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My Modsy Story – When It’s Time to Invest In New Furniture

After buying their first apartment, this couple was ready to invest in furniture and embark on an in-with-the-new design project. The Backstory My wife, Amanda, and I were super excited to buy our first home – an apartment in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. Before this, we’d moved apartments every few years so […]

Dream Home Tour – A Collected Approach to California Casual

It’s no secret we’re fans of the chic modern spaces that capture the calm, collected California casual look. It’s a style we currently can’t get enough of – think blissful rooms with comfy furnishings, a blend of natural textures, and soft neutral hues. With all that inspo in the air and summer just around the […]

Here’s How the Rooms of Game of Thrones Characters Might Look Today

Image Source HBO Like most people, we at Modsy can’t get enough of Game of Thrones. With the series finale just a few weeks away (sob!), how could we resist creating interiors inspired by the series? Spoiler alert: we couldn’t! Instead of mourning the loss of our Sunday evening excitement, we’ve channeled our emotions in […]

Spring Refresh Checklist: 17 Easy Home Updates

Spring is finally here! Ring in the new season at home by getting your spaces into warm-weather shape with a seasonal spring refresh. To help you give your rooms a thorough spring refresh, we’ve compiled this checklist to help (and inspire) you to ready your spaces for the season. From decluttering common areas to adding […]

Surviving Mercury in Retrograde – The Best Decor for Your Zodiac Sign

Another day, another Mercury retrograde. Ruler of the mind and communication, Mercury is heading into retrograde for the first time in 2019 (one almost down, two more to go) and will be back to its usual orbit in late March! Even if you don’t believe in this astrological phenomenon, it’s still nice to have something else […]

Here’s How Cher Horowitz’s Clueless Closet Would Look Today

Let’s face it: Before Carrie Bradshaw’s walk-in closet, there was Cher Horowitz’s. Yep. Cher’s (Alicia Silverstone) fashion closet in Clueless was literally every ’90s teen’s dream come true. Can we talk about her tricked-out storage system and that outfit visualizer? It was iconic to say the least. Not to mention, it wasn’t just Cher’s closet, but […]

My Modsy Story: When 3 Interior Designers Couldn’t Help, Here’s What Did

After working with 3 designers, Caren still didn’t have a plan for her open living/dining room. Here’s what happened when this skeptic turned to Modsy for help. The Backstory My family and I had recently moved into a new home. The new space was perfect, but our old furniture just didn’t fit right. I wanted […]

Surface Styling 101 – Tips for Decorating All the Surfaces in Your Home

Surface styling is key in creating a homey, lived-in look! From your coffee table to your nightstand, it’s those final touches that turn a room into an Instagram-worthy interior. But surprisingly enough, it’s these small decorative moments that can be the trickiest things to master. To help demystify the surface styling process, we’re cracking open […]

3 Ways to Hang Art Above Your Bed

When it comes to designing your home, the space most people look to first is the living room. No surprise there. Your living room is likely the space you spend the most time in – it’s where you host guests, hang out with your family, or curl up with a book or TV show at […]

Welcoming Meredith Dunn as Modsy’s COO!

We’re thrilled to introduce Meredith Dunn as the newest member of our team and Modsy’s COO, aka Chief Operating Officer! A bonafide retail and e-commerce veteran, Meredith joins us from Stitch Fix, where she worked most recently as their Vice President of Styling and Client Experience. With her experience growing a vast network of remote expert stylists, […]

How 5 Bloggers Designed 5 Different Rooms With Modsy

Bloggers! They’re just like us. Even those who write about design, decor, and home trends all day long can still struggle with actually brining their ideas to life. While every Instagram post might be #homegoals, it’s almost guaranteed that they too have at least one room that’s been a “work in progress” for years. Sound […]

My Modsy Story: How I Designed a Space Under Construction into a Cozy Home for Mom

Brittany was designing a space under construction into a home for her mom. See how she transformed the empty room into a gorgeous living area.   The Backstory Designing a space under construction into a comfortable home for mom My design struggles began when my family took on the task of constructing a carriage house […]

Inside Claire Underwood’s 2018 Oval Office

The White House is going through some big changes. Yes, we’re talking about Claire Underwood taking control of the Oval Office in the final season of House of Cards. We’ve been waiting for the perfect White House redesign moment and who better for us to draw inspiration from than the very complicated Claire? From her chilly […]

My Modsy Story: How I Balanced Raising My Baby and Designing My Living Room

When designing her new living room and caring for a newborn became overwhelming, Monica let Modsy step in to help with the heavy lifting.   Homeowner: Monica F, Editorial Director Location: Brooklyn, NY Room: Awkward Living Room in a New Home Her Style: Atomic Industrial The Backstory Moving all her furniture from an apartment to a new home When […]

Redesigning Catherine Giudici Lowe’s Dining Room

We’re big fans of Bachelor Nation here at Modsy HQ. In October of 2017 we helped Jade and Tanner design their daughter’s nursery and last month we transformed Catherine Giudici Lowe’s dining room from rustic to minimal and chic. Peek inside her design transformation and see how she went from render to reality. From Rustic […]

My Modsy Story: Taking the E-Design Leap of Faith For My Basement Turned Family Room

Zack S. was at a loss when it came to transforming his large empty basement into a functional family room. See how we helped him complete the space once and for all.   The Backstory Finding the perfect family home with a blank slate basement, ready to be decorated When we first toured our house, […]

