Grisaille-Art-Wallpaper-Murals-Screens…{part I}

What is GRISAILLE? The Merriam Webster Dictionary definition is: :  decoration in tones of a single color andView full post »

A Week’s Worth of Wallpaper Ideas | Chinoiserie

As promised, many, many wallpaper ideas coming up. [aka: the pretty pictures] I’m breaking down the wallpaperView 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 »

How to find the source of an image on google

I am still working on my wallpaper posts, but in so doing, wanted to take a geek break which is very related. FindingView full post »

What You Need to Know About Wallpaper

Actually, I could write a week’s worth of blog posts and then some about what you need to know about wallpaper.View full post »

One Common Decorating Mistake {it’s an easy fix}

A comment someone made on facebook (after I posted this) prompted me to write in more detail about one commonView full post »

Rethinking Pink | tell me what you think

What do you think about the color, pink? I guess I’ve always thought of it as one of those colorsView full post »

10 Common Interior Design Mistakes

One of the best parts of my job is going into people’s homes and helping them create a beautiful and functionalView full post »

Laurel’s #1 pick for the best sofa (addendum)

Hi Everyone, I left out a few images from yesterday’s post about my #1 pick for the best sofa. I always put allView full post »

The best sofa to buy | Laurel’s #1 pick!

Sometimes a client will ask me what is the best sofa to buy?  Great question. I can fully understand how confusing itView full post »

20 Great Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

source unknown (love how you barely even notice the TV! brilliant!) Remember the professor that I had at the New YorkView full post »

Styling Ideas for Tables, Chests, Consoles {etc.}

Styling ideas for tables, chests, and consoles is a pretty broad topic, but there’s a lot of over-lap andView full post »

Hell’s Kitchen Design Heaven

Have you lost your mind, Laurel? What’s with the wacky title? Trying to be cute or something? I truly wish I was.View full post »

How to Style a Bookcase {even if you don’t read}

Haha! Vertigo Anyone? Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I have 33 more images to share with y’all and the sensibleView full post »

How to Style a Coffee Table

Much has been written about the topic of how to style a coffee table. It’s generally the largest flat piece ofView full post »

How to Make your Bed {for the rest of us}

Sorry for the tease but this post isn’t really how to make your bed. I was just researching for my next blog postView full post »

Freshen Your Home for the New Year | kitchen shelf styling

Tonight on this bitterly cold January eve in Westchester, NY, I am going to tell you a true story. (don’t worry,View full post »

Freshening Your Home for the New Year {part V – wall art ideas}

Now, that the computer issues have largely sorted themselves out, I’m back to my series on freshening yourView full post »

Decorating with Art Prints {preview}

Folks. I just had a really close call. I almost lost nearly my entire hard drive AND the back up. But it’s allView full post »

Kitchen and Bath Design Update

Hi Everyone, I have a few updates on the Bronxville, NY kitchen! Here is how the kitchen looked about 4 weeks ago AndView full post »

Freshening Your Home for the New Year {part IV – window treatment ideas}

Before I get to the subject at hand, window treatment ideas, I have to just say that this has been aView full post »

Freshen Your Home for the New Year {part III | wall paint!}

Third in the series on freshening your home for the new year is paint. Wall paint, specifically. Over the years,View full post »

8 Dining Rooms that Inspire

Hello everyone, and Happy New Year! I’m taking a break from the New Year freshening your home series to presentView full post »

Freshen Your Home for the New Year {part II – mirrors}

I’m having such a great time putting these posts together for you. Originally, I said that this was going to beView full post »

Freshen your Home for the New Year {Part I – home lighting}

Now that Christmas is over and the decorations are coming down soon. Things looking a bit drab? Tired? Now what? ThisView 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 »

I would love to hire an interior designer, but…

I can’t afford to hire an interior designer. Really? Who told you that? Working with an interior designer shouldView full post »

Installing Custom Kitchen Cabinets

I have an update on the kitchen! The custom kitchen cabinets are almost all in and I have photos to share. Now, beforeView full post »

22 Magical Christmas Trees

Is there anything more magical than a beautifully decorated, beautifully lit Christmas tree? Here are 22 such beautiesView full post »

12 Days of Christmas | last-minute gifts | $25 and under!

I read somewhere recently that Christmas is to interior designers what tax season is to accountants. haha! CertainlyView full post »

Magical Christmas Decorating Ideas {from a Jewish Girl}

Please enjoy my take on the beauty, warmth, light and love of the Christmas Holiday Season. I hope that you will feelView full post »

Kitchen Hardware for a Classic White Kitchen

As promised, here is a post about kitchen hardware. In this case, I’m going to focus on the cabinet hardware thatView full post »

Update on Kitchen Renovation in Bronxville, NY

I have an update on the kitchen renovation in Bronxville, NY.  As an aside, the google gods who are in cahootsView full post »

Master Bedroom Decorating Ideas

Hope y’all had a wonderful Turkey Day! We did. It’s my very fave meal and I make the same thingView full post »

Bronxville, NY Classic White Kitchen Update

I am so excited about the kitchen I’m doing in Westchester County, NY. This is in the classic post renaissanceView full post »

Casual Luxe Home Decor on Polyvore- Inspiration Boards!

Home decor on Polyvore? What’s that? What’s polyvore? Here it is... Let’s add one moreView full post »