A socially-conscious home styling and interior design consulting company in Minneapolis, MN.

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We transform spaces
into happy places. 

It's time to  wake up in a home you fully love. 
Happy Place Interiors is here to help bring that smile to your face.

To spread the joy, a portion of proceeds go to Minnesota charities that help people in need find, fix or furnish homes.


I received more from you in our two hours together than eight people combined that I’ve paid sufficient money to. You are an inspiration!
– Tracy

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Specializing in revamping spaces, not bank accounts, our creative and practical interior design process, ideas and solutions will make a big impact with a small budget.

Learn about our fresh approach to interior design here.

Melanie was named Top 10 Redesigner of the Year by RESA® in 2020 and 2021.



with a Certified True Color Expert™

The paint chip is never what it seem to be, is it?  Although the chips are the actual color, they do not represent what your walls will actually look like when painted. Not. At. All. And they certainly do not tell you how well it will or won't work with your furnishings.

Our highly-acclaimed, international CERTIFIED TRUE COLOUR EXPERT™ training and certification taught it all. How undertones work, which undertone goes with which, how lighting affects paint and what to expect it to look like once the paint is on the walls.


Between wall color, cabinets, counters, trim, flooring, and furnishing, Melanie can help you pull it all together and make your home look and feel cohesive. Schedule a Paint Color Consultation today.

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This client received so much more than she expected.


"I just cannot believe it! It's like my own HGTV Reveal! I could just cry!
I never thought to change the use of the room. Thank you!"  — Natasha

She scheduled a Staged-To-Stay Home Styling Session and was expecting a beautifully styled home at the end of the day. She had already shopped for art and decorative items that she loved. Upon my arrival, she gave me tour of her home. During which she showed me how dark her part of her home is due to heavy tree coverage.
As we continued to the "bright side" of her home, which included the foyer, home office and the dining room, she mentioned she often sat on the staircase "to get a little sun".
As we entered the dining room, I asked her how they use this space, do they entertain and have dinner parties?
Rarely, she said. So I surprised (and in her words, "blew her mind") her by transforming this under-utilized space into an amazing sun-filled oasis for her to sit, relax and soak up some good Vitamin D. This transformation fully increased how she lives and feels in her home. Now instead of sitting on the steps hoping for a little ray of sunshine, she has a whole room full of the things she loves and the golden rays too. 


We are honored to have been nominated for a second year for the StarTribune Reader's Choice Minnesota's Best for Interior Design firm.

Thank you SO much for coming by. I loved all of your ideas and they were very cost effective too. I am excited to try all of the things you suggested. And the furniture arrangement for the mancave was a great as well. I’m very excited to try the paint colors too. You left me feeling motivated!

– Alicia

Thank you, Melanie!

I was a little intimidated to have someone come out, but your openess, enthusiasm and practical tips were awesome.

– Starr

Thank you so much for your vision! Honestly I am now excited for the first time about this house and can finally see a way forward.  
– Imelda

Our one-on-one consultation with Melanie was wonderful! She worked with us on designing every aspect of this room. It really fits the style that we were going for and she has continued to be there every step of the way as we finish designing the room. My husband and I are both very happy and can't wait to work with her on other rooms in our house!  

– Megan

Melanie is great! She pointed out many design and color details regarding updating my home that I hadn't thought about. She gave me great ideas about countertop colors and finishes that would work with my current cabinets. She also provided me with some helpful websites to find cabinet hardware. I really feel like I have a good design plan now and I can move forward with updating my kitchen, living room, and bathroom. Thank you Melanie!!  – Teresa

"Happy Place recently did a color consultation at our new house. Thank Goodness! The colors I wanted for the house and the colors I thought were close, would have been vastly different.

Happy Place saved me a lot of money in paint and time. Melanie was able to walk me through the undertones of the paints I chose and show me better options that worked with my lighting and trim/floor colors. I got the color affect I wanted and it turned out great!!  – Angela

Hi Melanie-- I just wanted to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. You blew my expectations away and it truly feels like a home now. I appreciate your hard work more than you know.   – Sam

Happy Place Interiors was selected by Apartment Guide as a top interior design expert. See the Apartment Guide article we were featured in: Seeing Green: 12 Creative Ideas If You Want To Start Decorating With Emerald Green  | Apartment Guide

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