Alia Akkam

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Hudson Valley Home Summer 2014

One couple finds privacy in an Ulster County cottage that leaves plenty of room for their extended family. And two Valley companies create unique furniture by drawing inspiration from farms

Farm to Furniture: Our Favorite Handmade Finds for Your Home

Two local businesses — Sawkille Company and After the Barn — create farm-inspired furniture

Stacey Moore, Leader of Adopt-a-Family, Millerton Chapter

This month’s Hudson Valley Hero is a Dutchess County resident who gives her all for children in need

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2014

Don’t want to give Daddy Dearest the same old thing this year? You’re sure to please Pops with one of these funky finds

How to Design a Stylish (But Still Functional) Mudroom

Architect James Crisp elevates the lowly mudroom to star status by using wood paneling, slate floors, and other quality materials

Hudson Valley Home Spring 2014

A local architect transforms mudrooms, while a new book spotlights three beautiful private gardens

Hudson Valley Home Winter 2014

Love where you live: From a rescued 18th-century farmhouse to a reconfigured modular home, the modern country house can take myriad forms. Interior design maven Joan Osofsky, owner of the popular Hammertown Barn home-décor emporiums, describes three favorites included in her newly published book

ModCraft Ceramics Studio in Beacon, NY

Glazed
 over: A Beacon couple takes interior 
design to a whole new level 
with their unique handmade tiles

Fall Finds and Shopping Trends in Home Décor and Design

With autumn’s chill in the air, these unique items can help warm up your décor

Our Excellence in Nursing Awards take place on May 1!

Our Best of Hudson Valley ballot is open through March 31!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

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