• Carrie's Design Musings

    An Interior Design blog where I muse about a project I am working on, what's going on in the marketplace or someone/thing that inspires me. CDM is predictably unpredictable, with a concentration on the intersection of fashion to home and vice versa.


  • Mindful Design

    Mindful Design

    Many months into this pandemic, we seem to be taking an "it is what it is" attitude. We have to. We have no choice. We have no control. We are buckled up and... Read more

    Posted on 17 September 2020 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Closet Confidential

    Closet Confidential

    Out of Clutter find Simplicity From Discord find harmony In the middle if difficulty lies opportunity ~Albert EinsteinSpring cleaning is taking on a new meaning. Read more

    Posted on 05 April 2020 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Go Green and DIY Clean

    Green Clean

    All this need for cleaning is disconcerting when you are trying to lower your toxic load. DIY cleansers not only do just that, we most likely have these... Read more

    Posted on 02 April 2020 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Keep Calm and Distance Yo' Self

    Keep Calm Distance Self

    I don't know about you but I vacillate between vowing to stay clam and not let my imagination and all the hysteria get the best of me and feeling tremendous... Read more

    Posted on 13 March 2020 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Uplevel Your Bath Ritual

    Uplevel Your Bath Ritual

    Ahhh, bath time. I never truly appreciated this small indulgence until a couple years ago. I predict the bathing ritual will again be in favor as everything... Read more

    Posted on 23 January 2020 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Like a Phoenix I Rise

    Like Phoenix Rise

    2020 is off to a hectic start, but I'm not complaining because I FEEL GREAT!By now I would have talked about my word of the year, but this book writing is very... Read more

    Posted on 14 January 2020 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Home for the Holidays

    Home Holidays

    Bennett Leifer, ph Marco RiccaI had the pleasure of touring Holiday House in NYC once again this year right before it closed. The setting was a 1904... Read more

    Posted on 14 December 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Plant Purifiers

    Plant Purifiers

    I am busy writing about all sorts of ways to improve your health and quality of life, in and outside of your home in my upcoming book Om for there Home. Read more

    Posted on 30 October 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Fall Trends

    Fall Trends

    Thank you New Home Source for including me in your designer round up. Take as look at what my colleagues and I have to say about what we see happening this... Read more

    Posted on 03 October 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Nature Nurtures

    Nature Nurtures

    We know the health benefits from being in nature. Those benefits don't stop at the front door.Biophilic Design (meaning love of nature) is a concept used... Read more

    Posted on 19 September 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Rest In Peace Isabel

    Rest Peace Isabel

    via Adrianna SassoonI just got the sad news that Isabel Toledo has passed away of breast cancer. I always admired her for her creativity, passion and... Read more

    Posted on 26 August 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • This Or That

    This That

    I'm taking a pole, which title do you like best for my book?The book delves into how our home can help heal us on a deeper level and lead us to our authentic... Read more

    Posted on 13 August 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Splash of Color

    Splash Color

    Eco Friendly paint goes airbourne in the hands of photographers Floto + Warner's creative eye. I am mesmerized by the beauty of this commercial meets artistic... Read more

    Posted on 04 July 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Our Imprinted Past

    Imprinted Past

    It is hard to find the time to publish blog posts while trying to write a book. This shit is hard! I was so moved by Wendy Goodman's story in Elle Decor that I... Read more

    Posted on 03 June 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Help Wanted

    Help Wanted

    I am busy, busy over here being an author. I love saying that!This is the biggest, scariest thing I have ever tackled to date but that isn't stopping me. I... Read more

    Posted on 10 May 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Say Whaaat?


    I have come to a fork in the road. I have decided to do something that has been on my mind for some time now. The only thing that has stopped me from taking thi... Read more

    Posted on 09 April 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Ham and Cheese Please

    Cheese Please

    A magnificent 1920's Palm Beach mansion I pass fairly often is affectionately known as the Ham and Cheese House because of the bands of brick and coral stone... Read more

    Posted on 13 March 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Ode to Karl


    Flyne( say everyone is replaceable but it is unimaginable to think of Chanel moving forward without Karl Lagerfeld. He made Chanel relevant... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Kips Bay Palm Beach ~ Part 2

    Kips Palm Beach Part

    Back to our coverage of the Kips Bay show house that is still going strong, as evidenced every time I pass by, now thru Feb 20th. We were downstairs ~ now we... Read more

    Posted on 11 February 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Hustle and Flow

    Hustle Flow

    I interrupt my Kips Bay Palm Beach coverage because it is the 1st Monday of a new month and that's when I write my wellness/coaching post. Read more

    Posted on 04 February 2019 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN