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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.

You want functional & stylish interiors, but are often too busy or too overwhelmed to begin the process yourself. You know you need help bringing your vision to reality and taking care of all of the details… so you can enjoy spending your time living your life and doing the things you love in a home just right for you.

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 sometimes complicated, sometimes tricky design decisions and guide you to a home filled with grace and the glow of your own style made reality!

Now, a bit about me… 

I first became interested in design back in my childhood bedroom, which took me all the way to 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 rooms in your home 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 spaces 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 gorgeous chocolate lab, Roxy.

 
 
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CERTIFICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

 

AWARDS
Chrysalis Award for Remodeling Excellence – 2017, bathroom remodel 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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Photo of Heather Brown design assistant

Meet Heather Brown. She creates the magic behind the scenes and keeps the design studio running.

Heather oversees purchase management, project installations, vendor relations, project presentations, and our social media. Heather manages initial client communication to ensure projects are carefully coordinated, and she keeps the office working like a well-oiled machine. Heather began her career in event planning at a historic Washington, DC hotel where she enjoyed both the organizing and design elements of events. When she’s not helping April bring clients’ design visions to life, she enjoys spending time with her husband, son and her dog, Boh.