Artist and designer, Melissa Colson believes that life is lived in the everyday moments, and those moments should be enjoyed. Her passion is bringing beauty and style into everyday life through her work. Melissa's signature designs are filled with botanical inspiration and painterly details, where classic elegance meets modern sensibility.


    Meet Melissa   

Hello and welcome! I believe that your home is much more than just a place to tells your story. I wanted to create a line of artful, luxurious home décor centered around the idea that life is lived in the everyday moments and those moments should be enjoyed!

It's not just about having a picture-perfect space we can show off on social media or on special occasions (although that's certainly a bonus!) Personally, I think it's more important to create a beautiful lifestyle for ourselves and those we love. When we focus on elevating the everyday moments, we can experience joy and beauty in the little things that make our hearts smile.

The trouble is, decorating can be intimidating. No one wants to make a mistake, and that can make it hard to get started. I've worked as both an interior designer and professional artist, and with almost two decades of experience helping people create lovely homes, I understand the common fears associated with making design decisions. I wanted to take the guesswork out of design so I created products that would help make decorating effortless! My idea was to create uniquely-designed collections of coordinating home decor that would make it easy to mix and match. It would be easy to get a curated designer look without having to worry about what would work well together.

One of the things that sets us apart is that all of our designs originate from my artwork. I draw my biggest inspiration from nature, and each design concept typically starts as a watercolor or oil painting. Growing up in the South, I spent many hours outside where I could often be found drawing or painting. To this day, one of my favorite things is to study the simple beauty of a flower and capture its colors and subtleties on canvas. The time I spent in London, Paris, and Milan as a design student profoundly shaped my style and design aesthetic. It was here where I developed a love of the arts and their importance in our everyday lives. 

Design workspace

When I worked in interior design, one of my favorite things was getting to know my clients. I enjoyed solving design problems, and I learned about their likes, needs, and concerns. I saw what went into the design of quality products that were not only lovely, but had functionality. I always told my clients that you pay for what you don't see. The value is in the details.

Shortly before my first child was born I started my own company as a professional illustrator. This gave me the flexibility to set my own schedule, and it also reinvigorated my creative energy. I had the honor of working with amazing clients around the world in a variety of industries. This allowed me the unique opportunity of gaining valuable insight into what resonates with consumers, and also gave me depth as an artist and designer. Many of the fine art prints in our shop were first commissioned illustrations by my clients!

Flower in progress

Always looking for new challenges and ways to grow my skills as an artist, I became fascinated with surface design and the process of using artwork to create repeating patterns to be placed on products. An entrepreneur at heart, I started developing pattern collections of my own, which is now growing into my own line of home decor. My design process relies heavily on my classical art and design education, but it's complimented with my interpretation of current trends and ever-evolving new ideas!

One of the greatest joys of my life is seeing my work come alive in a lovely space. The artful blend of color, texture, and pattern forms the "secret sauce" that makes each piece strikingly unique. And best of all, our designs aren't just stylish. They're well-made from the highest quality materials!

We're so excited about our line of home décor available through Spoonflower! We're constantly adding new designs, so be sure you sign up for our list and you'll know as soon as our products go live. I believe our surroundings have a significant impact on our outlook and quality of life, and I want to help you to enjoy your home as much as I do mine!


Why our Products are Special

With so many home décor items in the marketplace it can be hard to tell them all apart! We believe in creating better home goods to elevate the everyday moments. To us, living well is all about experiencing joy and beauty in the little things that make our hearts smile. Our homes should be lived in and enjoyed, and that means crafting superior products and creating a better customer experience. This philosophy is at the core of everything we do.

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