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A Perfect Outdoor Room

A Perfect Outdoor Room

If you are planning to create an outdoor living room this year – this is the time! Many retail furniture companies (Restoration Hardware and Crate&Barrel, to name just a few) offer pre-season discounts of as much as 15%. I have just met with one of my favorite clients and we spent an hour talking about […]

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Modern Furniture – Top 5 Picks

Modern Furniture – Top 5 Picks

I am designing a contemporary home in New Canaan – a bright open space settled deep in the woods and connected to nature through walls of glass. Shopping with my client earlier this week at Design Within Reach in Westport has been a lot of fun and it led to making a list of my […]

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10 Easy Spring Decorating Updates

10 Easy Spring Decorating Updates

This topic doesn’t require long introduction. Here are my 10 top picks for easy spring decorating updates that instantly refresh your home: 1. A new piece of art will instantly add a feel of spring renewal to your foyer or staircase landing. 2. Change it up with a new light fixture. Add some sparkle with […]

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Director Chairs

Director Chairs

You don’t have to be a director to feel like one. Director chairs have long been considered a stylish addition to almost any decor. I love them for their classic look and versatility. I keep several director chairs in my guest bedrooms and I bring them out to my living room whenever I need additional […]

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Spring Cheer Chair

Spring Cheer Chair

Looking for one easy Spring decorating update? An instant decorating cheer? How about one of those great smile-inducing chairs?

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Branching Out

Branching Out

Time to branch – out! We all have been hearing about the interior design concept of “bringing the outdoors in” for a long time. Time to implement! Here are some of our ideas for how to create an organic and earthy look in your home using tree-inspired furniture and accessories:

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Dressing Rooms

Dressing Rooms

I am dreaming of a perfect dressign room. A dressign room with walls of custom designed shoe storage, handbags sitting nicely organized, scarves stacked in their original boxes, matching hangers, etc. Clothes would be organized by type and then by color withing each category. Nothing gets wrinkled, everything is in order and looking fabulous… Now, […]

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