On Trend – The Tuxedo Kitchen!

On Trend – The Tuxedo Kitchen!

Let’s face it, picking a kitchen cabinet color can be quite daunting. Most of the time when making cabinet color selections, clients go the safe route with white or neutral. But neutral can be a bit boring! What if there was a way to incorporate color into your...
Bohemian Style Obsession

Bohemian Style Obsession

The word ‘Bohemian’ (Boho) refers to a form that is artsy in design and leads to a visually deep and interesting space. This style is perfect for those who are obsessed with layering multi-cultural bright textiles and vintage furniture. Think eclectic accessories,...
Bunk Up with Style – Oh, to be a kid again!

Bunk Up with Style – Oh, to be a kid again!

Bunk bed ideas for your home. It’s that time of the year when families travel across the country to visit with faraway relatives and share beach bungalows.  The line to the bathroom is always long, and the fight for the top bunk is always prevalent.  Bunk beds are not...
THE NEXT STEP! I’m following the calling! – Holistic Design

THE NEXT STEP! I’m following the calling! – Holistic Design

THE NEXT STEP! I’m following the calling! Dear Clients & Friends, Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to slow down, get quiet, and listen to my intuition. This was not easy!!! As most of you know, I have always been a mover and shaker. Getting still meant...
3 Tricks to Small Space Decorating

3 Tricks to Small Space Decorating

Have a small space, but don’t know how to decorate it? Photo by Balzer & Tuck Architecture  Edit, Edit, Edit! Many of us just have too much stuff, whether it’s the mail piling up, children’s toys scattered about, or the I’ll get to that...
7 Outdoor Decorating Ideas for Summer

7 Outdoor Decorating Ideas for Summer

Summer Decorating Ideas Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about decorating patios, decks and outside spaces again.  These 7 ideas are trending and very popular in creating the perfect outdoor setting for summer!   I hope you’re...
What Every Atlanta Interior Designer Wants You to Know

What Every Atlanta Interior Designer Wants You to Know

Atlanta Interior Designers tell it all … I heard someone once describe an Atlanta Interior Designer as someone who always knows what jewelry goes perfectly with any outfit. I love that, and it describes how I look at a room. Just like I match jewelry with my...
Home Staging …the Window Shopping for Real Estate

Home Staging …the Window Shopping for Real Estate

Home staging your Atlanta, GA home. The last time you went window shopping did you expect to see empty store windows, cluttered displays and haphazardly put together sales tables? Of course not. You were wooed into the store with beautifully choreographed widow...
2019 Living Room Trends – Endless Inspiration!

2019 Living Room Trends – Endless Inspiration!

Design Trends for 2019 If you’ve been following along with my favorite Home Design Trends for 2019 Series you know I’ve already taken an in-depth look at the latest kitchen and bathroom trends. This month I’ll complete the series by educating you on this year’s...
3 Tips for Spring Decorating!

3 Tips for Spring Decorating!

Bring the Outside In The azaleas, dogwoods, and flowering fruit trees are almost in full bloom all over the Southeast! These colors bursting out in nature are a natural choice for accenting spring in your home. Below are three tips for spring decorating by bringing...
Bathroom Trends for 2019 – Where Function Meets Beauty

Bathroom Trends for 2019 – Where Function Meets Beauty

“A beautiful bathroom filled with luxurious materials goes a long way in adding both value and comfort to this ever-important room.” Bathroom trends in 2019 bring lots of inspiration along with exciting concepts and solutions to homeowners and designers everywhere!...
Kitchen Trends for 2019 -Part 2

Kitchen Trends for 2019 -Part 2

Part 2 – Kitchen Trends for 2019 Photo by SR Design Group, Inc.  Photo by Don Harris, Architect  A Fresh Look to Something Old Subway tile is still very popular. However, pattern and installation are key. We are seeing kitchen backsplashes (and shower stalls) in...
Kitchen Trends for 2019 – Part 1

Kitchen Trends for 2019 – Part 1

This month my blog will be sequenced into two segments. Today, you’ll read about 6 new kitchen trends that are taking Atlanta by storm! Then I’ll delve deeper into 6 more decorating and renovation kitchen trends in the next blog. I hope you enjoy! Melanie xoxo Kitchen...
Choosing the Right Gray Paint

Choosing the Right Gray Paint

Gray ” it’s” the trendiest color of the moment.  What was previously thought of as a gloomy day color, gray is now the picture of sophistication and elegance, the go-to neutral. How do you go about choosing the right gray paint? It’s definitely...
I Have a Design Crush on the 2019 Color of the Year

I Have a Design Crush on the 2019 Color of the Year

PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral Who couldn’t fall in love with coral? With its warm and youthful tone, it pairs well with anything from navy blue to gold and looks smashing in big bold florals and geometric patterns. Coral has always resonated with me… in fact;...
Staging Your Home with Vignettes

Staging Your Home with Vignettes

What is a Vignette? Vignette staging is a terrific way to stage a home to create buyer appeal and save the seller time and money.  This is a great way to create the right atmosphere and mood with just a few accessories. You may be wondering, “What is a...
Let’s Embrace the Hottest 2019 Design Trends

Let’s Embrace the Hottest 2019 Design Trends

I love the feeling I get right after the holidays. The decorations are all put away, and I get a chance to look at my home in a whole new light.  It’s my time of the year where I walk around my home and see how I can incorporate some of the latest design trends and...
Personalized 2-Minute Decorating Plan

Personalized 2-Minute Decorating Plan

Eclectic Home Office by Portland Interior Designers & Decorators Caitlin Wilson   Personal 2-Minute Decorating Plan There’s something about the New Year that gets my clients wanting to start fresh and give their home a new look. They want to update their...
Christmas Gone Tribal

Christmas Gone Tribal

Tribal Theme Decorating for Christmas I was honored to be chosen as one of eight designers for this year’s 2nd Annual “Holiday Home Tour,” hosted by the Roswell Woman’s Club. Five beautiful homes, in the heart of Historic Roswell, were featured and decorated with...
Common Holiday Decorating Mistakes

Common Holiday Decorating Mistakes

Photo by – Discover living room design ideas Holiday Decorating Mistakes to Avoid The holiday season is approaching fast and most of us are already pulling the decorations from the attic. Before you get caught up in all the twinkling lights and festive flair,...
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