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My Modsy Story: Using 3D Technology to Confidently Design Our New Home

Homeowner: Andie G.

Spaces: Open Living/Dining Room

My Style: Rustic Warmth

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The Design Dilemma

Andie and her husband recently downsized from a 3,000-square-foot house to a much smaller 1,450-square-foot home. While they loved the idea of having less space to manage and upkeep, they quickly realized that the furniture from their previous home was simply too large for their new space.

“Once we put the furniture from our previous home in our new open living/dining room space, we realized it was too big,” Andie said. “Beyond that, we realized we were just ready for a fresh look in our new space.” But that wasn’t all they needed to figure out. In this smaller house, Andie’s home office would now simply be a corner of their living room rather than a separate space, which further complicated their design needs.

Andie and her husband weren’t sure how to tackle all of these design needs on their own. “We all have our gifts, but decorating from scratch is not ours!” said Andie. She knew they would need help designing their new space and finding the right furniture to fit their open living/dining room. “The last thing we wanted to do was spend money on furniture and accessories that wouldn’t look good once we got them in the space.”

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The Modsy Moment

After hearing about the online interior design services offered through Modsy and reading some reviews, Andie purchased a design package. “I signed up and had my consultation with my designer, Erin, before I even told my husband!” Andie said. “Once he saw our initial designs, he was completely on board.”

“Erin really helped us hone in on our style,” said Andie. “We loved both of her designs. My first reaction was, ‘Why didn’t I do this sooner??’ I was so excited—Erin was just spot on in the designs she created for us.”

And Andie said that seeing their space in 3D was a game-changer in the design process. “It assured us the furniture we bought would fit the space, giving us so much confidence in our purchases.”

Their designer helped them land on a new look for their space and find the right pieces to give them all the functionality and style they craved for their new home.

And through the Modsy design process, their new space came together much more quickly than they anticipated. “Seeing the space completely designed helped my husband and I realize we could create a beautiful, cohesive room fairly quickly—as opposed to piecemealing it together over months or years,” Andie said. “We needed help, and Modsy was the answer!”

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The Real Results

Today, their space is nearly finished and Andie says it’s been fun to see their 3D designs come together in real life.

“It feels so amazing to now have a design that works in our new home,” said Andie. “I work from home, so I spend a ton of time in this room. Having it be so functional, comfortable, and attractive has done wonders for my productivity and overall emotional well-being.”

But it’s not just Andie that loves the new designs. Her husband said that “Modsy is the best money we’ve spent in a  long time.”

With their new layout and furniture, Andie says that their new house now feels like a home.

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My Modsy Story: Turning Our First House into a Home Where Our Daughter Can Grow Up

Homeowners: Roshni and Arun T.

Spaces: Living and Dining Room

Our Style: Contemporary Collector

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The Design Dilemma

Last November, Roshni and her husband Arun bought their first home together. As a busy young couple, they were so excited to have a long-term home where their 2-year-old daughter could grow up and make memories.

“I wanted to make the space very special and make it a home for my 2-year-old daughter to grow up in,” said Roshni.

But the townhouse they bought was a blank slate, and the idea of designing the space was very overwhelming. Roshni wanted to find the right furniture and decor in the right size and color that also all looked good together. And she wanted to make sure they picked pieces that were kid-friendly and durable.

“I knew it wasn’t going to be an easy task to find all the right pieces that fit the space well and look good,” she said. “So I decided to leave this job for the professionals.”

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The Modsy Moment

Roshni turned to Modsy to help design the main living spaces—their living and dining rooms. With Modsy’s 3D technology, Roshni and Arun were able to see life-like images of their home, designed with real furniture and decor.

“When we first saw our designs, our jaws dropped,” said Roshni. “I never would have come up with these designs on my own—but with my designer’s help, I discovered my personal style and found pieces to match it.”

Seeing real pieces in a 3D model of their space gave them the confidence to move forward, knowing that the pieces they bought looked good together and would fit in their space, and that they had landed on layouts that would work in both rooms.

