The House is done...

It has been a crazy last few days.  Thursday, the next batch of prototypes for my eco friendly line of upholstery were delivered.  They…


Free Advice Friday...finishing what the reader started in their Master

Okay, I have to admit the poll from last week's Free Advice was really interesting.  I had tallied up the master bedrooms I'd done for…


Design Star...Is anyone watching?

I finally got around to watching the latest installment of Design Star, the "Design" competition on HGTV.  Every show I watch, is now…


ReStyled - Chests... from Flea market to Fab

Before I show you my Bedside chest makeover I need to thank Julia, from Hooked on Houses.  Last weekend she did a post on my Free Advice…


Free Advice Friday-TV in the Master Yes or No?

The timing of this question is ironic.  This reader writes: I'd  like to know what your thoughts are on having a TV in the…


The O List from O Magazine

So, I got my new O Mag in the mail the other day and inside was the O List for September. This is a list of things that Oprah considers "just…


Martini Monday - Key Lime Martini

I haven't done a Martini recipe and the room you'd drink it in awhile.  This very hot and humid weather we've been having in the…


Free Advice Friday: Tutorial on Book Shelf Organization

I hesitate to even answer this question.   Several people have asked about accessorizing/organizing book shelves.  The reason…


Tribute to my 100 yr old Grandma

I'm feeling some big time guilt today. Tomorrow, my Grandma turns 100.  With our move this summer I simply could not get back to…


Lucite Chairs

When I was in Paris this April visiting my Sister-in-law and her family (they have lived in Paris for the past four years on a government…


Free Advice Follow Up

A few weeks ago a reader had submitted the following for free advice: This Mom sent in this picture of her sons' bedroom.  They are ready…


Funky Art and Quirky Lighting

I visited this showroom  last spring at High Point and haven't had a chance to post these pictures.  This showroom has repurposed…


Arlington, Va Eco Friendly Before and Afters Continued...

Thought I'd throw in a picture of the outside of the house for context.  You can see the Craftsman details in the exterior and that makes…


Arlington, VA Eco Friendly Before and Afters

So here are a few of the before and afters from the Arlington, Va house.  Everything this client had we reused, repurposed, and…


I'm Back... Moving Sucks!

We have finally arrived in Concord. We moved out of the hotel last Thursday, got our internet working this weekend, and Jack(my hubby) and I…


Free Advice... Living Room Space Plan

Question: This reader has a 18 x 18 ft living room with a fireplace in the center of the back wall. She is  interested in doing matching sofas…


Retail Therapy- Nordstrom Semi Annual Sale

Tomorrow morning is the first day of Nordstrom's Semi Annual Sale.  After the oh so fun week I've had, I'm going to be first in the…


The Time Has Come.....

Well the packers are here and the move has officially begun.    I'm still trying to finish up some work amongst the rising…


Free Advice... Window Valances

A reader writes: Kristin, I have a small window in my powder bath ( 30" W X 40 " T)  that I would like to put a window treatment…


Repurpose... Before and After Furniture

I have this really amazing group of friends that  are talented designers and artists here in Northern Va.  My interior design…


It's been a long week.... and fun Free Advice

Yesterday, I spent the day with my fabulous photographer, Bob Narod http://www.narodphoto.com/.  We were shooting a project I just finished in…


Announcing... Kristin Drohan Upholstery

As an interior designer, I’ve found it difficult to acquire eco-friendly upholstery that isn’t 30-50% more expensive and sometimes more…


Green Design Summit

I'm very excited to be attending Design Success University's Green Design Summit the next two days.  I look forward to sharing…


Free Advice Friday...when Drapes are too short

A reader wrote: I like to hang drapes about 4" below ceiling and hang a valance from a combination rod. My problem though is I have 2…


The Grapefruit Martini and the Rooms to Drink it in

Okay, many readers are asking for the martini recipes.  So here is my all time fav, the Pink Grapefruit Martini.   1 part Absolut Ruby…


Free Advice Baby to Big Boy Room

This Mom sent in this picture of her sons' bedroom.  They are ready to change the baby room to a big boy room.  The two boys have…


New Home Decor Magazine

With the demise of many shelter magazines in recent times, Fresh Home is a new quarterly whose second issue lands on the stands tomorrow. This…


Free Advice Friday

I often get asked where to hang drapes and how long should they be.  Personally, I like drapes to be hung as high as possible.  They…


Back to High Point Highlights

Okay, so I’ve digressed the last couples of posts. The last installment from High Point highlights will be covering the eco-friendly…


Presentation is Everything

The design of food and interior decor are very similar.  Presentation of both delight many senses.  Recently, my husband and I had a…


Free Advice Friday

This reader recently purchased this chandelier for their 12 ft tall entryway.  They want to know how high to hang it.  I get asked this…


House Hunting in Boston

Who knew that house hunting in Boston would have challenges we'd never encountered before?  Bostonians, that's who.  We thought…


The Air Force is trying to kill me...

I need to interrupt highlights from High Point with a very important announcement.  For those of you who may not know, my husband is in the…


Free Advice Friday

This reader sent in this picture of her front room.  She has no idea what to do with it.  She already has a family room, office, and…


Highlights from Highpoint Part 2

Additional Color Palettes Dusty Shell Pink and Purple were also colors I saw at market.  In order to keep the Dusty Pink from being tooooo…


Highlights from Highpoint, NC Buyers Market Spring 09 Part 1

International Home Furnishings Center   I have just returned from Highpoint, NC for the semi-annual buyers market for the home…


Blogging Kicking and Screaming

When I first told a friend of mine that I was going to start blogging for my business, the above picture is what immediately entered her…


Before & After Photos

  Arlington Dining Room Before    Arlington Dining room After    Arlington Wine Fridge Before    Arlington…


Kristin Drohan Interior Design - 770 837 2076, Atlanta, GA

Kristin Drohan, Interior Designer, CID, IDG, Green AP, Member of National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Biography Kristin Drohan, one of…


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