March 10, 2019

About

“Chris and Linda were brought in by our custom home builder to do the design work on the kitchen for our new home and we couldn’t be happier. They reviewed the builder’s kitchen plan and made improvements to the layout and flow of the kitchen, catching issues in the way the the kitchen was origonally laid out by the draftsman. Without their involvement and improvements, the kitchen would have been built that way and we would have ended up very disappointed with it. After they reconfigured certain key aspects of the kitchen layout we ended up with a design that had much better flow, visuals and functionality, which we were thrilled by.  Our builder also had them assist us in selecting all of the finishes for our kitchen (cabinets, counters, colors, etc) and it all turned out better than we have even envisioned.  We were so impressed by their expertise that, at our realtor’s recommendation, we also had them stage our previous home when we were selling – get this:  it sold in one day, with 12 offers, $72,000 above our $299,900 asking price in November (2020). Chris and Linda are ROCK STARS as far as we are concerned!”


Our Philosophy

We like to think of what we do as making the world more beautiful, one home at a time.  Or where smaller projects are concerned, making your home more beautiful, one room at a time.  Regardless of whether you require just a wee bit of help, or our full involvement on a major project, we value each and every client and consider it our privilege to have the opportunity to be of service to you.   We believe the key to our success is personalized attention for every client on every project; listening to your ideas, your needs and your dreams; then using our skills and talent to create beautiful spaces.


“Chris and Linda were able to very quickly and dramatically transform my home to look much more modern and appealing before it went up for sale. I credit them with the fact that the house sold in just 2 days, at close to a half-million dollar selling price.  I was so impressed by their talent and skill that I hired them to assist me with the interior design for my new custom home that is under construction”. 
~ Dr.Bupinder Singh


 
Our Story

We are a two-person design team with experience in new home design, residential construction and detailing;  renovations; interior design and decorating, home styling, home staging; property investing and “flipping”.   Our background in residential design and decor reaches back through 20 years as property investors where we handled the design and project management for every one of our projects.  One of us studied design at U of M in the Faculty of Environmental Studies, and the other took courses in drafting.  But we each had other careers before we chose to turn our long-standing passion for building and design into our full-time business. It was time to do what truly inspired us.  After coming through a difficult and painful 10 year year personal journey caring for a loved one with a terminal degenerative illness, we feel very blessed to now be working together doing what we love and are both truly passionate about and inspired by every day. We meet so many wonderful people through our work, and some of our clients have turned into dear friends.

Coming from diverse educational and professional backgrounds, we each bring unique skills that complement that of the other.  Each designer applies their own perspective and specialized skill-set to every project, providing our clients with a high level of expertise.  We work with individual home owners, custom builders, and property management companies and property investors to create beautiful residential spaces. 

Where home staging and property styling is concerned, we bring an extensive background and decades-long track record in marketing and merchandising, buyer psychology and of course,  design –  powerful contributors to truly effective home staging.

We also have an in-depth understanding of the meaning and importance customer service. In fact we literally “wrote the book” on the subject – our previous business included 15 years of developing customer service training programs for a specialized sector of business professionals.  So its safe to assume we consider it a priority to deliver a customer experience that exceeds your expectations.

We’d love to be of service to you! Please use the navigator bar at the top of the page to learn more about our different areas of design services.

Some of our services include: 

  • Floor-plan Rendering
  • Computerized 3-D Home Plan Models
  • Lighting Design
  • Electrical Plans
  • Custom Furniture
  • Project Management
  • Color Consultation
  • Design Consultation
  • Property Styling
  • Exterior Styling
  • Outdoor space design
  • Property Merchandising
  • Furnishing and Staging
  • Selection of Furniture, Art, Accessories
  • Procurement and Curation
  • New Home Design
  • Occupied Home Staging and Styling
  • Vacant Home Staging and Styling
  • Full or Partial Home Staging
  • Home Staging Consults on Behalf of Realtors
  • Home Staging Consults direct to the Home Owner
  • Listing Photo Styling
  • Outdoor Staging and Upkeep

“My house looks so beautiful now. I feel like I am living in a show home.  Thank you for all your help.”
~ Imelda and Ernest, Amber Trails


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Please call 204-390-8979