Olivia Rassow, Boston Magazine

Olivia Rassow

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Past articles by Olivia:

Fixer-Upper: A Gloucester Cottage From 1900

This two-bedroom Gloucester cottage from 1900 is priced right with potential for visionary house hunters who are looking to renovate on the North Shore. → Read More

Mark Your Calendars for Room and Board's Floor Sample Sale

Room and Board's Floor Sample Sale, where discontinued American-made furniture, rugs, and accessories sell for twenty to fifty percent off, will start soon. → Read More

Make This Stool at Home for Under $5 Dollars

Boston designer Ben Uyeda has endless furniture design ideas in his new book, Homemade Modern, and they all take a sustainable, creative approach to design. → Read More

Nantucket Celebrates the Holidays with Stroll Weekend

Harbor lights, and cobblestone streets with glittering trees make for a picture-perfect Yuletide backdrop on Nantucket at the 42nd annual Holiday Stroll. → Read More

Made in New England: The Menorasaurus Rex

Lisa Pierce of the Vanilla Studio in Portland, Maine, has been selling whimsical candelabras like the Menorasaurus Rex since July 2014. → Read More

Eight Vintage Photos Show Boston's Bygone Holidays

Here's a look back at the holidays of yesteryear, with photos by Leslie Jones, who documented life in the city for the Boston Herald-Traveler for 39 years. → Read More

On the Market: Hingham's Ripley Homestead

One of the oldest homes in Hingham, the antique clapboard sided Ripley Homestead was built in 1692 and it's expanded to include four bedrooms on .61 acres. → Read More

Boston Has a New Painting Service to Try

Paintzen, a new service available in Boston, cuts the work of booking, scheduling, and paying painters for your next residential or commercial project. → Read More

Three Area Estate Sales to Shop This Weekend

Join collectors and designers in the hunt for standout vintage decor, including a family heirloom sale in Cambridge and a large Webster mansion estate sale. → Read More

Fixer-Upper Friday: A Colorful Rockport Victorian

Even with the shabby interiors in disrepair, the grandeur of this 1800s-built Rockport home, with original woodwork and high ceilings, is hard to ignore. → Read More

Five Sleek Sleeper Sofas for Your Holiday Guests

Sofas that pull double duty can be stylish and comfortable, and even suited for small spaces. Here are five sleek sleeper sofas for your holiday guests. → Read More

On the Market: Wilderness Hill Farm

Nothing less than a complete equestrian complex, Wilderness Hill Farm is a 13+-acre estate north of Boston, near miles of trails with countryside views. → Read More

Four Thanksgiving Rentals in Plymouth

Plymouth goes all out in celebration of Thanksgiving, and a visit to one of these holiday-ready rentals could make for your most authentic celebration yet. → Read More

On the Market: A Different Kind of Back Bay Penthouse

On Commonwealth Avenue, this 1880-built penthouse offers the best of both worlds, with a traditional Back Bay facade and interiors that lean contemporary. → Read More

A Local Lighthouse Is Up for Auction

For house hunters looking for an out-of-the-box address, Butler Flats Lighthouse, located in New Bedford at the mouth of the Acushnet River, is for auction. → Read More

Fixer-Upper Friday: A Classic Clapboard in Concord

Built in 1900 and home to the same family for over fifty years, this classic antique clapboard is in good shape with a handsome roofline and a front porch. → Read More

A New Boston Website Could End Realtor Fees

Northeastern startup Wizio aims for a transparent market of empowered renters. → Read More

Paint by Numbers Is a Throwback Trend to Try

With adult coloring books popular again, paint by numbers is a vintage design trend is poised for a reappearance. Designer Kristina Crestin shows us how. → Read More

Cambridge Ranks as Most Expensive Real Estate Market

Coldwell Banker Real Estate released its 2015 Home Listing Report, and Cambridge ranked as the most expensive market in the state, with Boston as number 34. → Read More

A Grand Estate Near the Myopia Hunt Club

This 1927-built Italian Revival residence overlooks the Ipswich River on over 39 acres of land, with thoughtful gardens and grounds by the Myopia Hunt Club. → Read More