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Everything You Need To Know About Window Treatments Window treatments might be one of the biggest topics of conversation I get from design ready homeowners. Understandably, because before I left 13-years in the commercial world of interiors, I had never specified one drapery panel 😅 Wow, was I missing out! In residential design, there’s not […]

Everything You Need To Know About Window Treatments

Design Tips

ARTWORK ADDS LIFE TO YOUR WALLS Artists and designers have the opportunity to surround ourselves with sources of inspiration daily, especially through our work. Nearly everything we surround ourselves with inspires us. Doesn’t that sound wonderful? Guess what? This could be you too! Starting an artwork collection that inspires you is easier than you think. […]

A Beginners’ Guide to Starting an Artwork Collection for Your Home

Must Haves

This month’s MMDH Monthly Must Haves round-up from our Amazon storefront is all about stepping your vibe up a notch! It’s the perfect time to reach outside of your everyday style comfort zone and add something to your summertime vibe that will make you feel that much more “together”. There is something about a new […]

MMDH Monthly Must Haves – July

Design Tips

When was the last time you added a layer to your home? If your answer involved a question mark or wide eyes, it’s time. Let’s talk about the 5 ways to make your house more cozy. HOT TIP: Everything comes together when you add layers 😉 This is one of the most approachable and impactful steps […]

5 Ways To Make Your House More Cozy

Must Haves

This month’s MMDH Monthly Must Haves round up from our Amazon storefront is enough to make us feel like we’re on vacation every day! A handful of you have already purchased these items and were excited to share your reviews with us! We are thrilled, and hope the details below give you a comfort level […]

MMDH Monthly Must Haves – June

Design Tips

Did someone say add color? Raise your hand if you are afraid of adding color to your home 🙋‍♀️ Have you settled on a comfort zone of neutrals, to avoid the challenge of adding the right color combination to your space? Have you started to tell yourself that if you just keep things neutral, your […]

5 Ways To Add Color To Your Home

this is a collage of images from Amazon. There are is a white lamp, stripped entryway rug, a door mat that says hello, a jewelry box, a box, a geometric patterned fireplace cover, a colorful floral pillow, black candle sticks, and blue candles
Must Haves

We’re super excited to round up this month’s must haves from our Amazon storefront. A slew of you have already purchased these items and were excited to share your reviews with us! We are thrilled, and hope the details below give you a comfort level to order a few clutch items for your home this […]

MMDH Monthly Must Haves – May

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Design Tips

The MMDH Top 20 List – Items 7 through 9
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3 Tips for Designing A Home That You Can Be Proud Of

Design Tips

I was recently asked by Redfin, how to lighten up a dark apartment or space. Per usual, my thoughts on the topic are extensive. But, I summed it up with this…

How To Brighten A Dark Space With Only Furnishings

Design Tips

The MMDH Top 20 List – Items 4 through 6

How To Make Every Room In Your Home Serve A Purpose

3 Quick Tips To Make Your Home More Functional

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After over a decade in the commercial interiors industry, I started MMDH to help homeowners curate a well-designed space you can’t wait to get home to and spend time in. 




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Melissa Mahoney Design House


(around here, we go by MMDH for short)


Hi, I'm Melissa. 

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