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Must Haves

Unlock the secrets of timeless charm with our must-have plaid selections. Learn how to effortlessly incorporate this versatile pattern into your home today!

MMDH Monthly Must Haves – Plaid Perfection

Must Haves

Discover the versatility of stripes with 3 easy ways to elevate your home—explore our must-haves to find the perfect solution for your home.

MMDH Monthly Must Haves – Versatile Stripes

Design Tips

Every design project comes with its own set of unique challenges. That’s why it’s crucial to have a firm grasp of the interior design process to create a successful design for any space. Luckily, I’m here to share my knowledge and expertise with you.

The Critical Steps Of The Interior Design Process

Design Tips

Learn about the often-overlooked “install & styling” phase of home design and how to overcome challenges, give yourself grace, and complete your dream space with confidence.

It All Comes Down To Install & Styling Your Space

Design Tips

Designing an entire room at once also costs money, so let’s talk about where to splurge and save on any fresh furnishing projects throughout your home.

Home Furnishings: Where To Splurge And Save

Design Tips

After undergoing a massive renovation seven years ago, we haven’t purchased new furnishings for any space. This led to me deciding to dive into The MMDH Furnishing Method for my own home.

An Interior Designer’s True Feelings About Her Home

Design Tips

There are a few key design tips that will organically ramp up your home in ways you may not even feel possible… let’s review.

6 Quick Ways To Ramp Up Your Home Design

Design Tips

You may be making these common home design mistakes and not know it! I’ll explain how and share tips for avoiding these mistakes.

5 Common Design Mistakes Homeowners Make

Design Tips

Get inside the mind of an interior designer and learn the rules of thumb for furniture selection and placement.

An Interior Designer’s Rules of Thumb

Design Tips

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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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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