It’s Easy Being Green

Kermit may have said it’s not easy being green, but we think he was wrong. With so many products and design options available for your home, being “green” can be a relatively easy and environmentally friendly way to create a beautiful room design. From paint to lighting, accessories to fabrics, furniture to wall coverings, being eco-friendly at home has become…

Raise the Roof

Long Roofing, backed by 77 years of experience, uses unique technology to guarantee your new roof for 50 years. That astounding promise is because of their partnership with CertainTeed as Shingle Master Select. Only 1% of roofers in the nation are awarded this accreditation, and every supervisor and crew member at Long is certified from CertainTeed as a Shingle Master.…

Backyard Vacation

There’s nothing quite like a summertime vacation. The warm sand, hot sun and cool water of a getaway are incomparable—but who says you have to get away in order to enjoy the benefits of a destination? What if you could create your own escape; what if you could avoid the hassles and hold-ups of travel and instead lose yourself in…

Not Created Equal

There are many words in the English language that can describe a man—but how does a room describe a man? Is a manly room embellished with sports memorabilia or decked out floor to ceiling with mounted animals that they proudly caught themselves? Possibly a manly room isn’t the man cave with the stereotypical dark leather couch. Quite possibly a man’s…

Bringing the Beach Home

Living in the Queen City has its perks – from the exciting atmosphere in uptown to the accessibility of endless dining and shopping adventures around every corner. But one thing Charlotte doesn’t have is beachfront property. A coastal feel in the city is just what a Wilmington native and now South Charlotte resident wanted when collaborating with Swell Décor.

High to Low

Kids’ styles are constantly changing, but don’t think you have to spend big to look good. The wall art in this pretty purple girl’s room is a perfect fusion of high-end and homemade. Adding a special creation from a child makes the room its own, plus it’s a great way to showcase their personal design talent. Another balance of dollar…

An Artistic Abode

“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home”, says renowned creative Twyla Tharp. That is certainly the case for this South Park resident and current client of Swell Décor. The style that she had in mind was "contemporary craft." Our goal was to style the home around her impressive inherited art collection. We complemented the character of…

February 2017 Renovate & Refine

There is a popular phrase that diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Diamonds come in many shapes, sizes, colors and with various unique characteristics. In this instance, a home is like a diamond. A home is one-of-a-kind. A home is treasured. A home is made in many shapes, sizes, colors and with various interior characteristics. And this particular home is…

Sleeping Beauty

Serene, luxurious, romantic and welcoming are just a few words that describe the ideal master bedroom. These are the characteristics everyone should feel in their personal space of a bedroom and we strive to give our clients just that.

Home is Where the Heart Is

While December is the month for holiday preparation and celebration, we never lose sight of the importance of family. This particular home is enriched with family heritage and heirlooms. And if those aspects don’t exemplify family enough then just the sight of cozy seating arrangements, a unique dining room fit for a big family feast, and the perfect kid-friendly bunk…