In the Press: ELLE DECOR MAY 2017

May 3, 2017

The May issue of ELLE DECOR  is currently on newsstands and it features a very fun story called “New Talent: Shooting Stars” about the top ten designers to follow on Instagram and how we use Instagram as a creative outlet and business tool. I am so thrilled to be featured in one of my favorite […]

In the Press: Luxe Magazine March/April 2017 Cover and Feature

March 19, 2017

I am so thrilled and honored to share that one of my very favorite projects is featured on the cover and in the pages of the March/April of Luxe Magazine’s Houston edition! I couldn’t be happier to finally be able to share this project with you after working on it and then waiting for the […]

Classic Chic in The Hamptons

February 17, 2017

While in Southampton visiting my client last week, I stumbled upon a stunning house that I haven’t been able to stop thinking about. Earlier this week, all of the pieces of the puzzle connected for me and I realized that I’d seen this stunning house before. The architecture, interiors, and landscape design were completed by […]

Paloma’s Favorite: Archetype Napa

January 13, 2017

Over the holidays, Fabian and I spent a few days in one of our favorite places, Napa Valley. On each of our many visits, we like to discover a few new finds, but always make time to go back to old favorites. Our go-to place for lunch is Archetype, the most charming restaurant, right in […]

Happy New Year!

January 3, 2017

Happy New Year! With a new year, comes opportunity– a clean slate, if you will. A new year is filled with promise, possibility, and the chance to make of it what we choose. For me, there is no better color to represent the dawn of a new year– a blank canvas, than crisp, pure white. […]

Merry Christmas

December 23, 2016

Merry Christmas! This has been such a wonderful year for us at Paloma Contreras Design. I am so grateful to all of our dear clients for allowing us into their homes and lives and giving us the opportunity to design their homes. I am so passionate about my profession and the fact that it allows […]

Friday Favorites 12.16.16

December 16, 2016

I hope you’ve had a great week! This week, I have a few new things on my radar in time for the holidays. Enjoy! Design: Can’t make it to New York this holiday season to see the window displays and beautiful decorations around the city? Check out Town & Country’s round-up of The Best Holiday Windows. […]

The Color of the Season

December 1, 2016

Red isn’t a color I use very much. Very rarely do I wear red or use it prominently in the spaces I design for clients. However, it is my go-to nail color. I love that it is classic and glamorous! My staples are OPI “Big Apple Red” and “Color So Hot It Berns“. Known to […]

Friday Favorites | 11.11.16

November 11, 2016

Style: It’s finally cool enough for fall clothes in Houston and I couldn’t be happier! I wore a cotton sweater yesterday and was in heaven. I love this chic olive green sweater with matching knit belt paired with a pleated midi-skirt, worn by the stylish and lovely Giorgia Tordini. Design: I love color and certainly […]

Favorite High Point Finds: Fall 2016

October 28, 2016

Twice a year, I make the pilgrimage to High Point, North Carolina for the design industry’s biggest market event. It is a great way for me to discover new finds as well as visit favorite vendors and see their latest offerings. Between meetings, networking, spending time with friends, and speaking engagements, I spend my days […]