About Us

Kay Richards has been creating beautiful spaces for more than 20 years.  After earning her B.S. degree  from Buffalo State College, she went on to acheive the following:

  • 6 years of set dressing experience with local Washington theater groups resulting in 2 award nominations for excellence.
  • 8 years of management and visual merchandising experience with a national home furnishings company with numerous corporate accolades.  During this time she was invited and participated in the 1996 NSO Designer Showhouse.
  • 12 years experience in the contract furnishings industry, with duties such as furniture specification, finish selection, space planning, vendor selection and project management.
  • Received a Professional Interior Arrangement Designer Training certificate conducted by The Art of Arrangement.
  • Kay is currently working towards her Interior Design degree.

Design Philosophy:
Creativity, not cash, creates a beautiful space.
"More Panache, Less Cash".

 ASID Student Member

What our customers have to say:

"Kay recommended a color for our room we would never have thought of.  The end result is perfect!  The room literally glows.  We love  it!"  -Maren L, Fort Mill SC

"When the staging was complete, the house did not look like the place I had been living in for 19 years.  The atmosphere of the house changed to a lighter, happier one."  -Frank R, Chantilly VA
(This home sold 2nd day on the market at full asking price).

"Kay was able to harmonize our rooms using color and affordable furnishings.  She created a beautiful and relaxing space with a unique but widely appealing style."  -Anne C, Sterling VA
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