Category Archives: living rooms

How To Avoid the Clash of Formal and Casual Furnishings

Hi Everyone, Phew! It is really heating up here in the northeast. Well it IS July. The other day I received aView full post »

How To Achieve Furniture and Color Balance in a Room

Hi Everyone, Wow! We’re winding up June already and I guess gearing up for the holiday week. I say, weekView full post »

50 Living Room Decorating Rules You Need To Know

Dear Laurel, Please oh please, pretty please do a post about living room decorating rules of thumb andView full post »

High-Low Ralph Lauren + Decorating’s Most Dreaded Words

Hi Everyone, Well, after two back to back business posts (here and here if you missed them) and much chit-chat,View full post »

Fear Not The Big Living Room Wall – Help is Here!

A kind reader wrote me about her scary big living room wall. And she’s looking for some lower costView full post »

Her Open Floor Plan is an Excedrin Headache Nightmare!

Hi Everyone! I know that you’re busy and I know that I promised to cover painting an open floor plan. ButView full post »

Can A Cramped Vacation Home Become A Full-Time Home?

Recently I received a most eye-catching email with the headline: “The Mermaid In The Room” Here isView full post »

A Room That’s Chock-full of Interior Decorating Lessons

  The other day, I received an interesting set of photos/floor plan and thought you guys might enjoyView full post »

My Tiny Living Room Has Perplexed Me For 20 Years!

Hi Guys! Whew! Thank you again for so many crazy home layouts. Big homes, medium-sized homes and littleView full post »

One Living Room Layout – Seven Different Ways!

Dear Laurel, Thank you so much for the many helpful blog posts you’ve been sharing recently. The ones thatView full post »

Easy Fixes For A Dated Living Room With Huge Potential

Hey Guys, As promised, this is part II from Sunday’s post about the boring bland living room.View full post »

How To Get A Sunroom Like Tory Burch (for a lot less money)

It’s here. September. End of summer. (they say; not me) Oh well. But what it really means for those of us in theView full post »

I’m Struggling To Furnish My Large Living Room

Dear Laurel, I’m hoping that other people have this problem so that you can write about it. But my problemView full post »

A Young Traditional Family Room Needs A Little Help. (just a little)

This isn’t a “Dear Laurel” exactly. It’s from a dear reader, though. Karen K. First ofView full post »

He Said “If I Wanted Farmhouse Style, I’d Go Live On a @#$%^&* Farm!”

And Dear Laurel, Oh, I’m sure this is going to be boring for you. I am soon to be married (for the third time) toView full post »

Is There Any Hope of Achieving A Chic Living Room On A Budget?

Dear Laurel, Have you seen that gorgeous spread in One King’s Lane about the CEO’s home in NewView full post »

Creating A Chic, Cosy Home Library-Best Colors, Lighting and Furniture

Every year in the middle of summer, I think, “Oh, I’ve never done a home libraryView full post »

Does Your Living Room Furniture Need To Go On A Diet?

There have been some requests for a post about scale.   It’s a pretty large topic but for todayView full post »

How To Find The Source Of Home Furnishings {when you have no idea}

Ever find yourself flipping through the latest edition of your Elle Decor, House Beautiful and drooling over allView full post »

Boxy, Boring, Dark Living Room. Is There Any Hope?

Dear Laurel, This might sound a little weird, but my husband and I just inherited an apartment in town. There’s aView full post »

Have You Seen These Popular Living Rooms on Pinterest?

The other day I shared a post about the most pinned kitchens on my kitchens that’ll make you drool board.View full post »

Happy Easter | Spring Fever!

Although, I don’t celebrate Easter, I think that any excuse to celebrate life and perhaps a metaphor for rebirthView full post »

Family Friendly Family Rooms

Right now, I seem to be working on a lot of family rooms, which are really living rooms, as I see it. My definition ofView full post »

A New Photo for My Portfolio | Living Room Decor

I haven’t added any new photos to my Laurel Bern Interiors portfolio recently and I wanted to begin to do thatView full post »

I’m Dreaming of a White {living room}

Just like the one I used to know… and had! There is just something about a white living room that I adore! AView full post »

Laurel Bern Interiors Portfolio

Hi Everyone, I’ve been busy working on client jobs and one day will have some fantastic things to share with you.View 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 »

How To Decorate Your Home Post-Hurricane

My motto (or part of it) as an interior designer, is “its your home, not mine.” So, each and every job isView full post »

A Lovely Home in Armonk | Living Room Interior Design

The other day, I went to take some photos of job I did not too long ago and so that I could have some new living roomView full post »

A room for living | living room decorating ideas

Living room decorating ideas are often the most challenging to come up with because there are so many ways to go! TheseView full post »

Lovely Living Room Colors in Connecticut

Well, here’s a first; two posts in one day! Today, I drove out to a client in Connecticut. I live in SouthView full post »