Macon, Georgia Interior Design of a Kitchen

I can’t wait to share the before-and-after photos with you of this Macon, Georgia interior design project – because it’s my own kitchen! We’ve been wanting to remodel this space since we purchased this classic Southern house in 2019, but a surprise plumbing leak (and subsequently having to rip open walls and ceilings to re-plumb…

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Macon Love: Favorite Local Artists

I’ve been an interior designer in Macon, Georgia for almost 5 years, and this edgy Southern city continues to surprise me in the best possible ways. (After all, before moving here, I had only heard of Macon on a very unflattering episode of Sex and the City.) One of those delightful surprises has been the…

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Currently Crushing On…Teal

When am I not crushing on teal? From my teal sofa to my favorite teal leather jacket to the many iterations of the Lesley Myrick Interior Design logo (here, and more recently, here), teal is my favorite and it’s here to stay. Real Simple magazine has declared teal the “color of the month”, and I…

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Travel Inspiration: San Antonio, Texas

Several times per year, I step away from the day-to-day of interior design in Macon, Georgia and treat myself to a few days away at a spa or resort (or both!). Sometimes I use this time to leave work behind and recharge personally with a new book, journal, and massage; other times, like on my…

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Before and After: Renovated Farmhouse Bedroom in Forsyth, GA

Last month, we shared the project reveal of a 100-year-old farmhouse living room, dining room, and lounge in Forsyth, Georgia. While the goal for those family-centric spaces was to bring a light and bright feel, the design direction for the primary bedroom was completely different – think rich, intimate, and cozy. And in typical LMID…

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Before and After: Renovated Farmhouse in Forsyth, GA

A professional family in Forsyth, Georgia, recently renovated their 100-year-old farmhouse. While they loved the character of the home they were able to retain (original shiplap! Rustic exposed ceilings!) they were not loving how overwhelmingly brown everything felt after the remodel. Our goal? Infuse this dark home with light, color, pattern, and personality. We introduced rich neutral…

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Currently Crushing On…Florals, Faces, and Fluting

I’m currently on summer vacation with my family in beautiful Minnesota (hello boating, swimming, campfires and starlight) but even when away from the office I’m always thinking about interior design. Some of my favorite furniture and decor pieces I’ve been crushing on lately have bold florals, quirky faces, and Art Deco-inspired fluting. (That Nero marble…

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Macon Love: Best Home Decor Stores in Macon, Georgia

Macon, Georgia is a city rich in history, rock ‘n roll culture, and…home goods? While I often source furnishings, lighting and decor from my trusted trade vendors nationwide, I love to shop for those special finishing touches locally. Here’s a list of the 5 best home decor stores in Macon, GA (well, my favorites, anyway!),…

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Before and After: Blue and White Bathroom Remodel

A professional family in Kathleen, GA purchased their first brand-new home a decade ago, and in addition to refreshing their dated builder’s beige kitchen (seen here), they were ready for a total remodel of their pre-teen boys’ bathroom, updating their builder’s beige finishes to a fresh blue and white color palette. Here’s a look at…

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Before and After: Builder’s Beige Kitchen Refresh

A professional family in Kathleen, GA purchased their first brand-new home a decade ago, and after 10 years of living with dark cabinets and brown floor tiles, they were ready for a light and bright refresh. We redesigned their builder’s beige kitchen with new flooring, fixtures, and high-end finishes to bring new life to this…

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