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Chinoiserie Decor – What Is It? & Why You Need It

Chinoiserie Decor. Anyone who’s read this blog for a few months or longer knows that I adore all thingsView full post »

The Best Sofa Style To Get – My Number One Choice

Dear Laurel, I’ve been reading your blog for about a year and very much enjoying it as I’ve learnedView full post »

Performance Fabrics for Upholstery – The Ultimate Guide

Hi Everyone, I heard the overwhelming cry for information about performance fabrics, and guess what, there isView full post »

What If Your Room Plan Falls Apart In The Middle?

Hi Everyone, I love it when you guys write in with a problem and then show me the results months or even yearsView full post »

French Doors + News About My Boston Apartment

Hi Everyone, Well, I was starting to write one post today, and then my phone rang. It was my upstairs neighborView full post »

Can You Do A Guestroom Suite on a Shoestring Budget?

Hi Everyone, How are y’all doing? I know. It’s December. And, I know that some of you got some snowView full post »

How to Decorate With Orange Without Gagging

Dear Laurel, I’ve been enjoying your posts about your new apartment in Boston. I absolutely fell in loveView full post »

Gloppy Paint on Gorgeous Classical Trim – Let’s Discuss

Hi Guys, Well… Here we go again. Remember, last June? It was only three months ago that I put an offer onView full post »

No Windows? No Problem. Help for a Windowless Room

Hey Guys, A number of you have expressed interest in what to do if you have a windowless room. It’s aView full post »

30 Cheap Table Lamps + Sources + What Size to Get

Hi Everyone, There was a request to do cheap table lamps next. Okay, fine. “inexpensive” tableView full post »

Tour of Historic Deerfield – Prepare to be Blown Away

Hey Guys, Many of you know that my mid-week post usually comes out in the wee hours of Wednesday. But, this is aView full post »

New Traditional Decorating – Little Known Ideas You’ll Love

Hey Everyone, Wow! It’s the last day of May. And, today, the weather in Northampton, MA, was a perfectView full post »

He Wants Dark, Rustic Decor But She Really Doesn’t

Dear Laurel, I’ve been searching for answers to this question. My husband and I started building our homeView full post »

How To Make Budget Window Treatments Look Expensive

Dear Laurel, Believe it or not, amidst all of the hideousness going on right now, we closed on a house late lastView full post »

Affordable Home Decor – 18 Ideas You’re Gonna Love

Oh, Laurel, Please, pretty, please, I’m begging you to do a blog post on the topic of affordable homeView full post »

Contemporary Interiors – Are They Trendy or Timeless?

Hi Everyone, Well, I’m doing something I’ve never done before. I’m republishing a recent postView full post »

Stunning Photos of San Francisco While Attending the DIC

Laurel? Can you explain what is going on? Did you really just say “attending the DIC in SanView full post »

Bedroom Decorating Ideas You Might Not Have Considered

The other day one of you lovely readers sent me an email asking me to take one of your homes, or a room fromView full post »

A Secret for Creating A 25 Color Whole House Color Palette

Originally, I had put this large palette of colors together nearly four years ago. This was after I received aView full post »

50 Interior Design Trends for 2020 – In or Out?

Recently, Elle Decor did a post about 50 interior design trends for 2020 – in or out? So, I thought itView full post »

Deconstructing Mark D. Sikes Brilliant Interior Designs

So, this is the post I was supposed to have for you on Tuesday/Wednesday, but that didn’t happen.   IView full post »

Magical Christmas Decor Around the World

Greetings all! I’m back upstate for the holidays. And man, I was greeted to a reality check dose of winterView full post »

22 Living Room Lighting Rules You Need To Know

If there’s one thing I routinely see people getting wrong, it’s their living roomView full post »

Helping A Client With Her Horrid Kitchen (Before Pics)

There is nothing better than taking a horrid kitchen and helping a client make it a lot better. Yes, IView full post »

Sophisticated Twin Beds – 20 Ideas For Grownup Bedrooms

Dear Laurel, Thank you for the beautiful post about masculine bedrooms. Or, at least bedrooms that both men andView full post »

A Masculine Bedroom That She’ll Love too

Dear Laurel, Why is decorating so difficult? This all came about because the other day, I was asking my fiancéView full post »

Buying A Greek Revival Dream Home Might Be A Mistake

Recently, I received an interesting note from a kind reader. Here’s what she said:   Dear Laurel, IView full post »

Ranch House Decor Mistakes You Might Be Making

Dear Laurel, I loved the post about the split levels and raised ranches. But, what about just a plain old ranchView full post »

40 Outdated Home Trends. But, Are They All Passé?

Last summer, my nemesis (but not really);] Elle Decor, wrote a post about 40 Outdated Home Trends. (please openView full post »

My Top 100 Timeless Furniture Pieces

Hi Everyone,   There’s a lot going on right now which is why the post is a day late. I’llView full post »

Classical Interior Architecture, The Most Important Element

The other day, after the post about blue paint colors, Val wrote this comment concerning interiorView full post »

20 Stunning Lifestyle Instagram Feeds You Must Follow

Hi Everyone, Being that the entire world is currently on vacay, I decided to do a post I’ve been thinkingView full post »

Window treatment styles – How to select color, type, pattern

Dear Laurel, I’ve been reading your blog for several years as we’ve been working towards restoringView full post »

How To Mix Dining Room Chairs Like A Pro

Hi Everyone, As promised, I am continuing with the decor refresh we began last Sunday for a traditionalView full post »

Inherited Furniture That Must Stay – How To Work With It

Dear Laurel, New to your blog! So happy to have stumbled onto it after seeing posts on Pinterest. Have to say,View full post »

Decorating Fatigue – What You Always Need To Remember

The other day, I received an email from a lovely reader, Janis. (name changed) While she has written me numerousView full post »