A Modern Beach House with spectacular views out in Truro, MA

Modern beach house in Truro, MA on Cape Cod

  Are you ready for the long 4th of July weekend here in the US? I’m not actually a huge fan of fireworks and there are plenty of both the legal and illegal kind in the area. I live in a beach community, so it’s party-time all weekend long. Meanwhile, I wanted to share a … Read more

Virtual Interior Design and how it works!

Cover page of Virtual Interior design services video showing a living room design and Linda Merrill.

I updated my Virtual Interior Design webpage to include a video description of the process and deliverables.   In this video, I describe the exact process of how I create beautiful, and personalized, interior design plan for clients far and wide. Known as Virtual Interior Design, aka E-Decorating, these plans evolve just as traditional in-person … Read more

Friday Finds: Video Edition featuring some gorgeous glass tile with coastal flair!

Luanda Bay Tile glass mosaic tile in green and blues.

  Welcome to my first Friday Finds video! Last evening I attended a CEU Continuing education course on color theory and psychology presented by Feras Irikat, the director of design & marketing at Lunada Bay Tile company. The event was hosted at Best Tile, in Plymouth, Massachusetts. After the talk, I walked the showroom and … Read more

Travel Tuesday – Cristallo Resort & Spa, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

Crystal Resort hotel exterior in snow

I haven’t done a Travel Tuesday post in quite a while, so when I received the news release about the Cristallo Resort & Spa in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, joining The Luxury Collection of hotels, I thought the pictures were too pretty not to share. Located in Northeastern Italy and nestled within the spectacular Dolomite mountain range, … Read more

First Look at the new Nancy Meyers joint “Home Again”

  A new Nancy Meyers produced movie HOME AGAIN (written and directed by her daughter Hallie Mayers-Shyer) is always reason to get excited. First off, they are usually good, frothy fun with a good cast and a nice ending. But more, they usually feature spectacular interiors and settings that have become nearly iconic such as the … Read more

A “Just Right” evening with Kallista and Kohler

In addition to working with wonderful clients, one of the best “perks” of working in the design industry are the opportunities to attend fantastic special events and to receive insider training on new products and trends. The other night, I was invited to attend an evening of training and dining courtesy of Snow and Jones, a … Read more

New England Real Estate and a new Church Conversion – My favorite!

I’ve written before about my love of a church conversion project and I wanted to share another one that is currently on the market in Hingham, Massachusetts. This was, until a couple of years ago, the First Church of Christ Science located right on Main Street in Historic Hingham, MA. Once called the “most beautiful … Read more