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The Beacon Hill Hidden Garden Tour 2022

Hi Everyone, I hope everyone is doing well, and I’m so glad you enjoyed the last post about the beautifulView full post »

French Door/Transom Design + Stair Railing Part II

Hey Everyone, Hope you’re all doing well. I’m on a plane flying to Nashville! I’m going toView full post »

New Staircase Railing Design – Ugh, It’s Not Working!

Last Sunday, we looked at staircase decor, design, and mistakes.    Today, I will share more relatedView full post »

Staircase Decor, 3 Common Mistakes + what to do instead

Hi Everyone, Happy Easter and Passover!   A while back, I received a real Dear Laurel note asking aboutView full post »

Hubs Thinks Farmhouse Style Is For Farmers- Period.

Dear Laurel, Oh, I’m sure this is going to be boring for you. I am soon to be married (for the third time)View full post »

Do The Best Dark Blue Paint Colors Make You Blue?

Hey Everyone, Guess where I am on this early spring day in Boston? I won’t leave you in suspense;View full post »

The Stained Wood Trim Stays-16 Colors To Make It Work!

Dear Laurel, I just found you on Pinterest. Great boards. I was googling the best neutral wall color withView full post »

All About Hardwood Floors + How To Ruin Them!

Hardwood floors. This subject is so broad that one could have an entire blog devoted to hardwood floors, notView full post »

Rooms With Light Walls Look Larger, Yes Or No?

Common’ Laurel. Is that a trick question? EVERYONE knows that rooms with light walls appear to beView full post »

We Need New Upholstery But Can’t Afford To Buy It

Dear Laurel, I’m a fairly new reader. I found you when I looked for information about great sources forView full post »

The Best Swivel Chairs And Swivel Gliders, too!

Dear Laurel, I love the blog and have been a fan for years. One item I’ve never seen you cover isView full post »

Are Red Paint Colors Passé?

It’s February, and that means Valentine’s Day is coming up! Therefore, in honor of the day of love,View full post »

She’s Struggling to Furnish Her Large Living Room

Below are three notes from readers. Each has a large living room and is having trouble. Dear Laurel, I’mView full post »

A High-Low Ben Pentreath Living Room – Can It Be Done?

Hi Everyone, Thank you so much for your kind comments from Sunday’s post about the five British designersView full post »

The British Are Coming! Superb Interior Design from the UK

Hi Everyone, How are y’all doing this mid-January weekend? It’s been either freeeeezing or mild thisView full post »

Problem Ceilings That Could Definitely Wreck Your Room

Some of you begged me to do a post about vaulted ceilings. However, there is a three-year-old post about problemView full post »

Crown Moulding and Why It’s Driving You Nuts!

Hi Everyone, Well, here we are in the new year 2022. It’s cold outside. I need a shower. And, I’mView full post »

The 20 Best Laurel Home Blog Posts 2020 – 2021

***Please note at the end of this post is an important deadline***   Hi Everyone, Well, here it is. This isView full post »

The Number One Lighting Mistake Folks Make

Hi Everyone, I know you’re busy right now. Well, me too! My party is Thursday night, and I still have aView full post »

These Interior Design Trends in 2022 Will be Huge!

Interior Design Trends in 2022 that will be huge. Sorry, those aren’t my words. However, I bet theView full post »

21 Common and Hideous Interior Design Mistakes

Today, I want to go over one of my favorite topics.   INTERIOR DESIGN MISTEAKS ;]   Oops! I meantView full post »

An Open Concept Apartment Remodel Disaster

Hi Everyone! Guess where I am today? Well, I won’t make you think too hard, so I’ll just tellView full post »

The Little Known Cure For Renovation Procrastination

Dear Laurel, About a year ago, I purchased my dream home in my dream city. I feel so blessed to have been ableView full post »

He said: “No Stuffy China Cabinet Like My Mother Has”

Dear Laurel, My husband and I are just starting with our home. We have a large dining room which was used as aView full post »

No Foyer Entry-We Enter Straight Into The Living Room

Dear Laurel, I love that post about the entrance to one’s home! However, I have just one little problem.View full post »

8 Guest Bathroom Designs – My Secret Process

Hi Everyone, As most of you know, I no longer take on new clients. However, in the past couple of years, I haveView full post »

Roman Shades Weren’t Built in a Day

Roman Shades are one of my favorite window treatments. And this post is going to go over everything you need toView full post »

Six Drab Paint Colors – Should You Try Them?

Hi Everyone, Oh, my word! It finally stopped raining! Fortunately, no flooding in Boston. But, it sure is niceView full post »

An Astonishing Home Exterior Transformation Before & After

Hi Everyone, And, a very Happy 4th of July to all of my fellow Americans! Guess where I’m headed to? Yes,View full post »

Dark Rooms – Are They Handsome or Depressing?

Happy Father’s Day!!!   I’m not sure if I did a specific Father’s Day Post last year. LetView full post »

6 of the Best Classical Architects People Should Copy

Hi Everyone, Oh man, the designs for my place are taking FORever! Interior design is not easy to do. That is ifView full post »

Eegads! My No-Fail Paint Color Failed. What Went Wrong?

Dear Laurel, I’m a new reader of your blog and am enjoying it a lot. If you’re looking for a topicView full post »

My Horrible Closet – Some Unorthodox Solutions

Hi Everyone, Wow! Last weekend it was cold and wet, wet, wet. This weekend it is blisteringly hot. There’sView full post »

Economical Decorating Ideas – The Ultimate Guide

Greetings from Boston on this super wet Memorial Day Weekend. Below is an actual Dear Laurel letter from a kindView full post »

Must A House’s Architecture Dictate Your Design Style?

Hi Everyone, What glorious weather we’ve been having here in Boston the last few days. No air-conditionerView full post »

Three Home Furnishings Trends Revisited 7 Years Later

Hi Everyone, Well, it suddenly got HOT here in Boston. Remember, it was quite hot last May as well when I was inView full post »