Getting Started


 You can't help but notice Laurie's joy and enthusiasm for what she does.  She is endlessly creative.   Laurie is firmly established as Madison, Wisconsin's paint color expert.  Her reputation for excellent design service and talent is unsurpassed.  Laurie loves helping clients and she always makes the design experience fun and productive.  Your consultation will take place in your home or at the project site.   Once there, she quickly gets inspiration for all the new possibilities.  Design consulting can include interiors, exteriors, residential, or commercial.  Laurie specializes in interior and exterior paint color consultation.  She puts her artist's eye to work for you; rearranging furniture, hanging your pictures, redecorating using your existing, meaningful pieces.  She makes skillful and insightful suggestions on coordinating new materials during a remodel, and many other design related needs. 

Paint Color Consultation

$115 per hour

Choosing the right paint color can be extremely daunting for many people. Let Laurie use her professional artist's eye to help you avoid unnecessary mistakes and achieve the perfect look and feel.  Interior color scheme or Exterior color scheme.  Residential or Commercial.  If the home is currently furnished, there is nothing you need to do to prepare.  Just give Laurie a quick tour, tell her how you want to the rooms to feel, and she translates that into color.  The color consultation is fun and painless and you'll love your colors!

Designer with Some Elbow-Grease

 $160 per hour

Are you stumped with how to arrange furniture or maximize your space?  Ever wish you could be one of those lucky homeowners on HGTV?  Do you watch those shows and wish you too could have a talented, quick-thinking, hard-working designer right in your own home?  Well, now you can!   Laurie comes to your home, rolls up her sleeves, and gets to work!  She will revitalize one room, or your entire home.  She identifies the design goals, and quickly gets busy rearranging existing furniture, accessories and hangs artwork and pictures for you.   Laurie also chooses the perfect paint colors, offers creative advice, shares industry tips, and more. You'll experience your home in a whole new way.  You'll be amazed at the transformation that is possible in only one day, or even in only a matter of hours!

Designer's Opinion / Creative Brainstorm Session

$115 per hour

Are you updating a kitchen or bath, or getting new flooring?  Getting new siding, or a new roof?  Do you need an extra pair of eyes and advice on making design selections?  Bring Laurie in when you're overwhelmed and confused.  A brainstorm session with Laurie helps you to see new creative, clever solutions...that are often cost effective.  Or bring her in when you've come home from the showroom and feel overwhelmed by flooring samples, countertop samples, etc.  With a quick tour of your home's interior (or exterior), she can pick up on subtle architectural features and your style.  She creates the result of a seamless update by skillfully coordinating the new materials with the existing.