Thou Swell

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

  • A WARM AND WELCOMING MODERN RETREAT IN DALLAS

    A WARM AND WELCOMING MODERN RETREAT IN DALLAS

    (via Garden & Gun, photography by Lisa Petrole) For a recent Dallas divorcée, designing a new home meant defining a new direction. The design of this new build reflects a thoughtful approach to...

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  • NEW YEAR NEW ROOM CHALLENGE: INSTALL PART ONE

    NEW YEAR NEW ROOM CHALLENGE: INSTALL PART ONE

    Products for this challenge were sponsored by Milton & King, Mohawk Rugs, and The Home Depot. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! This week’s progress in my new...

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  • FRESH START: MODERN STATEMENTS FOR EVERY ROOM

    FRESH START: MODERN STATEMENTS FOR EVERY ROOM

    (via Nate Berkus Interiors) It’s the New Year and it’s time to take a look around the house and identify those key pieces of furniture that need replacing. A big furniture purchase takes a bit...

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  • NEW YEAR NEW ROOM CHALLENGE: STUDY DESIGN BOARD

    NEW YEAR NEW ROOM CHALLENGE: STUDY DESIGN BOARD

    Products for this challenge were sponsored by Milton & King, Mohawk Rugs, and The Home Depot. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! (via Lonny Magazine, design by Tim...

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  • FLOR MODULAR RUG TILES JUST GOT SUPER CHIC

    FLOR MODULAR RUG TILES JUST GOT SUPER CHIC

    (Roadside Attraction in Haze) I’ve been a fan of FLOR for many years (you can see their rug squares in my old old old bedroom here), but when I opened their most recent catalog I was so impressed...

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  • NEW YEAR, NEW ROOM REFRESH: APARTMENT STUDY

    NEW YEAR, NEW ROOM REFRESH: APARTMENT STUDY

    Products for this challenge were sponsored by Milton & King, Mohawk Rugs, and The Home Depot. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! (via Thou Swell – A New Orleans Home...

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  • TAKING TOAST TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH REVOLUTION COOKING

    TAKING TOAST TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH REVOLUTION COOKING

    This post was sponsored by Revolution Cooking(TM) as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed are my own. Toast might be the most versatile food, and I’m...

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  • STYLISH HOME TOURS FROM SPAIN

    STYLISH HOME TOURS FROM SPAIN

    (Home Tour – Australian Simplicity in Barcelona) After sharing 16 stunning home tours from France a few months ago, I thought I would dive into my archives again to share a roundup of the most...

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  • A FRESH & APPROACHABLE THANKSGIVING TABLE SETTING

    A FRESH & APPROACHABLE THANKSGIVING TABLE SETTING

    This post is sponsored by Serena & Lily, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite...

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  • FIRST LOOK: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS SHOWHOUSE 2019

    FIRST LOOK: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS SHOWHOUSE 2019

    Earlier this month I had the pleasure of getting a first look inside the 11nth annual Home for the Holidays Showhouse with Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta....

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  • MEGHAN’S JEWEL-TONE MIDTOWN CHRISTMAS TREE

    MEGHAN’S JEWEL-TONE MIDTOWN CHRISTMAS TREE

    This post is sponsored by SmithHönig but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! For this year’s My Home Style Christmas...

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  • BELMONT AVE DINING ROOM PAINT & PANELING WITH BEHR

    BELMONT AVE DINING ROOM PAINT & PANELING WITH BEHR

    This post is sponsored by The Home Depot, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! I have yet to introduce my dad’s...

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  • NEW AFFORDABLE DECOR FROM ONE KINGS LANE OPEN HOUSE

    NEW AFFORDABLE DECOR FROM ONE KINGS LANE OPEN HOUSE

    I’ve always counted on One Kings Lane for elegant style and lots of great inspiration – plus access to to-the-trade brands that you can’t find anywhere else. They’ve just announced a new in-house...

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  • A CHIC HALLOWEEN VIGNETTE FOR EASY ENTERTAINING

    A CHIC HALLOWEEN VIGNETTE FOR EASY ENTERTAINING

    I typically don’t do much decorating for Halloween, but when I got the chance to set-up a vignette with Amazon Alexa I ended up having a lot of fun celebrating the holiday with a subtle variation...

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  • A GORGEOUS GUEST ROOM REFRESH WITH SERENA & LILY

    A GORGEOUS GUEST ROOM REFRESH WITH SERENA & LILY

    This post is sponsored by Serena & Lily but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! Now that Grace is at college, her...

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  • A NEW SCENTED CANDLE THAT’S PERFECT FOR FALL

    A NEW SCENTED CANDLE THAT’S PERFECT FOR FALL

    This post is sponsored by Votivo but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! Just as the temperatures dropped I received a...

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  • FIVE IDEAS FOR WHAT TO HANG ABOVE YOUR BED

    FIVE IDEAS FOR WHAT TO HANG ABOVE YOUR BED

    (via All Sorts Of) The space above the bed on the wall provides an often awkward hole in the room which can be hard to fill with the right piece that will bring balance to the room (and a...

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  • LATEST PINS x KFD LABYRINTH RUGS

    LATEST PINS x KFD LABYRINTH RUGS

    (Knossos maze rug in Sky blue, image via Architectural Digest) I love imagining my debut Labyrinth collection of maze-inspired area rugs in homes across the world, so I thought it might be fun to...

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  • SWELL SHOPPING: A COZY CORNER WITH BUILT-IN SHELVES

    SWELL SHOPPING: A COZY CORNER WITH BUILT-IN SHELVES

    (via Pappas Miron) This cozy library corner of a living room by designer Pappas Miron is giving me all the fall feels! The pretty curves on the velvet sofa give the space a soft modern edge, and I...

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  • FALL STYLE FROM THE SERENA & LILY FAMILY AND FRIENDS EVENT

    FALL STYLE FROM THE SERENA & LILY FAMILY AND FRIENDS EVENT

    While I usually turn to Serena & Lily for classic coastal style and their signature blue-and-white palette, their latest catalog featured some really sophisticated rooms with a subtle fall color...

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