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Is It True That Dining Rooms Are Out?

Dear Laurel, Out of the blue, a realtor contacted me the other day. She wanted to show a couple our home on theView full post »

It’s My Dream Home Except For One Problem– The Wood Trim

Dear Laurel, I found you when I was looking up colors to go with stained wood trim. And I love that post, butView full post »

A Startling Discovery About An Online Home Furnishings Source

Hey Everyone, Right now, I’m working very hard, getting the new paint palettes ready for those who areView full post »

I Want That “Old-Money” Art But Not A Crappy Art Print

Hey Guys, So glad that you enjoyed Sunday’s post about blue and white rooms. I’ve been gettingView full post »

How To Find The Source Of Home Furnishings {when you have no idea}

Ever find yourself flipping through the latest edition of your Elle Decor, House Beautiful and drooling over allView full post »

We Bought An Ugly House, But The View Is To Die For!

Dear Laurel, My wife and I are recent transplants from New Orleans to the Pacific Northwest. We got a great dealView full post »

Laurel, I’m Desperate! I Think I Totally Screwed Up My Window Shades

Hey Guys, I promise that there is more coming about kitchen issues, but first I got a real email from someoneView full post »

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 »

3 Totally Unexpected Things I Discovered On My Italy Vacation

Someone told me that when I returned from my Italy vacation, I would be transformed. They were right. As I beginView full post »

The Freshest Lines At The Spring Furniture Market

Here’s the thing about the recent spring furniture market in High Point, NC that those who haven’t been mayView 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 Exceptional Interior Designer You’ve Never Heard Of

Well, some of you may have. Show of hands please. How many of you have ever heard of interior designer FurlowView 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 »

You Won’t Believe This Master Bedroom Transformation!

This is pretty wild, but I wrote this post a year ago, almost to the day! It was about this master bedroomView 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 Gracious Apartment Renovation in Scarsdale, NY

 [note: a happy coincidence. This post featuring blue and white is part of the Pink Pagoda’s Blue and WhiteView full post »

Top 25 Must See Kitchens on Pinterest

What is the secret to a beautiful kitchen? Is it the cabinets, mouldings, colors, tile, lighting, counters?View 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 »

Styling Ideas for Tables, Chests, Consoles {etc.}

Styling ideas for tables, chests, and consoles is a pretty broad topic, but there’s a lot of over-lap andView full post »

How to Style a Bookcase {even if you don’t read}

Haha! Vertigo Anyone? Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I have 33 more images to share with y’all and the sensibleView full post »

Lovely Living Room Colors in Connecticut

Well, here’s a first; two posts in one day! Today, I drove out to a client in Connecticut. I live in SouthView 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 »

Mirror, Mirror Over The Mantel – What Size To Get?

Hi Everyone, Welcome to “standard time!” Since Boston is one of the easternmost cities inView full post »

Quirky Kitchen Elements that Add Up To Charm

Hi Everyone, I think it has rained nearly every day this week. At the very least, it’s been overcast. IView full post »

Benjamin COTY 2022 – A Color For The Sages

Hi Everyone, Before we get into the Color of the Year – Benjamin Moore COTY 2022. I just have to say thatView 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 »

9 Little-Known Paint Colors Decorators Are Obsessed With

Hi Everyone, I hope you’re having a great week! Apologies for making you slog through the wallpaperView 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 »

Is It Classic Furniture or Something I’ll Grow To Hate?

This is an actual Dear Laurel email I received wanting to know how to tell if she’s getting classicView 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 »

A Formula for Eclectic Interiors To Avoid Matchy Furniture

In response to Sunday’s post, a comment from Terry has inspired this blog post about a simple formula forView full post »

The Magnificent Front Doors of Beacon Hill

Hi Everyone, Anyone who’s read this blog for a few years has probably surmised that I prefer painted brickView 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 »

30 Fantastic Coffee Tables – Plus Sofa Pairings!

Dear Laurel, Who knew that this decorating your home thing was so difficult? Oh, I know. You do. And now, I doView full post »