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

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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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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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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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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

Must Haves

You know I love a good design knowledge share. As a member of the #mmdhcommunity you get a front-row seat in my business, so you are the first to know about everything I am up to over here… including THIS.

MMDH: A New Opportunity Is Coming

Design Tips

You know what I mean?… Does your home put a smile on your face when you walk in the door? Do you feel cozy in your home as you close out your day? Does your home inspire you?

MMDH: Does Your Home Have Personality?

Design Tips

We have a lot of amazing new faces around here and officially surpassed 3K of this MMDH IG “design club” recently, with @nicolearegan’s dining room reveal! I hope you are here because you love the idea of adding personality to your home!

MMDH: Bringing Personality Into Your Home

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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Melissa Mahoney Design House


(around here, we go by MMDH for short)


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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. 

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