Monograms 101

April 13, 2018

In the fast-paced and commercialized environment we live in these days, I always appreciate when there is a touch of personalization in the home. Where I live in the South, monograms are an element that have always been and always will be a source of…

Paloma’s Top 5: Barstools

March 30, 2018

I love to design kitchens. My style ranges from completely traditional to refreshingly clean-lined and modern. I usually stick with a neutral color palette on the cabinets, counter tops and back splash and like to add touches of color in the hardware, light fixtures, rugs…

Meet the PCD Team: Mary Kate Carl

March 23, 2018

Meet the PCD Team: Amanda Tharp

March 16, 2018

Rugs: Natural Fiber

March 13, 2018

{All Photos: Paloma Contreras Design} One of the most important design elements in any space is texture. Texture can be added through a variety of mediums—lamps, art, layered pillows, drapery trim, books, and so on. One of the most impactful ways to add texture to…

Paloma’s Guide to Houston in Flower Magazine

March 9, 2018

Flower Magazine was kind enough to feature all of my favorite things about Houston in a wonderful ten page spread in their March issue called “My Hometown“. Be sure to pick up an issue to read all about my favorite restaurants (and sips), places to shop, and…

Meet the PCD Team: Devon Liedtke

March 7, 2018

Paloma’s Top 5: Kitchen Pendants

March 6, 2018

Whenever I walk into a kitchen, I am usually drawn to the lighting. I could probably say this about any space, since lighting is one of my favorite design elements. Lighting is especially important in a high-function space like a kitchen because it serves multiple…

Meet the PCD Team: Ashton Marshall

March 2, 2018

Decorating with Baskets & Trays

February 27, 2018

{Top Left: Paloma Contreras Design; Bottom Left: Mark D. Sikes; Middle: Alyssa Kapito Interiors; Top Right: Paloma Contreras Design} It’s the small details in a room that make it stand out. Whether it’s a vase of fresh flowers, trinkets on top of stacked books, or…