romantic beds

When you have kids, your bedroom can be a peaceful, calming haven, a place for you to get away from the chaos of, well... your kids. These upholstered beds, with feminine curves, dramatic tufting, and elegant nailhead trim, set the tone for a decidedly "grown-up" space. If you hadn't noticed, all of these beds have …

welcome 2014

I am proud to report that ROI Design ended 2013 with a full dance card of exciting projects to continue into the new year. For a sneak peek into what I'm working on, follow me on Pinterest, where I collect and share ideas with my clients. It's going to be a fabulous year, especially if …

glimmers of progress

It's so gratifying when a project finally moves from the design phase into the execution phase! The first rooms for my current project -- a house in Brighton -- are starting to take shape. Here's a peek at the master bedroom and walk-in closet. There is more work to be done, but I'm so excited …

gallery walls

I started putting up my family gallery wall today! I love seeing framed family pictures in a home, though I've heard advice recommending the contrary. Whether in small groupings here and there, or gathered en masse on a single wall, nothing makes a house feel like home like seeing family photographs. Personally, I am a …

nobody’s perfect

I can create organization systems, but they have to be maintained. It takes a village, people. Here's a prime example. Remember this? After last Saturday's blizzard here in Boston, it looked like this: Accept the chaos, and know in your heart that all that crap has a home.