Katy Elliott

A daily design journal about new england life, home decorating resources, and renovating a 257-year-old house in Marblehead, MA.

Press & Mentions

Instyle magazine, July 2012, We asked style-setters, “What’s your favorite hostess gift?” Click here to read more about the my lobster placemat pick and how to purchase.

House Beautiful magazine, February 2012, “Bloggers’ Favorite Green Spaces” quote. “Elegant molding finished in a warm green feels modern with a nod to Colonial style,” says Katy Elliott, who blogs at katyelliott.com. “This green sitting room that Phoebe Howard decorated inspired me to paint the molding in my 1750 home Farrow & Ball’s Verte De Terre. The aura: “Moody and earthy — cool in the summer and warm in the winter,” she says.

Garden Design magazine, November 2011, “What Makes A House A Home” by Katy Elliott.
“Katy Elliott, founder of her very popular eponymous blog katyelliott.com, shares with us how her extensive home renovations have included everything from tearing up the garden borders to building a terrarium inspired by Maine’s Snug Harbor Farm in today’s What Makes a House a Home.”

The Telegraph, October 2011, named one of “The 20 Best Interior Blogs”.
“A must for anyone who has ever dreamt of restoring an old home, or is in the throes of doing so…”

Instyle magazine, November 2011, Blogs We Love: Editor Pick
“This blog always unearths interesting home decor references and great interior accessories” -Rina Stone, Creative Director

House Beautiful magazine, October 2011, Happiness is… quote.
“I have a 30-inch four-burner gas stove from BlueStar. I love to cook. It’s my salvation while I’m renovating the rest of my house.” —Katy Elliott

Marblehead Home & Style magazine, Summer 2011 (more photos)

Matchbook digital magazine, April 2011, quote: “What, to you, is the ultimate luxury?”

Improper Bostonian magazine, March 2010, “Sites We Love”.

Canadian House & Home, “Design Sites We Like”.

The Guardian, Feb 2010, “Other Home Blogs We Love”.

times online

InStyle magazine, October 2009, “Best Of The Web” Home, Blogs & Inspiration
“This remolding journal includes resources, ideas, and affordable art finds.”

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    A journal about new england life, decorating inspiration, and raising a baby girl while renovating a 262-year-old house in Marblehead, Massachusetts. Read more...


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