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A World of Design

A glimpse inside the 2020 Southeastern Designer Showhouse I fell in love with the world of design over three decades ago, and am still in love. Design inspires me, delights my eyes and elevates my life. I have always found inspiration from beautiful interiors designed by others, it's what first started this love affair. And one of my favorite places to find inspirational design has been the Southeastern Designer Showhouse. While we have all been a little more sequestered recently, working virtually, having zoom meetings, and minimizing trips out and about... When the 2020 Southeastern Designer Showhouse announced its... Continue reading
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Happy 2020 Everyone!

Our year has begun with so many new and wonderful happenings, I am excited to share some of the good news with you.   Lisa Bellwin has joined our company as Designer. We've been working with Lisa over the last few months and are thrilled to officially add her name to the VGID team. With more than two decades experience in design, Lisa, will work on a wide range of projects with our residential and commercial clients. Lisa is an accomplished interior designer, space planner and manager who implements project design vision with immaculate attention to refinement, and an expert eye for... Continue reading
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As 2019 concludes…

I recently came across a postcard from 1988. It's from the famed Pittypat's Porch in downtown Atlanta. As I held the faded card, reading the message I had written to myself, my heart overflowed in gratitude, and my mind scrolled through snapshots of... Continue reading
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Gifts come in all forms and fashion

especially during the holiday season. We are thrilled to share our latest gift with you- our inclusion in the December issue of Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles magazine! Yes, that's Valerie Garrett Interior Design highlighted in the Divine Design section alongside some of the state's most prominent architects, builders and landscape and interior design firms. As the only firm from our area, we are honored to represent middle Georgia's exceptional design culture. It is a testament to the continuing legacy of style, hospitality, and love of home that is exemplified by so many of the beautiful homes and interiors found in... Continue reading
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Master Bedroom Re-Design

Renderings, Before and Selections We are so close to finishing this beautiful French inspired master bedroom and we can't wait to share the final results with you. We simply had to give you a sneak peak! Our before photos were taken right after we began begun deconstructing the room from its original design. They provide reference to what the space felt like before we began our re-design. Providing design selections and constructing room renderings are one of the most important steps in the design process for both the designer and our clients. They allow us to set an expectation for... Continue reading
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The year so far… 2019 at VGID!

VGID Studio Renovation I cannot express how thrilled we are to have recently completed our studio renovation. Like many of you who have undertaken recent updates, I was motivated by a desire to refresh a space in which I spend so much time; to reorganize the resource area and office layouts so we are all more efficient and productive; and to personally experience the significant impact good design has to elevate our lives. And, I have to say, it has worked! I love the new studio and the energy it exudes. It's uplifting, light and happy. It's the... Continue reading
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Our new website is Here!

We are so excited to finally share it with you We are thrilled to share our re-designed Valerie Garrett Interior Design branding-complete with a fresh logo and new website. It was a mammoth undertaking and took a small army to complete. While it felt like a long difficult pregnancy, more so than anticipated, all of that has faded now that the baby is finally here. We would love for you to see how all our hard work paid off! I truly love designing spaces, making all the countless, detailed decisions that are absolutely vital and then watching it all... Continue reading