Category Archives: Color Palettes

I love beginning a room with an Oriental rug as the foundation. There is no better rug in the world for durability and stain resistance, let alone beauty and craftsmanship. Furthermore, with so many Baby Boomers downsizing (many of whom bought some really nice heirloom pieces) the availability of quality Oriental rugs at auction and on […]

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Boston designer Nina Farmer has been hot for quite a while now. Her name has become synonymous with Beacon Hill and a sleek, historically sensitive style. And while the design blogosphere has been buzzing with Bailey McCarthy’s big reveal of her home in this month’s House Beautiful (I admit, I’m pretty smitten myself. That DINING […]

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Art galleries can be a bit intimidating. Do you think I go to Boston galleries? Nope. Why? Probably some misplaced sense of inferiority — wrong clothes, wrong paycheck, wrong address. NH is just so nice and comfortable. For better or worse, people wear fleeces to funerals. Perhaps that’s why I can saunter into a gallery […]

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Already in the 6 short months since I began Home Glow Design, I’ve counseled a few people who had either just bought a house or were building and called me after they got into color trouble. They’d been trying to go it alone, figuring paint is paint and not wanting to spend the money getting guidance […]

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It’s here! The final week of the One Room Challenge and the big reveal of my Artfully Fresh Foyer! A brief recap and then I’ll get right to it. For those just tuning in, I live in an old, old house — 226 years old to be exact. As I’ve decorated each room, I have gone […]

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