Seven Things

A week's worth of inspiration, eating, listening, watching, reading, working & making from mel at west-south

RECENT updates

The New Normal: How to Stay at Home all the Time and Not Go Crazy; Ways to Help Others

Batuu, Schnacks, Reply All, Darcy & Lizzie, Recommentunde, Rental Renovation, Lotion Bars

Domino SP20, Pork Tacos, Ghen Co Vy, The Prisoner (1968), Magazines, Rental Renovation, So Much Soap

Studio McGee, Kent Mangoes, Zero 7, Derry Girls, Nature of Home, Fab Fringe, Sofa Pillows

Uniqlo SS20, Spicy Ramen, The Romantics, TCM, 2 Bossy Dames, Bits & Bobs, Linen Dress

Titus Kaphar, Enchiladas Verde, #Nature, The French Dispatch, Edna Lewis, Outdoor Decor, Woodworking

Juju Just, Turkey Dinner, Birds of Prey, Picard, Too Everything, Warhol Portraits, Candles

Erin Heimstra, Oatmeal Cookies, Morning Mix, Monty Don, Material World, West-South Updates, Backdrops

SS20 Couture, Moroccan Salmon, Upbeat Chill, The Elliots, Bridgerton, Fab Fringe, Shower Bars

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#isolationcreation, Bread, Get Up, MCU, Its Grief, Storage Closets, Embroidery

Then you can rest easy, knowing it's all covered.

I will listen to what you want, 
make sure you have what you need, and
show you how to get it done. 

EMPOWERED to make it happen.

I want you to stop feeling overwhelmed with that big project, and instead feel

regardless of how much time or money you have.

you deserve a well-designed life

I believe that 

Detailed planner, seasoned shopper, & thoughtful creator of easy solutions for the overwhelming design projects in your busy life. 

I've been helping people just like you for over 20 years.

I'm Mel!


if You...

show me
how it works

was built just for you!



Are overwhelmed with all the decisions to be made,

Keep second-guessing what you've already chosen,

Would like to DIY but don't where where to start,

Aren't sure if you have the right budget for what you need,

Don't know where to go to get the style you want,

Want to stop wasting time on mistakes,

Just can't picture how it's all gonna look together,