Making an old house a home is a marvelous way of immersing oneself into a community and adding a new chapter to a structure’s generational story. I am the 20th custodian of my home built in 1837. Upon first walking into its entry - I will swear to feeling warmth swirl around my shoulders - like a welcoming embrace. As I have gotten to know it - I take pleasure in the stories it whispers through its wide plank floorboards, thoughtful layout, quirky details. And, I wonder if my contributions will resonate with future owners.
Of course, we know well on Nantucket - home to the largest collection of pre-Civil War houses in the US - how challenging it can be to keep old structures relevant for today’s living.
‘Thought I’d share the following post from The Craftsman which has some good insights. ... See MoreSee Less
Nothing beats a sharp dressed man! Interesting article on the menswear style. And for those sartorially inclined men on-island, Climb the Stairs to Weatherly Design and meet with Angela - a tailor who can help you achieve that perfect fit and keep you in stitches with her Irish wit. ... See MoreSee Less