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 »

We Live Like Squatters | We don’t Even Have Anywhere To Sit!

Dear Laurel, I think I’m going to either lose my mind, or divorce my husband, or maybe both! Except that IView full post »

What is the Hottest Decorating Trend 2015 That Is Never Going to Go Away?

Do you know? Quite frankly, I could’ve just had you scroll through the list of posts because I dare sayView full post »

How To A Get Blog/Website Like the One I Have | ProPhoto

A lot of my readers be they interior designers, in a related field or not, ask me who did my website? Well, theView full post »

A Home Party Room Design – No Kids Allowed!

Anyone born after World War II and before around 1975 remembers the days when many of us had to endure not beingView full post »

Smouldering Sexy Fireplace Mantels to Heat Up Your Night

A sexy fireplace mantel Laurel? Well, sure. Fireplaces are romantic by nature, right? And what is the sexiestView full post »

Part II – The Most Gorgeous Stone Fireplace Mantels Ever!

Somehow Mom Nature took notice of the previous fireplace mantel post, because it was 60 on Sunday and nowView full post »

The Most Beautiful Fireplace Mantels | White Mantels | Part I

Happy New Year! I guess. Oh, it’s not that I don’t like the new year. I do like it, when it’s aroundView full post »

The Best of Laurel Home 2014 and What’s Next?

This has been such an extraordinary year for the laurel home blog. I’ve learned so, so much and am onlyView full post »

Interior Design Portfolio Update 2014!

Phew! It’s that time of year. It’s pretty quiet because everyone is still recovering from Christmas andView full post »

part III of the Top Twenty Interior Designers I Would Hire

Hope y’all had a lovely Christmas! This is a continuation of the top 20 interior designers I wouldView full post »

5 More Fabulous Interior Designers I Would Hire {part II}

Here is part II of my list of 20 fabulous interior designers I would hire. [the first ten are here.] For someView full post »

20 Interior Designers I Would Hire {part I}

Laurel? Have you lost your marbles? Why yes, quite a while back… but how can I help you? :] Well,View full post »

Revealing The Hottest Interior Design Trends For 2015

Every year around this time, all the shelter mags and interior design bloggers are abuzz with “the nextView full post »

Is the Emperor Drunk on Pantone’s Marsala or What?

Sorry if I’m beating a dead drunk horse, but there has been such a shitestorm in the interior designView full post »