Features and Stories

A Contemporary Chalet

Niki Conte of Northshire Living renovates, refurbishes, redesigns, and elevates a beautiful ski chalet in Southern Vermont.


SPOTLIGHT: Joshua Smith

An uplifting and informative Q&A with the gifted, Southern Vermont-based interior designer, Joshua Smith, who brings love, light, and beauty to the homes and lives of his clients.


Frame of Mind

Rebecca Goodman, owner and founder of Lola Tucker Interiors, renovates and redesigns a charming A-frame cottage in Manchester.


Deck the Halls!

Mary Jo Gourd, owner and founder of MJG Interiors, offers fun,  easy tips for tasteful and festive holiday décor.


Lighting the Way

The second and third-generation owners of Authentic Designs shed light on the past, present and future of their family business.


A Landmark Achievement

Timeless elegance and modern luxury seamlessly intersect at Factory Point Place in downtown Manchester.


Trustworthy and Reliable

Bill Pronovost carries on the family tradition of exemplary customer service at P&F Appliance.


Harmony & Longevity

Adele and Herman Raspé brings new life to the historic Dorset Colony House through a comprehensive home renovation and redesign project.


Black Hole Hollow Farm – An Inspiring Estate

Black Hole Hollow Farm in South Arlington, Vermont, is for sale for the first time in many years. The fabled residence – which played host to many, including Sir Ian Fleming – was once owned by the man many believe to be the inspiration for James Bond.


Your Mansion in the Mountains – The Wilburton

STORY BY BENJAMIN LERNER PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY THE WILBURTON After 75 years as a country inn, The Wilburton Inn has transformed into The Wilburton Destination Resort. Specializing in family reunions, destination weddings, and ski season vacation homes, the private 30-acre hilltop estate features an array of lodging options that range from suites to cottages, as well […]



Transforming a cramped layout into the Perfect Entertaining Haven.


COME HOME to Manchester and the Mountains

A collaboration between homeowners and Pete Conrad Construction creates a welcoming multigenerational retreat.

Special Section

Who, What, and Wares! Home Improvement Profiles

Read the answers to our questions about home improvement trends from local experts and explore the wide variety of their services.


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Building At The Base

Bondville’s home improvement landscape is growing, with a cadre of new businesses congregating at the base of Stratton Mountain. Between the expansion of Londonderry Hardware, a community favorite, and the genesis of a new collaborative space uniting interior design, custom cabinetry, and construction, the quaint town has become a one-stop mecca for the design project of your dreams…


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Common Threads

Take two layers of fabric, either whole cloth or patchwork, layer filling between the two, and stitch it all together, plain or fancy. Technically speaking, you have just made a quilt. But why stop there?…


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Lighting the Way

Here is the short and simple truth: Every single detail that the architect, builder, and decorator created in your home will look a thousand times better after a lighting designer makes a plan to illuminate the walls, ceilings, stairs, floors, counters, cabinets, and design elements to their best advantage. Guaranteed…


Flowers and Foliage

Step away from the sap-sticky pinecones and needle-dropping evergreen boughs! To do something very creative with our holiday décor this season, we are adding bouquets of fresh flowers around the house. We are choosing arrangements with shimmering, silvery eucalyptus and…


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Be Our Guest

There are so many dos and don’ts for the dinner table! But, what if setting the table was like composing a symphony in which the melody was memories from your childhood?…


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Ramsay Gourd

“It always surprises me, that moment when I just ‘click’ with clients and find a hidden connection between us, when they give me, as a design professional, permission to express what they see as beautiful.”


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Lillian Bogossian

“When I am putting together the design concept, where I gather all my ideas and samples into a presentation packet just for that client, I love that whole process. I can already see the complete room that I am creating at that point.”