Vibrant blue and orange hues turn up the heat in this contemporary backyard, bringing a taste of the tropics to Osterville, Mass. With a sleek swimming pool, two umbrellas and cushioned chairs just steps away, the owners will surely feel like they're on vacation.
Sleek and stylish, this Boston penthouse boasts a view of the city that takes one's breath away! Designers of Haddad Hakanssson blanketed the exterior walls beyond this staircase with panes of glass that show Boston in all its urban glory-- touching the sky from the second floor.
Saucer magnolia (M. x soulangeana) is the single most popular magnolia, and it’s easy to see why. Its showy pink flowers steal the spotlight in early to mid-spring. The tree quickly grows to its mature height of 20 to 25 feet. Large blossoms to 8 inches across exude a beautiful perfume. In regions with lingering late spring frosts, don’t plant it near the southern side of a structure because retained heat might trigger early flowering, which frost can quickly wipe out. Hardy in Zones 4-9.
For privacy, a pocket door separates this modern master bedroom from the living room. Pops of yellow-gold reference the dome of the Massachusetts State House, where the HGTV Urban Oasis 2013 is located.
Even at a distance, this elegant Massachusetts estate is rich with visual interest. Trimmed hedges and boxwoods not only define the front yard, but also create a grand outdoor space that visitors can enjoy strolling through at night.
Stone paving from the screened porch extends the terrace of a Massachusetts home on five acres and links interior and exterior spaces. The American Society of Landscape Architects award-winning design, by Stephen Stimson Associates Landscape Architects and landscape contractor R.P. Marzilli, enabled the family to explore and engage with the environment.
This picturesque waterfront home is located on 2.5 sprawling acres just off Massachusetts' Buzzards Bay. The quintessential Cape Cod exterior features gray shingles, pristine landscaping and a roundabout driveway. An aerial view of the home also allows a peek at the luxurious backyard pool area.
"These mahogany bookcases define the foyer, dining and living room area without compromising the open feel; they also provide a creative way to display sculptures and artwork. The use of pure square design is a theme you'll see throughout this room and the house — on these dividers, the windows, even the stair balusters," says Shelby Littlefield, interior designer, Siemasko + Verbridge, Beverly, Massachusetts.
Timeworn but timeless, Heirloom celebrates the enduring beauty of classic design while showcasing surface imperfections earned over time, like this old schoolhouse desk found at the Brimfield, Massachusetts [Brimfield Angique Flea Market](https://brimfieldantiquefleamarket.com/) many years ago that just seems to get better with age. Add a woven throw (this one by [Studio NYC](https://www.studionycdesign.com/)) in a slub weave for more layers of warmth and coziness.