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Frequently Asked Questions

Who should I contact if I have questions about my project?

We are incredibly lucky to have a wonderful team. Each member of the team has their own responsibilities and roles on the design and procurement process. 

Cate & Lathem (,

Design questions/concerns

Design phase scheduling


Marci  (

Questions relating to construction documents

Questions relating to contractor/vendor scheduling

Krista (

Questions relating to selection sheets

Invoicing and pricing questions or concerns

Beth (

Questions relating to delivery and/or status of goods


How much does a design project cost?

Ugh! We hate to do this, depends. This is not the answer you wanted, and we totally understand; however, it really does. It depends on the home, how much furniture you already have, your timeline, etc. There is hope, though. During our Initial Consult we work to understand the general scope of your project, construction considerations, how much furniture you have, etc. Then, we can tell you what our design fee would be to design your home. We estimate our design fee based on the amount of hours we think it will take to source, design, sketch, meet, and present the design. You then get to decide how you want to proceed. We very rarely go over our estimate and always let our clients know before that happens.

What is the best way to get in touch with you?

Email and phone are the best way to communicate with us. Please DO NOT TEXT! We have found that texting is a very inefficient way to communicate with our clients, vendors and contractors. The messages are difficult to search especially when there are different chains including different folks. Texts are often read in the moment, thought about, and then not answered. Email and phone calls are much more effective for us, and therefore, for you and your project.

How long will our project take?

Depending on schedules and the scope of the project, the design process typically takes 12 to 16 weeks.  

Do prices ever change?

Periodically, our vendors will have a pricing increase. The increase is typically nominal, but it does happen. Occasionally, items will be discontinued. (It's a real bummer!). This is typically only an issue if we are phasing a project. For example, if we send an estimate, and 6 months later you decide to pull the trigger, there will probably be price changes as well as a fee to reprice the project.  


Do you take weekend appointments?

No.  Unfortunately, we do not. We LOVE our job, and we want to continue to do so. The best way to do that is to reserve our weekends for family, friends, fun, and rest. You'll like us better on Monday that way.

Anything else? 

Email us. Call Us. We are happy to walk you through the process and what it would be like for your specific project.

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