Monthly Archives: November 2012

Door Versus Curtain

One of our readers asks: I have a tub and shower combination and I can't decide between using a shower curtain or a sliding glass door.  What are my options?   Lynn answers: If the tub is frequently used for bathing, consider using a shower curtain. Shower curtains can be pulled aside to prevent the [...]

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The Designer Cooks

Stay tuned for more of The Designer Cooks on my blog, where I'll share my recipes. Upcoming articles will include excerpts from my cookbook A Handful of Flour, in which I share my Italian-American family's home recipes. ********** Recently, I brought 5 lbs. of fresh, delicious cranberries home from Cape Cod. I love this recipe [...]

By | 2016-10-24T21:46:48+00:00 November 20th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Myth vs. Fact: I Can Do It Myself For Less

If you didn't know how to swim, would you dive head-first into a swimming pool, without first knowing the depth of the water? Many homeowners underestimate the amount of time a project requires, as well as how much it will ultimately cost.  They also overestimate their knowledge or put their trust in salespeople or unlicensed [...]

By | 2012-11-19T09:07:02+00:00 November 19th, 2012|Blog|2 Comments

Rebuilding Your Dreams

Dear friends, As the owner of LM Designs, an interior design firm with a focus on kitchen and bath  renovation, I understand the impact that Hurricane Sandy has had on everyone's life.   For a limited time,   I am offering a free in-home consultation - typically valued at $200.00 - to discuss the ways [...]

By | 2012-11-19T08:55:07+00:00 November 12th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Clueless About Costs?

Question from LS in Ewing, NJ: I feel clueless about costs and what needs to be done when it comes to re-designing the rooms in my home.  What do I need to consider before getting in touch with a professional designer about re-doing my bathroom?   Lynn Answers: Consider how long you plan to live [...]

By | 2012-11-12T08:59:36+00:00 November 12th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Keep Your Home Warm & Cozy, Designer Style

Q:   I dread feeling chilly when I get out of the shower. I’m considering heated towel racks, but do they really work? A:   Yes, they do work! Electric towel warmers are available in free-standing or wall-mounted models and can be plugged into an existing wall outlet or hard-wired and connected to a wall switch. Not [...]

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