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. as well as the Lake Norman Currents feature which came out this week! I hope everyone enjoys the last […]

July 4, 2017

AWD Magazine Feature Links- Southpark Magazine and LKN Currents


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


How can any Holiday compete with fireworks, grilling out, and spending a day on the lake celebrating our country’s freedom? Okay, Christmas is first for our family, but Fourth of July runs a close second. The Charlotte area is finally getting a break from an impressive heat wave that had it’s grips on our part […]

July 3, 2015

The Best Fourth of July Decor Ideas on Pinterest


Is there anything better than being able to sit in your pajamas and watch the Oscars? Truthfully, sitting down with girlfriends and mindlessly snacking and sipping Cosmopolitans is so much better than being glammed up in a ten thousand dollar dress and partying the night away with your gorgeous co-stars, right? Never mind. All that […]

February 23, 2015

AWD’s Top 5 Oscar Looks 2015


This holiday season has been busier than ever before which is a good thing. It allows us to work off all those extra Christmas cookies which find their way into the shop. Speaking of the shop, Simplicity Interiors has all sorts of goodies that have arrived lately. If you live locally come on in and […]

December 17, 2014

Scenes around the shop


When the holidays come around you know that it’s inevitable that a surge of party invitations will come your way. If you’re anything like me the first thing you think of is “what am I going to wear?”, followed closely by “what am I going to bring?”. Remember that great holiday party you slaved over […]

December 9, 2014

Fab Finds for the Holiday Hostess


What does everyone think of my new design logo?  Simplicity Interiors will remain as the shop name and furniture line, but Ally Whalen Design will represent my interior design portion of the business!

April 3, 2014

New Ally Whalen Design Logo!


Thank you to LKN Currents and Holly Becker for featuring our shop Simplicity Interiors! Great article!

March 17, 2014

Lake Norman Currents did a feature on our Shop!


What an exciting year it’s been!  I was finally able to step away from the corporate world in May to pursue my passion for design full time.  This was not an easy decision, but I have to say, I’ve never once looked back.  Since then, my business has boomed and my hubby, Scott (policeman by […]

January 3, 2014

Simplicity Interiors 2013 Year in Review