The Power of Color in Staging a Home

The Power of Color in Staging a Home

Photo by: Staging That Sells It’s that time of the year when we get to enjoy an array of colors as spring ushers in a new season. As the real estate market typically blossoms in March, now is the time to seriously think about how we can use color to sell a home. When...
Tips in Picking Grout Colors & Tile Pattern

Tips in Picking Grout Colors & Tile Pattern

Photo by: LEAN Home Remodeling You’ve spent hours combing through your favorite blogs and websites looking for samples and advice on picking the perfect tile. Now that you’ve chosen the tile, the next step is to decide on the installation pattern and the grout color....
It’s HOT! Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring

It’s HOT! Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring

Photo by: 3800 T St NW What vision conjures up in your head when you think of vinyl flooring? Maybe the orange and brown linoleum of the seventies?  Or perhaps the cheap-looking imitation wood vinyl planks that tried to pass themselves off like a wood floor? I’m here...
Japandi Style…clean, hip and functional

Japandi Style…clean, hip and functional

Japandi is a new hybrid trend that takes the best of two styles and brings them together to offer the best of two worlds. Photo by Wise Home + Design  Even though they come from entirely different sides of the globe, they share similar elements. Both Scandinavian and...
Bold Meets Beautiful in Wallpaper

Bold Meets Beautiful in Wallpaper

Wallpaper Trends on the Rise! It’s no wonder that the modern wallpaper trend is still going strong.  Wallpaper is a  simple and cost-effective update, and today’s patterns are a far cry from the ’80s florals and farm animal borders of the past. Gone are the days of...
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;...
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