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news and posts about Jim Douthit

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Boston Design Guide - Belmont Carriage House

History in the Making | Boston Design Guide

Our Belmont Carriage House project is getting noticed – a winner of the 2019 APLD Award for Residential Design, and this month a nod from Boston Design Guide. Architect Patrick Ahearn and our own Jim Douthit are featured in the article which includes several great shots of the property and dive into the strategy they […]
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wayland patio with fire pit and gardens

Glorious Gardens: Riverside Farmhouse | Boston Design Guide

Another call-out for Jim’s showcase Wayland Farmhouse – from Boston Design Guide. In celebration of “summer’s lush greenscapes and bountiful blooms”, the Guide’s Sandy Giardi highlights seven of Boston’s most notable properties, walking us through each while paying special attention to what makes them so special to their owners.
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wayland patio view of sudbury river

Wayland Farmhouse Recognition | Garden Design Online

Noted Garden Design Online blogger, Jane Berger highlights Jim’s Wayland Farmhouse – APLD’s 2017 Gold Award winner for Residential Design. With a designer’s eye, Jane describes the property’s unique challenges and amazing transformation. Be sure to check out the story and the rest of the website for some great reading.
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transformations feature

Dramatic Landscaping Transformations | New England Home

Jim Douthit speaks with New England Home‘s Kaitlin Madden regarding the strategy and impact of a great property makeover. Examples of our projects in Brookline, Wellesley, Dover, Boston, and Weston are examined as Jim explains his perspective on “outdoor rooms.” As they say – seeing is believeing. Check out these amazing transformations and learn more […]
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wayland sunken patio with table, award winning

Wayland Farmhouse Wins APLD’s Gold Award for Residential Design | APLD

The 2017 winner of APLD‘s Gold Award for Residential Design goes to Blade designer and owner, Jim Douthit, for his “Wayland Farmhouse” project in Wayland, MA. To be sure, this property offered a unique opportunity for Jim to flex his extraordinary creativity and design vision, and we’re so proud that his hard work was recognized […]
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wayland patio with table and sudbury river view

Say It With Flowers | New England Home

Another exciting spotlight on a Blade of Grass and our work, this one from the May/June issue of New England Home (pdf). Jim speaks with Lisa Harrison about his passion for design, the success of a Blade of Grass, and the amazing work he’s done with his very own property in Wayland, MA. Also included is […]
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