentials – Kitchen Picassos

Make Your Own Delicious Smoothies at Home: Now that the fine folks at the Golden Arches are bragging about the variety and quality of their smoothies, we can officially declare the drinks an essential part of America’s refreshment landscape. Buying smoothies when you’re out is easy enough to do, but if you’re home when the urge hits,… Read More

WPS Admin

Design Detour

A Conversation with Linda Holt, Design Consultant for Merrimack Valley Home It’s a dark winter day, but even with the snow falling outside, Linda Holt’s Boxford studio is bright and cheerful. A corkboard holds neatly pinned pictures and fabric swatches for inspiration, and a nearby stand displays shells and pieces of sculpture. A few steps away,… Read More

Liz Michalski
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