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A Designer’s Secret Method For Selecting Nine Interior Wall Colors

Dear Laurel,  It’s mid-May and we are getting to the final stages of a massive reno. The painter is on myView full post »

A 16-Color Spring-Inspired Whole-House Paint Palette

Hey Guys, Please get ready for some beautiful colors and room candy. Today, I’m presenting a 16-colorView full post »

How To Get Window Treatments Like You See In Magazines

Recently, there have been a lot of requests for a post about window treatments.   Alright. Here you go.View full post »

The interior decorating Field Is Full Of Backstabbing Shrews, Right?

Everyone knows that people in the interior design field are out for blood. Right? They’ll do anything toView full post »

A Dream Kitchen Salvaged and the Perfect Cabinet Color

Post updated July 2022 Dear Laurel, I seem to recall that you were talking about this dream kitchen a whileView full post »

The Best Christmas Decorations Ever!

Occasionally, in the summer months, the thought of the Christmas Season will cross my mind and it will actuallyView full post »

Channeling Grace Kelly – A Rising Interior Design Star

Hope y’all had a wonderful Thanksgiving if that’s something you celebrate. I have a very specialView full post »

And The 2016 Color Of The Year Is…

Color of the year. It’s become a lot like the Oscars. And the Oscar goes to… And then the GoldenView full post »

A home for elegant entertaining yet durable for a family of six

A family of six and one adorable pug named Mimi, who endearingly snores loudly in her sleep. A year, ago, Mimi’sView full post »

The secrets to creating a beautiful interior. You can do it!

This post started out being about home accessories, but I had a little snafu this past week. Some of you mayView full post »

A Week In The Life Of An Interior Decorator

Did you ever wonder what it was like to be an interior decorator or an interior designer? Before I go on, I haveView full post »

A Home For Sale Runs Amok {part II} bathrooms and more

Before we go back to our over-priced home for sale, I need to say a few things. Firstly, I am completely, and I meanView 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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 ofView 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 »

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 »