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2013 - Issue 3 - Summer

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GUIDE acquire Nantucket's Store No. 2 is a blend of urban style and island charm. objets d'art THESE TOP SEASIDE SPOTS OFFER THE BEST IN DÉCOR FOR SECOND OR THIRD HOMES. BY JAMIE EMMERMAN This truly island-inspired boutique is awash with a mix of creamy neutrals and soft, soothing pastels. In addition to unique pieces like fireplace andirons, mirrors, and nautical art, Anderson's also offers glass barware, from flutes to beer mugs. The store also offers True Grace's line of natural wax candles, including Seashore, the company's most popular scent. 29 Main St., Nantucket, 508-2284187; vintage and modern finds from antique shops in such places as Paris and Palm Beach to create a bright, chic, one-of-a-kind style. Bauer refurbishes vintage pieces herself, and these items join Elizabeth Lyons glass jars, light fixtures, and nautical tableware. 44 Center St., Nantucket, 508-228-4460; Kristin Paton Home This year-old store sells a mix of new and vintage home décor, including furniture, linens, and pottery by island artist Nell Van Vorst. Co-owner Stephanie Sproule dubs the store's aesthetic as "warm modern." The name comes from the shop's location on the corner and its mission to sell "a little bit of everything." 2 Candle St., Nantucket, 508-2281992; Located a few blocks from Harvard Square, this shop is where designers stop in for finishing touches on their way to installing vacation houses. Paton handpicks items from vintage markets in Paris, London, and the US, and stocks the store with ready-to-go accessories like leather American flag throw pillows and lacquer trays with coral motifs. 152 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge, 617-491-7100; Casabella Midnight Farm The boutique has a large selection of mirrors, lighting, frames, wall art, rugs, and accessories for every room in your home, and will even custom-make a piece of furniture if they don't have what you need. 389 Route 6A, East Sandwich, 508-888-8688; Find clothing and eclectic furniture, lighting, and mirrors, some of which are made from rustic or reclaimed wood, alongside vintage textiles at this Vineyard Haven boutique. The store, which owner Tamara opened because of her "passion for the homebody spirit," is often frequented by such celebrities as Ted Danson and his wife, Mary Steenburgen, and Steven Tyler. 44 Main St., Vineyard Haven, 508-693-1997; Bodega Store No. 2 Elizabeth Bauer's signature blend of urban style and island charm is reflected in her store. She curates 124 Midsummer Nights Locals and visitors flock to this Chatham boutique for home décor carefully selected by the discerning eyes of owners Sarah Rhinesmith and Erica DeZitter. In addition to decorative throw pillows, Matouk bed linens, area rugs, lighting, and candles, they also carry upholstered outdoor furniture from Sunbrella by Lee Industries. 443 Main St., Chatham, 508-945-5562; A SHORE THING Midsummer Nights co-owner Sarah Rhinesmith talks summer design style. Oceana Nearly 4,000 square feet of home décor celebrates the beach lifestyle at this nautical boutique. Pick up throw pillows in bleached linen with maritime designs, delicate glass barware with etched fish, and Dash & Albert Rug Company's indoor-outdoor striped rugs. Oceana's handmade copper patina fish make for great porch or cabana art. One Main St. Square, Orleans, 877-240-1414; Trillium Owner Robin Bergland offers home accessories and tableware at her island boutique. Find pillows and bedding from John Robshaw, place mats by Kim Seybert, and Japanese towels alongside glazed bowls from Alice Goldsmith Ceramics. Bergland will also bring her eye for design to your home. 15 Washington St., Nantucket, 508-228-4450; BC Do your customers decorate their vacation homes differently from their primary residences? Yes, because they use their summer home differently. The focus is relaxing with family and friends. What says Cape Cod design to you? A relaxed environment where wet bathing suits and sandy feet are welcome. What colors in décor are popular? We like neutral backgrounds with color in accessories that can be changed easily. PHOTOGRAPHY BY JEFFREY ALLEN (STORE NO. 2); DAVID F. NICHOLSON (MIDSUMMER NIGHTS) Anderson's Nantucket Midsummer Nights offers home décor by the sea. BOSTONCOMMON-MAGAZINE.COM 124_BC_G_Acquire_Summer13.indd 124 6/10/13 10:16 AM

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