Hanging With Ben Pentreath + Need Your Help Again!

I’m just warning you. I haven’t even started to write this post, but it might end up being myView full post »

A Chic, Affordable, Comfortable Travel Wardrobe To England

This is a very rare post not about interior design. But I know that a lot of you are curious. It’s aboutView full post »

Is It Classic Furniture Or A Fad I Will Tire Of?

This is a real Dear Laurel email I recently received wanting to know how to tell if she’s getting classicView full post »

It’s Here! The Ultimate Art Gallery Wall Hack (aka: Template)

Hey Guys, Before I get into the ultimate art gallery wall hack! I need to thank you all so much for all of theView full post »

Today, I Remembered The Reason Why I Hate Shopping

Hey Guys, You’re probably confused. After all, I’m an interior designer. How can an interiorView full post »

Window Panels Have Her Stumped, But It’s Actually The Least Of Her Problems

A real “dear laurel” letter about window panels.   Hi Laurel, This is a two-part question: IView full post »

Help For a Small Family Room That’s Not Quite Coming Together

Hi Everyone. As promised this is part II of last Wednesday’s post about a small family room.   TheView full post »

A Fabulous and Rare Upholstery Sale by One Of my Favorite Vendors

Hi Guys, Well, I may begin to do Friday’s hot sales as a blog post after all. But there are still the hotView full post »

My Decorator Talked Me Into Getting This New Sofa That’s Way Too Bright!

This is a real “dear laurel” letter from a kind reader who just received a new sofa.   DearView full post »

Important Information Labor Day 2017 (you won’t want to miss)

I know… When do I ever write you on a Monday? Very rare.     However, I need to interrupt yourView 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 »

Hot Sales – Special Edition – Labor Day 2017

What’s going on??? Why are you updating the hot sales page in a blog post? The reason why is that I have aView full post »

The Living Room TV As We’ve Known it, Is Over

Hanging my head in shame… a little. It’s about Sunday’s post about clever ways to hide yourView full post »

How To Make Your TV Wires Disappear Once and For All

Hey Everyone, A lot of you have been asking me how to make their TV Wires Disappear And, while we’re atView full post »

The Horrible Thing She Said About Decorating Genius Darryl Carter

I mean, it was downright nasty and for me and a lot of other people, quite a shocker! But three years ago, aView full post »

The Dreamiest Bedrooms and Where I Go For My Bed Linens

Dear Laurel, Thanks for the post about the bedrooms and the furniture. I wish I could see it all more together.View full post »

Seven Different Winning Combinations For Your Bedroom

Dear Laurel, I need help with my bedroom, but I don’t see much on your blog about bedrooms. Well, at leastView full post »

Your Home Office Could Be Dangerous For Your Health

Hi Everyone, I’ve taken some sage advice that some of you gave me and have decided on occasion toView 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 »

I Hate My New Area Rug But My Decorator Thinks It’s Fabulous!

Dear Laurel, I’m hoping that you can turn this into a post. It’s about my new area rug. It’sView full post »

Side, Occasional, Lamp, Accent + End Tables. What’s the Difference?

Dear Laurel, Loved the coffee table post. But now, I need help with the end tables. But first of all–View full post »

20 Fabulous Coffee Tables + How To Pair With The Right Sofa

Dear Laurel, Who knew that this decorating your home thing was so difficult? Oh, I know. You do. And now, I doView full post »

The Death Of The Boring Beige Living Room

It seems that I have two things on the brain. Okay, it’s more than two things. But these two things areView full post »

The Worst Decorating Mistake You’re Most Likely Making

Hey Guys, First of all, before I get into the topic of the worst decorating mistake you’re most likelyView full post »

Blogger Burnout Is No Joke + My Favorite Home Furnishings!

Some of you may recall that I said the other day that I would be on vacay this week, for a few days. Well, I am,View full post »

Dated Tuscan Home Transforms With Blue and White Decor

Dear Laurel, I am new to your blog and I truly love it……and your sense of humor (probably cuz that is mine!). AsView full post »

When Did Color Become a Dirty Word In Interiors?

I received a real note the other day that sparked an idea for a post.   You are one of the few [designers]View full post »

Isn’t There Some Way To Get Less Expensive Curtains That Still Look Great?

Dear Laurel, Fine. Call me a clueless idiot. I had no idea. NO IDEA how much it was going to cost to furnishView full post »

The Dining Room Chairs Cost What???

Dear Laurel, Loved the post about the dining rooms and not doing a matched set. But I’m having some issuesView 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 »

Is There Any Hope For A Windowless Room?

Hey Guys, A number of you have expressed interest in what to do if you have a windowless room. It’s aView full post »

Help me please. My husband wants a matched set of dining room furniture

Dear Laurel, It’s me again, Barb Brake-Frunt. Thank you so much for the terrific post about the livingView full post »

I Just Inherited All Of My Granny’s Hideously Dated Living Room Furniture

Dear Laurel, Ya know life is so difficult sometimes. My grandmother passed away 3 years ago at the age of 97 andView full post »

My Room Isn’t Blue. Can I still Do Blue and White Chinoiserie?

Dear Laurel, I’ve been loving all of the blue and white Chinoiserie porcelains you’ve beenView full post »

The Tricks You Need To Know For Decorating Above Cabinets

A lot of us have cabinets that don’t hit the ceiling. These may be in the kitchen, usually as a built-in,View full post »

My Kitchen Appliances Have Died. Now what?

Okay, it’s not all of the appliances, but the refrigerator is on life-support. Here’s whatView full post »