Playing Favorites: What Modsy Designer Anthony’s Loving Now

Come peek behind-the-scenes in our ‘Playing Favorites’ series and meet some of the Modsy designers who help homeowners reimagine their spaces each month.   For Modsy designer Anthony, there’s no greater inspiration than nature’s beauty. It’s what inspires his designs, which often include a mix of natural materials, textures, and colors that are all about […]

My Modsy Story: How I Designed My First Home From Scratch – and Did It Right

When she moved from a small city apartment to a 3000 sq ft home, Nicole was ready for a grown-up living room. Here’s how she made it happen and made it look easy.   The Backstory Scrapping all the old furniture from their 650 sq. foot apartment and designing their grown-up living room from scratch […]

How Modsy’s CEO Turned Her Breakfast Nook into a Charming Nursery Design

In preparation for their first baby, Modsy CEO Shanna Tellerman and her husband, West, were in need of a nursery design. Like all expecting parents, they knew it would be a project that required time and attention. But, between life and busy work schedules, the project quickly began to feel overwhelming. Enter our Modsy design […]

My Modsy Story: Making A Small Living Room Work For My Family Of Five

With a oddly shaped space, Christina craved a small living room layout that worked for her family of five. See how she found the perfect solution for her space.   The Backstory Living in a charming home where comfort and practicality are paramount We are a family of five and we’ve lived in our current home for […]

Get the Look of Mandy Moore’s New Midcentury Chic Home

Images source: Architectural Digest errazzo fireplace? Check. A pantry you could easily mistake for an art installation? Check. Brass finishes everywhere? Check. If you haven’t guessed, these are just a few of the swoon-worthy elements inside Mandy Moore’s new home, the cover feature of the Architectural Digest July-August issue. Mandy purchased the home, which was […]

My Modsy Story: How I Designed My New Home Before Moving In

Lauren wanted to design her family’s new home before they moved in. The only problem? She couldn’t be in the space to design it. See how finding Modsy on Instagram helped her take on designing a new home, virtually. LAUREN’S OPEN LIVING SPACE BEFORE The Backstory Designing a new home and wanting it furniture-ready by […]

Small-Space Hacks: 5 Ideas for Small Entryways

In our “Small-Space Hacks” series, you’ll find stylish solutions for tiny spaces as well as tricky areas that often get overlooked in the home. Not your typical DIY projects, these “hacks” involve simply rethinking furniture with a little ingenuity to create spaces that enhance your daily life. This week we show you great small entryway […]

Playing Favorites: What Modsy Designer Brittany’s Loving Now

Come peek behind-the-scenes in our ‘Playing Favorites’ series and meet some of the Modsy designers who help homeowners reimagine their spaces each month.   California-based Modsy stylist, Brittany, describes her style as “modern chic” through and through. With her eye always attuned to the latest trends, she’s one for mixing colors, patterns, and metallics in her […]

Welcoming Sam MacDonnell as Modsy’s CTO!

Today we’re so excited to introduce Sam MacDonnell as the newest member of our family and our brand new Modsy CTO! Since we announced our Series B funding in December, we have not slowed down. We are growing fast and Sam has joined to help lead our product roadmap and innovation strategy. With his breadth […]

My Modsy Story: Our Living Room Had 3 Major Problems – And We Solved Them All!

This newlywed couple didn’t know where to begin with their awkward living room. Here’s how they found a plan they could both agree on. The Backstory When a couple’s new awkward living room just didn’t work for either of them y husband and I had just moved from Houston into our new home in Waco, […]

My Modsy Story: How this tech-savvy dad transformed his son’s nursery into the ultimate “big kid” room

Avesh was no stranger to 3D technology and knew there had to be a way it could make designing his son’s first big kid room easy and fun. The Backstory Transforming a nursery into a big kid room his year, our 3 year-old son was ready move into a room of his own. My wife and […]

My Modsy Story: Proof That Basements Don’t Have to Be Bland

See how first-time homeowner, Alan C, designs a basement and TV room that’s perfect for his family.   The Backstory Wanting to make sure everything is right for his family’s first true home This is our family’s first home that isn’t a temporary living situation. We intend to live in this house for many years […]

Playing Favorites: What Modsy Designer Amanda’s Loving Now

Come peek behind-the-scenes in our ‘Playing Favorites’ series and meet some of the Modsy designers who help homeowners reimagine their spaces each month.   Based in Denver, Colorado, Modsy designer Amanda has never been one for minimalist spaces. She loves rooms filled with vintage pieces, accents rich with history, lots of books, and dark colors […]

Iconic Interiors: How to Get the Look of Blanche Devereaux’s Bedroom

With a plate full of cheesecake and a wall covered in banana leaves, we are celebrating one of our favorite shows and style icons – The Golden Girls. Because the 80s trend is back, we gave Blanche Devereaux’s bedroom a 21st-century facelift. To the untrained eye, if one were to look at Blanche’s bedroom today […]

6 Fresh Takes on the Gallery Wall

Who doesn’t love a good gallery wall? And while oversized wall art may be trending for 2018, sometimes you just need a way to display your fabulous collection of art all on one wall.  To give you a few fresh ideas on this look, we’re exploring a few different takes on the gallery wall game […]

2017’s Greatest Hits: 13 of Your Favorite Modsy Designs of the Year

This year, our Modsy stylists helped tackle some major design dilemmas for homeowners all across the country. From families moving into new homes to couples getting ready to welcome newborns, we’ve encountered lots of home design lovers with inspiring stories about their homes. Here, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Modsy designs and most […]