My Favorite New Furniture Pieces

We have a lot of new pieces at the Kristin Drohan Collection that I wanted to share with you. Chuck Chesterfield Chaz Chesterfield


Free Advice Friday: Mini Master Bedroom Makeover

Okay, really long time, no blog and even longer for a FAF post.  I got an email from a man whose wife is in the hospital and he wanted to…


Apartment Therapy notices Kristin Drohan's sustainable furniture line

Gorgeous & Green: Sustainable Furniture from Kristin Drohan Last week, interior designer Kristin Drohan traveled from Atlanta to Boston to debut…


Wood Ceiling Beams and Truss Obsession

I have never had a house with two story ceilings or with wood beams prior to this Atlanta house.  My hearth room has a Dutch hip shape or barn…


Twelve Chairs Boston to Launch Kristin Drohan Collection

I'm very to excited to announce that this fabulous store and interior design studio, Twleve Chairs Boston will be carrying the Kristin…


Please Allow Me My Self Promoting Kardashian Moment

I just received the New York Spaces, The Goods issue today and I'm so excited to have the Kristin Drohan Collection included. I have to…


Is it too Early to Start Thinking About Holiday Decor?

I'm actually already thinking about Christmas decor both in and outside.  This is a record setting first.  After taking a look at…


Niches - Free Advice Friday

How to Decorate Niches Someday I will get my stuff together on this social media stuff. In the meantime, I hope you can bear with my extended…


Interior Designer Boston to Atlanta..the Update

Clearly, I have been MIA for several months. The move pretty much kicked my arse. The kids had their last day in school the end of June in Boston…


Brimfield The Good, Bad and the WTF?

Last week I finally made it to Brimfield. I'm desperately trying to check off the Boston bucket list before we move. Time is quickly running out. I…


Design Success University

This week I did a seminar with Gail Doby, the owner of Design Success University.   I have to tell you I'm overwhelmed with all the…


Atlanta Here we Come...Someone get the Martini IV

  Drum role please...Yes, it official.  The Air Force is moving us to Atlanta. I'm not going to lie, I'm happy to be moving South…


Furniture launch at the Chicago Merchandise Mart

I have so much to post and no time.  I have Kitchen and Bath trends to blog about, Highlights from High Point Market, and some other very big…


NKBA 2011 Finalists Kitchen Porn

Before I get to the finalists, I'd like to thank a couple bloggers for featuring my work. First is Nan, at Playful Decor, who blogs about…


New England Home Interview

    The new issue of New England Home is on the shelves.  Totally pysched to have been interviewed in this…


New Phillip Jeffries Wallcoverings

Even though we have had tons of snow this winter, Spring is in the air.  Maybe not in the weather, but in the design world.  This…


New Philip Gorrivan for Highland Court and thanks to Design Shuffle!

I'm headed to the airport in a couple of hours for a short little trip to NYC, so I thought I'd quickly finish up this blog post.…


Free Advice Friday Fabric Question

Recently a reader sent me an inquiry about a fabric application. In a past blog post,  I had used the fabric in…


Would You Have the Guts to do THIS?

Recently, I started an entire house gut job for a client.  It is an adorable Cape that is getting a complete overhaul.  New kitchen,…


Free Advice Friday Bathroom Trim Dilemma

A reader's inquiry: This reader has painted the trim and doors in her house ivory.  She likes it everywhere but the bathroom due to the…


New Year-New Furniture- New England Home Feature

I hope everyone had a great holiday.  I had a nice break in Florida.  I am excited to be launching some new pieces in the Kristin Drohan…


My Shelter Pop Interview on Providing Free Design Advice

 Recently, I was interviewed by, Shelterpop which is AOL living.  You can read the article here.  The topic was providing free…


Pantone Color of the 2011: Honeysuckle

Pantone has named Honeysuckle the color for 2011.  Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director for Pantone cites the need for something uplifting as…


Free Advice Friday: Space Plan Challenge

A reader asks for a space plan solution for this family room in their new house.        You can see why this narrow…


12 Days of Designer Christmas

Long time no post.  This is becoming a theme.  It has been so crazy busy.  Here are my previous weeks prior to the…


FAF I Have Granite on Pickled Oak Cabinets!

A reader from Texas has asked for help with kitchen cabinets, sofa placement, and a new color palette. 1. Colors: The earth tones are not working for…


Remodeling Lipstick on a Pig

As a military spouse of 17yrs, I dream of the day I am free and can purchase/remodel/build that dream house.  Ironically, my husband and I…


Space Plan Challenge Follow Up

The last space plan challenge elicited some additional comments that I have wanted to respond to.  Unfortunately, my 101-year-old Grandmother…


Free Advice Friday - Space Plan Challenge

Long time, no posts.  So much work, so little time.  I'll be honest, if I don't feel I have anything of substance to blog…


Free Advice Friday Furniture Placement

A reader writes: Please help me create a family room layout that works - I am continually moving around our existing pieces trying…


Eco Friendly Kitchen and Bath Products

Okay, so long time no post.  What can I tell ya.  I took a little sabbatical.  Not at Cirque Lodge or anything.  I was on…


Charity Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter

My friend, Paula Grace has asked my to get the word out regarding a big event she is chairing that will take place, Oct 16th.  It is the…


Reality Interior Design...What Really Happens not the HGTV version

I hope everyone had a great Father's Day.  We finally had a down day in our house.  The last couple weeks have been...unreal, but…


Design Star Monday Morning Quarterback

It is baaaaacckkk!  Did you watch?   So, I stayed up late, taped Army Wives, and watched Design Star.  For those of who that…


Free Advice Friday-Paint Colors for a Master Bed and Bath

A reader writes:   Hi Kristin, I'm redoing my bedroom & bath. Both Bedroom & bath have high ceilings. I wanted to know should I…


Margaret Russell at the Boston Design Center

I have just returned from the BDC where I attended a seminar by Margaret Russell.  For those of you who don't know who that is, Margaret,…


Free Advice Friday-Window Treatment Dilemma

I received this email last week from a reader: Hello Kristin: Curtains or no curtains?? That is my dilemma for my living room.  I love…


Summer Fruitini and rooftop decks

I just got back this weekend from working in DC last week, and it finally feels like summer is around the corner in Boston.  I'm not gonna…


Free Advice Friday-kitchen counter tops

A reader writes: Hi, Re-doing kitchen to include new cabinets, gunstock oak flooring, stainless appliances. What color countertop do you recommend?…


Minutes Matter Before and After

Some of the designers that read my blog have asked what software program I use for my renderings.  I have even had calls in regards to the…


HGTV Green Home

Before I get to the HGTV Green home, I need to thank Nicole Haddad from New York Spaces for the article on the Kristin Drohan Collection on the…