“I loved how easy it was to see everything in my space and I was able to order all items with just a few clicks,” she said

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The Real Results

Roshni and Arun love their new living and dining rooms. With the help of their Modsy designer, Roshni and Arun were able to combine their preferred design styles and create rooms that made their new townhouse feel like home.

“I strongly believe that I would have never been able to make my living and dining rooms look this great if I tried to find all the furniture and decor on my own,” said Roshni. “Help from a professional designer was exactly what I needed. It feels so fantastic to have a design that works for our home and lifestyle needs. We now have a beautiful home where we can raise our daughter. We’re so excited for all the memories we will make here.”

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My Modsy Story: Creating a Design From Scratch That My Entire Family Loves

Danielle and her husband were relocating across the country for his new job. Hoping to simplify the move, they left their furniture behind. But saving time by avoiding packing meant taking on the task of designing their new home from scratch in a hurry.

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Homeowners: Danielle H.

Spaces: Multiple Rooms

My Style: Chic Collector

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The Backstory

In March of 2020, my husband got a new job that required us to move from Chicago—where we’d lived for 15 years—to Denver in just over a month. The same day he was hired, Chicago’s governor issued stay-at-home orders. Because the world was in chaos and we were moving ourselves, our two young kids, and two cats, we decided to make the transition to a new city as simple as possible. We got rid of our furniture, packed our entire family into a car, and drove across the country to Denver. We found an affordable furnished rental in town, where we lived for almost a year until we got lucky enough to snag a home in this crazy market.

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View of the living room

The Design Dilemma

When we bought our house, I was so excited for my family to be living in an actual home again. I really wanted to create a space where we’d all feel happy for many years to come. But since we got rid of literally all of our furniture before moving, I knew we’d be starting from scratch in our new place. So it was vital to find kid and pet-friendly items that met both my husband’s and my style needs as quickly as possible.

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View of the dining area

The trouble was that my husband and I don’t always see eye-to-eye when it comes to design. He is much more of a minimalist and likes white walls and simple forms. I’m more colorful and enjoy taking risks. Fortunately, from the beginning we both knew we wanted help designing our home in a way the whole family would love. So we did some internet sleuthing and found Modsy. The idea that we could use online design to try on furniture we both liked, that we knew would fit in our home, was so appealing.

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The Modsy Moment

As soon as my husband and I took Modsy’s style quiz, we knew we’d made the right choice. Looking over various design styles together made us feel confident that our designer could help us find the right look for each room in our house. Identifying a style we both liked—mid-century modern with a minimalist twist and pops of color—made it really easy to collaborate with our designer and create designs that worked perfectly for our space.

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Danielle and her husband’s new bedroom design

The Real Results

Working with a designer was a great way to identify our individual tastes, understand where they overlap, and bring them together in a kid and kitty-friendly design that works for our whole family. But getting to order directly from the designs and see our combined vision come together in our actual home has been priceless.

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My Modsy Story: Creating My Dream Home After Years of Moving Apartments

Anna, a product designer from Colorado, had just bought her first condo. After years of moving from one apartment to another, she was ready to create a space to call her own. But Anna worried she’d never get the home she yearned for when the furniture she owned failed to create the organized and elevated aesthetic she wanted.

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Homeowner: Anna C.

Spaces: Office and Living Room

My Style: Mod Collector

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Modsy customer photograph of living room before designs

The Backstory

I had just purchased my first condo and was really excited to make it my own. Because we were in the middle of the pandemic, I knew I had time to design the space in the organized and stylish way I wanted. Since it was my first home, I was eager to get started right away—transforming it from a blank canvas into a beautiful space for work and entertaining post-pandemic. I wanted to set it up so that when I could have people over for the first time, they’d walk in and say, ‘Wow!”

Since it was my first home, I was eager to get started right away—transforming it from a blank canvas into a beautiful space for work and entertaining post-pandemic.

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The Design Dilemma

“I’ve moved almost every year since I’ve turned 18, so I’ve never gotten to really make a space my own. I really wanted my first real home to be special. I have an eye for interiors and had some decor I brought with me. But after I was all moved in and ready to start designing my house, I discovered I struggled to bring my things together in a way that felt practical and beautiful.”

