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All About Hardwood Flooring + The Common Cleaner That’ll Ruin Them!

Someone the other day suggested a post about hardwood flooring. So, here we are. This subject is so broad thatView full post »

Today’s Hottest Design Trend That’s Been Here Since Antiquity!

If any of you have been reading laurel home for a while, you’ll know that I’m insanely obsessed withView full post »

Interior Design Isn’t For The Faint of Heart

Today was day-one of a two-day installation. It doesn’t always work out that way, but this time it did. I was aView full post »

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 »

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 my favorite Benjamin Moore warm gray paint colors or sometimes we call the color,View 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 »

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 »

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 »

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, whenView 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 »

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 »

A Personal Tragedy | News About Tomorrow’s Blog Giveaway

This post was supposed to have come out two days ago, however, I have been dealing with a personal tragedy thatView full post »

Find Out Why Michael S. Smith is Laughing All the Way to the Bank

This is another in the series of interior designers that I have loved and have inspired me since theView full post »

A Surprising Update for a Historical Home Bronxville, New York

This is a change of pace update on the historical home in Bronxville, NY that I’ve been working on for theView full post »

My Area Rug Is Too Small! Now What?

Dear Laurel, We just moved from the city to the burbs and our new family/living room is about 50% larger. In theView full post »

Ugh! I Hate My New Wall Colors! 6 Easy Steps For Getting it Right {the first time}

Dear Laurel, I hired a painter who came highly recommended. He brought over his Benjamin Moore fan decks so that IView full post »

Embarrassed By Your Summer Cocktail Party Skills? Here’s What To Do

Dear Laurel, After being a guest at 726 cocktail parties, I figured I had better host one or risk social exileView full post »

Why I Love Interior Designer Barbara Barry | Part 2

This is the continuation of my tribute to the insanely talented interior designer Barbara Barry. If you missedView 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 »

Americasmart – Home of Exquisite Home Furnishings

Greetings from Atlanta, home of Americasmart! What is Americasmart? It is like a combination of the NY Gift Show [NYView full post »

Home Staging Ideas You Won’t Hear About on HGTV

Right. This doesn’t look like the homes you see staged on HGTV. Please read on to find out why some of their homeView full post »

Design Dilemma: We Have Different Decorating Styles. Help!

I just received this letter about an Interior Design Dilemma: Dear Laurel, I really hope that you can help us. IView full post »

Bathroom Art Ideas You’re Gonna Love

First of all, I want to give a special shout-out to my friend on face book, Pea who has gobs of the coolestView full post »

Masculine Interiors that She Will Like Too Featuring Brown

As an interior designer, there are so many colors and looks that I love. Maybe that’s why I am drawn toView full post »

Decorating on a Budget | Can You? | Yes!

I’m taking a break from mouldings because some of you may not be interested in that, but we’re allView full post »

Blue and White Interior Architecture and Mouldings

I made this post for the first of the month linking party at the Pink Pagoda, but I don’t think that theyView full post »

Rooms with Great Bones |Architectural Mouldings

First of all, some of you may be wondering about the spelling of the word moulding. Molding is not incorrect.View full post »

Warning! 3 Interior Design Trends You’ll Regret!

Decorating and furnishing your home is pretty expensive no matter how you slice it. Most of us just can’tView full post »

One Cheap and Easy Interior Design Fix

I forgot to tell you two things yesterday about Vicente Wolf and the first thing is about one cheap and easyView full post »

Oh My! I’m Black and Blue! Black and Blue Decor

That is… black and blue [color scheme] and brown and white too. That was the color scheme I was referringView full post »

Interior Design Larchmont NY | New Portfolio Photos!

Shameless. I know. Interior Design Larchmont NY. But a girl has to do vut a girl has to do. And if you have noView full post »

Happy Easter | Spring Fever!

Although, I don’t celebrate Easter, I think that any excuse to celebrate life and perhaps a metaphor for rebirthView full post »

New Portfolio Photos!

Hi Everyone, Yesterday, I was finalizing the new media room in Bronxville with client S. Remember when I said thatView full post »

The Best of the 2014 Spring High Point Market | #hpmkt

Okay. No. I did not go to the Spring High Point Market 2014. I’d like to and I hope to either this fall orView full post »