Blog: On The Fringe

We recently purchased a monumental 19th century English terra cotta urn on a stone base for our garden.  We had a spot on the croquet lawn that needed a focal point.  Included are a before photo, and an after.  The style of the urn was perfect for our home.  It complemented the garden, and its

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To decorate for Christmas, I prefer to not put the everyday decorations of a house away.  I often see people take a beautiful picture down over their fireplace for Christmas so they can put up a wreath.  Typically the wreath is not as pretty as the picture was, and all of a sudden, the focal point

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 This post will show you one way to decorate a mantle for Christmas.  To help you understand the spirit of the design, I want to tell you a little about the house.  This is a Colonial Williamsburg style home that is less than 10 years old.  My client purchased it about five years ago, and

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We used our new Flip camera for the first time this weekend.  Sorry the video is sideways.  Twist your head because the content is really great.

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Tonight, I got my first copy of House Beautiful December/January 2010.  I am featured on page 33, and following is a little story on how it happened and what it means to me. A couple of months ago, a package appeared on my doorstop from Doretta Sperduto at House Beautiful.  I wasn’t home to get it,

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At Todd Richesin Interiors, customer service is always a top priority. I try my best to go above and beyond what a client wants to make them happy. As my typical client relationship evolves more into friendship, it is easy for me to do that. Recently, a client heard I was headed to New York

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Having only lived in our house six years, and knowing that the roof was replaced just before we moved in, I was not anticipating having to deal with any sort of roofing issue for at least 15 years. It came as a total surprise to me when water began pouring into our guest bedroom and

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Televisions being exposed in a room are no longer the fashion faux pas they once were as we embrace technology in 21st century design. Leading manufacturers have created thin, classically simple electronic components that can be incorporated into most any décor. In our own home, we have hung a flat panel television over an 18th

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