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 »

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 »

A Too Good To Be True Hot Sale (I’m not joking!)

Hey Everyone, Usually I just update all of the hot sale’s pages and don’t do a post. But today, IView full post »

9 Ways To Score Gorgeous Free Furniture And Make It Work

Dear Laurel, I am a very attentive obsessive reader of your posts. Not only do I love the education received, IView full post »

Our House Floor Plan is Impossible to Furnish!

Okay, Guys; you asked for it and you got it!   For now, we’re done with the fluffy, symmetrical roomView 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 »

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 »