Fresh Abodes

Fresh Abodes is a different type of interior design firm.

 My intention with any spaces that I work with, is to bring out the best in those areas and embody the essence of my clients.

Using what you currently have and love, I start from there to cultivate the beautiful feeling you are wanting to achieve,

breathing new life into each home space…

and sometimes you just need a little help!

All design, whether interior or exterior, is not only creating a stunning visual picture, but to also create an amazing feeling, transforming the energy of the space…

Kim Kuhteubl

When it comes to creating spaces that make us feel good, everyone’s taste is different. As we are all unique, our experiences are as well. What makes each of us feel good, is equally different.

Pulling everything together to create a space that is balanced and cohesive as well as being a true reflection of the person(s) living there, can sometimes be challenging.

There is a way to choose and then place most items in any space, creating the foundation of flow to a room that you will build upon.

Most of us have items in our homes that we love.  They are memories of our lives as well as pieces collected, that speak to our hearts. There is a way to use these pieces, showcasing them as well incorporating them in a brand new way, and as I say, breath all new life and into your home.

Any space in your home is actually sacred.  This is your home.  This is where you live your life, love, create and bring into existence, your dreams.

This is how I help create spaces that exude beauty, warmth and flow and ultimately become a true reflection of the essence of you…

Know that each and every space can be transformed into something beautiful, something you will love….

Some of my work…

Services Offered

Let me share my expertise in how to choose the best paint colors for you interiors or exteriors!  I can also help you create beautiful accent walls..

Space makeovers are one of the most requested services that I do.  Using the items you already own, I help you create a whole new look to your spaces, giving it a new look and feel, ultimately changing the entire energy of the space!

Using your existing furniture and decor, I can “re-place” your items in a way that gives your room a natural flow that space feel refreshed!

Whether planning a wedding or a party, I can help you create the exact atmosphere you are wanting and help you make it a fabulous event!!

I will work with you to redesign your outdoor areas, whether dining areas or sitting areas to just relax, helping you create areas that are most conducive to your lifestyle!

We don’t just stop at homes!  All design creates a feeling and offices as well as retail spaces are included in that.  Lighting in these areas can be challenging, so let me help you get started in creating a beautiful space!

Shopping for new furniture or decor can be fun and as well as challenging.  I can help you with these choices, by either giving you product recommendations or shopping for you.  Whatever you decide, the new items will be thoughtfully chosen and create that specific beauty and flow you are wanting!

Designing spaces that feel amazing as well as photograph well are the two most important factors in creating a desirable vacation rental.  I can help you create spaces in your vacation rental that will not only do both of these, but attract new clients as well help retain repeating clients!

What clients are saying…..

I hired Fresh Abodes to help me created a more soothing and cohesive environment for my home. I had the vision, but was unable to create it. I was stuck. After a brief meeting with Holly she was able to grasp my vision for my home and she was off and running. We set a budget and she did all of my shopping, which was a tremendous bonus. She chose the
perfect furnishings to suit the spaces.
My home now has an artisan vibe and it’s absolutely magical.
Holly also helped me do some design work for a vacation rental. Both of my experiences working with her have been delightful. She is so talented!

~ Petaluma Client

Holly was very helpful and extremely professional. She exceeded expectations in every way. She came to my home on short notice, spent a significant amount of time and had already prepared color options based on our preliminary phone call.

In follow up to our initial meeting, I received a detailed letter reviewing everything we discussed, as well as list of colors and a few additional suggestions she had considered on the way home. When I called, unscheduled on a Sunday, with what I thought was a quick question, Holly spent additional half hour walking me through the next steps.

Holly came back out to look at paint samples on the walls
and help me further finetune the color selections. This project was done in a short time frame and Holly delivered in every way.

Not only was Holly’s support invaluable, but she is a delight to work with, and clearly loves what she does. I recommend her without reservation!

~ Reann, Sonoma

I found Holly’s card at the local paint store, as I was pulling my hair out trying to choose colors. She returned my call right away and we were off and running!
Holly helped in a few different areas …. choosing paint colors, arranging furniture and art work after our moving van arrived to our new home; and “shopping” on-line for a new dining room table (she found an amazing table which we then purchased).
She was fun and easy to work with, and I would highly recommend her!
~Jill, Sonoma

“I’ve used Holly several times and I am utterly shocked at how someone can possess such a gift for literally coming into my home, using my existing furniture and decor and with just a little bit of work, make it look like a whole new space!!  Read that again.  She uses your OWN items and makes everything better!  Her eye for color was a savior as I chose colors I liked but would have been horrible.. She has an amazing eye for design, goes above and beyond for her clients and I will never use anyone else.  The woman is just fantastic!!
~Deanna T.

“I had been collecting furniture and decor for my vacation rental project for two years.  Holly was able to use most of my own collection, and then with her design flair, pull it all together within a few days.  I am in awe of how talented Holly is!!  She made the project fun and I learned so much from her.  I decided to hire her for our other home!”
~Jana T.

“Holly is very creative, professional, great to work with.  She has the vision to create a beautiful home, great ideas and a lifetime of memories.  Great job!  Very impresses…

My girlfriend and I are two busy attorneys with neither the time or skill to furnish home!  Before Holly came to us, our home was sterile, bland and lacked character.  Holly was very easy to work with and is very responsive.  She came to our home prepared with ideas and pieces to try.  She made  our house finally feel like a home.  We are so thankful for her…
~Jimmy C.

I’m a single male living in an Luxury Apartment. To say I have an eye for what looks good, would be highly overstated. I am so thankful for Holly from Fresh Abodes (formerly Grace Designs), and how she was able to spruce up my apartment. With a feminine touch, Holly was able to transition my apartment to my own personal santuary. Never thought my apartment could look like a home. She made it happen. I Love it.
~Clarence F.

“Wonderful experience consulting with Holly for updating our family room. She was prepared, creative and patient listening to our overall needs and concerns. Would definitely recommend her services, which include consulting, color ideas, shopping and more! Pleasant and friendly to work with, which is always a plus!”
~Toni T.

“Holly is amazing! She did a great needs analysis to understand my style prior to our meeting. She came out within a few days with samples to let us touch and feel the flooring recommendations and helped us choose the perfect paint colors! Her follow up was top notch!!! I highly recommend Holly for your designer needs. LOVE HER!!!!”
~Tara N.

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