A Peaceful Retreat: Master Bedroom

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Q. I have wanted to re-do my master bedroom for the past five years and I am finally getting the chance! I want a peaceful and soft color scheme but my husband doesn’t want the room to look dull. How can I create a calm & soft look that is not dull and boring so my husband is happy to. Elaine D.

A. I am so excited that you have the opportunity to create the master bedroom of your dreams! A peaceful color scheme in pastel hues when combined with dramatic choices of furniture and beautiful lighting/accessories will make you both happy. Start by selecting your Wow Factor, the element that you can build the design around. Read more

Picking The Perfect Paint

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Q. We just bought a new house and I need to pick paint colors for several rooms. Can you tell me where to start and also what color to paint the trim?

A. Selecting paint colors for an entire home is not an easy task. I can share some simple tips with you to help facilitate the process and get you started selecting. I like to decide first where my bold and radiant colors will be. It could be the entrance foyer, a dining room or a kitchen that has “color”. Then create a neutral palette of two or three tones for the rest of that floor. Read more

Southampton Style: New York


With summer coming to a close I am starved for that glorious feeling of an endless summer day. One that Southampton can absolutely deliver. Elle Decor toured this stunning Victorian, home of Quinn Pofahl and Jaime-Jime’nez and its charm speaks for itself.

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Organic Bedding with Pizzazz


Q. I need ideas for organic bedding that is not a boring solid, any suggestion? 

A. The good news is there are several options available. Amy Butler is one of my favorites shown here. This is a fun 100% organic pattern and I love the pop of aqua. A solid shag rug would be so much better just saying… West Elm also had some really nice options and were slightly less busy in pattern.