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tamara matthews-stephenson
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Root Cellar Designs Fabric Soon Offered To The Design Trade at Bradley USA Showrooms in Atlanta and Chicago
Hot Off The Press: Root Cellar Designs'  New Development!   As many of you may already know my good friend and fashion designer Susan Young and I launched a new home collection company, Root Cellar Designs .  Out of our collective passion for history, artis...
Hot Off The Press: Root Cellar Designs' New Development! As many of you may already know my good friend and fashion designer Susan Young and I launched a new home collection company, Root Cellar Designs.  Out of our collectiv...
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In The Hamptons for the Hampton Designer Showhouse? Check out Nest by Tamara's Insider Musts for Summer 2015 and shared with Rohl's Auth Lux blog 
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Antiques, history, ocean, sun and the Hamptons - the East Hampton Antique show is back at historic mulford farm this weekend - here's the skinny
The Hunt for Antiques Continues... This weekend is the annual East Hampton Antique Show  situated on the historic Mulford Farm and promising A bevy of gorgeous wares! I've visited and written about this show for many ...
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the talented Rose Cumming Why In Design column: Our Collective Love for  Interior Designer Rose Cumming, and let's talk about what she brought to the design table gorgeous cabbage rose prints, Rose Cumming sel...
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Hampton Designer Showhouse Sneak Peeks, Part I
Spotting Stellar Design  at the 2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse The annual showhouse kicks off month-long festivities  tomorrow evening Saturday, July 25.  This festive cocktail party is a chance for the community and designers to come together and celebrat...
Spotting Stellar Design  at the 2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse The annual showhouse kicks off month-long festivities  tomorrow evening Saturday, July 25.  This festive cocktail party is a chance for the community and design...
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In town for the Hampton Designer Showhouse? Nest by Tamara's short list of Hampton's Musts for Summer 2015
Today We are Sharing Our favorite insider sources in the Hamptons to retain the most out of Summer 2015  Summer moves swiftly in the Hamptons, and with the season in full swing we are sharing a list of favorite places, foods and experiences here....for the ...
Today We are Sharing Our favorite insider sources in the Hamptons to retain the most out of Summer 2015  Summer moves swiftly in the Hamptons, and with the season in full swing we are sharing a list of favorite places, fo...
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Recipe Share: Lunch with Out of Town Guests, An Easy Pistachio Lemon & Basil Pesto with Fettuccine
Decorating, Hosting Weekend Guests and Cooking -- Summer 2015 Under The Pergola Recipe Share: Spiffing up the beach house for weekend guests this week in East Hampton leaves little time for cooking.  For this weekend's  lunch by the pool I need a quick and ...
Decorating, Hosting Weekend Guests and Cooking -- Summer 2015 Under The Pergola Recipe Share: Spiffing up the beach house for weekend guests this week in East Hampton leaves little time for cooking.  For this weekend's  lunch...
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What's Happening in the Hamptons this weekend? The East Hampton Antiques Show at the historic Mulford Farm is back!
The Hunt for Antiques Continues... This weekend is the annual East Hampton Antique Show  situated on the historic Mulford Farm and promising A bevy of gorgeous wares! I've visited and written about this show for many years  and it remains one of my favorite...
The Hunt for Antiques Continues... This weekend is the annual East Hampton Antique Show  situated on the historic Mulford Farm and promising A bevy of gorgeous wares! I've visited and written about this show for many ...
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Why In Design column: the great designer Rose Cumming
the talented Rose Cumming Why In Design column: Our Collective Love for  Interior Designer Rose Cumming, and let's talk about what she brought to the design table gorgeous cabbage rose prints, Rose Cumming select images via Architectural Digest magazine Eve...
the talented Rose Cumming Why In Design column: Our Collective Love for  Interior Designer Rose Cumming, and let's talk about what she brought to the design table gorgeous cabbage rose prints, Rose Cumming sel...
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Interior Designer Justin Shaulis shows his design talent again, creating a home in Brooklyn for a family of four
   sharing a delicious dinner while discussing the day's finds at Maison Objet, Paris  with  Justin Shaulis and Lisa McMahon   glimpses of a newly designed brownstone in Brooklyn  created by talented designer Justin Shaulis My friend Justin is making a spla...
  sharing a delicious dinner while discussing the day's finds at Maison Objet, Paris  with Justin Shaulis and Lisa McMahon  glimpses of a newly designed brownstone in Brooklyn  created by talented designer Justin Shaulis...
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    Interior Design, 2000 - present
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a New York City Interior Designer, Freelance Writer and Lifestyle Expert journaling my experiences. Don't forget to read my blog Nest by Tamara at http://nestnestnest.blogspot.com
Introduction
I am a working NYC residential Interior Designer, author of Nest by Tamara blog, nestnestnest.blogspot.com and freelance writer for magazines and websites.  I enjoy writing, interior decorating, cooking, gardening, reading, shopping for antiques.
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cooks a mean dinner, loves hosting dinner parties and cocktail events, can work my way around an antique show/market in a flash, my favoritre part of design is combining colors, can refinish furniture, write stories about nesting,
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  • Castleton State College
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All that glitters is gold....Nest by Tamara's gold roundup for the home
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a Louis XVI-style giltwood commode harkens to another era when gold was adorned in the home. Golden viewpoints! brand new golden light Zanad

