One Little known and Ridiculously Easy Photo Editing Trick

Over the years, I have heard over and over that it really pays to have professional photographs for your interiorView full post »

Hanging Draperies | For Heaven’s Sake, Don’t Do It Yourself!

Happy Friday all! I just returned from a window treatment installation– helping the installers withView full post »

Top 25 Must See Kitchens on Pinterest

What is the secret to a beautiful kitchen? Is it the cabinets, mouldings, colors, tile, lighting, counters?View full post »

Ugh! I Hate My New Wall Colors! 6 Easy Steps For Getting it Right {the first time}

Dear Laurel, I hired a painter who came highly recommended. He brought over his Benjamin Moore fan decks so that IView full post »

Embarrassed By Your Summer Cocktail Party Skills? Here’s What To Do

Dear Laurel, After being a guest at 726 cocktail parties, I figured I had better host one or risk social exileView full post »

Famous Interior Designers Who Got Arrested

Sorry to leave y’all hanging from my last post… and before I delve into today’s topic aboutView full post »

What’s the Difference Between a Designer and a Decorator?

Actually, the title should be, What is the difference between an interior designer and an interior decorator?View full post »

Why I Love Interior Designer Barbara Barry | Part 2

This is the continuation of my tribute to the insanely talented interior designer Barbara Barry. If you missedView full post »

Barbara Barry, A Household Name You’ve Never Heard Of

Or maybe you have. However, if you haven’t, I promise you that you are in for a tremendous treat. BarbaraView full post »

French Kitchen Design | Update Kitchen & Bath

For those of you who’ve been reading laurel home for a while, you are quite familiar with THE kitchen. You knowView full post »

Art – Home Accessories at Americasmart | Atlanta

To wrap up the series of posts about my trip to Americasmart over a week ago, I am ending with a post filledView full post »

Americasmart Summer 2014 [final] Wrapup | I think

I hope that you’re enjoying these series of posts about Americasmart summer 2014. For those of you who’veView full post »

Americasmart July 2014| Awesome Furnishings | Part III

Hello again and welcome to Part III of Americasmart July 2014 wrap-up. There is so much to share and I am beingView full post »

What Discount Do Interior Designers Get at Americasmart in Atlanta?

Good question. And I’m going to give you the honest answer. It varies. It varies WIDELY. And that is allView full post »

Americasmart – Home of Exquisite Home Furnishings

Greetings from Atlanta, home of Americasmart! What is Americasmart? It is like a combination of the NY Gift Show [NYView full post »

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 ofView 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 Featuring 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

BLUE AND WHITE INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE AND MOULDINGS I have recently started a series on interior mouldings and soView 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 »

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 »

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 »