thanks for visiting our powder room design Summer, 2019 at Holiday House Hamptons at 19 Wildgoose Lane, Watermill, NY


Thanks for visiting us at the NYNOW August, 2019 trade show at the Jacob Javits Center to see our foyer vignette


Thanks for attending our panel discussion about What’s New In Design at NY NOW on

August 11, 2019




Since 2000, Tamara Stephenson has been busy creating beautiful interiors for clients.  Tamara has fine-tuned her aesthetic, which some have referred to as"sophisticated cottage.” A graduate of Castleton University then Parsons School of Design, she worked extensively in the industry at Barbara Southerland Interior Decoration & Design before taking on her own clients.  Today, Tamara works as a residential interior designer, author of popular design and lifestyle blog, Nest by Tamara, and co-owner of textile and wallpaper company, root cellar designs. Her interiors are a medley of modern furnishings, accessories and eclectic art which she combines with antiques and vintage finds, and they are layered yet well edited to reflect the client’s personality.  Tamara uses her astute observations to bring the finest combinations of wares to each project. She is regularly invited to speak at design industry events to share her expertise on the subjects of interior design, entertaining and the international design markets. In 2014, Nest by Tamara blog was voted #1 design blog by Modenus for the TOP 100 DESIGN BLOGS. 

 Product Design:  In spring 2015, Tamara joined forces with Susan Young to create home collection company Root Cellar Designs LLC.  Currently, they have seven fabric collections and three wallpaper collections.  Root Cellar Designs fabrics and wallpapers are now sold exclusively to the design trade in showrooms around the country, and their ready-made pillows and table linens are sold in exclusive home shops around the country.

we are grateful for this press coverage—from national magazines to local blogs—the industry has generously celebrated our projects and philanthropy
-tamara stephenson
Elle Decor magazine's post about Tamara and Susan's room vignette at Design On A Dime

Elle Decor magazine's post about Tamara and Susan's room vignette at Design On A Dime