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A socially-conscious interior design & color consulting company based in Minneapolis, MN and serving clients around the world.

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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 a 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.

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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.



Happy Place Interiors was interviewed by Midwest Home, a premier online home magazine. The article features a recent project in which Melanie was hired to style a home with art and decor, but ended up giving the homeowner so much more and truly fulfilling her needs.

Read the article here.

It was so great meeting with you Melanie. After several design consults, it was so refreshing to have such a collaborative experience that feels like the perfect amount of
hand-holding and independence.
— Martha

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

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

"I felt so comfortable sharing my home and its nuances with Melanie, and she knew exactly how to encourage and inspire me. I will refer to her as my home décor therapist going forward! Her service was exactly what I needed — an objective view of where I am and where I want to go, including current needs with an eye on resale. I now have a focus with a plan and process."
– Jean

Thank you, Melanie!

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

– Starr

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


Listen to Melanie on The Jo Contractor Show Podcast discuss design, construction and what makes Happy Place Interiors different from conventional designers.

The podcast is entertaining, informative and the small town connections are surprising. 

Show Rating: Explicit


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Most of us have plenty of things — give the gift of happiness!

A Happy Place Interiors Gift Certificate can be for any Interior Design Consultation or  simply a dollar amount. A beautifully printed Gift Certificate will be mailed to you or mailed directly to the lucky recipient. Click below to purchase, request other amount or ask a question.

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