I hope you all are getting in the Holiday spirit and spending time with loved ones. As Christmas is right around the corner, I thought it fitting to share with you all my favorite Holiday Pinterest finds this week. Have any of you had any great Pinterest triumphs or fails lately? Check out my latest […]

December 23, 2015

Pinterest: Christmas Edition


  It’s all the rage and I can’t deny my love of shiplap. No longer reserved for an older home, shiplap is making a comeback in a major way. Thanks to shows like HGTV’s Fixer Upper, I have more clients asking for this look and I’m more than happy to oblige. In fact, when I […]

December 17, 2015

Budget Friendly Shiplap


Continuing my love of all things gold… Lamps. Did I ever tell you my love of lamps? I always have a strong reverence for any piece that can be a statement all on its own. I’ve also always felt strongly that lighting can’t be underestimated- You can have the most incredible room, but add in […]

December 7, 2015

AWD: Give Us All the Gold Lamps


  What am I loving right now? GOLD. Seriously, give me gold everything. You can’t miss this trend as its virtually everywhere from accessories to fabrics, gold is hot. I decided we should do a little series on all things GOLD. I’m especially loving the look of gold coffee tables. Gold accents can add that […]

November 2, 2015

AWD: Give Us All the Gold


  Favorite Nude Booties by allywhalendesign featuring an open toe bootie Via Spiga bootie boots $265 – Gianvito Rossi open toe bootie $900 – Trotters kitten heel ankle boots Acne Studios ankle booties $260 – H by Hudson ankle booties Charles by Charles David bootie boots

October 18, 2015

AWD’s Favorite Nude Booties


    Shhhhhh…. can you keep a secret? Want to know a few of my favorite furniture stores in Charlotte, NC ? Some of the most interesting furniture stores in Charlotte are easier to find than you may think. These stores range from whimsical to modern, and just about everything in-between. Is there anything better […]

October 12, 2015

The Best Furniture Stores in Charlotte, NC


  I don’t know about you, but I am ready for all things Fall. Bring on the pumpkin patches, the crisp air, changing leaves, and yes, I will be that lady in Starbucks waiting for my PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte- nonfat milk hold the whip). I can’t help but think that this change of season […]

September 27, 2015

The Best Fall Style from AWD


  I can’t stress how important good lighting is in a home. No matter how many beautiful pieces you put in a space, if you have poor lighting or improper proportions of your fixtures, you run the risk of throwing off your whole design scheme. I love to mix affordable options with high-end pieces, but […]

September 20, 2015

AWD’s Favorite Currey & Company Beautiful Chandeliers


I’m so excited everyone- really, really excited. You want to know why? I finally have set some time aside to curate my most favorite pins to our Ally Whalen Design Pinterest account. If you aren’t already spending countless hours on this incredible platform, let this be my word of caution- once you go Pinterest you […]

September 12, 2015

AWD’s Pins of the Week


Is the Summer almost over with already? I feel like it was yesterday I was shivering from the winter blues, longing for warm lake days, and here we are with this season coming to a close. This summer Ally Whalen Design really hit our stride with incredible projects that took us all over the country […]

August 30, 2015

Ally Whalen Design Lately