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Reviving Brown Cabinetry with Paint

painted white laundry room cabinets

A Beautiful White Laundry Room…goes from Dark Brown to White   I recently helped a client revamp her Laundry Room. Her dark brown cabinets were getting her down and she needed a change. White cabinetry was the answer – Annie … Continue reading

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Help! I’m Having a Problem Picking Paint Colors

  What’s Involved in a Paint Color Consultation?   I have received a few questions about how I go about doing a color consultation for my clients. Instead of answering separately, I thought it best to do a blogpost about … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: The Secrets to a Beautiful White Room

let art inform the color scheme in a white room

You all know how much I love color…especially on walls. I don’t have any white walls in my home but that doesn’t mean I hate white – I just hate it when white walls fail…because then the room fails. The room fails … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: How to Pick the Right White Wall Color

 The Key to Picking the Right White I get this question all the time…”How do I pick the right white for my room?”  Hey, I’m the color girl remember? I love color and I would love to see my readers … Continue reading

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Blue, Blue, My World is Becoming More Blue!

a serene bedroom in Woodlawn blue

  I have been a non-lover of blue for a long time now…but my taste has been slowly changing. I guess that happens to everyone.  Has this happened to you?   Back in 2007, my husband was diagnosed with a rare form … Continue reading

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Creating Some New Finishes and Designs for Cafe Havana in Smithtown NY: Part 1, The Grasscloth Finish

green and brown color scheme in Cafe Havana in Smithtown NY

Back in 2008, I had the pleasure of meeting Eddie Rivera, who was taking over an Italian eatery – and turning it into a Cuban restaurant. We got along very well at our first meeting and soon I was helping … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: Chartreuse, Lime and Apple Green in Interior Design

Since I’ve been planning on decorating another guest room in my house, I’ve been thinking long and hard about using chartreuse or lime green fabrics in it.  It’s the smallest bedroom in my house {vacated not too long ago by one of … Continue reading

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Color Roundup: Fuchsia in Interior Design

I don’t know what it is…but I have been seeing this color EVERYWHERE lately. Wasn’t a version of it, Honeysuckle, the Color of the year for 2011?  What happened to Emerald Green? I see it, in its warmer tones, in wedding … Continue reading

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COLOR ROUNDUP: Eggplant in Interior Design

Eggplant – or if you prefer the elegant French…Aubergine – is such a great color to use in your interiors. Those who are bold might use it on the walls in an entire room…or you can just assemble some rich … Continue reading

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Powder Rooms: Great Ideas to Transform Your Powder Baths for Upcoming Holidays

With the Fall and Winter Holiday Seasons upon us, it’s a great time to add some zing and lift to your powder rooms.  You’ll wow your guests with food and drink…but why not surprise them with a beautiful bathroom experience … Continue reading

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