I Can’t Afford 150k for a Kitchen Renovation | Now What?

It’s kind of funny, but in the over two years that I’ve been writing on this blog, I haven’tView full post »

DIY Website | Branding For Interior Designers

Time for a Geek Break. Can you guess why? ;] It’s hard to believe, but I started this website in April 2012. IView full post »

Red White And Blue Rooms {That Don’t Look Like A Flag}

Working on this in the middle of a big storm and lost everything, but fortunately didn’t get too far into thisView full post »

Home Staging Ideas You Won’t Hear About on HGTV

Right. This doesn’t look like the homes you see staged on HGTV. Please read on to find out why some of their homeView full post »

Design Dilemma: We Have Different Decorating Styles. Help!

I just received this letter about an Interior Design Dilemma: Dear Laurel, I really hope that you can help us. IView full post »

Bathroom Art Ideas You’re Gonna Love

First of all, I want to give a special shout-out to my friend on face book, Pea who has gobs of the coolestView full post »

21 Interesting Bathroom Ideas {for ‘bathroom people’}

via These days, do you ever notice that it seems that there is a blending of rooms? Sometimes I chuckle to myself [orView full post »

The Best No Fail Benjamin Moore Gray Bathroom Colors

As promised, I am finishing off the perfect no fail home palette [and here’s part II] for our newView full post »

My Special Day of Design with Interior Design Stars!

Two Days ago, I was extremely privileged and lucky to attend the most wonderful Day of Design at the MayflowerView full post »

The Most Handsome Black and White Interiors Ever!

And also with some blue and gray… I once did a post called “Well Hellooo Handsome” primarilyView full post »

Bobby McAlpine = A Badass Architect You Will Love!

McAlpine, Tankersley, Booth, Ferrier   No, it’s not a law firm. haha! It’s the architectView full post »

Masculine Interiors that She Will Like Too | Brown

As an interior designer, there are so many colors and looks that I love. Maybe that’s why I am drawn toView full post »

Wall Art and Accessories For Cheap

Sorry I left y’all hanging the other day with my decorating on a budget post where I explain how to do aView full post »

Decorating on a Budget | Can You? | Yes!

I’m taking a break from mouldings because some of you may not be interested in that, but we’re allView full post »

Plaster Ceiling Design + Architectural Mouldings

Today’s post is a continuation of the series on mouldings. I have so many beautiful images, that IView full post »

Blue and White Interior Architecture and Mouldings

I made this post for the first of the month linking party at the Pink Pagoda, but I don’t think that theyView full post »

Rooms with Great Bones |Architectural Mouldings

First of all, some of you may be wondering about the spelling of the word moulding. Molding is not incorrect.View full post »

12 Ways HGTV is Misleading Us

Do you watch HGTV? I do. Mindless entertainment and better than a martini. However, time after time, I hear the sameView full post »

Ballet, Jasmine and Boston Architecture

Hi Everyone, I’m back from Boston which is always such a treat for me because I adore the Boston ArchitectureView full post »

Three Surprising Ways Our Home Habits Can Harm Us

Happy Memorial Day Weekend Everyone! I am with my son, Cale and his lovely girlfriend, Maureen in Boston. ButView full post »

Warning! 3 Interior Design Trends You’ll Regret!

Decorating and furnishing your home is pretty expensive no matter how you slice it. Most of us just can’tView full post »

One Cheap and Easy Interior Design Fix

I forgot to tell you two things yesterday about Vicente Wolf and the first thing is about one cheap and easyView full post »

Interior Designers Who Inspire Me | Vicente Wolf

I’ve decided that once a month or so, I’m going to feature an interior designer who’s influenced meView full post »

Neo-Traditional Interior Design

For years I have often struggled with what to call the style of interior design that I do. I’m sure thatView full post »

Oh My! I’m Black and Blue! Black and Blue Decor

That is… black and blue [color scheme] and brown and white too. That was the color scheme I was referringView full post »

What are the Best Interior Color Schemes?

Hi Everyone. I’ve been super busy with client-work and my new (but temporary) occupation of pinningView full post »

Creating a Neo-Traditional Media Room

Remember the Hollywood Regency Family-Media Room? Well, we had to change the entire concept which I will explainView full post »

You have Got to see this! | from Velvet and Linen Blog

Quick mid-day post. I have spoken on here frequently about the fabuloso team of Brooke and Steven Giannetti. They areView full post »

Interior Design Larchmont NY | New Portfolio Photos!

Shameless. I know. Interior Design Larchmont NY. But a girl has to do vut a girl has to do. And if you have noView full post »

The Most Important Thing You Need When Buying Furniture

Thinking of buying furniture soon and terrified of making a big mistake? Well, that’s perfectlyView full post »

Making a Grand Entrance | Hallway Decor

Most of us don’t have this problem. We’re lucky if we can fit a console table in the entry to ourView full post »

Interior Decorating with Plants

Happy Earth Day everyone! In honor of this day of green, here is a post about interior decorating withView full post »

Happy Easter | Spring Fever!

Although, I don’t celebrate Easter, I think that any excuse to celebrate life and perhaps a metaphor for rebirthView full post »

New Portfolio Photos!

Hi Everyone, Yesterday, I was finalizing the new media room in Bronxville with client S. Remember when I said thatView full post »

The Best of the 2014 Spring High Point Market | #hpmkt

Okay. No. I did not go to the Spring High Point Market 2014. I’d like to and I hope to either this fall orView full post »

Shopping at the D&D Building in NYC

As a designer who lives in the New York City area I sometimes shop at the D&D Building in NYC. If youView full post »