Thank you, House Beautiful online! I’m very proud to be featured in Lauren Smith’s article about interior designers’ favorite ways to impact a room in a big way — on a small budget. You have exactly one guess as to what my #1 tip is. That’s right: paint ;) But there are more! Check out the article when […]
Hi, Annie. I’m sure you have suggestions for amazing things that can be done in an urban rental apartment without a ginormous budget. Right?
I moved in almost a year ago, and while I like to think that I have good taste, I haven’t really been able to put together a cohesive design/feeling for the place.
In some ways I’m not sure where to start…
On Halloween, another conversation took place, as we watched the replay of Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity on Comedy Central.
Annie: John, you will pick every last one of those Nerds out of that sofa. Do you hear me?
John: (Digging.) Hmph….
Not so very long ago, a conversation took place.
Annie: So. Darling. About the loveseat situation in the living room.
John (not looking up from newspaper): Hmmm?
A: The loveseat situation. Remember? The small sofa? From my parents?
There must be something in the air, because everyone in the greater DC area seems to be redecorating. I’ve been swamped. Sorry for not getting back to you sooner. Despite the swamped-ness, slowly, slowly, I’m making progress on my own living room. I alluded to a new to-do list last time; #1 was “Paint fireplace.” […]
How does that serenity prayer go? Something about accepting the things you cannot change, trying to change the things you can, and the wisdom to know the difference? Well, that’s me right now. Serenity 101. My living room chairs are back. You’ll recall that there was a problem with the upholstery: the back pattern wasn’t […]