The 2013 Design Awards

When it comes to interior design, these are the best of the best. Ready to be inspired? Read on, and enjoy.

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2013 Winner

Design: Master Suite

Spa-Like Retreat —  Dressed in shades of tan and off-white and accented with light blue, this master bedrood suite boasts a spa-like atmosphere.

Mission Statement
Create a shabby chic look with a little glitz and glam while flowing with the traditional look of the rest of the home.

Winning Designers:
Nola Shivers & Heather Landolt
Decorating Den Interiors
1310 N. Kelly Ave., Nixa
Residence: Anonymous

For this master bedroom, Interior Designers Nola Shivers and Heather Landolt took on the task of taking a boring brown and beige space and transforming it into a relaxing spa-like setting where the homeowners wanted to spend time. Landolt says there was a lot of empty space in the room before the remodel. The designers were able to take the space and create a suite, with the bedroom in one part and a living room-seating area in the other. The designers kept a spa-like atmosphere in mind when they chose to accent the tan and off-white colors with a light blue. Landolt says one of the most difficult aspects of the project was figuring out the lighting. Before, the room was very dark and the homeowner had trouble getting ready for the day. They overcame the darkness by accenting the room with light colors, mirrors and lamps.—B.H.

Choose off-white or cream furnishings.


Use anything mirrored, from artistic mirrors to mirrored furniture.


Surround one pop of color with neutral tones.

Resource Listings

Furniture, Bedding & Accoesories
Decorating Den Interiors
1310 N. Kelly Ave., Nixa

Sherwin Williams
535 E. St. Louis St., Springfield

Photos by Anne Matheis Photography, Milla Jane Photography


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