Property Swoon: A Vermont Farmhouse Fantasy

Sometimes, a property just captures the essence of what’s popular (aka trendy) in design, but is also actually really good too, which doesn’t happen as often as one would think. This is the case with this gorgeous Vermont farmhouse fantasy home that was featured in both Design New England and Traditional Home magazines – in … Read more

Design Details: How Wide Should My Drapery Panels Be?

If you’ve ever asked yourself “How do I know how wide my drapery panels should be?” then this post will be for you! As a decorator, I take care of this for my clients, but if you’re doing it yourself, or just want something quick in the back spare bedroom, I have all the details … Read more

Dining by Design Tweet Chat today – and you’re invited!

This afternoon at 1:00 PM EST I’m participating in a Tweetchat about the upcoming 20th Anniversary Dining by Design Event in New York. #DiningByDesign is a huge annual undertaking where designers and brands join together to create a series of amazing dining spaces in order to raise money for #DIFFA Design Industry for Fighting Aids. … Read more

Christmas cheer, decorating and amazing architecture in Newburyport, MA

I made my annual pilgrimage to the Newburyport Holiday House tour on Saturday and this year, we were treated to some amazing homes and lovely, though not ostentatious, holiday decorating. The House Tour is put on and benefits the Custom House Maritime Museum of Newburyport. The first house I visited was the 1774 Lowell-Tracy-Johnson House, … Read more