Get Inspired by Yellow

Posted on Jul 22, 2015Jul22
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Last week, our friend and local artist Joan Asquith Shrier reached out to us with a fabulous suggestion for a follow-up post to “Setting a Positive Mood with Yellow.” She noted that beyond the home, yellow is a key color in many well-known works of art. Since yellow is such an inspiring and creative color, we thought…Read More

"The Sower" - Van Gogh
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The Yellow Room - Isabella Stuart Gardener Museum

Beyond the Guest Bedroom: Accommodating Guests in Your Home

Posted on Jul 16, 2015Jul16
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Interior Design by Leslie Fine Interiors, Inc

How many of you have had or will have guests to come and visit your home this summer? Probably quite a few of you, myself included! Summer is a time of year when many of us — especially those lucky enough to own a vacation home or waterfront property — can expect visitors. I’ve covered the…Read More

Setting A Positive Mood With Yellow

Posted on Jul 9, 2015Jul9
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Yellow is the color of optimism, brightness, cheery attitude, and mental clarity. Our brains actually secrete more of the feel-good chemical seratonin when we are exposed to the color. When used correctly in a home, the yellow can improve your mood and help you tap into your creative side. Used incorrectly, it can increase irritability, and shorten tempers…Read More

Design by Leslie Fine Interiors, Inc
Design by Leslie Fine Interiors Inc
Design by Leslie Fine Interiors Inc

Using Natural Elements On Your Patio

Posted on Jun 25, 2015Jun25
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A patio is an opportunity to extend your living space into the outdoors. It’s the the best of both worlds – the comfort of indoor living amenities with the beautiful surroundings of nature. So, why not make the most of it by adding some natural elements to your outdoor space? In this post, I’ll share some…Read More

Photo via Houzz
Photo via Houzz
Photo via Houzz

Making the Most Of Urban Outdoor Space

Posted on Jun 17, 2015Jun17
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If you live in Boston or another major city, you know the challenges of maximizing the potential of your limited outdoor space. Whether you have a roof deck, patio, or even just a balcony, there are ways to personalize your space and turn it into something really special. Here are four tips to put your…Read More

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