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September 25, 2020 Sep. 25, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: After five years of dating, my fiance and I have purchased a house and are in the proces... Read More

What the Big Print Giveth the Small Print Taketh Away Sep. 24, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Have you ever wondered how retailers can possibly afford to offer the no-interest, no-payments, no-m... Read More

Designing for the Expected Unexpected Forces of Nature Sep. 12, 2020

The Art of Design

Because our nation is made up of people who have come from all around the world, all our homes are n... Read More

Don't Fail This Fall Sep. 05, 2020

The Art of Design

As we leave behind the hotter-than-hot summer days and begin to feel the ever-so-subtle cooling bree... Read More

Inspirational Overload Aug. 22, 2020

The Art of Design

I have always had a serious case of wanderlust. Traveling is one of those educational experiences th... Read More

Loving an Imperfect Home Aug. 08, 2020

The Art of Design

Depending on real estate market conditions, finding the perfect home may be an impossible feat. Forg... Read More

What Makes a Great Vacation Home? Jul. 25, 2020

The Art of Design

No matter where in the world you are or where you wish you were, the idea of a vacation is a great i... Read More

Dining in the Time of COVID-19 Jul. 18, 2020

The Art of Design

If any good has come from COVID-19, it's the fact that many homeowners have rekindled the love of be... Read More

Summertime Jul. 11, 2020

The Art of Design

There is nothing that says summer better than to be in touch with nature: going to the beach, swimmi... Read More

Some Commonsense Advice for Your Home Jun. 27, 2020

The Art of Design

Your home is not a museum, so mix your styles freely. If you layer a space with color, texture and a... Read More

Stoned Jun. 20, 2020

The Art of Design

Before you get carried away, it's not that kind of "stoned" that I am talking about. Lately, in the ... Read More

How to Redecorate on a Dime Jun. 18, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Changing your environment can greatly improve your outlook. And that doesn't have to cost a fortune.... Read More

That Old Black Magic Jun. 13, 2020

The Art of Design

Like the lyrics to the song "That Old Black Magic," black rooms have me under their spell. Lately, i... Read More

Inspired Design Jun. 06, 2020

The Art of Design

Often when I design rooms in show houses or the lobby of a condo or hotel, the viewing public always... Read More

May 16, 2020 May. 16, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My next-door neighbor has made my husband and me feel like prisoners in our own home. T... Read More

Are You Ready for a Mini Makeover? May. 16, 2020

The Art of Design

So, after months of adhering to strict quarantine standards, by now, you've probably spent more time... Read More

A Stress-Free Home May. 09, 2020

The Art of Design

Caves were the first form of shelter known to man. Humans have always sought shelter to feel safe an... Read More

Bellflowers Inspired by Baltimore Cabinetmakers Apr. 24, 2020

Antique or Junque

Q: This is a photo of an antique chest that I inherited from my parents. It is 41 inches tall, 42 in... Read More

Add Style and Comfort to Your Quarantine Apr. 18, 2020

The Art of Design

Social distancing, self-isolation and quarantine are all new buzzwords we are hearing on the news, i... Read More

Crazy about Chairs Apr. 11, 2020

The Art of Design

I am fascinated and intrigued by the beauty and diversity of designs contained in some households. I... Read More