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These Stunning NoVA Renovations Are All About Bold Colors

Whether used as an accent or statement piece, bright colors are in. Get inspired by these bold and colorful home redesings.

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This McLean Pool Cabana Will Inspire Your Own Luxe Backyard Staycation Build

The space for indoor and outdoor entertaining makes this backyard build the perfect spot for summer fun.

FAMILY AFFAIR

A new home in McLean becomes a perfect fit for an extended family with the help of interior designer, Paola Martinez.

By Michael McCarthy

This is What Modern Design Looks Like

A local design expert on modern design and how to implement it into your home

By Jennifer Zeleski, Northern Virginia Magazine, March 27, 2020

The 5 Home Trends Interior Designers are Loving This Year

The 5 Home Trends Interior Designers are Loving This Year

By Charlotte Safavi, Northern Virginia Magazine, March 2020

Going Green, Paola McDonald Wins Sustainability Award

Going Green, Paola McDonald Wins Sustainability Award

By Sharon Jaffe Dan, Home and Design Magazine, March/April 2017

True Blue:

A Dated Home Gets a Contemporary Overhaul with a Sea-Inspired Palette of Blue and Grey

By Kathleen Birmingham, Make it Over Magazine Spring 2015

Favorite Rooms

Home and Design Magazine 2014 Sourcebook

Holiday Entertaining

Flexible Tables and Chairs

By Kathleen Birmingham, Make it Over Magazine Spring 2015

The Joy of Adding Art to Your Home

As Seen in Haymarket Lifestyles, November 2014

Prince William Living

Olamar Interiors Designer and Owner Paola McDonald Wins Two 2013 Interior Design Society Designer of the Year Awards

As Seen in Prince William Living, Tuesday 18 March 2014

ContemporaRy Canvas

As seen in Home and Design Magazine, March 2013.

The Real Housewives of Northern Virginia:

Leading Ladies: Paola McDonald of Creative Elegance Interiors

The Real Life Decorator:

Creating an Outdoor Space That is an Extension of Your Indoor Space

As seen in Haymarket Lifestyles Magazine, June 2012.

The Real Life Decorator:

Your New Resource for Real Life Interior Decorating

As Seen in Haymarket Lifestyles Magazine, December 2011.

The Real Life Decorator:

Choosing Drapes for Oversized Windows

As seen in Haymarket L