Jaci Conry | Writer & Editor



The More the Merrier

September 1st, 2017

An expansion project adds the space and features that help a growing family stay comfortable in Wellesley.

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Lounging Around

August 27th, 2017

Empty nesters spruce up the family room in their Back Bay condo.

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Joy in the Details

August 4th, 2017

A deceptively simple Cape Cod home features an abundance of beautifully crafted moments.

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Sister Act

July 30th, 2017

Along with making their home welcoming and practical, a Cambridge couple wanted to encourage their four daughters’ creativity.

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Order from Chaos

July 30th, 2017

A Lexington homeowner with a haphazard approach to decorating calls in a professional with an eye for pattern and color.

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Family Style

July 30th, 2017

A construction pro tackles a very personal job in a Southie three-decker.

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Blue Heaven

July 16th, 2017

Reluctant at first, Milton homeowners embrace navy walls in their new living room.

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Bigger and Better

April 30th, 2017

A South Boston kitchen transcends its ’80s roots.

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Child’s Play

March 19th, 2017

Making kids’ bedrooms pop, without spending a lot.

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Worth the Wait

February 12th, 2017

South End homeowners redo their living room before the baby arrives.

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Great and Small

January 2nd, 2017

A designer’s sophisticated use of color and textures works wonders in a tiny Beacon Hill studio.

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Worth the Wait

January 2nd, 2017

After delaying 7 years to complete a renovation, a family of six is now perfectly at home.

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Holiday Spirit

December 18th, 2016

Decorations that last beyond New Year’s.

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New in Needham

November 27th, 2016

Making a recently built house feel lived in, yet pulled together.

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Whole New Feel

October 30th, 2016

The revamped floor plan for this Cambridge victorian creates spaces that are anything but stuffy.

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A New Look

October 23rd, 2016

A Cambridge loft in a former factory gets a makeover on an accelerated timetable.

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Three’s Company

October 9th, 2016

With a new floor plan giving them togetherness as well as privacy, a Milton family’s daughters settle in to their reinvented bedrooms.

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Horse Sense

September 6th, 2016

The menu features a lot more than just oats and hay as empty nesters in Concord find their downsizing solution in a 19th-century carriage house.

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Bright and Clean

July 31st, 2016

A sunroom and laundry area coexist beautifully in a Sagamore vacation home.

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Making It His

June 29th, 2016

A South End condo gets a design overhaul for its new, bachelor owner.

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More Than Meets the Eye

June 19th, 2016

A traditional-looking residence in Dennis conceals a surprise.

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Things Are Looking Up

April 25th, 2016

The gloomy basement rec room is so last century. For style blogger Erin Gates and family, livability is attractive, too.

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Charmingly Cheery

April 24th, 2016

Bursts of color and old world touches brighten this Winchester family room.

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Worth The Wait

March 27th, 2016

The vibrant, welcoming family room in designer Linda Holt’s Boxford home puts a new spin on ‘physician, heal thyself’.

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From Blam to Glam

February 7th, 2016

In a Jamaica Plain living room, generic finishes give way to sleek comfort.

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Light and Bright

September 28th, 2015

Kid friendly and elegant Westwood farmhouse shines.

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Into The Blue

September 24th, 2015

Tasked with updating a waterfront condo, designer Rachel Reider matched Harbor views with seaside-inspired interiors.

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Time To Update

September 21st, 2015

Personal touch is just what this spacious South End home needed.

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It’s All Relative

September 13th, 2015

Heirlooms and sophisticated patterns transform a Winchester family room that once scared off potential buyers.

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A Deck House Revival

September 1st, 2015

A new floor plan and a fresh palette prove the stalwart post-and-beam, open concept design is still relevant.

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Information Overload

August 23rd, 2015

Tips on navigating the deluge of design options on the Web to make the picks that click.

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August 22nd, 2015

A beach suite in Andover works for a college-age daughter today and visiting friends and family in the future.

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Modern Flair

August 3rd, 2015

After a renovation that transformed their traditional split level into a more spacious contemporary style house, the homeowners felt the interior design of their Winchester home also needed a more modern feel.

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Shades of Pale

July 20th, 2015

On Nantucket, the unobstructed views of the ocean from this second floor
guest suite played into its design. Cambridge-based interior designer Susan Reddick, who created the scheme for the whole house, went for a beachy look to create cohesion between landscape and interior.

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A Place to Gather

July 13th, 2015

While the large house, designed by Hecht & Associates Architects, has ample areas for large groups of extended family and friends to gather, Stiving Nichols and her associate Liane Thomas made sure there are places where people can have private conversations or time alone.

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Sky Scraper

July 12th, 2015

A Modernist home on the Outer Cape sits just high enough for panoramic views.

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Comfortably Formal

June 22nd, 2015

Designer duo ‘brought in antiques and newer pieces to create a collected look’.

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Family Chic

June 21st, 2015

Sturdy fabrics and daring color create a fun space that’s practical, too.

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A Delicate Balance

June 15th, 2015

Vineyard retreat almost hides in the natural environment.

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Quite A Retreat

May 25th, 2015

Victorian’s third floor transformed into guest suite.

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New and Improved

May 11th, 2015

Redesign opens R.I. home to bay views, fresh possibilities.

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Room To Move

May 4th, 2015

Moving from condo to renovated Milton tudor, young family has space it needs.

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A Little Refresher

April 27th, 2015

French country interior gains a modern vibe.

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Just Say Aah

April 26th, 2015

A North Shore home’s master bath befits the tranquil setting.

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Clean and Simple

April 13th, 2015

Historic landmark in Cambridge gets modern kitchen while staying true to home’s origins.

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Polishing A Wellesley Gem

April 6th, 2015

Homeowners connected with designer via startup.

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It’s Personal

April 1st, 2015

A design-savvy client enlists professional guidance to create a home that reflects his style.

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Cozy Chic

March 30th, 2015

Historical Chestnut Hill Foursquare gets a modern update.

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Rethinking The Crib

March 23rd, 2015

Nursery gets a long distance makeover.

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Opened Wide

March 9th, 2015

North Shore home adds spacious feel and retains its seaside personality.

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