Top 10 Design Blog Posts of 2023

Happy New Year!

Looking back to the the top 10 design blog posts from my own blog today.

After a solid break, I’m ready to to get back to creating original content over here.

My main focus with this lifestyle blog is to inspire, educate and hopefully entertain you with some of my favorite topics in home decor and design.

I also love introducing you to some of my favorite interior designers and artists.

The creative professionals who are inspiring me with their great work in the design world.

As I look forward to and think about my content for 2024, it’s always helpful for me to look back at the most popular posts from the prior year.

I like to see what resonated the most with you, the reader.

This is also a great way for me to see which of the latest trends and design work I’m still drawn to as well.

Also, this top 10 list is a great opportunity if you missed out on anything – so here’s this past year’s top 10 design blog posts.

White House with pink tulips


10. The Best White House Paint Colors For Your Home’s Exterior.

9. How To Perfectly Style The Blank Wall Behind Your Sofa.

8. Paint Review of Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace.

7. The 10 Best Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors From The Experts.

6. Paint Review of Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee.

5. The Three Best Paint Colors For Trim and Baseboards.

4. The Most Versatile White Paint Choice: Benjamin Moore White Dove.

3. Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray Paint Review.

2. 10 Reasons To Paint Your Walls and Trim the Same Color.

White traditional kitchen

And, the number one post for 2023:

Sherwin Williams Alabaster Wall Paint Review.

And, finally – just in case you missed it…

My top three personal home decor purchases and improvements we’ve made in 2023.

3. Adding these pretty scalloped bath mats to our primary bathroom.

scalloped bath mats

Love how these curvy lines look on the herringbone tile floors here.

2. Finding these great looking Amazon chaise lounge chairs.

white pool chaise lounges with patio umbrella.

These look and feel a lot more expensive than they are.

And, finally my favorite design project for 2023 –

Finishing up our Rhode Island beach house renovation.

Finally had it photographed professionally by Jane Beiles and was so excited to share this project!

I hope you enjoyed this quick round up the top 10 design blog posts of 2023!

Let me know in the comments if there’s a particular topic you’d like to see here in 2024.

I’m always open to new ideas.

If you’re looking for even more inspiration, be sure to check out these other posts below:

Sherwin Williams Tricorn Black Paint Review.

How To Find The Best Neutral Color For Your Walls.

Sherwin Williams Repose Gray Paint Review.

Last but not least…

Design lovers! Have you joined our fun and VERY helpful design Facebook group?

In this group – members share their own photos with specific design questions and dilemmas from their homes and spaces.

Everyone chimes in with their best advice!

We also spill our favorite design sources and tips – it’s SO great for hunting down hard to find items and pieces.

And then, to help you even further with your home projects, download my FREE DESIGN CHEAT SHEET!

cheat sheet.
Cover of my free design cheat sheet pdf which you can download right now.

It’s loaded with all sorts of quick tips and handy measurements.

It’s a must have “go to” for all of your home decor projects.


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  1. Carolyn wrote:

    Hi ,
    Wondering what products you use to clean the brass fixtures in your beach house kitchen?

    Published on 1.18.24 · Reply
    • Sue De Chiara wrote:

      We use Bartenders Friend, and I get mine on Amazon.

      Published on 1.19.24 · Reply