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“I was having the condo drywalled and painted, and having it in disarray made me feel like I’d never make it the home I wanted it to be. I needed a way to visualize the space so that I could find a style that worked for me—something functional but also attractive enough to impress friends and family when they came to visit. But mostly I just wanted to feel excited about my new home again.”

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I needed a way to visualize the space so that I could find a style that worked for me—something functional but also attractive enough to impress friends and family when they came to visit. 


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Modsy design of customer\'s home office in a glam style

The Modsy Moment

Because I was getting drywall and paint done and my house wasn’t so beautiful yet, I was really excited to receive my 3D designs and see what my home could look like once everything was done. Seeing what my designer put together for me made me realize what potential space had and helped me keep going! Every piece she selected for my home felt useful but beautiful too. It felt like form followed function with the pieces she chose, and because I’m a product designer that’s so important to me.

Because I was getting drywall and paint done and my house wasn’t so beautiful yet, I was really excited to receive my 3D designs and see what my home could look like once everything was done.

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Modsy customer home office with trendy pink sofa

The Real Results

Now that the furniture I ordered from Modsy has arrived and space is all set up, it really feels too good to be true. I am loving how everything came together and that I was to take this condo and make it a practical and beautiful home using Modsy!

Now that the furniture I ordered from Modsy has arrived and space is all set up, it really feels too good to be true.

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My Modsy Story: How I Created an Attached Bedroom and Office That Perfectly Reflects My Style

When Luisa moved her family into a new, more spacious home she was excited for the opportunity to create a space that celebrated her tastes and reflected her inviting personality. But the furniture she had felt tired and failed to capture the welcoming vibe she wanted in her conjoined bedroom and office.

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Homeowner: Luisa F.

Spaces: Bedroom and Office

My Style: Rustic Warmth

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The Backstory

My family recently moved into a new, larger, house and we were all so excited to be able to spread out a bit and create a home that felt personal and welcoming.

I was particularly excited about my new bedroom with a conjoined office. It’s a really beautiful and unique space with lots of windows to bring in the Colorado sunshine. I really wanted this room to reflect my personality and be an inviting space I could enjoy throughout the workday and before I went to bed at night.

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My family recently moved into a new, larger, house and we were all so excited to be able to spread out a bit and create a home that felt personal and welcoming. 

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The Design Dilemma

I really wanted my new bedroom and conjoined office to convey my personality through design, but the furniture I’d gathered over the years failed to make a cohesive statement about who I am. It was mismatched, mostly worn-out, and definitely sending the wrong message about who I am and the kind of space I like. I consider myself friendly and inviting—I wanted my space to feel the same—but I had no idea how to illustrate that with design on my own.

I really wanted my new bedroom and conjoined office to convey my personality through design, but the furniture I’d gathered over the years failed to make a cohesive statement about who I am.

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The Modsy Moment

Seeing my Modsy design for the first time was amazing. It looked like something out of a design magazine and I was in disbelief that my space could look so good. It was also so flattering because I really saw myself in the design. A lot of the items my designer selected weren’t things I would have chosen on my own, yet  I recognized them as being my style—they just felt like me.

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Seeing my Modsy design for the first time was amazing. It looked like something out of a design magazine and I was in disbelief that my space could look so good. It was also so flattering because I really saw myself in the design.

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The Real Results

I was so happy with my design experience, I gifted modsy to the entire family so they could all create personalized spaces for themselves. Not only has it been a great way for each family member to create designs that reflect their personal taste but working with the same designer ensures each room still goes together.  It’s been so rewarding seeing our rooms come together in real life. I just loved the whole experience from start to finish and I’m so happy my family does too!

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It’s been so rewarding seeing our rooms come together in real life. I just loved the whole experience from start to finish and I’m so happy my family does too!

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My Modsy Story: How I Solved Multiple Design Projects in My Home

Mary had three rooms in her home she needed to design and each presented a unique design challenge that she struggled to solve on her own. Read on to learn how she collaborated on designs for each space that she loves.

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Homeowner: Mary C.

