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The Best Color Of The Year Is Largely A Farce – Here’s Why

Oh my! Thanks guys for all of your votes for the Best Color Of The Year 2018.   If I had my wits about me,View full post »

To Brass or Not To Brass In the New Un-Bathroom

Dear Laurel, I look forward to every post from you. Their beauty has even served as some relief in difficultView full post »

Timeless Interiors Or A Passing Trend? How To Tell The Difference

Chai The other day I got an interesting email from a reader. It is edited, but not for meaning, only to shorten it aView 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 »

We’ve Run Out of Money. Is It Too Late To Install Wall Sconces?

Dear Laurel, We just built a new home and I now realize that the lighting is insufficient. I don’t knowView full post »

Laurel, Why Does My Decorating Look So Awful?

Dear Laurel, I’m so disgusted. To put it bluntly. My decorating sucks. Or my rooms suck. Well, somethingView full post »

16 Tricks To Make Your Small Rooms Look Bigger + Mistakes To Avoid

It’s funny. Well, maybe not funny. But there’s often a lot of talk about how to make the most out ofView 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 Most Popular Laurel Home Blog Posts

  Below is the List For The Top 25 Laurel Home Blog Posts – But just because it’s not on theView full post »

The Best Blog Post You Will Ever Read

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!   The best blog post you will ever read is quite a claim, isn’t it? But that is howView full post »

The Little Known Truth About The Color Of The Year 2017

  Well, it’s that time of year again. It’s when three giants of the paint and color industryView full post »

Will My Warm Paint Color Palette Look Dated in Five Years?

Recently, I received a darling email from a kind reader who is feeling anxious over her desire for a warm paintView full post »

Furniture Design – Is it old, new or stolen?

Happy Labor Day Weekend! As promised, I am going to continue with an exploration about residential furnitureView full post »

Does Your Living Room Furniture Need To Go On A Diet?

There have been some requests for a post about scale.   It’s a pretty large topic but for todayView full post »

The Simple Decorating Trick That Designers Don’t Want You To Know

And why don’t they want you to know this decorating trick? Well… I can’t speak for them.View full post »

Freaking Out Over Your Kitchen Backsplash?

Hey Guys, I promised and here it is… A post about your kitchen backsplash. Countertops will have to wait becauseView full post »

Egads! My husband Won’t Let Me Change The Blue Trim Color!

Hello Everyone, I recently received a real “dear laurel” letter.   Dear Laurel, My problemView full post »

The Freshest Lines At The Spring Furniture Market

Here’s the thing about the recent spring furniture market in High Point, NC that those who haven’t been mayView full post »

The Best Part Of The High Point Market Isn’t The Furniture

Last week was my blogiversary and this week, just returning from the Spring 2016 High Point Market is myView full post »

How To Get Window Treatments Like You See In Magazines

Recently, there have been a lot of requests for a post about window treatments.   Alright. Here you go.View full post »

Your #One Interior Decorating Problem And The Solution

Happy New Year !!! First of all, before I get into today’s topic, the number one interior decoratingView full post »

High Point Market Fall 2015 | Design Blogger’s Tour | Part I

If you’ve never been to the High Point Market, it’s very difficult to explain what it is. But withView full post »

Benjamin Moore Color of The Year 2016 – Anything But Simple

Simply White is the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year  2016. It’s a fine color. It’s a lovely white.View full post »

A Week In The Life Of An Interior Decorator

Did you ever wonder what it was like to be an interior decorator or an interior designer? Before I go on, I haveView full post »

A Home For Sale Runs Amok {part II} bathrooms and more

Before we go back to our over-priced home for sale, I need to say a few things. Firstly, I am completely, and I meanView full post »

I think I Just Made a Terrible (and costly) Decorating Mistake

Dear Laurel, I’m so upset. Years ago I nearly fell over in my chair when I opened up my Elle Decor and sawView full post »

Discover the new black in interior design!

A recent home botox/paint consult inspired this post. There’s been much discussion on laurel home about the colorView 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 »

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 »

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 »

Hot Off The Press! High Point Furniture Market Fall 2014

It’s that time again. Every October and April, thousands of people in the furniture biz descend on HighView full post »

What Are Your Interior Decorating Problems?

Hi  There ! I’m working on some killer posts. [well, at least I hope so!] Sometimes, I’ll work on 2View 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 »

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 »