Karen Mills' blog

Internationally published interior designer, blogger, and media personality


Extraordinary interiors that engage the senses and nurture the soul

Karen Mills' blog

Our interior designers SPECIALIZE in helping clients that are TOO BUSY, LACK VISION, OR WANT TO AVOID COSTLY MISTAKES with their REMODEL/NEW BUILD or CUSTOM INTERIOR DESIGN to create a timeless interior that perfectly reflects them.

We also help give you a BETTER SLEEP EXPERIENCE using patented technology.   To learn more click SLEEP BETTER LIVE BETTER.  

Karen Mills' blog

Known for creating iconic design projects that NURTURE THE SOUL and REDUCE STRESS along with hosting the  renowned interior design show LIVING LARGE, internationally published interior designer Karen Mills attributes her firm’s success to an unique design approach, teamwork, and vast experience – over 1200 projects globally.

Mills and her interior design firm have been featured in the news over a hundred times including USA Today, ABC national news, ELLE DECOR design magazine, regular TV appearances, and in a recent book titled ARCHITECTURE TODAY INTERIOR DESIGN that according to the editors “features the best interior projects on the international scene.”

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“Changed my life”

Working with you has changed my life!  You’re amazing!  Sofia Rodriguez (home remodel)

“Like an old friend I just met”

You feel comfortable to work with…like an old friend I just met!  Jill Murray (remodel)


The work you do is phenomenal!  Ann Hyde (kitchen/bath remodel &  interior design- two houses)

“Best investment ever!”

Best investment I’ve ever made!  Stacy Seibert

“Brings peace and calm”

What a wonderful experience!  Every time we enter the new spaces it brings peace and calm.  Your interior design talent has enhanced the quality of our life and you are truly one of a kind!   Calvin Brown (master bedroom/bathroom addition)

“Dead on with advice”

You’re dead on with all your adviceI’m money ahead by not making the wrong purchases.   Marguerite Schrage  (interior design)

“Instinctual feeling for taste and desires of clients”

Karen has great taste, of course, and most important has an instinctual feeling for the taste and desires of her clients. She knew exactly what look I wanted for my kitchen, and combined that design concept with total functionality. And, she was fun and easy to work with. A great experience!    Kay Ketcham

“You listened instead of pushing your own ideas”

You listened and helped me tweak my ideas instead of pushing your own design style!  Janene H.

“Karen’s enthusiasm matches her talents”

Choosing a designer for a home project is more than product knowledge…  The key ingredient for me is chemistry!  Karen’s enthusiasm matches her talents.  No wonder when Karen talks, we ALL listen!  Karen Mills has my highest recommendation!  Suzy Goldstein 

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Our signature design process and past experience managing large commercial projects for Fortune 500 companies allows you to relax while we take over the management of your design and/or remodeling/building project.  Call 913.764.5915 now to discuss how we might use our experience and team of trusted experts to help create a better living experience or to set up an initial meeting at our office.

By appointment only – Interiors by Design, Inc. at 9919 Lackman Road in Lenexa, KS serving Kansas City metro area and worldwide. 

 Karen Mills' blog  Remodeling and Home Design



  • Remodel – Home/Office Build – Kitchen/Bath Remodel 

  •  Custom Interior Design & Furnishings 

  • Professional Assessment/Master Plan/Project Management

     (Click Process for more details)



1. Professional Plan of Action to guide you through the process, help  you be more cost effective, reduce stress, and save money.

 2. To avoid costly mistakes with architecture/construction issues,  space planning, wrong furniture size/type, and/or wrong color by hiring interior designer before beginning project.

3. Access to interior designer only furnishings below retail price.

4. Invaluable Resources/budget management to save hours of time spent researching/shopping and to reduce stress.

5. To have a trusted adviser to help manage the project and provide resources for the best result possible with your investment.

We understand how intimidating it can be to hire an interior designer.  That’s why we are happy to discuss your project by phone first to ensure a good fit and give options for working with us whether a set investment or hourly as you begin your journey.  CALL 913.764.5915  NOW to find out more or email karen@karenmills.net.

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