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The Most Durable Painted Cabinet Finish-12 Pros Weigh In

Dear Laurel, I hope you can help me. We’re going to be renovating our kitchen. The cabinets WILL beView full post »

Classic White Kitchens – How To Avoid The Sterile Look

Dear Laurel, I am so excited to see all of your renovation plans. It has inspired me to finally redo ourView full post »

Renovation Challenges for a 140 Year Old Townhouse

Hi Everyone, Thank you all so much for the terrific comments you shared with me on Wednesday’s post, whereView full post »

16 Tiny Kitchens That Prove Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Hi Everyone, Well, the other day when I was researching hidden rooms/secret doors and hidden storage, I cameView full post »

12 Farrow and Ball Colors For The Perfect English Kitchen

Hi Guys, Greetings from the charming town of Northampton, Massachusetts! That is if you did not see my HOT SALESView full post »

Bedroom Decorating Ideas You Might Not Have Considered

The other day one of you lovely readers sent me an email asking me to take one of your homes, or a room fromView full post »

Buying A Greek Revival Dream Home Might Be A Mistake

Recently, I received an interesting note from a kind reader. Here’s what she said:   Dear Laurel, IView full post »

Hard To Find Casegoods – Secret Sources and A Warning!

Hi Everyone, You may recall that a couple of weeks ago we explored 100 or so of my favorite home furnishingsView full post »

A Dated Southwestern Farmhouse And How To Fix It

Hey Everyone, Happy Easter and Passover! As many of you stated emphatically that you wished for me to move intoView full post »

Comments for Old White Paint Post From 2014-2017

Below are well over 100 comments for the one shade of white paint post. Below that are the comments for the 20 shadesView full post »

Impressive Decorating On A Shoestring Budget – Only 1,100.00 bucks!

Beautiful decorating on a shoestring budget is something that a lot of us wish we could do.   For most ofView full post »

Are the 15k Window Shutters A Good Idea?

Recently, I received an email from a reader, Sara, with some small peculiar little windows. She’s thinkingView 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 »

Need a New Kitchen But Can’t Get Myself Off Of the Kitchen Floor!

Dear Laurel, I have lived in my apartment for over four years and I think it’s time I did something aboutView full post »

I (Laurel) Need Your Help. Decorating Help.

Oh, stop looking at me like you just discovered that the earth is flat after all! You heard me correctly. I meanView full post »

Budget Friendly Living-Dining Room Combo

Dear Laurel, We need a budget friendly living-dining room combo. I loved Sunday’s post with all of theView full post »

My Living Room Is A Mess But I Can’t Afford New Upholstery

Dear Laurel, Loved the post about the throw pillows. I went in my living room and imagined how that might helpView 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 »

Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas For The New Unkitchen

It may seem  new or avant-garde even, but the new unkitchen (unfitted kitchen) that was detailed in lastView full post »

Small Space Living Ideas Inspired By an 84 Sq. Ft. Home

A growing trend the last several years is the tiny home movement. I’m not talking small. I’mView full post »

Top 25 Must See Kitchens on Pinterest

What is the secret to a beautiful kitchen? Is it the cabinets, mouldings, colors, tile, lighting, counters?View full post »

Famous Interior Designers Who Got Arrested

Sorry to leave y’all hanging from my last post… and before I delve into today’s topic aboutView full post »

I Can’t Afford 150k for a Kitchen Renovation | Now What?

It’s kind of funny, but in the over two years that I’ve been writing on this blog, I haven’tView full post »

Design Dilemma: We Have Different Decorating Styles. Help!

I just received this letter about an Interior Design Dilemma: Dear Laurel, I really hope that you can help us. IView full post »

How to Style a Bookcase {even if you don’t read}

Haha! Vertigo Anyone? Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I have 33 more images to share with y’all and the sensibleView full post »