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My Step By Step Process for Designing a Room of Furniture 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. When it comes to designing a room for a client, I lean on the tools and systems […]

An Interior Designer’s Process to Furnish a Room

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Styling any surface is the full-proof way to add colorful, eclectic, and timeless vibes to your home. 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. Styling is an […]

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! We love the idea of mixing in pieces that you already own, have inherited, or have thrifted and ultimately don’t break the bank in order to complete your space. You may have been […]

Stretch Your Home Design Budget With a High/Low Mix

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The Key to Maintaining Your Thoughtfully Designed Home Welcome to the final stretch (and quite possibly the most enlightening) of our Top 20 List series. Your feedback throughout this series has been so helpful and motivating! If you’ve missed out on any of these posts, no worries, you can start at the beginning of this series, here.  We have […]

The Key to Maintaining Your Thoughtfully Designed Home

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

colorful living room
Design Tips

The MMDH Top 20 List – Items 7 through 9
Create A Personalized Home That Your Guests Will Love

3 Tips for Designing A Home That You Can Be Proud Of

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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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The MMDH Top 20 List – Items 1 through 3

Tips to Help You Take Control of Your Home and Create A Space You Love.

6 Easy Tips To Make Your Home Your Happy Place

Design Tips

Ready to live in a well-designed home but can’t seem to pull it all together? Check out my easy steps to make it happen.

My Simple Design Process To Create A Well-Designed Home

Before & After

Even in the summer months, this place is layered up over here… granted, there are a few ways to layer the same space, and some are a touch more pleasing to the average eye.

MMDH: Add In All Of The Layers

Like cozy fuzzy slippers on your feet after a long day.


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. 




Founder of:
Melissa Mahoney Design House


(around here, we go by MMDH for short)


Hi, I'm Melissa. 

To make your home feel lived in and complete, we tap into your unique style, infuse personality into your space and transform your endless projects into a gloriously designed home. 

Maybe you don't need a personal guide through your home design, but how about a free design guide that still gives you LOTS of professional interior design insight? 

Add Personality and Create a Home You Love Freebie

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