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Hi, I’m April - your Designer Bestie!

So, this is the part where I’m supposed to tell you all about myself. But first, I want to talk about you because the reason I’m an interior designer is for you.

I care about your relationships and connections and want to help you create a home that strengthens and supports those. I love helping Empty Nesters regret-proof these years!

I enjoy working with Empty Nest clients to create a home that nourishes them and their relationships, provides a foundation for a marriage that thrives and enables them to entertain guests with confidence and ease. This is your time and your home is here to support you.

The design process involves a lot of trust, so I make these agreements with my clients:

  • I will listen to you so I firmly understand your needs, likes and budget

  • Your finished home will reflect you and your style

  • My designs will be finished within the timeline set

While many of my clients have told me how much they love working with me (*yep, I’m blushing here*) my favorite time was when a client told me that working with me was like having a knowledgeable, trustworthy and FUN friend who designed her home like a best friend would.

That’s why I’m your Designer Bestie…

Because I am here to hold your hand through the sometimes complicated, sometimes tricky design decisions and help you regret-proof your Empty Nest years!

Now, a bit about me… 

I first became interested in design back in my childhood bedroom, which led me to starting my own interior design studio in Maryland. Along the way, I earned a master of arts in Publication Design and worked in both graphic design and event planning positions. 

These diverse opportunities trained my eye in design skills from paper to space, and led me to open my studio in 2008.

I use my 7 Signature Steps to help you design an Empty Nest that make it easy to nurture yourself, enhance your connections with loved ones and provide you peace of mind for the days and years ahead.

To enhance my clients' projects, I've spent years building relationships with some of the area's most prestigious and talented home improvement professionals and artists.

When I’m not designing beautiful homes for clients, I’m busy as a wife and mother to two girls. My favorite coworker, who shares my office — and sometimes my lunch — is my chocolate lab, Roxy.

 
 
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CERTIFICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

 

AWARDS
Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence, 2017, View →
Expertise Award, 2017 View →
Best of Houzz, Client Satisfaction Award – 2017, 2016, 2014 & 2013
Best of Houzz, Design Award – 2016, 2015, 2014 & 2012

BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS
Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer (AKBD) View →
National Kitchen and Bath Association View →
Women's Giving Circle of Howard County View →
Business Women’s Network of Howard County View →

 
 
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