6 Surprising Home Renovation Costs to Work Into Your Budget
You can’t just toss old concrete or tiling into your trash can and call it a day. In fact, regular trash collection will likely leave your bags on the curb if they suspect they contain drywall or lumber.
THIS RESIDENCE ON NANTUCKET HAS WEST COAST FLAIR
Greydon Hotel Group has launched 52 Union, a standalone residence in Nantucket's historic downtown. Designed by Boston-based Lianne Leventhal, founder, Beyond the Common, the residence departs from the original Craftsman style design, with a lighter, airier feel.
HOW CUTE IS THIS TODDLER'S BEDROOM IN BROOKLINE?
Throughout 2020, Beyond the Common principal Lianne Leventhal found herself flooded with projects for children’s bedrooms. At the same time, the Brookline-based pro was watching her own son transition from infancy to toddlerhood. Inspired by her recent designs, Leventhal decided to reimagine her four-year-old’s space, too.
FIREPLACE HEARTH IDEAS THAT BRING THE HEAT
‘When it comes to solid-fuel burning fireplaces, non-combustible materials are a must for practical reasons’ but they’re great aesthetic choice, too’, says Lianne Leventhal, Founder of Beyond the Common. ‘With their natural texture and graining, brick and stone designs can make even the barest of rooms feel warm and inviting’.
WHAT MAKES THE PERFECT READING CHAIR?
According to Lianne Leventhal, interior designer and owner of Beyond the Common, “The best reading chair is one that’s comfortable for you based on your body proportions and preferences."
"In general, reading chairs should look and feel inviting and comfortable. In my opinion, the most important thing is that a reading chair has arms that are comfortable and wide enough in case you want to place a book, snack, or beverage on it, or comfortably lean on them.”