Spaces: Multiple Spaces

My Style: Rustic Warmth

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Modsy customer before photo

The Backstory

Mary, a busy dietician, was wanting a design refresh for three rooms in her house. But she didn’t have the time or design expertise to create the right look for each individual space and, to top things off, she needed a different kind of help for each room she wanted to be designed.

Her office needed better lighting and storage so it would look organized for Zoom calls with her clients. She felt her bedroom had good bones but she needed help finding decor that would tie her foundational furniture into the space and making it feel complete. Finally, the biggest design challenge Mary wanted to tackle was finding a layout that worked for an awkward “pass-through” living area where she kept a baby grand piano.

“I felt like nothing in my space really went together and I struggled to make the individual rooms feel whole. In particular, the living area felt neglected—we rarely used the space outside of our Christmas decorating and celebrations and I wanted to make the room a place my family and I could enjoy throughout the year.” –Mary

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The Design Dilemma

Mary had tried to find the right layout for her living area but could never find the right approach; she wanted to find a way to see different layout options for the space without having to push heavy furniture around the room. Meanwhile, in her office and bedroom, she wanted to select items that would make each individual space feel complete. However, she had trouble imagining what accents and lighting would do the job.

“I had tried many configurations for my living area and could not find anything that looked right. I just had no vision for any of the rooms!” –Mary

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Modsy customer glamorous bedroom design

The Modsy Moment

When Mary saw her 3D designs for the first time, she was not only blown away by how realistic they looked but also impressed with her designer’s attentiveness and attention to detail.

“I absolutely loved the visuals and how real the designs looked. I also really enjoyed working with my Modsy designer, who showed me layout options for my living area I would have never thought of alone. She really helped me hone in on a vision for each room so I could bring my home to life.” –Mary

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The Real Results

Once Mary had a design plan for her rooms, she finally had the power to start putting her home together in real life and on her own time.

“I loved that I could complete my project on my own time, putting each space together when it worked for me. Though I do have to say, I was excited to start purchasing furniture in my living area! It’s nice to know that this space that frustrated me for so long is finally one that I can enjoy.” –Mary

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My Modsy Story: How I Used Design to Prepare My Family for Change

Returning to school after years of being a working mom inspired Brooke to tidy her home design and make it easier for her family to manage.

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Name: Brooke S.

Occupation: Social media consultant, studying interior design

Location: Topsfield, MA

Her Style: Contemporary Connoisseur

The Backstory

Brooke was preparing for a big transition, going from working mom to entering an intensive interior design program at Rhode Island School of Design. But before she started her new life as a student she wanted a home makeover that would reflect her ambition and better suit her family.

“I’m a married mother of 3 teens and 2 dogs and am transitioning from working to being a student again. I knew that my career change would also mean big changes for the whole family, and all that change could feel destabilizing, especially in these uncertain times. My husband and I wanted to add a sense of order and certainty to our lives. We thought finally getting the house decluttered and nicely designed would set our family up to face these changes in stride.”

“I’m a married mother of 3 teens and 2 dogs and am transitioning from working to being a student again. I knew that my career change would also mean big changes for the whole family, and all that change could feel destabilizing, especially in these uncertain times.”

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The Design Dilemma

Once Brooke knew that she was ready for a change at home, the whole family was excited to help. The trouble was they couldn’t agree on what to do for their individual and combined spaces.

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Brooke’s 3D living room design

“My husband and I both have strong opinions about interior design. We both have a lot of family heirlooms like my dining table that we wanted to incorporate into the living and dining rooms, but we couldn’t agree on the right layout or what new items to purchase. Meanwhile, my daughters wanted to change their bedroom decor to something more grown-up. But, I needed to stick to a budget, so we didn’t always see eye-to-eye on what furniture purchases to prioritize.

“We decided a 3rd party would be helpful. Someone who could come in and show us options for our home, so we could choose the right pieces and layout together as a family. That way, if one of us didn’t like something, it wasn’t that someone else had the wrong opinion—there’d be an expert to defer to and help us make the right choices.

