Category Archives: Interior Decorating Principles

Arranging Furniture, Mixing and Matching Patterns, Picking Colors, Arranging Knickknacks, Hanging Pictures, Hanging Curtains and Drapes, Lighting

Bunny Williams new Studio at her Falls Village, Connecticut estate

Throughout the year, taste-makers extraordinaire, Bunny Williams and her husband John Roselli graciously open up their Litchfield County estate to help a number of charities. Recently my friend Marguerite and I visited Bunny and John’s bit of paradise, called the … Continue reading

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How to Pick Paint Colors that go with an Oriental Rug/Carpet

When interior decorating a single room, or a whole house you have to start somewhere. A colorful oriental carpet, also thought of as an inspiration piece will provide many color options for you to work with. This post is about … Continue reading

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Arranging Furniture in a 15 foot wide by 25 foot long Bedroom

In recent years, in many parts of the country, grand houses have been erected, some with very large rooms. A while back, a viewer of this website posted a question about how to arrange furniture in a large master bedroom; … Continue reading

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Arranging Decorative Accessories on a Sofa Table, Buffet, Sideboard, or Credenza

The arranging of knickknacks (decorative accessories) on a sofa table, buffet, sideboard, chest, credenza or even on a fireplace mantel can be an easy task once you know a few different ways of grouping your elements. For this post I … Continue reading

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Hanging a Gallery Wall

The idea of assembling many different kinds of artworks on one wall, or even on all four walls in a room has been around forever. We all have seen photos of the great houses of Europe with walls soo covered … Continue reading

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Interior Decorating Ideas for a Small House, Condominium or Apartment

A lot of people live in small spaces. It might be a first apartment, a starter home, or the cost of housing in a large city might make a person, even with a large paycheck, have to reside in a … Continue reading

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One of my Decorating Posts has been Featured on Redbook Magazine’s website….Redbookmag.com

Hi there Everyone. I’m soo excited. Recently the people at Redbook Magazine got in touch with me because they liked my post titled The Right height of Table Lamp for your End Table, and asked if it could be part … Continue reading

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