Who better to solicit for holiday gift guides than interior designers — people who are paid for their good taste? Melissa Woody has been featured here on the blog before and was a natural choice! Melissa’s newly opened Lamp Shoppe on Dragon Street is getting a lot of buzz and keeping her busy, but she was sweet enough to take the time to put together a handful of wonderful gift selections! … read more

Though it took her a while to get there, Melissa Woody was destined to be a designer. Born to a father who was a home builder and mother who was an interior designer, Melissa grew up in beautiful houses full of collectibles and antiques. “I remember when I was 12 or 13 my mother would take me to the Brunschwig & Fils showroom and let me choose my own bedroom fabrics” Melissa recalls. … read more