Designer Adored: En Vie Interiors

For this installment of Designer Adored, we teamed up with Melanie Bowe of En Vie Interiors, for a tour of her own kitchen. Combining rustic touches with pretty cottage details creates a space that exudes charm. Learn more about this beautiful room and En Vie Interiors below!



What was your biggest challenge with this particular room?

Budget. This is my house and I needed to renovate within the market value of the property.

What was the best part about working on this room?

Designing and brainstorming with the contractors. 


How would you describe the aesthetic of En Vie Interiors?

One of a kind design…no two clients are alike, so their homes should not be.

How do you like to begin every new client project?

Listening carefully.


What advice would you give someone who wants to break into the field? 

Know your market and be realistic. Real life is not HGTV! Take responsibility for yourself. 

What do you love most about your job?

Designing and meeting different people.


What are your favorite ways to make a quick change in a home?

Paint color and accessories. New lamps and throw pillows can change the mood instantly. 



Melanie Bowe, owner of En Vie Interiors, has been doing interiors in the Wilmington area for over 25 years. She offers hourly consultations or whole house design. Give her a call to find out what works for your interior!



interview and article by: Becky Starkey