How to Design the Ultimate Man Cave

How to Design the Ultimate Man Cave

Some of my most joyful work as a designer is working with men to create spaces of their own.  From my experience, men care a lot about their spaces and have their own unique approach to creating the room or area they want and rightfully deserve.

Published 8 months ago by in Interior.

New Year, Fresh Design

New Year, Fresh Design

When planning your New Year’s resolutions, consider creating a fresh new look for your home’s interiors. Many of us strive for weight loss achievements, travel goals, picking up new hobbies, but redesigning your home can also be a rewarding experience you may have placed on the back-burner. Have you been meaning to eliminate clutter, or are you dreaming of a new master suite? What about that paint job your kitchen may need? As 2014 rolls around, it is the time to take that project off the “to do” list and dive-in for a fresh start to the New Year.

Published 8 months ago by in Interior.

Personalizing Your Living Spaces with Designer Kimberly Grigg

Personalizing Your Living Spaces with Designer Kimberly Grigg

As a designer, mother, and wife, I find it very important to express myself through my home, as many of us do. I am proud to be a Southerner, and I love my heritage. I want this to shine through as I go about making a home for my family. My home has to function, but also it must be welcoming and personal.

Published 12 months ago by in Interior.

Beautiful, Functional Bathroom Designs

Beautiful, Functional Bathroom Designs

Bathrooms can be a very important room in your home. Like all well-designed spaces, I begin the process by asking the question, how exactly does this room need to function? If it is the master bath, then one set of criteria exists. For a powder room, another list of requirements emerges. In any bathroom design, whether a renovation or ground-up construction project, the first step is to decide how you want the room to “feel.” Is the design result intended to be a spa-like retreat, an enchanting elegant getaway, or perhaps a high-performance sleek oasis? Identifying both the function and the feel or style at the onset is crucial. Flooring Comes First When designing bathroom spaces, I suggest starting with the largest surfaces, including floors, walls and plumbing fixtures. There is an infinite variety of shapes and forms of porcelain and ceramic tile available today. The more expensive porcelain tiles are sometimes a better option; porcelain clays are denser and ...

Published 1 year ago by in Interior.

Luxurious Bedroom Spaces

Luxurious Bedroom Spaces

Bedroom spaces should not only reflect your personal sense of style, but also exude comfort. With these four useful design tips, you can transform your master and guest bedrooms into luxurious 5-star dwellings that will surely impress family and friends.

Published 1 year ago by in Interior.

Fabulous Fabrics

Fabulous Fabrics

Incorporating fabrics in interior design is a creative way to turn an ordinary room into an extraordinary one. As a designer, fabrics are the one tool in my toolbox I cannot live without. By mixing and matching fabrics, we can create the opportunity to evoke a specific sense of style for a space. Though, this all depends on what type of sentiment you want to create within a room. To produce a calming effect, use fabrics that contain shades of light blue and serene green. Deep reds and gold are workable choices to fashion more dramatic spaces. No matter which emotion you are trying to imbue, decorating with fabrics can easily give a room a brand new look. There are a few principles for mixing and matching fabrics. This easy “how-to” guide will provide insight to my best-kept secrets on combining fabrics to personalize any area of the home. Unify Color Schemes I suggest beginning by selecting three to four colors per room. Often I will find a print fabric ...

Published 1 year ago by in Interior.

A Designer’s Eye for Entertaining

A Designer’s Eye for Entertaining

For Lynn and James Callihan, it was an easy decision to transform a 15-year old home with a crumbling stucco exterior into a beautiful home designed to suit the functional needs of their young family. Though the decision was made easy only after finding an interior designer who possessed the necessary mix of creative vision and talent for breathing new life into their home. To accommodate the Callihan’s love of entertaining, they teamed up with Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based interior designer Kimberly Grigg, CEO and principal designer for Knotting Hill Interiors, to strategically redesign their dining room for hosting guests during both casual and formal dinner parties.

The combination of the dining room’s sophistication and functionality was at the forefront of Kimberly’s mind when conceptualizing the layout, furnishings, artwork, and lighting. She specifically chose an antique, 3-pane display cabinet to complement the room’s elongated oval dining table with 10 Louis ...

Published 1 year ago by in Interior.

Fabulous yet Functional Home Renovation by Kimberly Grigg

Fabulous yet Functional Home Renovation by Kimberly Grigg

A Suite of Daughters’ Rooms Designed by Kimberly Grigg Creates a Striking Home Renovation, Featuring Personalized Style in Every Corner. For the Leak family, the needs of their four daughters and daily household functions were the main priorities when they decided to carry out a full-home renovation. They turned to Kimberly Grigg, CEO and principal designer of Knotting Hill Interiors, to design a fabulous yet functional home that reflected the desires of each daughter throughout the entire house. The bedrooms for the four girls were designed to reflect their ages and interests. From one daughter’s bedroom featuring a bunk bed with a canopy valence and plush seating area for weekend slumber parties; to a another daughter’s room with a sophisticated look accented by hues of purple and green; to a color-inspired room for a young daughter with nooks to display special keepsakes and favorite toys; as well as a cozy princess-style room with a luxurious ...

Published 2 years ago by in Interior.

A Parisian-style, Yet Livable Palace

A Parisian-style, Yet Livable Palace

For Lynn and James Callihan, it was an easy decision to transform a 15-year old home with a crumbling stucco exterior into a beautiful home designed to suit the functional needs of their young family. Though the decision was made easy only after finding an interior designer who possessed the necessary mix of creative vision and talent for breathing new life into their home. They teamed up with Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based interior designer Kimberly Grigg, CEO and principle designer for Knotting Hill Interiors, to embark on a whole-house renovation and redecorating project that included the kitchen, dining and living rooms, the master bedroom, 1 children’s room, 2 guest bedrooms, and an upstairs bar area.

Published 2 years ago by in Interior.