GUEST Bedding + Window Coverings - Colonial home guess bedroom designed around client's Turkish carpet and personal painting. Coordinating window coverings, floral vases/silk arrangements, heavily flounced bedskirt and floral/large plaid seasonal reversing duvet cover. All on grounds of white lace.
LIVING ROOM Silk and Lace Window Coverings + Silk Bergeres - Formal New England living room deserved gold leaf wallcovering, silk window treatments with navy/gold pinstripe silk linings and creme Irish lace puddling on brass holdbacks. Pair of Bergeres (originally powder blue) painted/antiqued, covered in windowpane check silk to echo chair shape and carpet jeweltones/antique crewelwork throw pillows. This home was sold California-style, receiving multiple bids in one day -- all over asking price.
LIBRARY Window Coverings - Library originally beige. White glass-paned French doors, firetruck red walls, Oxford pinstripe blue cotton duck lined windowcoverings, damask headers with hand-painted finials and handmade tassels to match clients' antiques/carpets. Said a neighbor, "Red! They're so brave! I could never ...." It's just paint. Great room to watch snow falling on the adjoining state park, under a blanket with a book.
KITCHEN Appliances + Cabinetry + Slabs + Hardware + Finishes - Boston suburbs massive 10K s.f. new Colonial w/8 BR potential. Birch cabinetry, 48" SubZero, double Viking ovens, 6-burner cooktop, double/deep sinks and veggie sink. Painted battleship grey to complement unusual splotchy countertop. Whimsical harlequin windowcovering in complementary colorway offsets diagonal floor tile. Home resold after cocktail party for 50 with four sealed offers all over asking price.
NURSERY Furniture + Mirror + Wall Hangings + Bedding - New England unisex bedroom designed for girl, where every surface is a learning opportunity: Earth + sea + sky, planes/trains/boats, shapes, primary colors. Painted client's own crib from the 1950s, painted antique child's dresser, designed lighting, kite, mirror of MDF, all bedding. Said a gentleman neighbor, "I'd be a kid again just to live in this room."
Home Design New New England Colonial

One of numerous properties designed/built out across several states, where all finishes were applied and soft goods and furnishings were designed/built -- resulting in 50-100% resale upside.

Lisa C. Clark,...
Visual/Product Designer, Marketer, Serial Entrepreneur, Publisher, Venture Advisor San Diego, CA