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A Look at the Work of Dallas-based Interior Designer Amy Berry

Dallas-based interior designer Amy Berry has a knack for creating traditional and beautiful rooms that are also youthful and fresh. After studying interior design in London at the Inchbald School of Design, Amy opened her own design studio in Dallas in 2013. Here is a look at some of my favorites among Amy’s designs. The first group…… Continue reading A Look at the Work of Dallas-based Interior Designer Amy Berry

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My Favorite Designer’s California Home Tour

If I could choose any interior designer to help me decorate my home, there is no doubt in my mind who I would call first.  As you may have guessed from the number of designs of his that I include in my posts, Mark D. Sikes is my favorite interior designer.  It occurred to me recently…… Continue reading My Favorite Designer’s California Home Tour

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Classic and Pretty Blue and White Rooms by a Connecticut Designer

Lee Ann Thornton , an interior designer based in Greenwich, Connecticut and now also in New York City, has designed some gorgeous blue and white spaces.  She incorporates many shades of blue into her designs and adds other accent colors to create interesting and sophisticated spaces that are traditional and elegant. Here are some of my…… Continue reading Classic and Pretty Blue and White Rooms by a Connecticut Designer

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Elegant and Classic Interiors by Cathy Kincaid

Dallas-based interior designer Cathy Kincaid has been designing homes for over 30 years. Her designs are classic, timeless, and always elegant and traditional.  I was perusing her portfolio recently and came across many gracious and inspiring rooms.  She often uses blue and white in her designs and mixes patterns and colors confidently.  The rooms she designs…… Continue reading Elegant and Classic Interiors by Cathy Kincaid

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An Australian Interior Designer’s Blue and White Portfolio

I posted a photo on Instagram this week of this vignette by interior designer, Amy Spargo of the Australian design firm, Maine House Interiors: I liked the styling so much that I wanted to see what else I could find that was designed by Maine House Interiors.  What I discovered was a lovely portfolio of…… Continue reading An Australian Interior Designer’s Blue and White Portfolio

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The Best of Tiny Homes: Part 3

This installment of “The Best of Tiny Homes” features a one bedroom, one bathroom apartment located in a pre-war building on Manhattan’s Upper East. This vintage apartment, which belongs to the co-founder of interior design firm McGrath II , Lauren McGrath, is part of a Georgian mansion built in 1890 and has beautiful architectural details from that…… Continue reading The Best of Tiny Homes: Part 3

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Master Bedroom Inspiration from Phoebe Howard

A reader of this blog recently asked me for ideas to help her redecorate her master bedroom. I love it when readers ask me questions—such inquiries can be a source of ideas for blog posts, particularly the kind I like best: those that are helpful to readers. Prompted by the blog reader’s request, I was…… Continue reading Master Bedroom Inspiration from Phoebe Howard