Posts tagged new england
Cape Cod Design Part II: The Front Door

Early New England doorways were not much more than a few boards nailed up with plain wooden trim. As time went on, the first decoration appeared on the panels of doors, creating a cross (also known as Christian doors, see our previous post). The simplistic panel doors were then elaborated upon with the cornice and transom lights. The transom lights weren’t just for decoration: the early pioneers found a useful way of bringing more daylight into the small Cape Cod homes.

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New England and Cape Cod Interiors: The Bees' Specialty

The Bees specialize in Cape Cod and New England Interior Design. Whether it’s a historical property or a new construction, the Bees are able to bring the classic and timeless charm into the interior of your home. This is the beginning of a long-running series about what classifies an interior as having a Cape or New England style.

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