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Happy 4th of July!  This post is short and sweet due to it being a holiday:)  Here is a link to the Southpark Magazine article that featured our Ballantyne project we completed earlier this year.  http://www.southparkmagazine.com/?p=1641 as well as the Lake Norman Currents feature which came out this week! https://issuu.com/lakenormancurrents/docs/lake_norman_currents_july_2017/48 I hope everyone enjoys the last […]

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July 4, 2017

AWD Magazine Feature Links- Southpark Magazine and LKN Currents

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This will be the longest blog I have ever written and probably the longest I will ever write.  I do not consider myself a writer by any means so excuse the poor grammar:)  Some of you may know that over the past year I have been suffering from Chronic Lyme Disease.  An awful, complex disease […]

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May 23, 2017

Ally Whalen Talks Lyme Disease

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Yes I know it has been a long long time since I wrote a blog.  So what better way to spend Super Bowl Sunday than working:)  No, I do not like football however I do have The Blindside on in the background!!! I’ve been wanting to share with you the before pictures from my Ballantyne […]

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February 6, 2017

Ballantyne Project Part 1

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Happy Sunday Everyone!  I have been trying to get around to this blog for quite some time, so with a quiet house this Sunday afternoon, here it goes! I completed this kitchen last year and it was shot for This Old House Magazine last November and hit newsstands a few months ago.  My client was […]

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September 18, 2016

Flipping This Kitchen

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend Everyone!   Sort of a cloudy Sunday so it’s giving me a chance to catch up on some work- some fun, some not so fun:(   However, I am very excited to share with  you the most recent install we completed of a gorgeous home on Lake Norman.   A current […]

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May 29, 2016

For the Love of Navy

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Happy Friday everyone!  I know I have been terrible about keeping up with blogging so here it goes, back on the saddle:) I’m amazed I never did a blog on my awesome treehouse that was completed in December – that shows you how insane busy I’ve been.  Well, for those of you that don’t keep […]

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May 6, 2016

Ally Whalen Design’s Treehouse Studio

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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 […]

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December 23, 2015

Pinterest: Christmas Edition

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  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 […]

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December 17, 2015

Budget Friendly Shiplap

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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 […]

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December 7, 2015

AWD: Give Us All the Gold Lamps

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  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 […]

Design, Lifestyle

November 2, 2015

AWD: Give Us All the Gold

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