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 »

Does Beach House Decor Have To Look “Coastal?”

Hey Guys. wow. wow. Thanks for weighing in on your thoughts about Cyndi’s lovely home in the beachView full post »

How Come This Gorgeous House Isn’t Selling? Your Help is Needed!

This is from a kind reader Cyndi whose house isn’t selling. It’s gorgeous home in Saint SimonsView full post »

Beige Decor — How To Make It Go From Boring To Sensational!

Dear Laurel, It should really be “Oh, Laurel,” Ten years ago, we moved into our dream home. We builtView full post »

A Frumpy Old House Gets A Sparkling Makeover

Today, I have a very special treat for y’all.   As the title says, it’s a frumpy old house thatView full post »

21 Interior Design Mistakes You Need To Stop Making

Remember the other day, we created a 12- step template for designing a beautiful room?   Well, today I wantView full post »

How To Turn Bland Decor Into A Room Of Sublime Beauty!

There’s no question about it. I’m going straight to hell.   Why, Laurel? What on earth couldView full post »

Door Knobs – The Good And The Not-So-Good + Sources

Dear Laurel, Thank you so much for all of the advice you give out weekly on your blog. We’re in the middleView full post »

Laurel Bern Interiors Is On LuAnn Nigara’s Podcast!!!

Hey Everyone,   Why am I referring to myself as Laurel Bern Interiors? haha   Well, the heat must beView full post »

The 12-Step Decorating Plan That Works Every Time

Dear Laurel, As an avid reader of your Blog, here is a burning question I could not find. We just bought a brandView full post »

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018!

POST UPDATED 8.3.2018 SALE IS ENDING AT 11:59 PM SUNDAY   This is “ground zero” for theView full post »

My Favorite Sources For A Chic, Affordable Medicine Cabinet

Below is a real “dear laurel” letter from a reader who’s struggling to find an affordable,View full post »

Is It Wise To Attempt A Home Remodel Without a Designer?

A while back, a reader named Sarah (No, not this Sara, or this Sarah.) sent some photos in of a little homeView full post »

Is it a Mistake To Decorate With A Greek Key Motif?

Dear Laurel, I was having lunch with a friend who like me, loves to decorate and I was telling her about theView full post »

Their Contractor Hates The Rich Paint Color Palette

Dear Laurel, My husband and I recently purchased a darling farmhouse (circa 1900) on a beautiful piece ofView full post »

Transom Windows – Everything You Need To Know!

The discussion of some small high-up windows from Sunday’s post reminded me, ironically of one my favoriteView 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 »

15 Hideous Decorating Mistakes With Fabric

Although, I no longer take interior design clients, I did for 24 years, counting the years working for others.View full post »

She Loves A Brown, Masculine Room, But He Doesn’t. Huh?

Dear Laurel, My wife and I love reading your blog. Every Sunday, it’s waffles or French Toast, a big potView full post »

She Fears Her Trendy, Painted Antique Table is a Mistake

The other day, I received a comment from Mary, a faithful reader who was bemoaning her painted antique tableView full post »

Gorgeous Bathroom Vanities + Sinks, Faucets, Mirrors, Lights

Hi Everyone! Well, it’s been a pretty intense week. But, my forehead is healing (if you missed that, youView full post »

A Disorganized Closet Slob Comes Clean

Hey Everyone,   Before we get into today’s controversial topic about a closet slob. (aka: messy,View full post »

Heads are going to roll, because mine almost did!

Sorry guys. No real post. I had a beautiful afternoon at the ballet at the Met in Manhattan this afternoon. It’sView full post »

He Loves The Phony French Country Kitchens

I received this email recently regarding French Country Kitchens:     Sorry, Ms. Bern but yourView full post »

Here’s the Problem with Furnishing Outdoor Rooms

Memorial Day Weekend is upon us! And since it’s the unofficial start of summer. (they say), what betterView full post »

Decorating Advice For Folks Who Are Plumb Broke

Dear Laurel, Throwing this out there in case you might be looking for inspiration for a blogView full post »

Who’s Going To Decorate the New Home of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry?

To be honest, which I always am in these matters, I would never have thought to write about decorating the newView full post »

Decorating Details – And Why It’s So Difficult To Get It Right

Hey Everyone,   Bedroom update! The focus is the decorating details; there are a lot ofView full post »

30 Astonishingly Gorgeous Front Door Paint Colors

In honor of Mother’s Day, I have a very special post that some of you have been wanting me to write forView full post »

A Designer’s Secret For Mixing Fabric Patterns In A Room

Dear Laurel,   I don’t think that you’ve ever done a post about mixing fabric patterns in a room.View full post »

The Best White Paint Color And What Most People Don’t Realize

Dear Laurel, Oh, I hope that you can help, oh paint guru. Because, in my quest for the best white paint color, I feelView full post »

12 Amazingly Wonderful Exterior Home Makeovers

Hi Everyone, It’s funny, but the second spring hits, the first thing on my mind is the outside. And what IView full post »

The 33 Best Etsy Shops For Home Furnishings

Do you know how many Etsy shops there are? Millions   Therefore, doing a guide (that doesn’t take sixView full post »

Six Figure Income Blogger 150 Page Guide Is Here!

It is with the greatest pleasure that today, I’m releasing Six Figure Income Blogger Guide into theView full post »

Paralyzed By Perfection – Should She Paint Wood Paneling?

We’ve been on a roll discussing painting interior wood trim and now we have a home with copious amounts ofView full post »

A New Blogging Guide + Laurel Home is Six Years Old!

Hey guys, This is a rare kind of post that’s more like the proverbial “newsletter.” I neverView full post »