Sara Bird is a stylist, art director and writer with many years experience in the interiors industry. Her new book “Home for the Soul: Sustainable and Thoughtful Decorating and Design” that she wrote with photographer Dan Duchars, has lots of ideas for a mindful, ethically sourced home. She has plans for creating stylish and sustainable rooms and sources for elements to make these spaces possible.

Every week, Jura Koncius helps you in your quest to achieve domestic bliss. She and weekly guests, whether Martha Stewart, Marie Kondo, or the Property Brothers answer your decorating, design and decluttering questions. For more than 20 years, our Thursday Q&A has been an online conversation about the best way to make your home comfortable, stylish and fun. We invite you to submit questions and share your own great tips, ideas and gripes. No problem is too big or too small.