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How To Get Gorgeous Free Art That Looks Expensive

How’s everyone doing? I know that this is a day late. But, there was a lot of research involved in thisView full post »

How To Hang Art – Little Known Ways + Mistakes to Avoid

Ya know… I’ve never actually done a post about how to hang art. I’ve certainly done lots ofView full post »

All About The Exquisite, Enigmatic Art of Grisaille

What is GRISAILLE, you ask? And, no, it’s not a cut of beef or a type of bear. First of all, it isView full post »

Quick-Start Interior Design Guide 2019 – Plus News!

Hi Everyone, Yes, a quick-start interior design guide 2019 is included in this post. This is one of these postsView full post »

Husband is Insisting On a Sectional Sofa; I’m Heartbroken

Dear Laurel, Thank you for the recent posts about sofas, both inexpensive sofas and more expensive sofas.View full post »

Old Farrow and Ball Chart from 2015

Below is the old Farrow and Ball chart from 2015.   To see the new Farrow and Ball for chart for 2018-19,View full post »

Free Art Wall Templates and Free Art Too?

Hi Everyone, This happens every year, but all of a sudden, it’s Thanksgiving and then the year is over.View full post »

An Old Snob Has A Change Of Heart Over Laminate Products

Hehe… Let’s dish, about laminate Laurel. And who’s the old snob?   Uhhhhhhhh… theView full post »

Can You Get Away With A Partial Kitchen Remodel?

Dear Laurel, Well, we moved into an 800 square foot apartment five years ago. It was in pretty good shape;View full post »

A Brilliant Decorator Or A Dangerous Con Artist?

  My mother always used to say…   “There is no ill wind that doesn’t blow in someView full post »

Hot Sales For October 13, 2017 Means Starting Holiday Planning

Well, it’s Friday and that means another post about the current sales I’ve found that have beautifulView full post »

It’s Here! The Ultimate Art Gallery Wall Hack (aka: Template)

Hey Guys, Before I get into the ultimate art gallery wall hack! I need to thank you all so much for all of theView full post »

The Horrible Thing She Said About Decorating Genius Darryl Carter

I mean, it was downright nasty and for me and a lot of other people, quite a shocker! But three years ago, aView full post »

A Fabulous Art Gallery Wall For Cheap!

Hi Guys,   It’s a bit of an oh dear coupled with a hooray! I was so inspired by Maura Endres’View full post »

Our Modest Starter Home Might Be Our Forever Home.

Hey Guys, This is a continuation of our exploration of: a modest starter home One storyView full post »

A Startling Discovery About An Online Home Furnishings Source

Hey Everyone, Right now, I’m working very hard, getting the new paint palettes ready for those who areView full post »

I Want That “Old-Money” Art But Not A Crappy Art Print

Hey Guys, So glad that you enjoyed Sunday’s post about blue and white rooms. I’ve been gettingView full post »

How Much Does It Cost To Do A Smart Kitchen Renovation?

Hey Guys, Before I get into the topic of a smart kitchen renovation, I’m in gorgeous Litchfield County, CT on aView full post »

An Open Concept Apartment Remodel Run Amok!

First, let’s discuss what an open concept home is. (in case you’ve never heard of thatView full post »

What On Earth? This Can’t Be A Stone Floor!

Dear Laurel,  We’re in the process of building a new home in the mountains that’s not traditional, but notView full post »

The Best Part Of The High Point Market Isn’t The Furniture

Last week was my blogiversary and this week, just returning from the Spring 2016 High Point Market is myView full post »

High Point Market Fall 2015 | Design Blogger’s Tour | Part I

If you’ve never been to the High Point Market, it’s very difficult to explain what it is. But withView full post »

A Home For Sale Runs Amok {part II} bathrooms and more

Before we go back to our over-priced home for sale, I need to say a few things. Firstly, I am completely, and I meanView full post »

Interior Decorating Trends You Might Regret Later On {part II}

Thank you all for the wonderful response to Part I of interior decorating trends I feel it’s my duty to cautionView full post »

Interior Design Isn’t For The Faint of Heart

Today was day-one of a two-day installation. It doesn’t always work out that way, but this time it did. I was aView full post »

A Home Party Room Design – No Kids Allowed!

Anyone born after World War II and before around 1975 remembers the days when many of us had to endure not beingView full post »

Part II – The Most Gorgeous Stone Fireplace Mantels Ever!

Somehow Mom Nature took notice of the previous fireplace mantel post, because it was 60 on Sunday and nowView full post »

The Most Beautiful Fireplace Mantels | White Mantels | Part I

Happy New Year! I guess. Oh, it’s not that I don’t like the new year. I do like it, when it’s aroundView full post »

part III of the Top Twenty Interior Designers I Would Hire

Hope y’all had a lovely Christmas! This is a continuation of the top 20 interior designers I wouldView full post »

5 More Fabulous Interior Designers I Would Hire {part II}

Here is part II of my list of 20 fabulous interior designers I would hire. [the first ten are here.] For someView full post »

20 Interior Designers I Would Hire {part I}

Laurel? Have you lost your marbles? Why yes, quite a while back… but how can I help you? :] Well,View full post »

Decorating With White Furniture Without Having a Nervous Breakdown {part II}

If you missed the last post, I began to answer a letter by a Dusty Miller who desperately wants to decorate withView full post »

A Gracious Apartment Renovation in Scarsdale, NY

 [note: a happy coincidence. This post featuring blue and white is part of the Pink Pagoda’s Blue and WhiteView full post »

Why You Should be Afraid of Eclectic Gallery Art Walls

Ya know those cool eclectic gallery art walls? The ones with lots of different sized images with mismatchedView full post »

Embarrassed By Your Summer Cocktail Party Skills? Here’s What To Do

Dear Laurel, After being a guest at 726 cocktail parties, I figured I had better host one or risk social exileView full post »

Why I Love Interior Designer Barbara Barry | Part 2

This is the continuation of my tribute to the insanely talented interior designer Barbara Barry. If you missedView full post »