Master Class in Using What You Have

Designer Liz Caan (who happens to be based right here in Newton, MA) has been on fire lately. I swear, every time I open a national or regional shelter magazine – there she is! Well, sometimes she herself is not pictured, but her creative, colorful and comfortable interiors are. Naturally, Liz’s work has also taken…

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The Case Against Staged Nursery Photos

As a mother and devotee of family-oriented design, I probably look at dozens of photographs of nurseries online every single day – whether I’m shopping for my own child’s room, or just surfing great design sites and blogs. There is so much creativity out there, and it can be very inspiring. Before my child was…

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Travel Photography: Art For Your Home

So many people are intimidated by the blank walls in their home. Some find the prospect of finding “the right” wall art so daunting that they remain unadorned. Most of us already have beautiful images sitting idly on our computers, digital cameras, and even phones, anticipating their higher calling as decor for our homes. There…

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