Author Archives: Sheila Salvitti

Pretty House of the Week

I found a year-old issue of House Beautiful at the shore a few weeks ago and was ogling over this waterfront home in Rhode Island. This wallpaper is so, so good: And this gallery wall?  Perfection. Red, white, and blue … Continue reading

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From the Vault

It’s time for another installment of “From the Vault,” where I share the bizarre things I see in people’s houses.  Fun, right? Bet you never saw a multi-colored, changeable, disco-mirrored flushmount in a breakfast room before.  Well, I have: Adjust … Continue reading

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Exposed Beams

Exposed beams are a design feature I’ve always loved.  In most instances, I see raw wood beams over a white ceiling, like so: Then I came across this image from Lonny: Doesn’t it look amazing to see white beams on … Continue reading

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Pretty House of the Week

One of my favorite bloggers, Erin Gates over at Elements of Style, recently wrote a really cool post about modern rustic style for a client designing a new home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Have you ever been? I love that … Continue reading

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The Perfect Kitchen

I actually gasped when I saw this picture. That island!  Those cabinets!  The pendant lights!  AND steel windows and doors?!  I don’t love the barstools, but there is so much perfect happening everywhere else I can’t say I mind them. I think if … Continue reading

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Back to (Blog) Business

Okay folks, the wildest real estate market I’ve ever seen had me in a whirlwind of showings, photos, new listings, multiple offers, and settlements (9 in a 5 week period alone!) over the last 7 months.  Now that many of … Continue reading

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Pretty House of the Week

This is Katharine Hepburn’s Connecticut estate.  Have you ever seen anything so beautiful? There’s water on two sides, people!  (Take the full tour here.) Oh, and it’s for sale if you know someone looking for a $14.8M house.  #callme

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Got Dogs?

If you follow me on Instagram, you saw a picture of this $1.46M home in Lower Gwynedd that I settled last week.  (So big I barely got half of its 8,315 square feet in my camera’s frame.) On a scale … Continue reading

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Holidays and Doorways

Hope you’re doing something fun (maybe nautical?) to celebrate summer’s unofficial kickoff this Memorial Day weekend! Here’s a roundup of some of my favorite blue front doors if you’re looking for an easy project to do with all that extra … Continue reading

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Pretty Light Fixtures

One of the things on my to-do list is install a pretty flush mount in my daughter’s room.  I didn’t find out the baby’s gender when I was pregnant,   so her room was mostly white everything with light gray walls … Continue reading

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