Author: desiree

This summer went by in a FLASH, but I am still so excited for my fall standards like apple picking, pumpkin-spice everything, and chunky sweaters. Another thing I love about fall is a new season of trends to explore. Take a look at some of...

Back by popular demand, it’s my best paint color picks! This month, I’m going to focus on another neutral: cream. Cream paints are warm and cozy; they also provide a wonderful compromise if you are stuck between a gray and a white paint. Read on...

Mention Newport, Rhode Island, and visions of Gilded Age mansions and preppy yacht clubs may follow. Designer Desiree Burns doesn’t think that way. When she and her husband found a summer place outside the touristy downtown, she looked forward, not back. “It’s modern glam for...

With quarantine putting a pause on many travel plans for 2020, I used my time indoors to virtually travel around the world about 100 times! I’ve been working and reworking my travel bucket list, and it’s about 5,000 miles long. While I won’t share all...

Have you ever wondered how interior designers pick *just* the right rugs for rooms? It’s actually easier than you think! Check out these secret tricks of the trade I’ve learned throughout the years that make rug selection a cinch. Rugs 101 These basic sizing tips are a...

I love sharing the latest trends each season with you, but I thought I would do something a little different this spring. As I was researching, I found myself drawn to the stories behind what is in vogue right now. Trends for the spring include...

Something I love about interior design is that it is constantly evolving. It can be hard to keep up, and it is just as easy to lose yourself in all the new information and fashions. When this happens, you may lose a sense of yourself...