All photos courtesy Shelly Lloyd

All photos courtesy Shelly Lloyd

Shelly Lloyd took a circuitous route to her career as an interior designer, discovering along the way that her fashion acumen, passion for art, and globetrotting translated beautifully into creating sophisticated, authentic interiors with unexpected twists. And she has graced many a Midland home with her talented design. In fact, it was a Midland resident who introduced us to Shelly, who lives in Dallas but spends as much time in Midland as she can.

“What separates us is working with a variety of styles, from classic to contemporary, formal to playful,” Lloyd said. “We’re really good at mixing pieces.”

Shelly Lloyd

Her Dallas company, LeDaire Design, is in for an eventful year, expanding to a satellite office, rebranding in February, and building on an original concept called “Work the Room” that marries her professional expertise with a client’s DIY creativity. Jump to read more!


Rhonda Vandiver-White is one of five fabulous Dallas interior designers to watch in 2015. Photo courtesy Robert Peacock.

Stylish interiors in North Texas are no accident—we have an abundance of talented Dallas interior designers working hard to make them so. Over the past year, I’ve kept my eyes on a handful of clever interior designers, and five in particular have distinguished themselves through their gorgeous work. Keep an eye on these five in 2015! (more…)

OK, here is another home you absolutely have to see while it’s open Sunday February 19 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. This home, once owned by interior designer extraordinaire Laura Hunts’ parents (and has her signature design all over it!) is Unit 6B at the venerable Vendome on Turtle Creek. It’s 3869 glorious square feet with everything you will ever want or need in a sky home, from a private elevator entrance with vestibule entrance to three bedrooms (one is a duo purpose office) to space for 3 cars in the valet garage. Talk about values, we are talking $381.24 a square foot. This home will also be one of my up coming House Stories: Inside the Most Beautiful Homes in Dallas. Get by that open house Sunday but if you cannot, stay tuned!