aurie is the only interior redesigner whose work has been featured in New England's Yankee Magazine.
The "How'd They Do That" column in the Nov/Dec 2007 issue featured a redesign Laurie did
in a home in Sudbury, Massachusetts. She has also been interviewed for the Comcast Network's "New England Newsmakers" show on "cool jobs" and has been featured in a consumer report segment of WBZTV’s News, which reported on ways to renovate and redecorate your home for less.
he has been immersed in interior decorating
and home renovation for over 35 years. She and her husband have owned five homes over that period,
and she has always done her own wallpapering, painting, window treatments, upholstery, antique
refinishing, and even carpentry.Though professional decorating had to take back stage to other endeavors during the first stage of her career, she always knew when the time was right financially she would start her own business in the decorating field.
aurie has a B.A., and M.A.
in economics from Boston College, and her first career was in the corporate world. There she
acquired transportable talents in business development, business management, marketing, and,
ease in undertaking and directing large projects involving multiple parties from multiple companies.
hen the time finally came for her to do what she loved most, interior decorating,
Laurie augmented her natural talents by receiving her professional training from one of the country's leading redesign and staging experts, JoAnne Lenart-Weary of Waterford, PA. Laurie earned her certification in interior redesign from Interior Redesign Industry Specialists, and certifications in redesign and real estate staging from the Society of Decorating Professionals. She currently holds redesign and real estate staging certifications from The Decorating and Staging Academy.
aurie is an active member of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce and one of the founders of the Massachusetts Alliance of Female Entrepreneurs. Weekly networking meetings with other home services and real estate professionals have translated to strong working relationships with skilled and reputable trades people, something her clients can count on.