“Additionally, with lockdown in place, traditional interior design wasn’t only costly but a health risk. As an aspiring interior designer, I strongly believe that interior design should be affordable and convenient, so I decided the best choice was Modsy!”

“As an aspiring interior designer, I strongly believe that interior design should be affordable and convenient, so I decided the best choice was Modsy!”

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Views of the kids’ rooms

The Modsy Moment

When Brooke saw her designs, she was reassured that she’d made a good investment for the road ahead.

“Seeing all our spaces so nicely organized was terrific. Our Modsy designer found thoughtful ways to include my husband and my heirloom pieces into our layout. Our kids’ rooms looked amazing and so grown-up, and our designer kept our budget for their spaces in mind. I was especially impressed with the designs they did for one of my daughters, who has the smallest room. The designer added white furniture and a lighter wall color, which opens it up a lot. Like the rest of the designs in our house, her room design was perfect. Plus, each space had storage, which any parent or pet owner will tell you is a must for keeping your space tidy.”

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Brooke’s dining room design

The Real Results

When Brooke started her Modsy journey, she needed help getting her family to agree on the right design choices to smooth her transition to being a student. But now that she and her family have spaces they love, she sees more value in her designs than she anticipated.

“Before we used Modsy, our house never felt complete, but now every time I come home and see how neatly put together our house is, I feel so relaxed. Plus, the designer’s storage solution keeps everything looking great, so I stay relaxed even with my busy school schedule, teenagers, and pups.

“It really looks and feels like a high-end design, but it was so affordable! I can’t tell you how great it is for myself and my family to see our personalities reflected in our home through the design. It’s so inspiring to experience first-hand what good interior design can do for a family during COVID, especially as I enter into my new life as an interior designer.”

“Before we used Modsy, our house never felt complete, but now every time I come home and see how neatly put together our house is, I feel so relaxed.”

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Brooke’s seating room

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My Modsy Story: How I Filled My House with Cozy Curated Style

Without the curatorial skills to create the cozy feel she wanted for her home Deana was left with an empty house and no idea where to get started.

Read on to learn how she filled her empty house with designs she loves and get key insights from the Modsy designer that brought her space together.

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Homeowner: Deana

Room: Whole House

My Style: Rustic Warmth

 

The Backstory

Deana loves home decorating shows and feels passionate about design. But, like many people, when it came to putting together a new home, she found herself stooped.

“I’m a big fan of HGTV, and I always have strong opinions on every space they do. I’ll either say, “OMG, I love that,” or “ew no, that’s gross,” but I never react impartially to any design. That said, I’m not a decorator, so I’m sure you can imagine that when my husband and I moved from a 425 square ft apartment to a 2,600 square foot house with no furniture, I didn’t know where to start.”

The Design Dilemma

Deana knew 2 things at the outset of her design journey. 1 she had trouble putting a space together alone, and 2 she’d know a good design when she saw it but she needed some outside help to get started. Determined to find a great design for her new home, she started researching online design.

“I’ve never been a natural at getting the home look I am going for. For example, I like a cozy vibe in my spaces, so I tend to overcrowd rooms when I design them on my own.”

“I’ve never been a natural at getting the home look I am going for. For example, I like a cozy vibe in my spaces, so I tend to overcrowd rooms when I design them on my own. But for my new home, I knew I wanted something that felt curated but cozy without being crowded. So I started looking for help online.

My search for interior design services took me to a Facebook group. People there raved about Modsy. After deliberating for a while, I decided to purchase 6 rooms.”

Designer Insights:

“Deana was having trouble selecting and coordinating the right items for her home to create a cohesive look. So I helped her “try on” many different options for her rooms and showed her various wall colors to land on the perfect style for her home.” –Cassandra, Deana’s Modsy Designer

The Modsy Moment

Once she had sent all her Modsy project details, Deana was very excited to see the results.

“I couldn’t picture how things should look on my own. But, when I saw the designs, I was in love!”

“I’ll be honest, I was a little nervous waiting for my Modsy designs to come back. I just wasn’t sure they’d be able to deliver on all my hopes for the space, especially when I couldn’t picture how things should look on my own. But, when I saw the designs, I was in love! They were exactly what I had asked for but couldn’t visualize on my own. I began ordering furniture almost immediately.”

