What to Ask an Interior Designer When You Hire Them

Ready to hire an interior designer for your new build, home remodel, or decorating refresh? Partnering with a designer who aligns with your needs, working style, and planned investment amount is essential for an awesome outcome. When starting a full-service interior design project, we begin the process by asking the potential client a few questions…

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When Should You Remodel Your Kitchen?

One of the biggest design investments in the home is your kitchen, and it’s also one of the heaviest-used spaces too. If your kitchen is looking worn, looking outdated, or leaving something to be desired, it might be time to renovate. So, when should you remodel your kitchen? Here are 5 signs it’s time: 1.…

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Shop Lesley’s Style: Teal + Chartreuse Bedroom

Nothing makes me happier than the color combo of teal and chartreuse. You may have picked up on the fact that these are my signature brand colors, spotted all over my website and social media. So what better way to kick off a new blog feature, Shop Lesley’s Style, than with a luxe chartreuse and…

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5 Tips for Your First Meeting with an Interior Designer

Once you’ve taken the plunge and hired an interior designer (woohoo!) it can seem intimidating. What do you need to know to get ready for your first session together? Prepping in advance is important and makes the most of your limited time together. Here are 5 tips for your first meeting with an interior designer:…

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The Best Paint Colors for Walls, Trim, Cabinets, and More

All month we’ve been talking about color, so today I’m re-posting the best paint colors for walls, trim, cabinets, and more (with a new addition, too!). This is one of our most popular blog posts so if you missed it before, I hope it’s a useful resource for you now. Now, don’t die of shock:…

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What’s Better – Dark or Light Paint Colors?

What’s better – dark or light paint colors? We all know that picking paint colors is tricky. What a paint sample looks like in the store or on a swatch can be completely different than what it looks like in your room. Sometimes light paint colors can look disappointingly dull and drab on the walls,…

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Before and After: A Family-Friendly Living Room with a Teal Sofa

Before and After: A Family-Friendly Living Room with a Teal Sofa by atlanta interior designer Lesley Myrick

Who doesn’t love a good before-and-after? Get ready, because all month long I’m sharing a tour of our Texas home, including the living room, master bedroom, kids bedroom, my office, my husband’s office, and the kitchen. First up: our family-friendly living room with a teal sofa. Disclosure: Some of the products in this before-and-after were…

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Mission Waco x Lesley Myrick

Residential interior design is my jam (and my bread and butter! #PunIntended) but sometimes an offbeat exterior project comes my way and it’s such a cool opportunity I’ll put aside sourcing sofas and pillows. Since 2016 I’ve been partnering with Mission Waco, an awesome local non-profit whose mission is to, “provide Christian-based, holistic, relationship-based programs…

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Waco Family-Friendly Kitchen Remodel: After

I looooove me a good project reveal! This Waco family-friendly kitchen remodel was such a blast to work on, and any time a client gives the go-ahead for a bright blue island you just KNOW the end result is going to be smashing. If you remember the “before” photos, my client was trapped in a…

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