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 28, 2020

Street Style: Mark of Arlington Home Interiors

In this week’s street style, we are catching up with Mark Manlove of Arlington Home Interiors. Born and raised in Delaware, Mark has been in the Washington, D.C. area ever since he graduated […]
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 […]
July 15, 2020

Summer Lovin’ Cooking Tips

Summertime and the living is (supposed to be) easy. It’s definitely not the season for preparing elaborate dinners. You’ve got better things to do! Hey, that wine is not going to drink itself! […]
July 1, 2020

An Art-inspired Outdoor Date

In one of our first Stylebook posts, Suzanne shared an activity we do together called a “Design Date.” Think of a Design Date as an outing with your significant other that includes a […]
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 […]