Author Archives: Kristie Barnett

The Shocking Thing We Did to an Antique Bed

Last week I talked about getting rid of vintage furniture that you don’t love anymore, namely my own antique spindle bed. Some of you may have believed that I shouldn’t have parted with it. So, what can you do if you don’t want to part with your antique bed, but it needs a facelift? Today […]

My 5 Favorite Ways to Make an Entry Hall Special

We all know how important first impressions are, but do you know what kind of impression your entry hall is making? When you’ve been living in a home for a while, you kinda go blind to its flaws. Walk through your front door and try to be objective. Is your entry welcoming? Does it give […]

What Every Woman Wants (LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEA)

Don’t think I don’t know you. If you read this blog, I have little doubt that you’d love to have this under the Christmas tree this year: Five years after the publication of everyone’s FAVORITE decorating book, Domino – The Book of Decorating, Domino magazine has put out a follow-up book: Domino – Your Guide […]

The Decorologist Announces 2017 Pantone Color of the Year

Just announced: the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year is GREENERY: Pantone Yes, the photo is lovely, but cue into the little box in the middle of the picture. THAT’S the color of the year. It’s an acidic, nearly neon, yellow-green. Pantone says the color pick is “a symbol of new beginnings” that is “zesty” […]

Ask The Decorologist: Where To Put the TV?

It’s a common question. Oftentimes, it’s a struggle to determine just where to put the TV. Especially when you have a fireplace – should you put it above, beside, somewhere else? I provide ongoing mentoring and advice to the Expert Psychological Stagers who have taken my course over the last few years. We share info […]