Category Archives: Interior Design

My Couch is Rejecting Me

After a long awaited delivery of a custom made sofa my client called me, very upset. “What’s wrong?” I asked as soon as I heard her voice. “Well, the couch looks great, I love the fabric, it fits perfectly in … Continue reading

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The Family Decorator

It’s been my great pleasure several times throughout my career to be unofficially designated “the family decorator”. It never began that way at the start of the project, it just evolved. I love being included in family holidays and celebrations, … Continue reading

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A True Downsizing Project – My Own Home!

After giving advice to numerous clients on how to downsize their homes, I now was faced with being my own client. And to my dismay I turned out to be a bit tough and unreasonable! I had lived in a … Continue reading

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Blue and Taupe – 2 of my Favorites

Two of my favorite wall colors are the combination of dark blue and taupe. I love their versatility with other colors and love the contrast of how they work together. My suggestion: paint an important, long wall in a room … Continue reading

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Ideas for “Sprucing up Your Kitchen for the Holidays”

The end of October when the weather gets chilly and we all begin making plans and thinking about Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas and New Year’s signals the time to make our homes festive to help get us in the holiday mood. … Continue reading

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Interior Design: Alice’s Earliest Experiences With Color

What joy!  What excitement!  What possibilities!  At the age of 10 I finally got my very own room.  It measured 9′ x 12′ and to me it was enormous.  My mom knew what it meant to me to select what … Continue reading

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How to Decorate in a Day

No, there are no ingenious teams of contractors and decorators who ring your doorbell and pronounce that ‘your miserable and unfortunate home has been chosen to fix up’.  Nor are there truck loads of new curtains, rugs, furniture and chotchkies … Continue reading

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Why I Became an Interior Designer

When I was 10 years old my parents decided to move to a new apartment.  To celebrate the occasion they wanted to reupholster the living room furniture.  In those days in NYC most people shopped for fabric and furniture on … Continue reading

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Interior Design: Bringing Two Lives Together

A designer’s challenge I had recently was to combine two people’s lives and possessions in to one abode – peacefully and without rancor, happily, fairly and beautifully. Steve was widowed for a few years and maintained a house from his … Continue reading

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How to Decorate a Master Bedroom

Dear Reader, In case you’re assuming this blog will be about How to Decorate a Master Bedroom, I hope not to disappoint you with a rather unusual slant from some of my experiences. Hopefully it will pique your interest as … Continue reading

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