Tips and tricks for design-ready homeowners and articles full of inspiration goodness!

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Design Tips

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

Must Haves

We are dedicating this month’s must-haves to a living space full of furniture. Check out a quick furnishing scheme of our current favorites?

MMDH Monthly Must Haves – September

Design Tips

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

Design Tips

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

Design Tips

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

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

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!

MMDH Monthly Must Haves – June

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Design Tips

Does your home design feel complete? I promise, if you set out to purge through the excess and follow steps #1 through #6 on my list, you will feel an immediate sense of peace. 

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

Design Tips

How To Make Every Room In Your Home Serve A Purpose And Function To It’s Fullest

3 Quick Tips To Make Your Home More Functional

Design Tips

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

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. 




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