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She Wants A Classical Home in Florida. And, Cheap too!

Dear Laurel, It’s mid-September and you know how some people say they love this month the most? Well, forView full post »

How To Hide The TV 20 Elegant and Clever Solutions

Hi Everyone, Before we get into the elegant hide the TV solutions, many of you know, but many of you don’tView full post »

How To Avoid the Clash of Formal and Casual Furnishings

Hi Everyone, Phew! It is really heating up here in the northeast. Well it IS July. The other day I received aView full post »

How To Achieve Furniture and Color Balance in a Room

Hi Everyone, Wow! We’re winding up June already and I guess gearing up for the holiday week. I say, weekView full post »

Easy (and affordable) Ways To Fix A Boring Room

In my opinion, a boring room is a lot like a boring person. Do you know someone who is a crashing bore? I betView full post »

Are Green and White Rooms Coming Back Soon?

Recently, a lovely reader named Jennifer sent in this comment on the recent post about how to create the perfectView full post »

Do The Best Dark Blue Paint Colors Give You The Blues?

Hey Everyone, I recently received a real “Dear Laurel” lovely note: Dear Laurel – About a yearView full post »

Six Problem Ceilings – And How To Fix Them

Today’s post is a HEAVY reworking and combination of two old posts, but the new focus is on problemView full post »

A Fave Affordable Lighting And Home Furnishings Source

I get a lot of requests for affordable lighting and home furnishings. And, you know, even if your budget isView full post »

How to Mix Colorful Kitchen Appliances and not Muck It Up

Dear Laurel, We’re going to be redoing our kitchen in the next year or so and I’ve been seeing a lotView full post »

Surprising Discoveries At The Kitchen and Bath Show 2019

Wednesday was the second and final day at the kitchen and bath show 2019. If you missed Day one, clickView full post »

The Top 20 Best White Paint Colors

Post Updated June 24, 2021   Wait, Laurel!   The Top 20 Best White PaintView full post »

Comments for Old White Paint Post From 2014-2017

Below are well over 100 comments for the one shade of white paint post. Below that are the comments for the 20 shadesView full post »

Cohesive Room Colors and Furnishings Between Rooms

Dear Laurel, Please forgive me. While I’m grateful to have these beautiful palettes which you’veView full post »

Free Art Wall Templates and Free Art Too?

Hi Everyone, This happens every year, but all of a sudden, it’s Thanksgiving and then the year is over.View full post »

El Crappo Weather Coming – Stay In And Shop Hot Sales

Hi Everyone, Yes, we’re getting one of our legendary Northeastern “Nor’Easters.” WhatView full post »

Farrow and Ball Colors Update – 2018 + Matching

Hi Everyone, Taking a break from the Copenhagen trip photos because not everyone is interested, but I do haveView full post »

How To Turn Bland Decor Into A Room Of Sublime Beauty!

There’s no question about it. I’m going straight to hell.   Why, Laurel? What on earth couldView full post »

Door Knobs – The Good And The Not-So-Good + Sources

Dear Laurel, Thank you so much for all of the advice you give out weekly on your blog. We’re in the middleView full post »

White Paint Colors And What Most People Don’t Realize

Dear Laurel, Oh, I hope that you can help, oh paint guru. Because, in my quest for the best white paint color, IView full post »

Stuck With A Dark Rustic Home And I Hate It!

Dear Laurel, If I had to write a headline for a blog post, it would be An Anglophile In Texas. The Anglophile isView full post »

The Dark, Intense World Of Today’s Kitchens and Baths At KBIS 2018

As many of you already know, I’m freshly back from seeing the latest trends and new products in kitchensView full post »

Is He Right? Are White-Painted Walls Boring?

Dear Laurel, I can’t even get my hubby to like white-painted walls. He thinks white walls with white trim looksView full post »

The 9 Best Kitchen Appliance and Refrigerator Makeovers!

It’s really funny. Well, not funny haha.   But last Sunday’s post talking about my kitchenView full post »

Hanukkah Decor and More For The Festival Of Lights

Let’s not get into the “it’s not our holiday” Hanukkah decorView full post »

A Chic, Affordable, Comfortable Travel Wardrobe To England

This is a very rare post not about interior design.   But I know that a lot of you are curious. It’sView full post »

A Fabulous and Rare Upholstery Sale by One Of my Favorite Vendors

Hi Guys, Well, I may begin to do Friday’s hot sales as a blog post after all. But there are still the hotView full post »

Help me please. My husband wants a matched set of dining room furniture

Dear Laurel, It’s me again, Barb Brake-Frunt. Thank you so much for the terrific post about the livingView full post »

The Trick To Mixing Modern and Traditional Furniture

A real Dear Laurel letter about mixing Modern and Traditional Furniture   Dear Laurel, I hope you can offerView full post »

The Best (and most beautiful) House Plants for Cleaner Air

Hey Guys– I’ve had some requests to do a post about house plants. I did do one post a while backView full post »

Help! I wanted Soothing Green Walls and I Got Hospital Green Instead!

Dear Laurel, I can’t begin to tell you how upset I am. This is our first home and I wanted to create aView full post »

25 Sumptuous Kitchen Pantries – Old, New, Large, Small and Gorgeous!

Many of you may have noticed that kitchen pantries are making a comeback. But for a lot of us, especially hereView full post »

Breathtakingly Beautiful Classic Kitchens That Are Not White

Dear Laurel, I’m sorry. I love you. I love your blog. But, I really, really do not want a white kitchen.View full post »

The Death Of The Boring White Kitchen and Bathroom at KBIS

The other day somebody wrote on my Facebook page that a blogger had said that the boring white kitchen is dead.View full post »

Do You Know What KBIS Stands For?

Oh man, what a week! I am freshly returned from KBIS which was held in Orlando, Florida thisView full post »

The Laurel Home Paint Palette and Home Furnishings Collection is Here!

Hey Everyone, It’s November, 2016. And phew! We did it! The Laurel Home Ultimate Paint Palette and HomeView full post »