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Welcome to affordable interior design that compliments you and your lifestyle.



We believe your home should be a source of joy and calm so you can focus on the most important things — like life. So let's transform the bland into beautiful and the never used into the fully utilized. 

Melanie's design approach and philosophy is different from conventional interior designers. Instead of taking the reins and making all the decisions for you, she will empower you to shape your own beautiful and joyful home. She believes in collaboration, guidance, and education as the keys to creating a home that truly reflects your personality and preferences.

Working side by side with you — being your thought partner,
your personal and professional designer, Melanie will make having
a beautiful, inviting home attainable and affordable.

Common requests include:
• Creating a vision — establishing a look and feel
• Furniture arrangement
• Selecting new furniture and decor
• Choosing paint colors
• Making a home feel warm and inviting
• Updating kitchens, baths and living spaces without big remodels 
• Choosing flooring and countertops
• How to work with small or unusual spaces 
• Combining styles of partners so everyone is happy
• Getting "unstuck"
• Review blueprints for remodels ensuring best use of space and more
• Storage ideas & decluttering strategies
• Choosing the right light bulbs

• Where to start... with everything
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This is a transformative experience where your questions will find answers and your dreams take shape right before your eyes. From discussing a renovation to learning how to make your home cohesive and inviting, this session will be perfectly matched to you and your needs.


We can cover your whole home or be tightly focused specific projects or rooms. We'll get a tremendous amount done in just a few hours. You'll receive instant insights, practical recommendations and even a personalized design plan on the spot. With your new found clarity and vision, you'll finally feel confident and excited about the design direction of your home.

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Tired of endless and confusing research?

Overwhelmed with all the information about paint colors, techniques, design styles? To do or not to do?

This summer, Happy Place Interiors will be launching "Happy Place. Your Home. Your Style. This Group" — a Membership-based Home & Design Group. A first of its kind. Made for real people with real homes, not overly glorified Instagram homes.

If you’re ready be intentional about your home, preparing to remodel/build, if you are decorating or designing your home by yourself or if you are already working with Melanie, this membership was made specifically for you.


It's like having Melanie by your side the entire time. Melanie will host monthly group video chats, you can ask anything and learn from everyone. In addition, she’ll also be bringing in experts in different areas such as flooring, window treatments to get all the technical questions answered.


In addition, you’ll have access to a library full of how to's, do's and do not's, which cutters through the online clutter, so you can get straight answers that you'll be confident making in your home. 


And even more amazing your have access to discount on furnishings, mattresses and more. (20-50%).  Even receive free paint sheets to help in making color decisions.

Members also receive discounted Design Fees and priority scheduling for any personal appointments.


For less than a quart of paint per month, you get clarity, inspiration, direction, learning, discounts, one trusted source, saving you so much time, money and angst.


• Ongoing Support and Inspiration
   – Monthly live group video sessions with Melanie 
      and other leading professionals 

• Clarity, cut the online clutter 
   – This Group is your trusted resource on making smart choices through
    videos, print outs, links, product and company referrals 

• Learning About and How To — everything home
   – Videos, PDFs, Books, Quizzes

• Staying Engaged, not Stuck 
   – Via member group to share progress, support others, ask questions
   – Set goals, timelines with worksheets
   – Make real progress and move from Stages 1-5 

• Saving money 
   – Discounts on Design Services
   – 20-40% discounts on top brand furniture, mattresses and more
       (Service Fee applies)
   – Free paint sheets 

Become a Founding Member and enjoy a discounted rate of $25/month forever. Click the button below to be notified and prompted to join before the Group goes live and the price goes up.

We HIGHLY recommend Melanie! We had just moved into our first home, and weren't sure what to expect. Gratefully Melanie did an amazing job helping us identify easy & affordable quick fixes to make our home more beautiful. She also shared helpful insight into DIY projects we could take on, her experiences, and projects we could wait and think on. We loved her insights into setting a color scheme based on what we already had, and how to best mesh different styles with our home. She also suggested several local shops for us to check out!

We can't say enough good things about her support!

– Carlye

Having paint colors I love and being able to visualize them is like having the weight of the world off my shoulders.
— Jennifer

Melanie is incredible. She came by our house to give us a consultation for our living room and dining room. She came prepared with wonderful ideas, and was able to answer all of our questions. Melanie takes into account your lifestyle, and is able to give you great options for design that won't change your day to day activities. On top of that, she's so fun and we had a great time working with her!

– Elikem

Melanie was amazing! She was a huge help as we were in the early stages of a full main floor remodel. For everything from paint colors to furniture layout, she helped us make some great design decisions. I cannot recommend her enough!

- Tracy



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

A Happy Place Interiors Gift Certificate can be for any 90 minute Interior Design Consultation. A beautifully printed Gift Certificate will be mailed to you or mailed directly to the lucky recipient. 

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