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There are three easy ways to maximize any room’s potential. These trade tricks are reachable for any homeowner to accomplish. So without further ado, let’s get to those 3 ways to maximize your room’s potential!

3 Ways To Maximize Your Room’s Potential

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There is a definite art to getting your house feeling like a cohesive and cozy home that speaks YOU, although It is not something that needs to be daunting, or that all needs to happen at once. The thoughtful layers of a home make it feel lived in, cozy, personal, loved, and ultimately cohesive.

How To Design A Cohesive Home

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There is a reason designers design great spaces. They follow a step-by-step process that, like most processes, doesn’t work as well when steps are missing. Read more about my process.

An Interior Designer’s Process to Furnish a Room

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I love when I walk into a home with nearly empty built-ins or free & clear tabletop surfaces because there is no doubt that the space will feel fully transformed by the time I leave.

How To Style Surfaces Throughout Your Home

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Have you ever wondered how to make a high/low design mix work? Boy, do we get a lot of questions about this! Let’s talk through my strategies for getting that high/low mix in your own home.

Stretch Your Home Design Budget With a High/Low Mix

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There’s lots to think about when ramping up your surroundings, Friends! That’s why there are experts! They are out there, running full fledges businesses to help you help yourself! Let’s talk thru how to make this happen.

How to Build The Right Team For Your Home Design Project

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Have you ever referenced the words “scale” and “volume” while thinking through your home design? These two components of design may be the only critical items you are missing when processing how to design your space.

How to Elevate Your Home Design Using Scale and Volume

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When it comes to design, just like any other daunting task, it’s all about getting started and creating your own wave of momentum, and gathering purposeful inspiration. I’ve been told that I make personality-filled home design look easy. What’s my secret?  

The Secret To Gathering Purposeful Inspiration For Your Home Project

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We’re offering up designer insights for your home design journey… one FREE guide at a time. Yep, we have now dedicated a page of our website to FREE Interior Design Guides for Your Home!

Free Interior Design Guides For Your Home

Design Tips

Welcome to the final stretch and quite possibly the most enlightening of our Top 20 List series.

The Key to Maintaining Your Thoughtfully Designed Home

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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)


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