home decarting with Kitty Burruss

Decorating is in the Details

A casual acquaintance recently commented to me that she can always tell which of her friends have used interior designers like the well-acclaimed Boston Interior Designer. When I asked how […] Read more »

Infuse Your Home with a Touch of Spring

Even though this winter proved to be almost non-existent, I can’t help but be excited by the promise of spring!  It’s time to open the windows on warmer days, air […] Read more »
Though the bedside tables in this bedroom aren’t matched, their similar heights and matching lamps provide symmetry and balance to the room. Bedroom designed by Barbara Sternau Interior Design.

~ Around the House ~ Your Design Questions Answered: Dispelling Some Common Decorating Myths

Myth 1: It’s less expensive to recover your sofa than to buy a new one. Nope – it’s usually not. Unless you plan to buy your sofa at Ikea, Bob’s, […] Read more »
Special touches like an arrangement in the powder room give your home a festive feel

Simple Holiday Decor

Growing up, I watched my mother stock up in the produce department every December. Not for making seasonal pies or fruitcake – she was buying our holiday decorations. Between fruits […] Read more »
A small holiday season bar

Prepping your Home for the Holiday Season

It’s coming… the season of big extended-family dinners, unannounced visitors “dropping by,” impromptu cocktail parties with the neighbors, and endless trips to the wine store for another last minute hostess […] Read more »

Making Over a Dated Fireplace

There’s nothing so homey this time of year as the golden glow of a fireplace.  As the air turns crisp, the days grow shorter, and leaves gather in damp clusters […] Read more »

A Few Fall Accessory Ideas for Your Home

The day after Labor Day has always marked the official start of fall for me, and this year the weather seems to have taken note.   Driving home from a holiday […] Read more »

An Afternoon of Design Inspiration: A Tour of Design Legend Russel Wright’s Home

Design inspiration and decorating ideas abound at design legend Russel Wright’s home just a few miles up the river in Garrison, NY.  An afternoon tour of his estate, known as […] Read more »
Around the House with Kitty Burruss River Journal

Using Feng Shui to Improve Your Fame, Wealth & Career

After reading my article on Feng Shui in the last issue of the River Journal, I will assume that you’ve devoted the last few weeks to de-cluttering and are now […] Read more »

Simple Steps to Making Feng Shui Work in Your Home

As an interior designer, I know how deeply our outer environments reflect our inner psyche and affect our attitude and actions on a daily basis.   Our home, workspace, and even […] Read more »