Category Archives: interior design

Interior Designers Who Inspire Me | Vicente Wolf

I’ve decided that once a month or so, I’m going to feature an interior designer who’s influenced meView full post »

Neo-Traditional Interior Design

For years I have often struggled with what to call the style of interior design that I do. I’m sure thatView full post »

Oh My! I’m Black and Blue! Black and Blue Decor

That is… black and blue [color scheme] and brown and white too. That was the color scheme I was referringView full post »

What are the Best Interior Color Schemes?

Hi Everyone. I’ve been super busy with client-work and my new (but temporary) occupation of pinningView full post »

Creating a Neo-Traditional Media Room

Remember the Hollywood Regency Family-Media Room? Well, we had to change the entire concept which I will explainView full post »

You have Got to see this! | from Velvet and Linen Blog

Quick mid-day post. I have spoken on here frequently about the fabuloso team of Brooke and Steven Giannetti. They areView full post »

The Trick to Choosing Color Schemes|Analogous Colors

Next in the series on choosing color schemes is about analogous colors. And I am also going to give you a greatView full post »

Interior Design Larchmont NY | New Portfolio Photos!

Shameless. I know. Interior Design Larchmont NY. But a girl has to do vut a girl has to do. And if you have noView full post »

The Most Important Thing You Need When Buying Furniture

Thinking of buying furniture soon and terrified of making a big mistake? Well, that’s perfectlyView full post »

Interior Decorating with Plants

Happy Earth Day everyone! In honor of this day of green, here is a post about interior decorating withView full post »

A Hollywood Regency Style Inspired Media Room

I’m very excited about this new project in the Bronxville home. My client, S has been wanting to work on herView full post »

10 Easy Ways to Make Your House Look Good | blooming branches

Well… it’s SPRING! It really is. It was about 60 degrees here in Westchester County yesterday and soView full post »

Decorating a Home

Hi, Just a fairly quick post to give an update on the Bronxville job. The kitchen is still finishing up. The backView full post »

How Much does it Cost to Furnish a Room?

How much does it cost to furnish a room? I’m going to tell it to you straight. Despite what you may see on HGTV,View full post »

It’s Easy Being Green | Green Decorating

Sorry Kermit, but green is the “it” color and green decor is everywhere. (and yes, of course, thisView full post »

Laurel’s #1 pick for the best sofa (addendum)

Hi Everyone, I left out a few images from yesterday’s post about my #1 pick for the best sofa. I always put allView full post »

The best sofa to buy | Laurel’s #1 pick!

Sometimes a client will ask me what is the best sofa to buy?  Great question. I can fully understand how confusing itView full post »

20 Great Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

source unknown (love how you barely even notice the TV! brilliant!) Remember the professor that I had at the New YorkView full post »

Hell’s Kitchen Design Heaven

Have you lost your mind, Laurel? What’s with the wacky title? Trying to be cute or something? I truly wish I was.View full post »

How to Style a Coffee Table

Much has been written about the topic of how to style a coffee table. It’s generally the largest flat piece ofView full post »

How to Make your Bed {for the rest of us}

Sorry for the tease but this post isn’t really how to make your bed. I was just researching for my next blog postView full post »

Freshen Your Home for the New Year | kitchen shelf styling

Tonight on this bitterly cold January eve in Westchester, NY, I am going to tell you a true story. (don’t worry,View full post »

Decorating with Art Prints {preview}

Folks. I just had a really close call. I almost lost nearly my entire hard drive AND the back up. But it’s allView full post »

Freshen Your Home for the New Year {part II – mirrors}

I’m having such a great time putting these posts together for you. Originally, I said that this was going to beView full post »

I would love to hire an interior designer, but…

I can’t afford to hire an interior designer. Really? Who told you that? Working with an interior designer shouldView full post »

Installing Custom Kitchen Cabinets

I have an update on the kitchen! The custom kitchen cabinets are almost all in and I have photos to share. Now, beforeView full post »

12 Days of Christmas | last-minute gifts | $25 and under!

I read somewhere recently that Christmas is to interior designers what tax season is to accountants. haha! CertainlyView full post »

Casual Luxe Home Decor on Polyvore- Inspiration Boards!

Home decor on Polyvore? What’s that? What’s polyvore? Here it is... Let’s add one moreView full post »

A New Career? | interior photography tips!

I’m only half-joking about the new career, but I have to say that I love taking my photos and what I like evenView full post »

Storage Solutions for Apartments (with sucky closets)

Ahhh… I always wanted to live in a charming old apartment or home.   Well, I got it and along withView full post »

New York Gift Show | New York Now Show August 2013 | Part III

Here is my third installment for my trip to the New York Gift Show | New York Now August 2013 (the market for home andView full post »

New York Gift Show | New York Now Show August 2013 | Part II

Welcome to part II of my trip last week to the New York Gift Show also known as New York Now, now. Now, I guess theyView full post »

My Living Room in Bronxville, NY

I really wanted the title to be Ta daaaaaaaaaaa… but in the interest of the google crawly things which absolutelyView full post »

Update on a Classic Dining Room

Hi Everyone! Lots going on here in Bronxville, NY.  I have been working on  with my wonderful web developer, EileenView full post »

Painted Upholstered Furniture – yes, upholstered!

Hello Everyone! My home is really coming along now, and I am going to start to take more photos to share with you, etc.View full post »

Decorating With Yellow Walls

This is going to be my new living room. It is yellow. Looks brighter here than it is. It’s Benjamin Moore HC-4View full post »