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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…


New Before and Afters

This past Monday my fabulous photographer, Bob Narod did these two shoots in Northern Virgina.  I think my clients and Bob do a pretty…


New online Mags...What do you think?

With the recent demise of many of our favorite shelter mags, a crop of new online replacements has surfaced.  Are you reading?…


NKBA 2010 Kitchen Design Finalists... What's your fav?

The National Kitchen and Bath Association has posted the 12 finalists for their 2010 competition.  There are some really…


Happy New Year!

I made it!  It was touch and go, shopping Christmas Eve day for last minute gifts and my daughter's Christmas Eve…


2010 Color of the Year

I know in my last post I was dreaming of a White Christmas.  Who knew that was going to equate to several inches a few days later.  How…


I'm Dreaming of a White... and Black Christmas

I'm not going to lie.  I'm seriously in the weeds with holiday tasks.  The gift shopping is only half done.  The cards…


Holiday Tables... Which one do you like Best?

We are in the thick of it now.  Decorating, entertaining, attending holiday parties, gift shopping, and card sending are all in high…


Peacock Decor Everywhere

Lately, I've noticed that Peacock stuff is popping up more and more in my vendor catalogs.  Here is a sampling. Peacock Rug from…


Attention Bloggers! Do you get stuff for FREE?

Man, I do not like returning from vacations.  I did not do any work for six days including checking email.  It was really nice while it…


Boulevard Interior Design In the Press

Okay, it is almost 10PM, and I've been on my computer over 8 hours today.  I wanted to complete a post,  so I headed…


Highpoint High Lights...Gray and Orange was the Most Ubiquitous Color Combo

Ashley, nailed it a full 18 minutes before Melanie.  Send me your info so I can send you the book.  Congrats!  Yes, Gray with a pop…


Free Advice Friday... Mixing Kitchen Cabinetry

Before I get down to the post I want to thank Kristi at Addicted to Design for the free Premier Listing in their Interior Designer Directory. …


Pantone's Color Forecast 2010

I recently received Pantone's color report for 2010.  Although, I don't decorate according to color trends, I still find the…


Free Advice Friday - Working With an Interior Designer or Decorator

I frequently get asked about how hiring an Interior Designer/Decorator works.   Since there isn't an industry standard, it must…


Curtains or Drapes... According to Miles Redd, it's curtains

Recently, I've noticed in both the shelter mags and my trade mags the deliberate use of curtains instead of drapes when referring to window…


6 Things That Make Me Happy

I was tagged by my friend Paula Grace, of Paula Grace Designs to write a post about six things that make me happy.  I have to tell you that…


Design Star- Winging it Gets the Win

  I know I predicted that Antonio would win but that wasn't because I thought he should.  I think HGTV needs to stop calling…


Design Star... Didn't see that coming

My family and I have just returned from a much needed vacay to Cape Cod.  We were finally able to catch our breaths and get some R &…


Free Advice Friday - Kitchen advice

I recently received this request I had a flood in my home and now have zero time to make decisions on my kitchen. I am getting new kitchen cabinets…


Design Star... Now they're landscapers?

Caught up with my DVR'd Design Star last night.  Okay, I have a bit stronger opinion about this episode.  First, are you kidding me…


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…


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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