Yuck. Loved the Wall Color Before The Furniture Arrived!

Hi Laurel,   I received a new sofa this morning that I’ve wanted to get for years and in a color I reallyView full post »

The Laurel Home Shop Is Back? Much News to Share!

You had a laurel home shop? What shop, Laurel? Where is it? What are you selling?  Russel Sofa by CR LaineView full post »

Interior Design Isn’t For The Faint of Heart

Today was day-one of a two-day installation. It doesn’t always work out that way, but this time it did. I was aView full post »

The One Kitchen Trend That Should Never Leave

In honor of mother’s day, a post about kitchens and the one trend that I hope never leaves!   A GirlView full post »

The Hottest Most Beautiful Trends At The High Point Market Spring 2015

Last fall I told myself –“Come Hell or Googlegeddon, I’m going to the High Point Market SpringView full post »

6 Easy Ways To Style A Chic Side Table!

Two days ago, I went for a visit to my lovely client in Larchmont who just had a room full of furnitureView full post »

Wait Until You See This Dream Bathroom Design!

Howdy! Spring is in full-swing here in New York and it feels so wonderful. For those of you living in temperateView full post »

The One Interior Design Element That Makes Rooms Soar!

I’m not going to beat around the Philodendron here. The one interior design element that will elevate any roomView full post »

Gustavian Swedish Colors That Might Surprise You

You may recall that I did a post in January about Gustavian Swedish colors, furnishings. From the beginning I hadView full post »

6 Serene Green Paints That Aren’t Called Green

This is a post that I’ve been wanting to do for a while. We’re still on green, but these greensView full post »

9 Fabulous Shades of Green Paint and One Common Mistake

This is the problem with green. Well, it’s not exactly a problem, but it is. Probably about a quarter of theView full post »

How My Interior Design Business Lost $30,000 The First Year

This post started out to be about other interior design mistakes. As I was writing it, I was falling asleep… So,View full post »

I Need Your Help! Eclectic Gallery Walls

Thank you all so much for the terrific response to my last post about the hideous interior mistakes I learned the hardView full post »

15 Hideous Decorating Mistakes I Learned The Hard Way {part 1 fabric nightmares}

You open up your favorite magazine or blog. Pretty soon you’re mopping up the puddle of drool on the floor. EveryView full post »

Give me your tired, your poor, your… yearning for spring!

brrrrrrr… Winter? Old man Winter? Helloooo? Dude? Time to give it up! It’s April First and there isView full post »

Laurel Bern Interiors is in Westchester Home Magazine!

Over the years, our local publication, Westchester Magazine or its offshoot, Westchester Home Magazine hasView full post »

Do You Know This Hot Boutique Furniture Line? Tritter Feefer

Taking a break from the plethora of color posts to hi-light one of my favorite furniture vendors,View full post »

The Only Six White Paint Trim Colors You’ll Need

Freshly back from the Architectural Digest Home Design Show and now I have a fever-aches? Oh well… in bedView full post »

Are You Guilty of Any of These 12 Hideous Painting Mistakes?

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Anthony Baratta It’s mid-March and you know what that means! Painting season isView full post »

Blue and Gray are Hot But I Prefer Green Decor; Now What?

Now nothing. Green is an amazing color! And green decor is classic and timeless. a true story… Many moonsView full post »

Nine Fabulous Benjamin Moore Warm Gray Paint Colors

This post is about warm gray paint colors or sometimes we call the color, greige. Greige if you don’t knowView full post »

9 Fabulous Benjamin Moore Cool Gray Paint Colors

Moving on with gray paint colors, I decided to divide it up into cool gray paint colors and warm gray paintView full post »

Is The Gray Paint Fad Finally Over?

Is the gray paint fad over? Well no. And here’s one reason why. It’s not a fad. The marketers haveView full post »

Why Bunny Williams’ Husband Hates Me

To be clear, I’ve never met Bunny Williams’ husband. And it’s unlikely he’s ever heard of me. But still, heView full post »

The Virtual Alexa Hampton @ The Design Bloggers Conference

Greetings from Atlanta and the Design Bloggers Conference! I arrived here yesterday and already met a lot of View full post »

12 Things You Don’t Know About Me

No, I wasn’t a topless dancer on 42nd St or anywhere else for that matter. ;] But, I thought it would beView full post »

Can You Use Gray Paint in a North Facing Room?

A lot of people ask me if they can do gray paint in a north facing room? Good question, huh? I wish I could giveView full post »

Designers 12 Favorite Shades of Red Paint {and a gift!}

Happy Valentine’s Day!   This is a continuation of this post about the color red. In this post, I’llView full post »

Wait Until You See What Happened To The Chinoiserie Vases!

Remember early last December I gave away two of these beauties to one lucky winner? It was Geoya. What is funny isView full post »

The Color Red, A Misconception And How To Work With It

A preamble It’s very difficult for me to start this post. Two days ago, my dearest closest friend, ElaineView full post »

The Latest Decorating Trends At New York Now Winter 2015

Twice a year, there’s a trade show in Manhattan called New York Now. It used to be called “the giftView full post »

Decorating Around The TV | 20 Elegant, Inspiring Ideas

Recently, I had a request to do a post on what to do with the durned TV? And since it’s the eve of THEView full post »

I Hate My House | Help For a Small Living Room

Dear Laurel, We just visited some friends and have serious house-envy. Alas, our living room is only 14 x 18. ToView full post »

The Exceptional Interior Designer You’ve Never Heard Of

Well, some of you may have. Show of hands please. How many of you have ever heard of interior designer FurlowView full post »

Vibrant Home Vignettes to Energize the Winter Blahs

Do you hate winter as much as I do? If you live in California. Please. Please, just shut up. Stop gloating. AndView full post »

The Little Known Secret About Gustavian Swedish Style

The other day, I received some nice words about my bright, sunny interiors. And make no mistake, I loveView full post »