The Yellow Cape Cod

Services Provided
Affordable design services for real people, nationwide!

Areas Served
Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta, New York, Columbus, Los Angeles, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Jacksonville, Indianapolis, Charlotte, Boston, Denver, Seattle, Washington, and more…services available nationwide.

Business Description
Houzz Contributer. Sarah Macklem is a Home Stylist providing affordable design services for real people around the globe. Sarah also writes the popular Home Design Blog:

Certification and Awards
As seen in: Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Romantic Homes Kitchens and Baths Magazine, Cottages and Bungalows Bedrooms and Baths Magazine, DStripped Magazine,,, Hobby Farm Home Magazine, Ladera Ranch Magazine and more...
Detroit, MI US 
Sarah Macklem 
Available Upon Appointment
Detroit, MI 48228 
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11 Reasons to Paint Your Interior Doors Black

Brush on some ebony paint and turn a dull doorway into a model of drop-dead sophistication Full Story
     Comment   July 21, 2014
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Pat Reed
Pantry door in kitchen painted yesterday, used Behr Premium Plus paint from Home Depot, eggshell finish...Deep Space 750F-7. It looked navy blue in the can but turned out great! Waiting to evaluate before doing more. Did not sand, needed several go overs...white door before.
10 hours ago     
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I live in a 1280 sq ft condo...Would it be to much to paint my interior doors black. my doors are close to each other.

Please I love the black door idea!!
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Host a Laid-Back Girls’ Night in Your Own Backyard

Give the high heels a rest with a low-key, intimate gathering under the stars Full Story
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The Yellow Cape Cod
Jillybeansisme, yes, please join us next time!
July 3, 2014 at 9:04am   
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Sharona Mc
I love it!!! Great idea book!!
July 11, 2014 at 8:36pm   
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Lanterns of the Past Find a Home in the Present

Oil and kerosene lamps are showing up as nostalgic nods to an electricity-free past Full Story
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Sam Hill
In England, we call them paraffin lamps, or hurricane lanterns. I still love them, whatever they're called!
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Yoshan S'pane
i never seen picture like this
July 7, 2014 at 6:44am   
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Review by stephgerrity:

Sarah created a design plan for my kitchen. It turned out beautiful. Also gave me a plan for my family room and suggestions for my living and bedroom. Very he...
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Review by ideaplace:

Sarah Macklem and her team at the Yellow Cape Cod provided a very reasonably priced design plan and follow up guidance on implementing the design plan for two r...
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Review by tothrob:

Sarah focuses on designing spaces using some new items but also reusing existing items wherever possible. She is also wonderful at repurposing items and creatin...
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Review by perks05:

Sarah Macklem from the Yellow Cape Cod has completely transformed our house into a home. We needed help pulling rooms together, using new pieces, as well as fu...
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Review by hknicker:

Amazing job. We shared one idea for the nursery and she ran with the theme. We were completely surprised and could not have dreamed how beautiful it was. Fro...
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Review for Ballard Designs:

I am a professional home stylist operating a busy online interior design studio. I provide hundreds of custom room designs to 'real people' around the globe ea...
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