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  • What I learned as a designer on a TV home makeover show

    By Jonathan Fong

    July 6, 2016 | 9:40 am

    Have you ever wanted to have your home redecorated on a television show? Several years ago, I was cast as an on-camera designer for a cable home makeover series. 

    It was fun being on the show, and I enjoyed the challenge. In addition to the demands of decorating a room and...

  • The Archivist

    By Dara Lehon

    July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    I've always been a pack rat. I used to save every letter I got, every note I drafted but didn't mail, every card to every gift. My scribbled-in Hello Kitty diary and my first-ever plastic address book (the red one with hearts) that stored vitals for my camp friends, crushes and...
  • Kosher Feng Shui

    By Gaby Wenig

    August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Jayme Barrett wants you to close your bathroom door and keep the toilet seat down.

    That is the feng shui (pronounced fung shway) way of assuring that the positive energy that comes from clearing out your clutter and creating love, wealth and fame will stay in the appropriate places...

  • Be Your Own Interior Designer

    By Naomi Zimmerman

    March 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The most important thing to remember in decorating your home is editing. (The same is true of organizing schedules and handbags). Decorating is not about acquisitions but rather about fine-tuning what we have, ruthlessly. Clutter is just that, and a nuisance to tidy and dust....

  • That Clutter-Free State of Mind

    By Teresa Strasser

    December 30, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    I have got to get my car registered before I collect any more tickets. But before I do that, I really should get around to changing the filter in my Brita water pitcher at home because I've noticed some black, metallic specks floating around that are probably doing my liver some...