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Northshore Home Summer 2018

Northshore Home magazine highlights the best in architectural design, new construction and renovations, interiors, and landscape design.

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two refrigerator drawers opposite the stove for daily in- gredients. The secondary kitchen has a coffee station, a half dishwasher and a Wolf warming drawer, which are useful for entertaining, as well as space for processing vegetables from the family's garden, which Kimberly particularly enjoys. It also features a smoothie-making area with an ice maker, a wine refrigerator for nut milks and probiotics, and a freezer for frozen fruit. The style across both kitchen areas is classic, showcasing white Carrara marble, the repurposed cabinetry—white inset with shaker doors with bead detailing—and a custom millwork rangehood. But the personality of the family shines through; there are industrial farmhouse touches such as metallic light fixtures, a blue barn door between the kitchen and the mudroom, and rustic counter stools. The mosaic marble backsplash tile—a delicate pattern resembling overlap- ping leaves—is a nod to the D'Alelios' appreciation of their garden and rural surroundings. "Everything had to be so thoughtful," says Kimberly, whose vision for the new room was "peace." She feels that word describes the finished product perfectly: "It's peaceful, it's happy, it's beautiful, it's cozy." Between the two kitchen spaces is a seating area—a small table and four gray swivel armchairs—where Holly Gagne (left) with Kimberly D'Alelio. Right, The style across both kitchen areas in this Boxford Colonial is classic and used to be. vignettes

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