Behind the historic Hampton's doors at Christmas, part 2: a small, styli...
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Nest by Tamara's decorating holiday series: Behind historic doors in the Hamptons at Christmas time thanks to the East Hampton Historic Soci

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Give Thanks Walk on November 23 to...
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When I see these images from Norman Rockwell's art which chronicles the American family, I am deeply touched, reminding me of generations of

friend of IFDA NY, Jamie Drake brings Hollywood glamour to the 7th Annua...
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the 7th annual Designer Visions Showhouse with views from Jamie Drake's project for for House Beautiful magazine. written and photographed b

a soothing, lovely color choice--Benjamin Moore's 2014 Color of the Year...
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Nest by Tamara's philosophical musings about Benjamin Moore's A Breath of Fresh Air chosen as the 2014 Color of the Year Benjamin Moore's Br

Our collective obsession with converting barns to residential homes
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I love barns... via Remodelista.com As a kid, we lived in a converted barn, and therein explains my love and fascination with barn architect

History, Design, Architecture and Great Style all come together for the ...
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Hot Off The Press-- Interior Design News: The seventh annual Hearst Designer Visions showhouse has just been announced, and this year the 20

Monday Summer Supper recipe share: roasted baby back ribs with an aromat...
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photograph collage I took from the East End of Long Island A simpler August in the Hamptons: avoid the crowds, shop during the week, use the

California dreaming: shopping, cooking and inspiration from Traditional ...
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with the talented Traci Zeller working our magic in the Thermador kitchen A trip to Sunny, southern California inspires my end of summer ent

Party Pictures: IFDA members, friends & designers out to support Hol...
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Holiday House Hamptons stepping out for a worthwile cause: On a glorious summer evening in Bridgehampton, Long Island at the Villadom in a b

Nest by Tamara: Serena & Lily brings a brand new full-service design...
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I have been blogging since 2008. Nest by Tamara is a lifestyle blog inspired by my busy, full life as a NYC interior designer. I muse about

Nest by Tamara: Part I: Nest by Tamara's Summer Finds for 2013 -- Settin...
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I have been blogging since 2008. Nest by Tamara is a lifestyle blog inspired by my busy, full life as a NYC interior designer. I muse about

Nest by Tamara: My Salute To Summer profiled in Traditional Home magazin...
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I have been blogging since 2008. Nest by Tamara is a lifestyle blog inspired by my busy, full life as a NYC interior designer. I muse about

Nest by Tamara: A design-inspired, collaborative spring season with Trad...
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I have been blogging since 2008. Nest by Tamara is a lifestyle blog inspired by my busy, full life as a NYC interior designer. I muse about

Nest by Tamara: Weekday recipe: Tamara's lemon caper chicken with roaste...
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I have been blogging since 2008. Nest by Tamara is a lifestyle blog inspired by my busy, full life as a NYC interior designer. I muse about

Viewpoint: 11 Reasons a 23-Year-Old Shouldn’t Run Your Social Media | Bu...
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Pardon the generalization: I don't mean to attack 23-year-olds specifically. Nor do I believe there are no young people capable of managing

Nest by Tamara: the art of framing: with an insider's look at J.Pocker i...
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I have been blogging since 2008. Nest by Tamara is a lifestyle blog inspired by my busy, full life as a NYC interior designer. I muse about

Nest by Tamara's Inspiration Board : Nest by Tamara
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I am a NYC interior designer journaling my experiences. Each month I dive into a different topic, from hunting for antiques to hosting weeke