The Yellow Cape Cod

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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, Michigan,
United States, 48228 
The Yellow Cape Cod commented on a discussion
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The Yellow Cape Cod
Hi there, it is "Crevecoeur" by Martha Stewart.
April 13, 2014 at 12:29pm   
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The Yellow Cape Cod commented on an ideabook

To Chop or Not to Chop?

Karate-chopped pillows pop up in design photos all the time — to the delight of some, the dismay of others. Here's why Full Story
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The Yellow Cape Cod
Thanks everyone for reading and sharing your thoughts.

Annamcarter, Thanks! The wall color in my dining room is "Crevecoeur" by Martha Stewart.

Hi MaggieNZ, the polka dot pillow cover and feather insert are from Potterybarn.
April 13, 2014 at 12:23pm     
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I agree, context is extremely important. To that end, IMHO, the shape of the pillow is all wrong because it obscures the back of the chair--its best feature. A more appropriate choice would have been a bolster pillow of sorts, at least according to my sensibilities.
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Robert Granoff
I can see that red bolster pillow working very well. The design is different enough not to compete with the design of the chair and what a treat for the lumbar spine!
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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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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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