December 16, 2020

Much Needed Comfort & Joy

When it comes to reflecting on 2020, where do you start? This year upended everyone’s life in one way or another. It both isolated us and – in some ways – brought us […]
December 2, 2020

The Essential Decorating Accessory

Okay, if the team at Arlington Home Interiors could have only one decorating accessory (which is admittedly impossible) it would be the tray. We use trays in every project. Stylish, functional, and visually […]
November 18, 2020

6 Secrets for Decorating with Pillows

One quick and satisfying way to change up your living space is to add decorative pillows. Pillows add a stylish pop to any space. And this is a change you can totally make […]
November 4, 2020

The 2021 Color of the Year

These days, I look for good omens wherever I can find them. So when Benjamin Moore recently announced their Color of the Year for 2021 is Aegean Teal, I took it as a […]
October 21, 2020

My Five Favorite Decorating Books

Being a designer, I follow a ton of my fellow designers on Instagram. Scrolling through beautiful images on my feed is a daily ritual that borders on addiction. But every now and then, […]
October 7, 2020

The Magic of Mirrors

Mirrors are a fairly standard fixture in every living space and can do a lot more for your decor than just remind you how fabulous your hair looks. When used creatively, mirrors are […]
September 16, 2020

Time to Love Your Kitchen

Do you have a love-hate relationship with your kitchen that’s lacking on the love side? If so, now is the time to change things up. The good news: You can do it without […]
September 2, 2020

Going Green with Sustainable Furniture

The term “sustainable furnishings” is starting to pop up everywhere these days. It is great news that eco-friendly furnishings are emerging as a viable alternative for homeowners. But it comes with a warning: […]
August 19, 2020

Home Love in the Time of COVID

Holy cow, it feels like there are so many things out of our control these days. It can drive you totally bonkers if you let it. Well, let’s not let it! One way […]
August 5, 2020

Craving a Peaceful Retreat

“Serenity now!” There’s a throwback quote everyone can relate to these days. As an interior designer, my goal is to help clients achieve a sense of serenity within their living spaces. Most clients […]
June 17, 2020

Nothing Subtle About These Lights

You know how you have that one favorite piece of statement jewelry? Maybe it’s a stunning necklace or a fabulous pair of earrings – it pulls together everything you’re wearing. You can do […]
June 3, 2020

Creating Your Dream Home Checklist

I recently found a wonderful post by Ali Wenzke, author of The Art of Happy Moving blog, titled “How to Create Your Dream Home.” It was simple, thoughtful, and provided me with one […]
May 20, 2020

Why You Should Reconsider Wallpaper

Wallpaper has definitely made a comeback (especially on Instagram) in the last couple of years. But if you ask an interior designer, wallpaper never went out of style! Designers love it because it […]
May 6, 2020

Decorating with Plants (Green Thumb Not Required)

Here’s a designer tip that’s affordable, easy to implement, and will literally bring a breath of fresh air into your home–decorate with plants. The more the better. And before you say to yourself […]
April 15, 2020

Bring on the Outdoor Living

I know we’re all going a little bonkers with this current stay at home situation so let’s focus on our one silver lining; it’s springtime! And warmer weather means we’ll have a chance […]