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So far Linda Stimson has created 43 blog entries.

How to Build a Design Scheme That Lasts


How do you build a design scheme that will last? By using your favorite colors and styles. True authenticity in interior design involves self-discovery. When starting to work with a new client I ask them to find ten pictures of rooms that they like and three that they hate. Sometimes I ask them to bring their favorite sweater or blouse to our meeting. We look at

How to Build a Design Scheme That Lasts2017-11-14T03:18:25+00:00

Linda Stimson of Inner Visions Interiors Chosen for Designer on Call Program at Boston Design Center


Linda L. Stimson, Allied Member ASID, principal of Inner Visions Interiors, has been chosen to participate in the Boston Design Center Designer on Call (DOC) program. As a DOC, Stimson will be available to consult with BDC guests looking for design guidance. One of 15 interior designers selected, Stimson has been serving the design industry for more than 20 years and has extensive familiarity with

Linda Stimson of Inner Visions Interiors Chosen for Designer on Call Program at Boston Design Center2017-11-14T03:18:25+00:00

Fabulous New Finds for the Bedroom


One of the best parts of my profession is finding fabulous new products to share with my clients. Although my personal taste trends toward transitional elements, I am always discovering new-to-market items in a wide range of styles and price points, reflecting my clients’ taste and decor choices.

Fabulous New Finds for the Bedroom2017-11-14T03:18:25+00:00

Worry-free Entertaining Starts with Maintenance Free Decorating


Let me help you get your home ready for this holiday season. Worry-free entertaining starts with maintenance free decorating. Young families and busy professionals don't have time to clean the way our grandmothers did. Durable fabrics, tables that you can wipe clean, and coffee tables that you can put your feet on as well as your food will keep you from being a shrew in your own

Worry-free Entertaining Starts with Maintenance Free Decorating2017-11-14T03:18:25+00:00

Reawakening a 1911 home in Acton


Jaci Conry writes about a recently completed project by Inner Visions Interiors in The Boston Globe, Style page. The 1911 Shingle-style home in Acton features beautiful architecture, new furnishings by Kravet Smart Furniture, Stickley and Hubbardton Forge lamps. Read more Reawakening a shingle-style home in Acton - Boston Globe

Reawakening a 1911 home in Acton2017-11-14T03:18:25+00:00

If Your Walls Could Talk…Part 1


If your walls could talk, they’d ask to be covered with textured porcelain tile that creates the illusion of being in the ocean. Or, ‘clad me in an Osborne & Little pink iridescent wallpaper’ they might shout. Maybe they would whisper ‘just paint me in Benjamin Moore “Bright and Early” (834).’

If Your Walls Could Talk…Part 12017-11-14T03:18:25+00:00

Vacation Inspirations


We all need a vacation now and then to inspire and refresh us. Nothing reinvigorates the creative juices like a vacation to a tropical destination. I recently returned from a week in Costa Rica on a contact dance/yoga retreat. The flora and fauna took my breath away, the beach and Caribbean Ocean brought to mind ways to incorporate these beautiful hues in current and future projects.

Vacation Inspirations2017-11-14T03:18:25+00:00

Stylish Storage Solutions


A solution to living with less stress is to design storage that allows you and your family to put “stuff” away stylishly. For a Harvard Square client, we turned lemons into lemonade by designing glass shelving that holds her large Art Glass collection. Behind those translucent windows is a view to a chain link fence and a three foot city alley. Clear glass shelving, illuminated

Stylish Storage Solutions2017-11-14T03:18:27+00:00

Secret Sources of an Interior Designer


Like most interior designers, I have my secret sources for unique, high quality home furnishings. The latest styles in accessories, lighting, furniture and floor coverings are highlighted at special conferences and design shows throughout the world. During shows in the United States, vendors from all over the country display their most popular wares and new products for the home. I love attending these shows so

Secret Sources of an Interior Designer2017-11-14T03:18:27+00:00

Insider’s View of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Cooke House


I have been privileged to have an inside view of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Cooke House in Virginia Beach, VA. Commissioned in 1951 and built in 1959 towards the end of FLW’s career, a family member has owned the home for more than 30 years. We have celebrated weddings, Thanksgiving and many other occasions there together. I never realized what a treasure this home was until they

Insider’s View of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Cooke House2017-11-14T03:18:27+00:00