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Made on MVY

Made on MVY features products created on Martha’s Vineyard, and is sponsored by the artisans and businesses collected here. Want to be included in our next issue? Email jenna@mvtimes.com. Island Wampum Island-born and raised Phoenix Rogers...

What Islanders wear to work

When some people think style on Martha’s Vineyard, it’s all salmon-colored shorts with tiny smiling whales. Pastel-pink dresses with teal embroidered flowers. Vineyard Vines, Ralph Lauren, and Lily Pulitzer. Martha’s Vineyard — home of...

Gardens of Love: Nina Lisa Marie

Nina Lisa Marie purchased a piece of property in Vineyard Haven in 2007, built a modular house there in 2008, and created her garden in 2009. Thankful that the topsoil removed for the building...

Masks by Julie

When a construction ban was announced in early April, carpenter Julie Verost’s workload was put on hold and the naturally creative Verost found herself with a lot of free time. She was struck with...

At Home with the Oslyns

If a pair of rom-com script writers were given the task of bringing the romance of Gina Patti and Rob Oslyn of Oak Bluffs to the screen, they would have found the storyline too...

What Islanders wear to work

When people think style on Martha’s Vineyard, a certain vision sweeps over the minds of the unknowing. Salmon-colored shorts with tiny smiling whales. Pastel-pink dresses with teal embroidered flowers. She wears, but is not...

Gone shopping: The fall project

Summer is over. The leaves are changing color as the temperature drops and the pace is slowing down, giving us time to reconnect with our friends and family. It’s also a great excuse to...

The Handymen

Renato Lacerda My Handyman, Vineyard Haven 508-684-0242; myhandymaninmv@gmail.com How long have you been working as a handyman on the Vineyard? About twenty years. I started as a painter, and through the years I learned carpentry, tile work, house...

Preserving the harvest

Preserving the bounty is on the minds of many of us who are lucky enough to have more vegetables and fruits than we can use this time of year, especially if we’re thrifty-minded or...

Renovation project? Put a Wing on it

From the classic back-neighborhood bungalow in Vineyard Haven to the old saltbox timber frame in Chilmark — Kristen Ellsworth and William Wing do it all.  Kristen is an interior designer who specializes in artfully curating...

Making your home safer, simply

Decoration and practicality come together to make a house comfortable, utilitarian, and most importantly, a home. But safety ought to figure into the picture as well. A multitude of safety issues might present themselves...

Houseplants: What do you live with?

Winter is on its way, and life indoors prevails until well into 2020. For you, what greenery is going to cheer the indoor interval?  Think of the many gigantic, faithfully undemanding crassulas you have seen...

Design Q+A: How can we prepare our lawns for the winter?

What are the best ways to prepare our lawns for the winter? You really should aerate your lawn every year and the fall is the best time to do this. Aerating is super beneficial for...

Winter escapes

It’s time to start thinking about that well-earned winter getaway, and whether it’s hunkering down in a cabin in Vermont, scuba diving with whale sharks in the Carribbean, or learning about textiles in Mexico,...

Interior redesign for the mind

In the spirit of interior renovation, we jump to pockets of our homes that need help. Maybe it’s a dated powder room. Or a dusty dining table. Maybe it’s time for new bed linens...

Rehab in a healing garden

When the new Martha’s Vineyard Hospital was in the planning stages a decade ago, there was a movement rippling across Europe and the United States — hospital renovation to promote healing. Get rid of...

All about essential oils

Essential oils make everything smell better — your beauty products, homes, candles — they may even keep mosquitos at bay, prevent acne, or lull you to sleep. Scent alone plays a vital role in...

What Islanders Wear to Work

When people think style on Martha’s Vineyard, a certain vision sweeps over the minds of the unknowing. Salmon-colored shorts with tiny smiling whales. Pastel-pink dresses with teal embroidered flowers. He wears, but is not...

Stylish symbology

What draws us to a piece of jewelry? Beauty, fashion, and craftsmanship, to be sure, but for Ivry Russillo, creator of Ivry Belle Jewelry, it’s also about the connotation behind each metalsmithed work of...

‘Fashion changes, but style endures’

Let’s face it, when the weather gets really hot, and there is so much to do, we reach into our closets for the same old friends over and over again. A simple cotton dress...