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Hubs Wants a Say In the Home Decor, Because It’s His Home Too?

Dear Laurel, After two failed marriages, I finally found the love of my life. We married several years ago andView full post »

How to Furnish a Sunroom + What To Avoid

I recently received a lovely note from a reader, named Jennifer who’s from Houston, TX and struggling withView full post »

Fear Not The Big Living Room Wall – Help is Here!

A kind reader wrote me about her scary big living room wall. And she’s looking for some lower costView full post »

My North Facing Room Paint Color Is Driving Me Bonkers!

I recently received a letter from a woman struggling with how to choose a north facing room paintView full post »

Her Open Floor Plan is an Excedrin Headache Nightmare!

Hi Everyone! I know that you’re busy and I know that I promised to cover painting an open floor plan. ButView full post »

The Best Bedroom Paint Colors You’re Probably Not Using

Hey Everyone, I’m back to give you another updated post for the best bedroom paint colors you’reView full post »

Here it is! A Palette For No-Fail Paint Colors

Picking paint colors is probably the most difficult decorating issue of all.   It would seem based on theView full post »

Eileen Lonergan Didn’t Know It, But She Saved My Life

Those who read the email I sent last night know that I lost a very important person in my life thisView full post »

Impressive Decorating On A Shoestring Budget – Only 1,100.00 bucks!

Beautiful decorating on a shoestring budget is something that a lot of us wish we could do.   For most ofView full post »

Drunk Driver Antiquing in Copenhagen Careens Off Embankment

Okay, I fully realize that I’m going straight to hell for saying that. And, that’s becauseView full post »

Is Benjamin Moore COTY 2019 Metropolitan A Good Color?

Just yesterday, I received an email from a kind reader:   Hi Laurel, Love your blog and all the greatView full post »

Can A Cramped Vacation Home Become A Full-Time Home?

Recently I received a most eye-catching email with the headline: “The Mermaid In The Room” Here isView full post »

Tongues Are Wagging About The Color Of The Year 2019

Yes, that’s right; tongues are wagging about the color of the year 2019. To be specific, Sherwin WilliamsView full post »

Her Family Room Addition Is Tricky, Or is it?

You really have a gift Laurel. I’m glad you share it! It helps all of us right brain people out there notView full post »

Our Unique Home, Stunning View, But Difficult To Furnish!

Dear Laurel, Hi Laurel! I couldn’t help but laugh to myself this morning when I was reading your blogView full post »

Is The “Unkitchen” Kitchen Design Trend, Here To Stay?

Dear Laurel, I’m a fairly new subscriber and really love your blog! We’re planning on doing aView full post »

A Room That’s Chock-full of Interior Decorating Lessons

  The other day, I received an interesting set of photos/floor plan and thought you guys might enjoyView full post »

Does Beach House Decor Have To Look “Coastal?”

Hey Guys. wow. wow. Thanks for weighing in on your thoughts about Cyndi’s lovely home in the beachView full post »

A Frumpy Old House Gets A Sparkling Makeover

Today, I have a very special treat for y’all.   As the title says, it’s a frumpy old house thatView full post »

Is It Wise To Attempt A Home Remodel Without a Designer?

A while back, a reader named Sarah (No, not this Sara, or this Sarah.) sent some photos in of a little homeView full post »

Their Contractor Hates The Rich Paint Color Palette

Dear Laurel, My husband and I recently purchased a darling farmhouse (circa 1900) on a beautiful piece ofView full post »

Transom Windows – Everything You Need To Know!

The discussion of some small high-up windows from Sunday’s post reminded me, ironically of one my favoriteView full post »

Are the 15k Window Shutters A Good Idea?

Recently, I received an email from a reader, Sara, with some small peculiar little windows. She’s thinkingView full post »

She Loves A Brown, Masculine Room, But He Doesn’t. Huh?

Dear Laurel, My wife and I love reading your blog. Every Sunday, it’s waffles or French Toast, a big potView full post »

She Fears Her Trendy, Painted Antique Table is a Mistake

The other day, I received a comment from Mary, a faithful reader who was bemoaning her painted antique tableView full post »

Bronxville Bedroom Update – Decorating Is So Difficult!

Hey Everyone,   Bedroom update! The focus is the decorating details; there are a lot ofView full post »

The Wood Stain Color Is Too Red After Poly. Can It Be Fixed?

Below is a real “dear laurel letter” from a reader whose pine wood stain color took on a reddish hueView full post »

Can A Stunning Greek Revival Home Be Revived After A Hideous Kitchen Remuddle?

Very excited to share this phenomenal Greek Revival Home with you today.   In the summer of 2016, IView full post »

She Wants An Eclectic Dining Room But Not a Scary Mishmash!

Hi everyone! Surprise! Sarah McGee here, reporting live for duty. I’m super-duper excited to give Laurel aView full post »

What Happens When An Interior Design Pro Has “Designer Block?”

Even for a jaded interior design pro, life can be quite ironic, at times. Right? I mean, for YEARS, IView full post »

Bahama Drama On The Enchantment Of The Seas Vacation

Hey Guys, Well, I was going to write a different post, but thought I should say a few words about the trip IView full post »

Some Of Your Recent Interior Decorating Questions Answered

Hi Guys,   There have been a lot of interior decorating questions recently and I’m going to weaveView full post »

The Guaranteed Way To A Beautiful Room (It’s Not The Wall Color)

Laurel– What do you mean it’s not the wall color that makes a beautiful room?   I mean, did IView full post »

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 »

Can You Do Bunny Williams Punta Cana Home On a Budget?

Dear Laurel, I love it when you do the high-low posts and was wondering if you could tackle JohnView full post »

Help! My S-I-L is Coming For The Christmas Holiday!

Dear Laurel, Some Christmas holiday! It’s turning out to be a Christmas nightmare! Please don’t beView full post »