Cohesive Room Colors and Furnishings Between Rooms

Dear Laurel, Please forgive me. While I’m grateful to have these beautiful palettes which you’veView full post »

Insane Hot Sales December 7, 2018 And Fun In The Cold Big City

Hi Guys, It’s a little post today because when I have more than a few sentences to write, it’s aView full post »

The Best Bedroom Paint Colors You’re Probably Not Using

Hey Everyone, I’m back to give you another updated post for the best bedroom paint colors you’reView full post »

Here it is! A Palette For No-Fail Paint Colors

Picking paint colors is probably the most difficult decorating issue of all.   It would seem based on theView full post »

The Death of One Kings Lane and a 200 Year-old Solution

Laurel, what you do you mean the death of One Kings Lane? Aren’t you the one who’s always hawkingView full post »

Can A Modern-Style Home Mix With Traditional Mouldings?

Dear Laurel, I love your blog and the wealth of information you share. And, I always get excited when a new postView full post »

“Raking It In” AKA: Black Friday Hot Sales is Back!

Oh, it happens every year. It starts out quite innocently. Turkey. STUFFING. uhhh, rather dressing sinceView full post »

Happy Thanksgiving 2018 – And Important News!

Hi Everyone! Happy Thanksgiving 2018, well, a day early, but I’m actually writing you from beautifulView full post »

The Perfect Shade Of White Wall Paint For Oak Trim

Dear Laurel, I came across your article about wall colors that go well with wood trim — very insightful! ThankView 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 »

Cheap Lamps – Sources, Hacks and What Size To Get!

In Wednesday’s post, we took a look at some inexpensive chandeliers. And naturally,  some of you have hadView full post »

20 Bargain Chandeliers That Look Super Expensive

Hey Everyone, Before I begin the post about bargain chandeliers that look a lot more expensive than they are, IView full post »

Eileen Lonergan Didn’t Know It, But She Saved My Life

Those who read the email I sent last night know that I lost a very important person in my life thisView full post »

How To Coordinate Lighting That’s Smashing, Not Boring

Dear Laurel, You know when they say “renovation fatigue,” they just aren’t kidding.View full post »

The Stained Wood Trim Stays – 16 Wall Colors To Make It Sing

Dear Laurel, I just found you on Pinterest. Great boards. I was googling best neutral wall color with stained woodView full post »

El Crappo Weather Coming – Stay In And Shop Hot Sales

Hi Everyone, Yes, we’re getting one of our legendary Northeastern “Nor’Easters.” WhatView 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 »

Sisal Rugs Shocker + A Gorgeous Home You’ll Want To See

  Although the topic of this post is sisal rugs, it didn’t actually begin that way. It began quiteView full post »

Drunk Driver Antiquing in Copenhagen Careens Off Embankment

Okay, I fully realize that I’m going straight to hell for saying that. And, that’s becauseView full post »

Is Benjamin Moore COTY 2019 Metropolitan A Good Color?

Just yesterday, I received an email from a kind reader:   Hi Laurel, Love your blog and all the greatView full post »

Hot Sales For Hurricane Michael Disaster Relief

Hi Guys, It has been quite a week for millions of people, especially in the Florida panhandle. And so like weView full post »

The Secret To Happiness – AKA Hygge in Copenhagen

Raise your hands. How many have heard of the Danish word Hygge? Oh wonderful! Almost all of you! There certainlyView full post »

Farrow and Ball Colors Update – 2018 + Matching

Hi Everyone, Taking a break from the Copenhagen trip photos because not everyone is interested, but I do haveView full post »

Columbus Day Weekend 2018 – Hot Sales + News!

Hey Everyone,   It’s a blog post this week, because there is much to share and it’s difficultView full post »

The Reason Copenhagen Design Can Be Nasty and Gross

Oh, I struggled with the title this week. I mean. Who’s going to open up a post entitled “MyView full post »

The Dangers of A Copenhagen, Denmark Vacation

Well, can’t believe that I’ve been here for six days in Copenhagen, Denmark. It’s been theView 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 »

When is This Horrid Gray Trend Going To End?

Dear Laurel, I enjoyed the post from Sunday even though I’m not so fond of the Sherwin-Williams Color ofView full post »

Tongues Are Wagging About The Color Of The Year 2019

Yes, that’s right; tongues are wagging about the color of the year 2019. To be specific, Sherwin WilliamsView full post »

Her Family Room Addition Is Tricky, Or is it?

You really have a gift Laurel. I’m glad you share it! It helps all of us right brain people out there notView full post »

No Foyer Entry – We Walk Straight Into The Living Room

Dear Laurel, I love that post about the entrance to one’s home! However, I have just one little problem.View full post »

Our Unique Home, Stunning View, But Difficult To Furnish!

Dear Laurel, Hi Laurel! I couldn’t help but laugh to myself this morning when I was reading your blogView full post »

Important Information Labor Day 2018 (you won’t want to miss)

Happy Labor Day 2018! Sorry to interrupt your fun   (And yes, for you vegans, those are veggie burgers andView full post »

Is The “Unkitchen” Kitchen Design Trend, Here To Stay?

Dear Laurel, I’m a fairly new subscriber and really love your blog! We’re planning on doing aView full post »

Hot Sales – Special Edition – Labor Day Weekend 2018

Some love this time of year and look forward to the cooler temperatures (if you live in my part of theView 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 »