Thou Swell

Atlanta fabulous interior design blog by Atlanta native Kevin Francis O'Gara

  • NEW & NOTEWORTHY SPRING DECOR RELEASES

    NEW & NOTEWORTHY SPRING DECOR RELEASES

    This post is sponsored by Esteem Media on behalf of the Design Influencers Conference, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell...

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  • A PATTERN-FILLED PALM BEACH ESCAPE

    A PATTERN-FILLED PALM BEACH ESCAPE

    (via Veranda, photography by J. Savage Gibson) The first hints of spring have me dreaming of seashores and tropical escapes, as spring break approaches, and this blue-and-white Palm Beach house...

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  • RATTAN CANE FURNITURE TO CRUSH ON

    RATTAN CANE FURNITURE TO CRUSH ON

    (Harbour Cane Daybed) In case you’ve ever been confused about the technical differences between rattan, wicker, and caning, I recently find out all the finer points of the material. Wicker can be...

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  • A FEW FAVORITE FABRIC INTRODUCTIONS

    A FEW FAVORITE FABRIC INTRODUCTIONS

    This post is sponsored by Esteem Media on behalf of the Design Influencers Conference, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell...

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  • AT HOME WITH AN ATLANTA DESIGN TRAILBLAZER

    AT HOME WITH AN ATLANTA DESIGN TRAILBLAZER

    (via Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, photography by Mali Azima) When it comes to modern design in Atlanta, there is one particular showroom that’s largely credited with leading the shift towards more...

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  • STATEMENT FLUSH MOUNTS FOR THE ENTRYWAY

    STATEMENT FLUSH MOUNTS FOR THE ENTRYWAY

    (via Boston Globe) The entryway in Dove Hill Project is one of the first spaces I had a clear vision for, but I’ve yet to pick out the most important fixture in the space – the lighting. While the...

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  • BEST OF HOME & GIFTS IN THE SHOPBOP SALE

    BEST OF HOME & GIFTS IN THE SHOPBOP SALE

    (via AD Mexico) The annual Shopbop sale is here and I’ve been combing through their home and gift selection for the best and the brightest. Shopbop’s collection is so playful – full of humor, fun...

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  • THE TOP HOME DESIGN MARKETS & SHOWS

    THE TOP HOME DESIGN MARKETS & SHOWS

    This post is sponsored by Esteem Media on behalf of the Design Influencers Conference, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell...

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  • CHIC SPRING FINDS FROM TARGET HOME

    CHIC SPRING FINDS FROM TARGET HOME

    I walked into Target’s home decor section a couple of weeks ago and immediately felt so optimistic – it felt like spring weather was just around the corner! From the plethora of greenery in their...

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  • GRACE’S BEDROOM AND CLOSET ORGANIZATION

    GRACE’S BEDROOM AND CLOSET ORGANIZATION

    This post is sponsored by Walmart, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! Remember my organizing plan I created with...

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  • SWELL SHOPPING: CALM & COLLECTED LIVING ROOM

    SWELL SHOPPING: CALM & COLLECTED LIVING ROOM

    (via Amy Berry Design) Dallas-based designer Amy Berry was tasked with the design for a Manhattan couple’s Amagansett home and brought a fresh dose of new Southern style to the home. This serene...

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  • HOME DECOR TREND FORECAST FOR 2019

    HOME DECOR TREND FORECAST FOR 2019

    (via Architectural Digest) While trends are always a bit subjective, I love looking out for movements in the design world from experiences like High Point and my perspective from blogging and...

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  • MY FAVORITE WALL MURALS & TAPESTRIES

    MY FAVORITE WALL MURALS & TAPESTRIES

    When you want to make a large-scale impact with artwork, framed pieces start to become cost-prohibitive as you scale up if you’re not a professional collector! This is the perfect time to turn to...

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  • COCHISE DRIVE HOME TOUR ON GLITTER GUIDE

    COCHISE DRIVE HOME TOUR ON GLITTER GUIDE

    Although I never officially named my mom’s house as a project on the blog, it has been a canvas for my decorating projects ever since starting my blog in 2013! It kind of blows my mind – over five...

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  • WHY I CHOSE HIGH GLOSS WALL PAINT

    WHY I CHOSE HIGH GLOSS WALL PAINT

    This post is sponsored by Behr, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! As you might remember from the before pictures...

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  • ORGANIZING GRACE’S BEDROOM: THE GAMEPLAN

    ORGANIZING GRACE’S BEDROOM: THE GAMEPLAN

    This post is sponsored by Walmart, but all text and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell going! (via Veranda) Moving is an effort that makes you...

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  • FIRST LOOK AT THE DOVE HILL LIVING ROOM

    FIRST LOOK AT THE DOVE HILL LIVING ROOM

    This post is sponsored by Nourison, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! It’s been just over a month since we moved...

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  • A FRESH TAKE ON TRADITION IN NEW ORLEANS

    A FRESH TAKE ON TRADITION IN NEW ORLEANS

    (via Rue Magazine, photography by Jacqueline Marque) In an early 1900’s shotgun (which reminds me of the historic houses in Cabbagetown Atlanta), interior designer Sherry Shirah returned to her...

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  • BRINGING COLOR TO DOVE HILL WITH CLARE

    BRINGING COLOR TO DOVE HILL WITH CLARE

    This post is sponsored by Clare, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! I’ve known interior designer Nicole Gibbons...

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  • HEALTHY MORNINGS IN THE NEW YEAR

    HEALTHY MORNINGS IN THE NEW YEAR

    This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Healthy Choice, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! Whether...

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