Holly Bellomy | Interior Designer

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Kitchen Countertop Options

There are many kitchen countertops to choose from! It can be daunting to select the best option if you are in the process of remodeling or building a home. I have listed the pros and cons of twelve different countertops here. Quartzite A beautiful, natural option that is stronger than granite. It … [Read Full Article Now...]

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas Tree Ornaments-How many do you need? A client recently asked me if I knew how many ornaments she would need for a 12' tree. I figured a large tree would need a lot of ornaments but I wasn't sure how many to suggest. I found this helpful chart from Christmas Lights Etc. Tree … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Kitchen Trends for 2015-Cabinets

Part 1- Cabinets What are the trends for kitchen design for 2015? I will be sharing the trends with you in a series. We will take a look at all of the elements including cabinets, sinks and appliances, storage, faucets and hardware, light fixtures, color, and style!   The popular style … [Read Full Article Now...]


Flooring Trends 2015-Carpet, Wood, Porcelain, Vinyl

Flooring Trends 2015-Carpet, Wood, Porcelain, Vinyl Do you wonder what the flooring trends are? Are you getting ready to replace the flooring in your home? Maybe you're a real estate agent and you need to make a recommendation to a client. Well here you go! I have done the research and these are … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Home Staging Tips for the Holidays

Home Staging Tips for the Holidays   If you are planning to put your home on the market during the holiday season keep these tips in mind. 1. Large items that take up valuable square footage should not be used. These items could include large Christmas trees and … [Read Full Article Now...]


Master Bathroom Remodel

Master Bathroom Remodel One of my favorite things to do is select paint colors and tile for bathrooms. I had the privilege of working with a couple on their master bathroom in Allen, TX. They had selected a beautiful glass accent tile but were stuck on which porcelain tile would compliment … [Read Full Article Now...]

Fluer de lis Wall Art

Fluer de lis Wall Art-Make it in a Weekend

Weekend Wall Art I have a project to share with you that I have created.  The best part is that this project is very easy and you can create this wall art project in a weekend! Instant gratification at it's best! Here you go! How to make it: 1. Purchase ready-made frames or make your … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Creative Wall Art for Kids’ Bedrooms

Creative Wall Art for Kids' Bedrooms Do you need a little inspiration for your kid's room?  Here are my favorite ideas for boys and girls rooms.  You know I will have to try one or two of these! Cover a cork board with some cute fabric.  You can use spray adhesive to adhere the fabric and … [Read Full Article Now...]

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6 Tips for Selecting and Hanging Your Dining Room Chandelier

The dining room chandelier is not just a necessity for lighting the room; it's a special feature that sets the tone and reflects your personal flair!  Use these tips to help you select the proper size and hang it properly. Here are my tips for selecting the right size chandelier for your … [Read Full Article Now...]

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3 Living Room Furniture Arrangements

When staging or decorating your home you want to make sure that the family room or living room is arranged properly.  The arrangement should maximize the square footage, be conducive to conversation and have good traffic flow without blocking the entrance to the room. There are three room … [Read Full Article Now...]

Silk Orchid

6 Accessories for Decorating and Staging

There are a few essential accessories that I use for staging and decorating a home. I use these accessories time and time again! You can tailor these accessories to your style whether it be contemporary or traditional! The first item that I use often is the vase! You can fill a vase with … [Read Full Article Now...]


6 Tips for Greater Curb Appeal for Spring

6 Tips for Greater Curb Appeal for Spring/Staging These tips will tell buyers that your house is well maintained which will result in a quicker sale and possibly a higher offer and who doesn't like that?!  If you're not selling you should still heed these tips! 1. Power wash the … [Read Full Article Now...]

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5 Interior Design Secrets That You Need to Know

For the past seven years I have had the pleasure of working with hundreds of clients. That means that I have seen A LOT of homes! After a while I started to notice that there are some design faux paus that are made time and time again. These mistakes are easy to fix and avoid so I am sharing my tips … [Read Full Article Now...]

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7 Tips for Painting Your Ceilings- Home Staging and Decorating Tips/Painting

7 Tips for Painting Your Ceilings- Home Staging and Decorating Tips/Painting Do you ever wonder what to do with the ceiling after you have painted the walls? Should you paint it the same color? Should you paint it white? How about a different color? Here are my tips for the perfect ceiling also … [Read Full Article Now...]

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Interior Redesign for City House in Plano- Before and After Photos

We love our community and we love City House! Dallas Real Estate Staging and members of the community joined forces and resources to make a difference. City House is a not for profit organization that provides housing for youth, teenagers and young adults. We had the privilege of redesigning a … [Read Full Article Now...]

Happy New Year! I Have Great News!

Happy New Year Friends! I hope that you are well and ready for a great, new year.  I certainly am! I have great news about a new home staging and interior decorating video series that will debut on January 18th!  I am thrilled to pieces! Watch this video to find out how you can help me and you … [Read Full Article Now...]

New Home Staging/Decorating Video Series

Hi Friends! I am excited to introduce a fun and informative new video series to you that will begin on January 18th! First, I need your help.  Please watch this short video to find out how you can help me you may be the lucky recipient of a $50 gift card as my thanks to you! So don't wait, … [Read Full Article Now...]

What do wakeboarding and running a small business have in common? (Plus my wakeboarding video)

I went wakeboarding today for the first time!  I went with my husband and I watched him wipe-out and suck up a lot of water through his nose.  Then it was my turn.  I was excited and a little nervous. I wiped out several times and experienced the rush of water up my nose before I was able to find … [Read Full Article Now...]

The 8 Most Popular Kitchen Styles

There are currently eight kitchen styles that are popular in the United States.  Here are a few details about each one.  Which kitchen style is your favorite? 1. Traditional: The traditional kitchen takes inspiration from American and English designs of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.  … [Read Full Article Now...]

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Ten Things You Don’t Know About Me 1. I taught elementary school for 4 years. 2. I have been married for 16 years. 3. I’m a chocoholic. 4. My favorite band is Journey. 5. I sing show tunes while I stage. 6. I like to paint the rooms in my home regularly. 7. I like to bake and … [Read Full Article Now...]