Let It Snow – Exterior

Too many snowmen are never a crowd—especially these retro American icons from the 1950s that line up outside Pat Burke and Peter Elliott’s Colts Neck, New Jersey home. On the […]

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Take a Bough – Exterior

The home’s stately front entry, festooned for the holidays, welcomed guests as part of the 2017 VNA Holiday House Tour.

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Formal Follows Function – Outdoor Kitchen

The outdoor kitchen contains (from left) a trash bin, a grill above a storage cabinet, refrigerator drawers and an ice machine. The countertop is Crema Eda marble. The backdrop is […]

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Always in Season

A roaring fire invites family members to cozy up and watch a movie, often one by Walt Disney, a lifelong inspiration to homeowner and architect Dan D’Agostino.

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Formal Follows Function – Courtyard

COURTYARD | This courtyard (opposite), a hub leading to various entertainment zones, brims with lush land­scaping: compact ‘Globosa’ blue spruce edged with blue-blooming vinca, ‘Bobo’ hydrangeas (right), multitrunk crape myrtles […]

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Formal Follows Function – Exterior

Retaining walls step up the slope of Janet and Michael Wanderman’s property. Behind the lower slab-marble retaining wall, ‘Green Velvet’ boxwoods form a hedge in front of Knock Out® roses. […]

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