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

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October 18, 2015

AWD’s Favorite Nude Booties

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    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 […]

Design

October 12, 2015

The Best Furniture Stores in Charlotte, NC

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  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 […]

beauty

September 27, 2015

The Best Fall Style from AWD

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  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 […]

home decor, interior design

September 20, 2015

AWD’s Favorite Currey & Company Beautiful Chandeliers

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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 […]

Miscellaneous

September 12, 2015

AWD’s Pins of the Week

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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 […]

interior design

August 30, 2015

Ally Whalen Design Lately

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You don’t need an expensive remodel to make your master bathroom feel luxurious and spa-like. If you are like me I consider my bath time to be my sacred space, as in “Mommy needs a time out, unless the house is on fire, don’t knock.” I wanted to share with you a few ways I […]

affordable design ideas, home decor

August 21, 2015

4 Tips for Making Your Bathroom Feel Luxurious

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Only in my dreams would I have thought I would be designing beautiful interiors near the sea. I have been so fortunate to have clients all over the United States, however it never gets better than working by the ocean. I can’t wait to show you all my Wrightsville Beach project, but in the mean […]

Design

July 27, 2015

The Best Beach Decor and Nautical Design

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  Is there anything more beautiful than driving into a development with lush pastures and tall silos that take you back to a slower time? Now take that image and imagine the landscape dotted with magnificent homes that are tucked into wooded tree filled lots. Homes that really deserve a fairytale story all on their […]

home decor, interior design

July 20, 2015

One of the Best Charlotte Custom Home Builders: New Old at Homearama2015

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I always get asked what are some of the top interior design mistakes I see being made when I go to redesign a space. Although I believe rules are made to be broken, there are always certain parameters that should be kept in mind when curating pieces and putting them all together. If you find […]

Design

July 13, 2015

4 Mistakes You Are Making With Your Decor

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