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Are You Making These Home Design Mistakes? If you do not have a design degree or years of home designing experience, you should not be expected to have your home design fully figured out. We put a lot of pressure on ourselves to do it all, and unfortunately that means that the things we try […]

5 Common Design Mistakes Homeowners Make

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What is the Rule of Threes in home styling and why is it important? Let’s explore why The Rule of Threes should be practiced in your home!

How To Decorate Using The Rule Of Threes

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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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At MMDH we are determined to help you bring your home design goals to life. Before we dive further into the present, let’s take it back to how a design business came to be.

How A Design Business Came To Be

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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

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

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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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


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