Around the House, Taming the Great Outdoors

The Pool As a young married couple, my husband and I were thrilled to buy our first house. It was a small Cape style house with a view of distant mountains. Read more »

Tips on Choosing a Sofa

Everyone wants a sofa that is both stylish and comfortable but tastes vary widely. What’s stylish and what’s comfortable? Some people want a crisp tailored look while others prefer the "slept in"... Read more »

Around the House, New Year’s Resolution: Clutter Clearing with help from Feng Shui

Maybe Feng Shui is not at the top of your list for New Year’s Resolutions this year, but it can help get you motivated if one of your resolutions is to clean... Read more »

Painting Interiors: A Primer

Finally, spring is in the air! Time to open the windows, clear out the winter cobwebs and, if your spring cleaning is truly ambitious, put on a fresh coat of paint. Read more »

Around The House, Making the Most of a Small Masterbath

The Bigger Bathroom In new construction, I see it a lot: a masterbath as big as the masterbedroom itself. Once viewed as strictly a utilitarian space, only large enough to house the... Read more »

Around The House, The Power of Light

Nothing makes or breaks the interior of a house as much as the lighting. The most carefully arranged and beautifully appointed interior can fall flat if it is poorly illuminated. Read more »