Laundry + Mud Rooms
Before & After
Old Gate Project
Mandarin Oriental Project
Grey Rock Project
Country Club Project
The Joy of Home by Ashley Gilbreath
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: Interior designer Ashley Gilbreath’s fresh approach to Southern decorating is guided by her respect for family and tradition with an eye on practicality and warmheartedness. Her first book reveals the breadth of her casually elegant style. Whether it’s in town, on the water, or in the countryside, each home exhibits thoughtful planning and attention to detail in harmony with the client’s vision.
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: A beautiful play of high and low on the millwork detail within this Georgia lakehouse kitchen. Cabinets built to resemble furniture gives a historic sense to the space and the warm of the walnut stained hardwoods added character and charm. architect Brandon C Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: An elegant and family friendly living room with it's pops of color and performance upholstered fabrics this is a space even the dogs are welcome to hang out. The set of double french doors over look the pool and back patio while the view from the breakfast room looks straight out to the lake. We love the architectural detail of the crown molding that separates the living and breakfast rooms giving an old charm feeling. architect Brandon C Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: A stunning kitchen with southern charm and modern finishes. In the kitchen, cabinetry by Kingdom Wood- works was designed to resemble furniture as a nod to historic homes paired perfectly with the white marble countertop and backsplash. And the modern brass globe pendants are Visual Comfort. architect Brandon C Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: The charm and coziness of a Southern style breakfast nook. A place to gather for family meals around a vintage European trellis table and a spot for all the littles to pile in along the custom upholstered banquette. architect Brandon C Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: A lake house living room can also be timeless and effortless. The natural textures within this space allow for comfort yet custom draped walls with suspended art framing french doors bring a bit of warmth and softness to the space.
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: The amount of detail and design that went into this custom Southern kitchen. Everything from the marble cut backsplash to the cabinet panels lined with custom drapery. This kitchen isn't your ordinary white kitchen. We love the soft grey cabinets paired with the brass hardware and picture frame lighting. architect Brandon C. Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: An open concept living and dining space thoughtfully designed with a custom upholstered screen to divide the two spaces and create a cozy space. We love the natural, warm color palette with a mix of textures from the soft white drapery to the contrast of the black iron metal chandelier and coffee table. architect Brandon C. Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: An elegant retreat within the master bedroom of a Georgia lakeside home with it's casual seating area and sophisticated writing desk overlooking the lake. A beautiful moment with it's muted color palette and original millwork details. architect Brandon C. Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: A welcoming entry with simple, elegant millwork details in a Southern lakeside home. A traditional moment with a brass picture frame light above a stunning original abstract. architect Brandon C. Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: “IT HAS A KICK-BACK-AND- RELAX FEEL TO IT, BUT STILL IS VERY SOPHISTICATED.” ARCHITECT BRANDON INGRAM. A custom, handmade bed swing is the perfect addition to a traditional southern porch with it's classic white rocking chairs overlooking the lake.
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: "While much of the home is rooted in classic design, it's equally casual and approachable" says Ashley Gilbreath. A classic bedside table turned hidden storage with tailored skirted tables. This master bedroom has a warm inviting tone with clean lines and soft linens. Architect Brandon C. Ingram
ASHLEY GIBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: Layered, light-filled spaces with tailored lines and natural textiles in a range of organic tones so as not to distract from the scenic lake views in this South Georgia home. Antique pieces from around the world fill every corner, like this framed African cloth and pine chest. architect Brandon C. Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: A graphic Scion wallcovering adds a dose of whimsy to the laundry room; the custom folding table was made from a large butcher block Gil- breath found in France and the reclaimed brick pavers add a warm and historic feel to the airy laundry room.
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: The family room takes on a more relaxed feel with splashes of color and playful patterns. Clean up is also a breeze thanks to performance fabrics and the skirted ottoman and classic buffalo chair wingback chairs. A pretty and practical family living room. architect: Brandon C. Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: A custom, hand- crafted mahogany bed by Reid Classics in Dothan, Alabama, serves as the centerpiece of the generously sized master suite. The private sitting area features a dressing table and prime views of the lake. architect Brandon C. Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: Farrow & Ball’s Green Smoke in high-gloss enriches the library’s detailed millwork. Since the space also doubles as a home office, a skirted con- sole and fabric-lined cabinetry keep “work” components hidden.
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: “Not only do antiques, with their little quirks and imperfections, add to the depth of a space, but they really stand up to life’s ‘uh-oh’ moments,” Gilbreath goes on to explain when discussing the home’s antique European tables in the breakfast and dining rooms. architect Brandon C. Ingram
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: Inviting readers into her family beach home, Ashley explores the impact of small architectural updates, and the use of thoughtful injection of color and pattern to achieve the perfect mix. Ashley’s signature design strategies are distinguishable in each home. She artfully mixes new and old pieces and utilizes favorite custom treatments such as dressmaker details on chairs, to create a welcoming spirit grounded in tradition.
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: Bringing family together is the reason Gilbreath designs. “Balancing form and function with memory and emotion, home is a place for people to embrace family and celebrate life’s joys,” she says. The Joy of Home gives readers insight and inspiration to create their own joyful home.
ASHLEY GILBREATH INTERIOR DESIGN: Gilbreath gives readers insight into her design process, striking a balance between functionality, comfort, and beauty. From using a client’s favorite color as a unifying thread throughout, to offering guidance on designing a forever home that can mature with the family over time, every space is influenced by her passion for gracious everyday living.