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The Country House {From My Perspective}

Late last Summer – before we bought the New Old Stone House – I started a series of blog posts about different rooms and the decorating decisions I had made for The Country House. I had some ‘before photos’ and lots of ‘...
by ABCD Design on Aug 11, 2015

The Country House {From My Perspective}

Late last Summer – before we bought the New Old Stone House – I started a series of blog posts about different rooms and the decorating decisions I had made for The Country House. I had some ‘before photos’ and lots of ‘...
by ABCD Design on Aug 11, 2015

Domaine and Sketch 42 Blog {ABCDdesign Feature}

Do you remember earlier this Summer when Nicole Cohen came to visit the Country House? When she pulled into the driveway she said “I knew you lived in the country…but holy $!%# THIS is remote.” We ate, drank, went antiquing, and she...
by ABCD Design on Oct 16, 2014

New York City Apartment {Settling into Brooklyn Heights}

Well, this has been exhausting but completely satisfying week. It started off with the BHG shoot, and ended with Trade Secrets (more on that later!) and in-between we moved City apartments! Brooklyn Heights truly couldn’t be a more civilized n...
by ABCD Design on May 20, 2014

THAT was fab! {Thanks Michael Partenio & Karin Lidbeck-Brent}

Yesterday was a ball – New England Home Magazine sent over interiors photographer Michael Partenio and their photo stylist Karin Lidbeck-Brent for some pretty making at The Country House. (Both had assistants in tow too – big thanks Dave...
by ABCD Design on Mar 21, 2013

ABCD, 2012 is YOUR year! {or maybe not}

I recently had a lovely lunch in New York City with my friend Nichole from Little Brown Pen. Besides writing her blog, she is also a best selling author of the book Paris in Color. If you have not checked out the Paris Print Shop that she runs with h...
by ABCD Design on May 9, 2012

ABCD Design {featured on} Interior Connector

Both in New York City and out in the Hills of Litchfield County (or anywhere for that matter!) a bench is quite possibly one of the most versatile pieces in the house. Benches can be utilized in a mudroom or entry hall, at the end of a bed, in a dres...
by ABCD Design on Apr 11, 2012

{BIG NEWS!} ABCD Design for High Falls Mercantile

It’s an exciting day here at ABCD Design! Today we are formally announcing my current and future collaboration with High Falls Mercantile. As many of you know, last Summer Larry Ruhl and I reconnected with one another after losing touch with on...
by ABCD Design on Mar 5, 2012

Slow Home Decor: a pair of industrial tray tables

This past Saturday, my weekend treasure hunting in Upstate New York proved fruitful. I found a set of industrial tray tables that caught my eye. They are the perfect scale, size and color for our fireplace room. Eventually, this room is going to be...
by ABCD Design on Feb 14, 2012

{Slow Home Decor} Mid Century Modern Daybed

A few weeks ago I went thrifting and stumbled upon this vintage, solid cherry wood Mid Century Modern daybed. (I was so excited to see this piece that I bolted out of the car at the speed of light and managed to lock my keys inside – ah, the th...
by ABCD Design on Feb 6, 2012

A case of the 2011′s?

The start of February is here! This time of year I always find myself under the weather, tired, sad, depressed, lost – I dunno, just generally out of sorts. You recall my just after Christmastime post in 2011, don’t you? Or the after Ch...
by ABCD Design on Feb 3, 2012

Desserts for Breakfast {eye-catching photography}

Today we’re installing the core furniture pieces for a NYC apartment design project that I am working on. We’re redesigning the living room and dining area of their rental apartment. We purchased pieces that will easily transition with th...
by ABCD Design on Feb 2, 2012


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