Designer Insights:

“Deana has a really cozy personal style, and I kept that in mind when putting all her rooms together. I wanted to elevate that coziness with some more traditional foundational furniture in each space to really help create a cohesive and inviting feel to her whole home.

For example, in her living room, the sofa and love-seat are from the same Crate & Barrel set. They add a touch of formality to the room, but the armchairs and poufs feel more fun and casual. Together these items create a look that elevates the space without making it feel stuffy.” –Cassandra, Deana’s Modsy Designer

The Real Results

Now that Deana has used Modsy she’s having a real HGTV “OMG I love that” moment of her own.

“I loved my entire Modsy experience, I especially love the design of my bedroom vanity area. My designer used a lovely desk with lots of storage, a cozy highback chair, and a beautiful mirror with mother-of-pearl inlay to bring the space together.”

“I loved my entire Modsy experience, I especially love the design of my bedroom vanity area. My entire life, I’ve gotten ready hunched over a mirror in the corner of my room, and I’ve never had a dedicated space just for getting ready. My designer used a lovely desk with lots of storage, a cozy highback chair, and a beautiful mirror with mother-of-pearl inlay to bring the space together. (I’m a huge fan of pearls, so I was delighted that they included the mirror–it is SO beautiful.) Having a cozy and pampering space like this is incredibly wonderful. It really epitomizes how my whole house feels after using Modsy–like a home.”

Designer Insights:

“It was truly such a pleasure bringing this space together for Deana. It’s wonderful knowing she gets as much joy out of living in her space as I did helping her create it.” –Cassandra, Deana’s Modsy Designer

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Our Modsy Story: How We Found the Perfect Design For Our Unique Style and 2 Spaces

Gema & Kev had 2 new empty spaces to make feel like home with a unique Cayman Islands style vision. But they had no idea how to execute their design ideas.

Read their story and learn how their Modsy designer, Mckenzie, turned their island dreams into a real paradise.

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Homeowners: Gema & Kev

Rooms: Living-Dining Room + Guest Studio

Their Style: Rustic Traveler

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Views of the couple’s guest studio before Modsy

The Backstory

We were moving into our first home, with our newborn and first puppy (!) so it was really important to have an elegant design that worked for the entire family. Plus, we had an extra studio space downstairs that we wanted to use as a vacation rental and place to host guests. But we didn’t want to just buy a bunch of random furniture and call it done. Kev and I both wanted to make our home feel modern and welcoming so our family could feel at home. We knew we needed an expert opinion to help us get there.

“We didn’t want to buy a bunch of random furniture and call it done. Kev and I both wanted to make each space feel modern and welcoming so both our family and our guests would feel at home.”

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See Gema and Kev’s space transformed in 3D 

The Design Dilemma

We had no idea how to design either the guest space or our living-dining room. But we did know the style we wanted to achieve, which was kind of a modern world traveler influenced by living in the Cayman Islands. A super specific vision to say the least, but we hoped the right designs service could help us make our ambitious vision a reality.

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Gema & Kev’s living-dining area entryway

Designer insight:

“Gema and Kev came to me with some really amazing ideas for their spaces. But they, like many clients, had trouble replicating the bright and airy look they envisioned without it feeling stark or cold.” – McKenzie, Gema + Kev’s Modsy Designer

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Gema + Kev’s guest studio sleeping space

The Modsy Moment

Our jaws dropped when we saw the 3D designs our Modsy designer, McKenzie created for both spaces! Everything just looked so real. The best part was knowing that all the pieces in our designs were actually ready to be bought!

“Our jaws dropped when we saw our designs for both spaces!”

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The couple’s living room and dining area

Designer insight:

“I had so much fun putting together Gema and Kev’s designs, selecting products I knew they’d love, and that would work for their unique spaces! I used a lot of natural materials and light colors for them to get the Cayman Islands feel which was the perfect combo with all of their tropical plants.” – Mackenzie, Gema + Kev’s Modsy Designer

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Entry and clothing storage for the guest studio

How Modsy Helped Gema & Kev

Our designer did an amazing job putting both spaces together. She incorporated our taste and made some great suggestions, like acrylic furniture which we never would have thought of but now I’m obsessed with! The acrylic stools in our living room look amazing.

