Project Reveal and Work From Home Spaces

Linda Merrill Decorative Surroundings Hingham Sitting Room and Home Office Work From Home matching furniture

Before the pandemic wreaked havoc on all our lives and work from home became a health consideration, lots of us were already into the work from home experience. My Hingham, Massachusetts clients are a duel travel/work from home couple. They both traveled extensively for work but their home was also office home base for both. … Read more

The Mount Washington Resort

    The Omni Mt. Washington Resort has long been on my “must visit” lists. In this 2nd Spa Week post, I am sharing the gorgeousness of this hotel and spa. It was on our short list for a spa getaway. This place has something for everyone all year long. Built between 1900 and 1902 … Read more

Canyon Ranch Berkshires

Happy New Year everyone! Are you ready for 2015? My holidays were very nice, on the quiet side, but lots of time spent with friends and family, and of course my little RoyRoy! With the new year comes the usual self-evaluation, resolutions and hopes of doing things just a little bit better in the year … Read more

Duxbury Garden & Hydrangea Tour

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I’ve got a great, long, post today on the Community Garden Club of Duxbury Garden and Hydrangea tour from last week. The weather was beautiful and the houses and gardens everything you expect from my beautiful, historical coastal New England home town. Enjoy! Duxbury Garden Tour – New “Old” Home This classic Colonial style home … Read more

The Saturday List for May 7, 2022

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Hello! I hope you’ve had a great week. Mine has been pretty good and I’m exciting to be hosting a ladies tea party today with my two nieces and adorable grand-niece (who is 5-1/2). I’ve been baking and planning tea sandwiches and table settings all week. Meanwhile, in this week’s edition of The Saturday List, … Read more

The Saturday List – April 30, 2022

Hello and happy weekend! I’ve been busy with my Pinehills project client putting the final touches on the design for their bright and beautiful new home. There have been several fun tidbits in the news this week that I’m sharing below in this week’s edition of The Saturday List. (Please note this post contains affiliate … Read more

Hot Trend Alert: Coastal Grandmother Style

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According to trend watchers, “Coastal Grandmother” style is hitting it big with younger design fans on TikTok and Instagram and its use as a search term on Google has risen over 300% recently. As ever – everything old is new again when it comes to fashion and home design. The early aughts  has been influencing … Read more

Design Details: Window Treatments on Mismatched Window Sizes

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One of my most popular blog posts has been on the subject of how wide should drapery panels be, followed by how high should drapery panels hung. But, what to do with mismatched window sizes? Rooms often have a mix of narrow and wide windows – this was the question posed by a reader earlier … Read more