Authors, designers, stylists, and all-around experts in their fields, our Rue Living Inspirers Susan Spungen, Ron Marvin, and Matthew Mead dish on their own personal gift lists. Take a peek.

Gift Picks from Susan Spungen, Ron Marvin, and Matthew Mead

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November 22, 2013

Anyone can hang ornaments. It’s coordinating color and texture that can be challenging. The solution? Take cues from interior designer and Rue Living Inspirer Ron Marvin.

 Ron Marvin Tree Decorating Tips

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November 21, 2013

Stop pressing snooze on your bedding swap and let color guide the way. From cool greys to spa-like whites, Rue Living Inspirer and interior designer Ron Marvin tells how.

Make the Winter Bed: Tips from Ron Marvin

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November 13, 2013

When visitors come this season, go the extra mile to make them feel welcome. Rue Living Inspirer and interior designer Ron Marvin weighs in on guest-bedroom essentials.

Ron Marvin Guest-Bedroom Tips

Bedside Lamps
“I recently stayed in a guest room that didn’t have them. Don’t rely on one overhead light fixture. They are generally too bright. And it’s difficult to navigate a room if the switch is far from the bed.”

“Try to have an empty dresser so guests can unpack if they’d like. Plenty of hooks in the closet, as well as empty hangers. A nice luggage rack is most helpful.”
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November 8, 2013