Hot Trend Alert: Glass Bending for the Home

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In the ever-evolving realm of interior design and architecture, a captivating trend has emerged – the art of glass bending. Also known as glass curving or slumping, this technique involves manipulating glass into unique, curved shapes that defy the conventional flatness associated with glass surfaces. Fusing together artistic vision and technological innovation, glass bending has … Read more

Something’s Gotta Give House Decor

It’s officially the 20th Anniversary year of the amazing Nancy Meyers movie “Something’s Gotta Give“! Way back in 2007  I was inspired to start posting about movie set decorating by the then four year old movie Something’s Gotta Give.  I saw it on a flight coming back from Paris (when I went to Maison et … Read more

Quince Home – Affordable Luxury

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A few weeks ago the nice folks at Quince home reached out to me to introduce their products – specifically for the home (obviously) but they also have clothing for all ages and sizes (which I love), holiday gifts and more. (Please note: this post includes affiliate links which means that a small commission is paid … Read more

Mary Tyler Moore’s House in Greenwich CT on the market

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Mary Tyler Moore’s Greenwich CT home “Harkaway” has recently come on the market. And like Mary herself – it’s glorious. From the Sotheby’s real estate listing: “A captivating retreat in the heart of Greenwich with a storied pedigree, this distinguished Georgian Colonial was home to the late Mary Tyler Moore. Following a meandering stream to … Read more

Tiny tables and colorful poufs make for fun and flexible decor choices

Linda Merrill Decorative Surroundings living room family heirlooms

I’m a big fan of tiny tables and colorful poufs when it comes to flexible decorating choices. My interior decorating clients for my Colorful Modern project in The Pinehills in Plymouth, MA didn’t want a coffee table because their space is small and their sofa is a recliner – so moving a coffee table wasn’t a … Read more

Painting Backs of Bookcases

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Painting the backs of bookcases can bring a fresh and captivating look to your living space. Whether you’re aiming to create a bold contrast, a subtle backdrop or an artistic masterpiece, this often overlooked canvas offers a world of creative possibilities. Here are some of the ways I’ve done it: This is a terrible before … Read more