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tamara matthews-stephenson
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Attended Parsons School of Design
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blue, blue, blue - going out on a limb and choosing a favorite color for design....
Some of the Reasons Why  Blue Is Our Collective Favored Color For Decorating!   blue is a perfect base to this outdoor table in East Hampton #UnderThePergola posts via Tamara Stephenson Interior Design summer blue hy...
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decorating in Sag Harbor, summer 2015 
The Lobby at Watchcase in Sag Harbor looks fabulous after we hung these cool,   steel remnants from the original factory behind the front desk Glimpses of My Summer Project: decorating a penthouse, a former industri...
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Tamara's Tomato Bread Soup, Using Leftovers on a Busy August Day! This recipe uses a combination of yellow and red cherry tomatoes and New Jersey beefsteak tomatoes. fresh basil from my cutting garden, easy as ...
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Why In Design Column:  The History of Artists in The Hamptons - Book Recommendation
Hamptons Bohemia Two Centuries of Artists and Writers on the Beach By Helen A. Harrison and Constance Ayers Denne Foreword by Edward Albee, 2002 From Montauk Point ~Walt Whitman, 1888 I stand as on some mighty ...
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We all love picnics whether it is a picnic on an exotic beach photo via fabandluxe our picnic at Georgica Beach in the Hamptons  or a picnic in a park, but an evening, urban rooftop picnic takes it up a notch! Ton...
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Under The Pergola Cocktail Recipe: Fresh Watermelon Mojitos from Tamara, Jonathan & Toma!
Summer in East Hampton! Under The Pergola  with Nest by Tamara Summer 2015 setting a pretty table thanks to our new fabric collections Root Cellar Designs Under The Pergola  With Nest by Tamara A few years back I created this column, Under The Pergola (plea...
Summer in East Hampton! Under The Pergola  with Nest by Tamara Summer 2015 setting a pretty table thanks to our new fabric collections Root Cellar Designs Under The Pergola  With Nest by Tamara ...
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Nest by Tamara's Why In Design Column: As Summer Winds Down, Thoughts on Decorating with the Color Blue!
Some of the Reasons Why  Blue Is Our Collective Favored Color For Decorating!   blue is a perfect base to this outdoor table in East Hampton #UnderThePergola posts via Tamara Stephenson Interior Design summer blue hydrangeas;  Edgartown, MV photo via Gabby ...
Some of the Reasons Why  Blue Is Our Collective Favored Color For Decorating!   blue is a perfect base to this outdoor table in East Hampton #UnderThePergola posts via Tamara Stephenson Interior Design summer blue hy...
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Insider's View of Tamara Stephenson's Summer 2015 Decorating Project in Sag Harbor
The Lobby at Watchcase in Sag Harbor looks fabulous  after we hung these cool,   steel remnants from the original factory behind the front desk Glimpses of My Summer Project: decorating a penthouse, a former industrial factory turned condominium, in the  hi...
The Lobby at Watchcase in Sag Harbor looks fabulous after we hung these cool,   steel remnants from the original factory behind the front desk Glimpses of My Summer Project: decorating a penthouse, a former industri...
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Under The Pergola Recipe Share: Tamara's Tomato Bread Soup after a day at the Sagaponack Horse Show
Tamara's Tomato Bread Soup, Using Leftovers on a Busy August Day! This recipe uses a combination of yellow and red cherry tomatoes and New Jersey beefsteak tomatoes. fresh basil from my cutting garden, easy as a snip with scissors     after a long day at th...
Tamara's Tomato Bread Soup, Using Leftovers on a Busy August Day! This recipe uses a combination of yellow and red cherry tomatoes and New Jersey beefsteak tomatoes. fresh basil from my cutting garden, easy as ...
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WHY IN DESIGN COLUMN: A Summer Read That Walks You Through American History and Artists In The Hamptons, Hamptons Bohemia
Hamptons Bohemia Two Centuries of Artists and Writers on the Beach By Helen A. Harrison and Constance Ayers Denne Foreword by Edward Albee ,  2002 From Montauk Point ~Walt Whitman, 1888 I stand as on some mighty eagle's beak,  Eastward the sea absorbing, vi...
Hamptons Bohemia Two Centuries of Artists and Writers on the Beach By Helen A. Harrison and Constance Ayers Denne Foreword by Edward Albee, 2002 From Montauk Point ~Walt Whitman, 1888 I stand as on some mighty ...
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Picnic in the Sky - Tonight's Picnic By Design Promises Creativity and Fun on Ramscale Studio's Rooftop in NYC
We all love picnics whether it is a picnic on an exotic beach photo via  fabandluxe our picnic at Georgica Beach in the Hamptons  or a  picnic  in a park, but an evening, urban rooftop picnic takes it up a notch! Tonight I'll be at  the 4th annual NYC  Picn...
We all love picnics whether it is a picnic on an exotic beach photo via fabandluxe our picnic at Georgica Beach in the Hamptons  or a picnic in a park, but an evening, urban rooftop picnic takes it up a notch! Ton...
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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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Nest by Tamara: Part I: Nest by Tamara's Summer Finds for 2013 -- Settin...
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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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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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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