Matthew Mead is a lifestyle guru whose upcycling ideas make excellent use of items you already have or can find easily at thrift stores and flea markets. He is a photographer, stylist and author.
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In Michelle and Bob Caruso’s living room, an antique mantel with original blue paint frames the hearth and adds a bright spot to the river rock wall. Blue-and-white coverlets on a chest echo the mantel’s finish. Beside the hearth, a Massachusetts crock and a New York crock that celebrate the Carusos’ home states rest beneath a primitive table filled with books and treenware.
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Relocating can be a daunting endeavor for many people, but for Michelle and Bob Caruso the grass truly was greener on the other side. When the pair traded their urban lifestyle for a more relaxed pace in Mills River, North Carolina, in 2004, a lovely home nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains made the transition a whole lot easier. Situated on aprivate lane, the custom-built home is distinguished by a welcoming farmer’s porch. While seated there, all one can do is marvel at breathtaking mountain views and savor the surrounding tranquility.
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