Decorating

At Home in London with Nina Campbell – Lifestyle Article

With an international following and commissions around the world, Nina Campbell is one of the industry’s most well known and respected designers. And while you may know Nina’s work and products, what you may not be familiar with is her fabulous wit and sense of humor. Bat an eye and you miss a pithy quip. Her energetic, insightful and amusing banter is both entertaining and enlightening. So I am delighted you have the opportunity to join me and Susanna for a visit with Nina at home…

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At Home with Susan and Will Brinson – Lifestyle Article

While Susan and Will Brinson have successful day jobs as professional photographers, they don a multitude of hats when returning to their 19th century home in the Hudson Valley. Here you might find them acting as painter, plumber, plasterer or any number of other home renovation specialists required in the process of renovating their Greek Revival house. Please join Susanna and me for a behind the scenes visit to the House of Brinson with this inspiring and indefatigable duo. …

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How to Create a DIY Wallpaper for Less Than $50 – Wit & Delight – Lifestyle Article

Photo by SammyOnState on EtsyFollowing a long and tedious home renovation project, we had one piece of the puzzle left to crack. To help open up our dining room, we had taken the door off the staircase leading upstairs. With that space now open, the neutral walls felt a little dead and needed a pop of something.Wallpapering had been on my mind since we started our renovation, but I couldn’t get myself to swallow the idea of spending major money…

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At Home in London with Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen – Lifestyle Article

Upon entering the London home of designers Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen, you would never guess that it was once a dismal five bedroom Victorian flat. But their experienced eyes saw something more and after an extensive gut renovation, the apartment was transformed in a glamorous city residence where the design team spends evenings during their busy work weeks, retiring to their country residence in West Sussex on the weekends. Now a large double sitting room, dark jewel box dining…

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My Halloween Traditions: Holiday Breakfast, Seasonal Photo Gallery—and No Candy – Personal Development Article

In case you haven’t noticed (but how could you not?), it’s Halloween time! One central theme of my happiness project is memory. Time is passing so quickly; I worry that I won’t remember this stage of life, or what it’s like to have children this age. My shorthand aphorism for this worry is “The days are long, but the years are short” (of everything I’ve ever written, my one-minute video, “The Years Are Short,” is the thing that resonates most with people). One way to make time…

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At Home in Locust Valley with Jeffrey Bilhuber – Lifestyle Article

Designer Jeffrey Bilhuber‘s greatest talent may be informing the past with a bold confidence that feels just right for today. And nowhere is this more palpably personal than in his own country house in Locust Valley, New York. Here in Hay Fever, his 17th century farmhouse, Jeffrey has melded the best of American design history with his own family furniture and heirlooms for his distinctive and informed take on decor. Tag along with Susanna Salk and me for a behind…

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At Home in Paris with Timothy Corrigan – Lifestyle Article

Every since designer Timothy Corrigan lived in Paris as an advertising executive in the late 1980s, he has been a devoted francophile, in love not only with the beauty of France but also the country’s respect for its own culture and history. So it is no surprise that he maintains a residence in Paris as well as an office to service his many international clients. With a vast knowledge of antiques and the French decorative arts, Timothy’s signature style is…

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