Our designer incorporated our taste and made some great suggestions, like acrylic furniture which we never would have thought of but now I’m obsessed! It looks amazing in our dining room.

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The couple’s open living-dining space

Designer insight:

“Acrylic is one of my favorite materials to use in small spaces because its clean look lends itself really well to minimalistic designs and balances out the more organic woven items.”  – Mackenzie, Gema + Kev’s Modsy Designer

Modern neutral bedroom with neutral furniture

Guest studio living and sleeping spaces

The Real Results

What can I say? Before Modsy our house was just an empty space. Now it’s a wonderful home for our family.

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Gema + Kev’s elegant dining area

Designer insight:

“Striking the right balance between modern and warm can be a little intimidating for clients, but it’s really just all about using a variety of textures. Bringing their vision of two airy yet cozy spaces to life is why I love designing for Modsy!” – Mackenzie, Gema + Kev’s Modsy Designer

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My Modsy Story: How Modsy Helped Me Bring My Vision to Life

Carlos had ideas of what he wanted for his new home—but he wasn’t sure how to bring it all together.

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Homeowner: Carlos F. Software Sales Rep

Location: Manor, TX

Rooms: Open Living Dining Room

His Style: Atomic Industrial

modsy customer\' living room before photos of empty living room

The Backstory

When I moved into my new house, I wasn’t sure what to do with my open living room/dining room. It was totally empty, which offers a great blank slate for design. But I had so many ideas of what I wanted and couldn’t visualize how to bring them all into one space. Honestly, I had no clue how to fill the space.

Customer Story

The Design Dilemma

I’m good at choosing furniture pieces that look good individually, but then I get stuck because they don’t look good together. When it comes to coordinating colors, styles, and overall vibe I get totally lost. When I’ve attempted it in the past, things end up not matching or going together. So, when it came to my new home, I didn’t know where to start and how to choose the furniture for the atmosphere I wanted to create.

I’m good at choosing furniture pieces that look good individually, but then I get stuck, because they don’t look good together.

mid-century style grey sofa and grey rug

The Modsy Moment

Knowing I couldn’t tackle this on my own, I did a quick Google search for solutions—and that’s when I came across Modsy. I loved the designs I saw on Modsy’s website and how flexible they were with taking into account existing furniture. With the ability to see the concept with my actual room and layout, I knew I had found my solution.

With the ability to see the concept with my actual room and layout, I knew I had found my solution.

mid-century style grey sofa and grey rug

How Modsy Helped Carlos

Before working with Modsy, I was frustrated that I didn’t have the design savvy to pull my ideas together and bring them to life in my space. So, I had trouble imagining that Modsy could make the process easy and fun. But I’m happy to report I was wrong! I loved how quickly the initial designs came through and how easy (and fast!) it was to work with my designer to make changes.

The whole process was smooth, quick, and painless—and, best of all, cost-effective. It was so much better than I thought it would be, and with a wonderful result. My designer knew what they were doing. I would have never been able to come up with such a good layout on my own!

My designer knew what they were doing. I would have never been able to come up with such a good layout on my own!

mid-century style dining room with tall wine display on walls

The Real Results

I love my new space! It feels really chill and versatile. I can have a nice dinner date at home or enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee in the morning. I love how the living room and dining room feel like different spaces, even though it’s an open layout. But the whole design also feels really cohesive.

I especially love the decorative wine rack and the accent chairs. I would have never thought of something like those wine racks, and guests always comment on how nice they look. And changing out the light fixture made a massive difference in the space. The layout wouldn’t be complete without it!

My designer really captured my style and helped me figure out how to bring in pieces I already had with new furniture and decor that I wouldn’t otherwise have found. The concept is exactly what I was going for.

My designer really captured my style and helped me figure out how to bring in pieces I already had with new furniture and decor that I wouldn’t otherwise have found. The concept is exactly what I was going for.

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