Detail-oriented interior stylist skilled in the use of color and texture. Successful at adding personal touches that customize each room in a unique and interesting way.
Perennial garden design
Collaborated with clients in the selection of interior and exterior colors to create a cohesive atmosphere.
Assisted in the design and installation of outdoor seasonal containers in a downtown location.
Assisted in the design, installation and maintenance of multiple patio gardens at a senior retirement community.
Helped customers decorate with custom fabrics.
January 2011 to CurrentIndependent Color Consultant Libertyville, ILAs company principal, successfully assisted clients in selecting interior and exterior colors that were consistent with their individual preferences, lifestyle and existing color palette.
Sarah Simpson Small GardensMarch 2002 to CurrentAssociate Libertyville, ILAssisted company principal in the design, installation and maintenance of small patio gardens and seasonal urban container displays.
Calico CornersMay 1993 to June 1995Sales Associate Deerfield, ILAssisted customers in selecting fabrics and designing custom window treatments, upholstery and bedding projects.
Association of Legal AdministratorsOctober 1987 to December 1992Professional Development Program Manager Vernon Hills, ILCollaborated with local chapters to sponsor continuing education courses for law firm management professionals. Responsible for writing and editing promotional materials, processing registrations, providing course materials and completing final program audit.
College of St Catherine (Now St Catherine University)1995Bachelor of Arts: CommunicationsSt. Paul, MN
Harper CollegeInterior DesignPalatine, IL
Classes taken 2009-20010
Maria Killam True Color Expert TrainingAtlanta, GAMay, 2011 Three-day intensive workshop designed to train participants in the selection of paint colors based on a system distinguishing undertones in neutrals.
Ray College of Design (Now Illinois Institute of Art)Interior DesignChicago, ILClasses taken 1993-1995