Inside the Gate 

Comfortable designs, the latest home trends and a little life with Breanne Medlin, owner of Open Gate Interiors.

March 18, 2017

From a "formal" dining room to a FABULOUS office, this room transformation is a beauty! 

When my client contacted me back in November and said she wanted a "girly" office space that could be an oasis away from chaos, I knew this would be a job I couldn't say "no" to.  N...

September 19, 2016

It may be pushing 90 degrees, but once September hits, the pumpkins come out in the Medlin house. Pumpkin decor and pumpkin spice delicacies. Let's be honest, who really waits until Sept. 22nd to start the Harvest season, especially when Starbucks' PSL makes it's grand...

August 25, 2016

I always get the comment, 'Oh, I bet your house is so lovely' when working with my clients. HA! If only they knew. I love our little house, and over the past two and a half years we've added a backsplash and hardwoods, painted, finished some DIY projects and saved up f...

August 22, 2016

I told myself I would be more diligent when it came to blogging, and it looks like I've fallen off track yet again! OK, so I've had a pretty good excuse. For those of you still late to the party, a baby is on the way! 

You can never fully prepare yourself for...

April 22, 2016

The warm sunshine has finally decided to stick around in North Carolina and I'm dreaming of all the summertime cookouts that we'll have over the next few months. I can almost smell those shish kabobs on the grill and taste the sweet watermelon! 

 

If your house is a...

February 22, 2016

Why is color so intimidating when it adds so much pizazz to a space? For the last couple of years we've seen very little color in home interiors. Everyone wanted a gray house. Gray furniture, gray walls, gray tile. You get the picture. Now, there seems to be a shift fr...

February 7, 2016

My mother-in-law, a professional organizer, is always telling me to spend a little extra money on things for my office that make me happy. Her reasoning is that I will be more likely to use the space and increase productivity if I enjoy the things in the room. She's SO...