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As a designer, I have been hired many times by homeowners who have purchased a house that’s perfect in all ways but one. more
Few things draw the attention of holiday guests quite like an awe-inspiring Christmas tree. more
Perhaps while on your way to C&C Creamery, you may have noticed a mid-century treasure on Hermit Street just above Henry Avenue. more
The architectural elements of any building during any specific period provide a myriad of details about the economic, social, and political climate of the day. more
Meade Easby may have been a magnet for the supernatural. He was six at the time of his first encounter, playing with his brother outside the family mansion on Mermaid Lane.  more
Home remodels that involve multiple rooms are expensive. But what about projects that are relatively small in comparison? more
Most city people usually think of a weekend getaway as a reason to take a car trip. Or you can stay in a tiny house in Germantown. more
When people are asked about their favorite season, I always tend to hear fall as a quick reply. more
Don’t be fooled by the glamorous TV shows. Construction is hell. more
If you think fall is just about raking leaves, think again. There are any number of plants that can add color and interest to your landscaping now.  “This is the time to plant spring … more
One of the most beautiful parts about design is seeing what other people enjoy. more
With the death of Queen Elizabeth, I listened to TV commentators talk about the ascension of Prince Charles to the throne, becoming King Charles III.  more
Chestnut Hill furniture showrooms are as diverse as homeowners’ lifestyles. more
What gives us that sense of being truly at home? It's different for each of us. more
Because Philadelphia is a city of historical importance, and so many smaller communities within the city have received National Historic District status, most homeowners take great pride in their work. more
The second annual Jabali Jungle event in Germantown celebrated plant and flower shops, and urban farms owned by people of color. more
A few weeks ago, I read an article that reviewed the New York Drawing Center exhibition entitled “The Clamor of Ornament.” It got me thinking about the appearance of interiors and their associated hallmarks. more
In researching successful interior projects, I came across this photo. more
Windows are an integral part of any piece of architecture. more
Today’s living rooms are providing us with much more than a place to put guests after a family meal. Whether you call it a drawing room, sitting room, living room or family room, the “heart of the home,” as it is so often called, is now receiving wider decorative attention than ever.  more
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