What, When, Where: Cape & Islands Shopping

April 30, 2012

By Kara Lashley

Working on our upcoming Cape & Islands issue, I’ve gotten a sneak peek at some of the fabulous items local shops will be carrying this spring and summer. Should your travels take you east of the Cape Cod Canal any time soon, here’s a roadmap of what’s new at a few of our favorite home decor hotspots.

Osterville: Stop by Margo’s for unique accessories both hip and homey, from a shocking-yellow coral on a Lucite base to folk art paintings by Tim Campbell.

Photos by Dan Cutrona. Courtesy of Margo’s

Photos by Dan Cutrona. Courtesy of Margo’s

Chatham: Midsummer Nights is brimming with textile luxuries like Mia + Finn bedding, nautical throws by Connecticut-based Happy Blanket and summery pillows from Ryan Studio.

Photo courtesy of Ryan Studio

The store also stocks some serious statement lighting: behold Currey & Company‘s Hedy chandelier in turquoise and jade glass.

Photo courtesy of Currey & Company

Provincetown: Head to WA for hand-painted lamps by Brazilian artist Ana Maia, as well as shapely wooden bracelets by Colin Schleeh–they’d be just as pretty sitting on a dresser as on your arm.

Photo courtesy of www.wwiec.com

Photo courtesy of Schleeh Design

Also in P-town, Shor is all stocked up on tabletop and furniture pieces ideal for summer entertaining, like the chic Sag Harbor table by Worlds Away.

Photo courtesy of Worlds Away

Nantucket: You’ll find these cool wooden stools and other island-inspired wares at Belongings.

Photo courtesy of Belongings

Or go for a vintage vibe at Coastal with this metal daybed and ticking-stripe cushion.

Photo courtesy of Coastal

And you’ll definitely want to pick up a few handwoven cotton blankets from island workshop Union Textiles.

Photo courtesy of Union Textiles

The Vineyard: Bespoke Abode is your source for stylish pieces from Martha’s Vineyard Furniture Co., including this cocktail table from the line’s Destination collection. (Note the MV zip code.)

Photo courtesy of Bespoke Abode

For a splash of seaside flair, we also love the store’s Lord Bogner triptych from Natural Curiosities.

Photo courtesy of Natural Curiosities

Last stop: Vineyard Haven’s Midnight Farm, where there’s certainly no shortage of fresh home furnishings, from cozy seating to seahorse lamps.

Four-seat folding bench with distressed finish. Photos courtesy of Midnight Farm

Comfy couch by Cisco Brothers

Reclaimed wood bed by Four Hands

Fiberglass Buddha with handmade candles and glasses from Mexico

Look for more great finds from these stores and others in our Cape & Islands issue, coming in June!

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