Home Furnishings Consultant
Where I grew up:
The Panhandle of Florida and I spent my teenage years in Virginia Beach/Chesapeake
BA in Theater and Dance Communications from Old Dominion
AS in drafting and design for ITT Technical institute
15 years working with Visual display and merchandising
8 years working in interior design and space planning
I’ve Worked as costume designer for and artistic director for local theater projects.
My favorite project was an interior design for a couple who lived down at the beach. We were able to liven up their home with a completely new fun design. They got new furniture rugs and accessories and we were able to keep a favorite chair just covered with new fabric. It was a great collaboration of desire and design.
Favorite book: George R. R. Martin’s Songs of Ice and Fire Series
Favorite movie: Amelie
Enjoy most about my job:
Working with clients to create environments that reflect their unique styles and functional needs.
Storytelling, costume and set design, painting
What I would tell a client:
My greatest strength as a designer is my ability to listen to and observe my clients needs and desires. I have worked in many different design environments and that makes me able to adapt to each client and their space. I want them to be proud and happy to live and entertain in the spaces I help them create.