How to paint a room

The problem: The paint on the bathroom walls is badly chipped, has in fact been chipping away since I was a toddler.

Color and your brain

Color choice is a time-honored way to manage the way we feel inside, from the outside.

The big blank canvas of your home

HONESDALE, PA — On a gray Saturday in September, Susan Cottle is surrounded by color, her work awash with the soft shades of the landscapes she loves. The places range from the American …

Color matters

Color consultants are experts who can look at your room, learn about your life and suggest color choices that will get the effect you want, be it aesthetic or psychological.
My childhood bedroom was pink. Not baby pink, bright pink. Apparently I picked this out, something close to fuschia, and on the paint chip it seemed like a good idea. In reality it was… very …
Once upon a time, we all lived in the kitchen.That was when the kitchen was most of, if not all of, the house. We’ve come around to that again. There’s a reason the kitchen is …
A few local shops The Vintage House, 4910 NY-52, Jeffersonville, NY845/482-6001 Domesticities & the Cutting Garden,  4055 NY-52, Youngsville, NY845/482-3333 Antique Center of …
 For those with a yen for the past, you can find modern, yet vintage-style appliances at Elmira Stove Works.“When Elmira introduced its Northstar line in 2001, a large number of the …
Click here to read about how Jude Waterston made do in her tiny NYC apartment. Ingredients ½ pound orzo¾ cup raisins1 small yellow, red, or orange bell pepper (or a combo), cored, …
Maybe you’re planning a move, maybe you just want something new. Before you shop for appliances, take a look at the bones of your kitchen.