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We are heading into cooler (see: colder!) months, plus a pandemic – it’s truly an unprecedented time for this generation! But even though it’s getting dark before 5PM (at least here in New England), we need to keep our spirits up. A great mood booster...

It would be an understatement to say that 2020. Has. Been. A. Year! We’ve had: a worldwide pandemic, election chaos, too many TikTok dances, not one but TWO Bachelorettes in the same season (most dramatic season EVER), and an earthquake here in Massachusetts to top...

Halloween is one of my favorite days of the year – how can it not be?! I love everything spooky!  As I’ve been browsing for this year’s perfect costume, I’ve been thinking about how to incorporate a dark, moody vibe into my design portfolio. An...

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...

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...

If you are spending a bit more time at home, you might be looking for a few ways to switch up your everyday home design. Although it might be hard to have someone come to your house to repaint walls or install new carpet, there...

Marble has been on my mind for a while now, and why shouldn’t it be? The stone material isn’t a cold, austere, or gaudy trend anymore. Using marble in your next interior design project can be chic, glam, and fun! Let me show you how: Walls...

Welcome to interior designer heaven! We are into December, which means all the best-known design companies release their picks for color of the year. The most distinguished recognition definitely comes from Pantone, creator of the Pantone Color Matching System. And I am LOVING 2020’s color:...

Wallpaper often has a bad reputation for being tacky and outdated, but it has definitely been making an interior design comeback over the past few years. I’ve used the medium in quite a few projects lately, so I compiled a list of patterns that I’ve...

Both sisal and jute are fibers extracted from organic plants. If you’re looking for a “natural” looking rug, one of these if probably what you need. What I love about using a sisal or jute rug in my design projects is it’s a great way...