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South Carolina Interior Designer shares roots of Southern Design

I get asked all the time when was it that I knew I wanted to be a designer.  The true and honest answer is, I have never not known I wanted to be a designer!  From as early as I can remember, I was fluffing the pillows on my mothers couch and making suggestions for the window treatments.  When I say early, I mean around the age of five.

I never wanted what every other little girl dreamt of having – A Barbie Dream House. I wanted to make my own.

South Carolina Interior Designer shares roots of Southern Design

Found this old photo of a Barbie Dream House from 1964! Source

So, instead of having my parents buy me a Barbie Dream house, I made my own.  I made them out of shoe boxes and gathered up scraps of fabric to make furniture, curtains and little rugs.  I would make bedrooms and kitchens and even cut out pictures from magazines to hang art on the walls!  Now this is the twist and why I know I am a successful business owner today.  I not only made the Dream Houses, I would go around the neighborhood and sell them!  I did this for a few years until I had enough money to pay the neighborhood boys to paint my bedroom.  I was around eight years old at this time.

South Carolina Interior Designer shares roots of Southern Design

I was an entrepreneur at a very young age! Source

I have been blessed and fortunate enough to realize my dream and know exactly the place that I wanted to fufill it.  I have always been a southern girl and that is my passion – to help others build and create their own southern “dream houses.”

Do you need help with your dream house? Please contact us at Kimberly@knottinghillinteriors.com and visit our website.  Follow Knotting Hill on Pinterest and Facebook.


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Stylish, sophisticated and dramatic, Kimberly Grigg brings her unique talents to client’s homes across the country and to her retail boutique, Knotting Hill Interiors. An award winning retail boutique and an award winning full service design firm, Knotting Hill offers luxury interior design, renovation and remodeling services, custom design, childrens rooms and nurseries and accessorizing. The retail boutique sells fabric, home furnishings, retail design, lamps, accessories, art, upscale furniture consignment, gifts, fashion and jewelry. Voted “Best on the Beach” in both retail and design, our customers say that this place and this process is truly “enchanted”! Knotting Hill Interiors is based in Myrtle Beach South Carolina and is located at 7751 North Kings Hwy.