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Beige Decor — How To Make It Go From Boring To Sensational!

Dear Laurel, It should really be “Oh, Laurel,” Ten years ago, we moved into our dream home. We builtView 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 »

Laurel Bern Interiors Is On LuAnn Nigara’s Podcast!!!

Hey Everyone,   Why am I referring to myself as Laurel Bern Interiors? haha   Well, the heat must beView full post »

The 12-Step Decorating Plan That Works Every Time

Dear Laurel, As an avid reader of your blog, here is a burning question I could not find. We just bought a brandView 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 »

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 »

A Designer’s Secret For Mixing Fabric Patterns In A Room

Dear Laurel,   I don’t think that you’ve ever done a post about mixing fabric patterns in a room.View full post »

Paralyzed By Perfection – Should She Paint Wood Paneling?

We’ve been on a roll discussing painting interior wood trim and now we have a home with copious amounts ofView 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 »

Mrs. Laurel Builds Her Parisian Dream House

The other day, I received this comment from Courtney:   Adore your blog! I think a fab post or series wouldView full post »

What Happens When You Mix Chinoiserie Decor With Gustavian?

This topic of mixing Chinoiserie Decor with Gustavian Swedish Decor is one that I’ve had percolating in myView full post »

What Wall Color Will Work With Her Collected Interiors?

Collected Interiors– rooms that look like they evolved over time are probably what most of us are strivingView 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 »

Love Me A Warm Color Scheme But Is It Going To Look Dated?

The other day, we had a comment on this post from Amy wanting to know about the advisability of a warm colorView full post »

Is He Right? Are White-Painted Walls Boring?

Dear Laurel, I can’t even get my hubby to like white-painted walls. He thinks white walls with white trim looksView full post »

Did You Say Enfilade? On Fill What?

Happy New Year Y’all!   Hope that you had fabulous holidays. Today is a pretty easy post that I hopeView 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 »

A Crazy Bay Window Story + Tons of Tips To Get A Professional Look

Dear Laurel, I have a bay window in my kitchen and I’m contemplating whether or not to add a window seat andView full post »

Cracking The Ben Pentreath Paint Colors Mystery

A LOT of you have asked: WHAT is the color of Ben Pentreath’s Living Room? WHAT is the color of BenView full post »

Poor Orange. The most misunderstood color

How is it the end of October already?   Well, it just is, but that means that the year is going to be overView full post »

The Most Amazing English Country House Of Them All

Hey Everyone,   Before we get into today’s beautiful topic. (well, I think so) about the most amazingView full post »

Window Panels Have Her Stumped, But It’s Actually The Least Of Her Problems

A real “dear laurel” letter about window panels.   Hi Laurel, This is a two-part question: IView full post »

A Fabulous and Rare Upholstery Sale by One Of my Favorite Vendors

Hi Guys, Well, I may begin to do Friday’s hot sales as a blog post after all. But there are still the hotView full post »

I’m Struggling To Furnish My Large Living Room

Dear Laurel, I’m hoping that other people have this problem so that you can write about it. But my problemView full post »

The Worst Decorating Mistake You’re Most Likely Making

Hey Guys, First of all, before I get into the topic of the worst decorating mistake you’re most likelyView full post »

Shop My Faves – Obsessively Curated Home Furnishings Collections

image courtesy of Nancy Keyes   What’s this all about?   Well, it’s different from theView full post »

Dated Tuscan Home Transforms With Blue and White Decor

Dear Laurel, I am new to your blog and I truly love it……and your sense of humor (probably cuz that is mine!). As itView full post »

A Young Traditional Family Room Needs A Little Help. (just a little)

This isn’t a “Dear Laurel” exactly. It’s from a dear reader, though. Karen K. First ofView full post »

My Room Isn’t Blue. Can I still Do Blue and White Chinoiserie?

Dear Laurel, I’ve been loving all of the blue and white Chinoiserie porcelains you’ve beenView full post »

He Said “If I Wanted Farmhouse Style, I’d Go Live On a @#$%^&* Farm!”

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

The Best (and most beautiful) House Plants for Cleaner Air

Hey Guys– I’ve had some requests to do a post about house plants. I did do one post a while backView full post »

Why Is kitchen Lighting The Hardest Thing To Get Right?

First of all, this post about kitchen lighting is not so much about the actual lighting design of your kitchen.View full post »

Help! I wanted Soothing Green Walls and I Got Hospital Green Instead!

Dear Laurel, I can’t begin to tell you how upset I am. This is our first home and I wanted to create aView full post »