color consultant, home stager, interior decorator, interior redesigner, professional organizer
SIMPLY ELEGANT INTERIORS
Simply Elegant Interiors provides full service Decorating and Design Services and is able to help you with all your decorating/renovating needs. From the initial design concept, through to the final details of accessorizing, including Project Management, Layout & Space planning, Colour Consultations, Shopping for Furniture/Accessories, Lighting plans, Home Staging, Furniture Rental and Professional Organizing.
Whether you require a one-time consultation to choose paint colours and generate design ideas, or something more involved such as a full redesign of your living space, I'd love to help you.
* Fully Certified and Insured
* Accredited Member of CDECA (Canadian Decorators Association)
* Award of Merit received from Sheffield School of Interior Design.
A Little about Me:
A small business owner for more than 20 years, I wanted to follow my long time passion for Interior Design. I began my education at Seneca college in Toronto ON, graduating courses like Drafting, Auto Cad, Design Principles and Colour Theory. But due to a move out of the Toronto area, I completed my Interior Design and Decorating education, through Sheffield School of Interior Design in Ottawa ON, passing with honours and receiving an Award of Merit for demonstrating excellent technical skills with a high level of creative abilities. I also received Certifications in Home Staging, Redesign, Professional Organizing and Colour Consultations.
MY MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT: No matter how big or small the project, as an Interior Design Consultant, my mission is to assist my client in whatever design challenge they may have. A new look doesn't necessarily require parting with current belongings. I believe in utilizing whatever the client currently owns and wants, while making a few changes in order to bring your look together. As we work together, I enjoy using my training and insight to assist my client in developing a space they most desire, which results in an atmosphere that reflects their own personal taste and preference.
- Certified International Design and Decorating Professional (IDDP)
- Certified International Staging and Redesign Professional (ISRP)
- Certified International Organizing Professional (IOP)
- Certified Professional Colour Consultant (PCC)
WHY CHOOSE AN ACCREDITED CDECA MEMBER?
Accredited CDECA members are dedicated to providing the public with professional and ethical service.
Accredited members have graduated from recognized academic institutions and meet a high standard of industry expertise and experience.
Accredited CDECA members have been educated in all aspects of decorating, including:
- Drafting and Space Planning
- Elements of Design
- Colour Theory
- Product Knowledge
- Materials Specifications
- Business Processes
For more information, visit their website at www.CDECA.com
You can contact me by phone @
I'd be more than happy to help you.
Accelerate the sale of your home or listing for the best possible price. Has your Real estate agent told you about the importance of Home Staging, especially in today’s market? Have they told you about the risk of losing 10-15% below your asking price if your home does not show well? Have they told you, that 95% of home buyers decide whether they want to see your home based on MLS photos? So, its important that your home is picture perfect which will increase your chances of selling your home quickly and for top dollar.
Take advantage of the benefits Home Staging can do for you. We can help you present your home to potential buyers in the best possible light, helping you achieve the best possible price. You only have one shot at making that very important first impression. If your home is not impressing the potential buyer - you may have lost the sale, or risk receiving an offer that is 10-15% below your asking price. With proven, cost effective ways, we can successfully make your home, one that is impressive, and that stands out from among the rest. You wouldn’t sell your vehicle without making sure it was maintained and presentable, why would you not do the same for your most valuable asset.....your home? Buyers only see the way it is, NOT how it’s going to be.
* HOME STAGING PACKAGE #1
Includes a total of 4 hours of working with the homeowner setting the stage for sale. Depending on the needs of the homeowner this package may include things such as space planning, de-personalizing, de-cluttering, lighting and colour.
$250/4hrs plus applicable taxes.
* HOME STAGING PACKAGE # 2
This package is best suited for the client who would like to set the stage for sale, by making changes on their own. It includes a one hour consultation with the home owner or Real Estate agent giving advice on curb appeal, space planning, renovations, de-cluttering, lighting, décor advice and colour. Furniture and Accessory Rentals are also available.
$75 plus applicable taxes for a one hour consultation.
No matter how big or small, consider acquiring the assistance of an Interior Design Consultant in developing a design concept for your space. A design concept is based on your preferences, your style and your budget, while also taking into consideration the conditions of the space. With the guidance of a professional, you will avoid costly mistakes such as buying furniture that is too big or too small, or even as simple as purchasing a light fixture that just doesn't seem to work. An initial consultation is always the first step in gathering the necessary information. Information like, client preferences in colour and style, deciding what furniture the client would like to keep, if any. Then analyzing the space being considered, the function of the room, and gathering all measurements and photos. Depending on the scope of the project, initial concept presentations are usually ready in about 1 to 2 weeks.
ROOM MAKEOVER PACKAGE
This customized package is tailored to your taste, style, and your preferences.
Each complete package includes:
- Furniture Layout Plan
- Lighting Plan
- Colour Scheme
- Textile and Window Treatment choices
- Virtual Tour of how your room will look once the changes have been made
- Total of 3 In-Home Visits
- Prices are dependant on the size of the room and the scope of the project.
PAINT COLOUR CONSULTATION PACKAGE
Tired of your 4 walls?
Dramatic and affordable, you can create the most impact by co-ordinating a new paint colour with your current belongings. Included in this package, are paint colour selections, a colour spec-sheet (which includes all paint colour choices), and a discount towards Benjamin Moore Paints (Some restrictions apply).
This service also includes advice on existing décor, layout, lighting & accessorizing.
SHOPPING ASSISTANCE PACKAGE
Includes 4 hours of in-store source shopping and is best suited for the client who has already established a lighting and furniture layout. Guidance is given in making personalized choices for fabrics, textiles, furniture etc. Also included is a follow up visit confirming all choices with added paint colour selections or wall treatments.
Starting from $75 plus applicable taxes.
If clutter and disorganization has taken over your life, we can assist you in maximizing your time, space and resources in your home or office. If you’re just not sure where to start, we can help you with downsizing, space planning, filing/paper management, packing and purging. No job is too big or too small. Call today for a free consultation.
Phone: 905.213.4245 - Email: Cheryl@SimplyElegantInteriors.ca
Dear Cheryl: Thanks for doing such a super job on paint colour selections for our new home. I know our home is large and there were many rooms for which you had to decide colours. I think in the end, there were approximately 15 different colours being used throughout the house which wasn’t easy to choose. To top if off, there was no furniture in the new house which made the task even more difficult. Please feel free to have any potential or future clients call me should they have any questions. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend or use your services again. Regards,
Regards, Liz Holtby - Director of Operations
"We recently renovated our 20 year old kitchen in our reproduction victorian house with Cheryl's help. Cheryl provided excellent advice about colour, material and layout that resulted in an inviting, well thought out kitchen. The colours of both the cabinets and the walls are both timesless and complementary; and the floors, cabinets and granite all work well together. Cheryl pays particular attention to the areas that most of us struggle to understand - the subtlety of colour and the relationship it has to the space and environment. She has made our kitchen a warm and welcoming space where we spend a lot of time and look forward to many years of entertaining and family gatherings."
Penny Ralph, King City, Ontario
Hi Cheryl, I want to thank you for all the great work you did with Cari & Jim's house. I will keep sending you business.
Best Regards, Rick Preisinger, Remax