NATICK – Coming to Market Soon!

Young light filled 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2000SF Colonial with Central Air.  Close to town and train.

Pictures and details to follow soon…

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NATICK, Restored Farmhouse Colonial, First Open House 6/29, 2-4 & 6/30, 1-3

33 Second Street, Natick, MA, $495,000

John Prescott, Vice President

Century 21 Commonwealth, 508-523-9252

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Natick Offers St. Patrick’s Day Delight

Enter the Haggis…This Celtic rock band with the Scottish name will be rockin’ out in NATICK this Sunday, March 17th  at the town’s famed TCAN!   http://bit.ly/YBTWg8

So whether you’re channeling your inner ‘Danny Boy‘ or  in search of some  dynamic and uplifting song influenced from their global travels as well as pubs spread throughout local street corners,  according to TCAN Executive Director David Lavaelly you’ll be sure to find  “alternating sing-along choruses with slower, more harmony-based pop and funk” at this fun performance slated for Sunday at 8 pm.

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English: Enter The Haggis performing at Club Cafe on May 14th, 2009. The original photo was taken with a Canon Powershot A1000 IS. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Enter the Haggis

WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 17, 8 p.m.

WHERE: The Center for Arts in Natick, 14 Summer St., Natick

TICKETS: $22 members, $25 general

INFO: 508-647-0097, http://www.natickarts.org

Smooth Sailing for Natick Real Estate in 2012. Results were driven by higher end sales.

Below are the percentage changes in NATICK single family sales for the year end 2012 as compared to 2011.

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SALES Units………….. flat

Dollar Volume……….+ 9.9%

Median Price…………+6.8%

The real story behind the numbers for 2012 is that Natick had a big comeback in the sale of higher end homes, homes sold at $700,000 or greater.  The number of homes sales over $700,000 increased 51.3% in 2012 as compared to 2011!

Are you as optimistic for the Natick real estate market in 2013 as I am?

John Prescott, Vice President

Century 21 Commonwealth

508-523-9252

It’s Going To Be A Bling Christmas With “Dancing With The Stars” Cheryl Burke

If you’re a fan of “Dancing with the Stars” on ABC, and you’re also a dedicated HGTV viewer, then last week’s holiday special featuring celebrity homes must have been nirvana for you!

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http://www.hgtv.com/decorating-basics/celebrity-holiday-homes-peek-inside-festive-star-studded-spaces/pictures/index.html

But if you’re also the inquisitive type, then you must be dying to know the ‘behind the scenes’ straight talk on what went down when HGTV stylist Emily Henderson took on dancer Cheryl Burke‘s contemporary gray abode to decorate for the holidays.

A rare look at how those ‘before’ and ‘after’ shoots come together, Emily is forthright about the challenges and obstacles she faced decorating Cheryl’s bachlorette pad last August, for a holiday shoot scheduled December 7th.

Holiday decorations are hard to come by in the middle of the summer, and this production included a fair amount of ingenuity, spray paint, and determination to pull off a ‘stunner’ of a reveal.

And if you think that “Dancing With The Stars” the All Star Event was full of bling, and hot performers, then you’ll positively swoon when you see the neon pink Christmas trees, white nutcrackers, and hot pink finery sprinkled amongst Cheryl’s more masculine decor.

Emily shares her design resources, budget, and thoughts about what went right and what could have been improved upon – an insight that will endear her to viewers.

The super feminine seEmily dining roomtting seems to suit Cheryl and is a major departure from the rather cold and sterile palette of Cheryl’s home.

What’s more, it’s a great example of thinking “outside of the box” or “dancing shoes” as the case may be to create a truly original holiday showcase.

Thrift store finds, West Elm goodies, and glass cloches embrace holiday ornaments, garlands, and Christmas razzamatazz.

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Celebrity Holiday Homes: Peek Inside Festive, Star-Studded Spaces : Decorating : Home & Garden Television

This Friday’s episode will feature: Lisa Lampanelli, Tamara Tunie & Haylie Duff
Episode HCHHS-402H

Emily Henderson — Stylist – BLOG – Behinds the Scenes of Celebrity Holiday Homes

Holiday Entertaining Starts With Dazzling Cocktails

Ccoktail Recipes: Gingerbread Martini < Top Holiday Cocktails Recipes – Southern Living

 

Delight your guests with this scrumptious martini for the holiday season!

 

Black – It’s Not Just For Halloween

Think using black in decorating is scary?

Well it can be seductive, classic, playful, bold and brilliant depending upon the inventive ways you decide to use this dramatic hue!

‘House Beautiful‘ features 8 rooms that showcase black in all its glory!  From a San Francisco kitchen to an entryway that looks like it stepped off your flatscreen from one of the Kardashian homes!

I think you’ll find that the growing popularity of black is quite tempting.  And if you want to start in a small dose, horizontal stripes in a laundry room will add a lot of panache to your surroundings while you’re sorting, fluffing and folding!
Take a look at these interesting twists on some classics and let me know what you think!

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