• A Few More Favorite Things

    Several years ago, I invoked the classic song from The Sound of Music, and wrote a column featuring “a few of my favorite things” for the home. [...]
  • Decorating with White – Color of the Year for 2016

    Interestingly, Benjamin Moore named “Simply White” their color of the year for 2016. Other paint companies like Sherwin Williams, Behr and [...]
  • Words of Advice for Your Windows

    Custom drapes and top treatment add softness and color to this living room, while offering privacy. If it’s time to update the window treatments [...]
  • Decorating with Black

    In my closet, I have several black garments— dresses, pants, tops and shoes. Black is most definitely a color that is always in style, and one [...]
  • Enviable Laundry Room

    Raise your hand if you enjoy doing laundry. Maybe there are a few hands raised out there, but probably not too many. But what if your laundry [...]
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    Questions Designers Ask Their Clients

    If you’re starting a design or decorating project, it might be helpful for you to ask yourself the same questions a designer would ask you. When [...]