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The Best Christmas Gifts You’ve Never Considered

Have you gotten into a rut trying to come up with gifts for the holidays? Or, are you having difficulty answering the question when asked what YOU might like as a present? Let’s see if I can give you some ideas on the best Christmas gifts for the design-minded.  (They might not be things you […]

When You Collect Portraits of People You Don’t Know

I am a collector of many things.  MANY, MANY things. One of my favorite collections is that of vintage portraits. My favorites are ladies from the 1950s and 1960s. My latest find is this lovely woman, circa 1952: vintage portrait from EBTH Currently, I have about 15 of these portraits. I have slowly collected them […]

What to Wear to Interior Design Events

After day-in and day-out of work, work, work, I really enjoy getting dressed up and attending design-related events and the occasional awards banquet. Sometimes it’s hard to know what is appropriate to wear (especially when photos may be taken by the press). I found this funky designer dress on Everything But the House (EBTH) online […]

Why I Turned My Home Office into a European Salon

I’ve had a home office for years, but I never got around to repainting it since it was the girls’ nursery. Not that it looked babyish, but the walls were off-white and uninspiring for a creative space where I spend a lot of time. There have been three renditions of my office, which you may […]

How to Clean Second-Hand Upholstery

I have a little weakness for chairs. Vintage chairs. In their original upholstery. I wouldn’t consider myself a clean freak, but it does concern me that I sometimes bring home a 50-year-old chair that could be dirty. I don’t buy any upholstery from second-hand stores or Goodwill anymore because I am fearful of bedbugs, but I love […]

My Lamps Are Cooler Than Your Lamps

I have a secret place to get the coolest lamps. Do you wanna know where???   Nondescript stick lamps, be gone! Lamps are a great opportunity to add interest, color, and (well, duh) light to every room. There are so many great lamp styles and colors to choose from out there now, but there’s another […]

I’m Hooking You Up to Save More Money on Unique Home Decor!

I just got an exciting email from my contact at Everything But the House (EBTH) online auction company: to celebrate expanding into several new markets, EBTH is offering FREE SHIPPING on their current auction in Boston. That means that even if you are on the west coast, you can bid on items in the sale […]

10 Decor Favorites – Spring Fever Edition!

Spring is FINALLY here!  And I’m in the mood for estate sales, yard sales, and online auctions.  Here are my favorite spring picks from Everything But the House (EBTH) auction site. If you’ve never bought from them before, they are currently offering a $20 off coupon code for new buyers! Most items can be shipped, […]

My February Top 10 Picks of the Month – EBTH

When the EBTH (Everything But the House) online auction company contacted me about being an official EBTH Tastemaker, I was more than happy to oblige!  I love auctions and estate sales, and EBTH is a hybrid – giving you the best of both worlds.  Just last week, I bid on and won a Roberto Cavalli […]

The Decorologist's Top 10 Favorite Finds for January on EBTH

Everything But the House (EBTH), the revolutionary online estate sale and consignment sale company, is one of my favorite places to shop for unique vintage items, all from the comfort of home!  Today I’m sharing my Top 10 Favorite Finds for January.  These items are from auctions in Cincinatti, Columbus, and Lexington.  EBTH recently announced that they […]