Interior Design and Interior Decorating


Hourly Consultation

Do you need an experienced designer to bounce your ideas off of, to review building plans, to create interior or exterior colour paletttes, to work with your existing furniture pieces, or to go on a shopping trip to a spot(s) of your choosing to make the best selections according to your budget? Are you wondering what the best design option(s) are for your space or how to decorate it so that it reflects your personality and lifestyle? An hourly consult is the best way to answer your questions!  Tanya is happy to discuss all the options available to you in your specific interior, anything from space planning, kitchen and bathroom layouts, furniture arrangement and scale, art display, drapery, lighting, finishes, styling, and paint colors.  Initial or hourly consultations are billed at $250/hr + HST.   An additional travel fee of $40.00 + HST applies for travel over 20 minutes drive from our central Ottawa office.  Making less than ideal decisions will affect how you live in your home every day.  It’s all in the details after all! It will be the best hour of your money you ever spent!  Check out our reviews page for kudos if you don't believe us.  To schedule an initial consult, click BOOK.

Residential Project

Do you wish your home looked, flowed and functioned like any of the portfolios we feature? Do you require a vision for your project that includes architectural plans which include permit ready drawings and elevations or do you wish to have guidance or technical help along the way as you manage your own project?  Do you require Tanya’s detailed and expert eye to make sure your vision is realized? Residential service includes everything from consults at the client’s home, meetings to select finishes and to review or to present plans, site visits and regular communication with the contractor managing the implementation of the project, permit ready drawings with ceiling reflection, 2D floor plans, elevations for finish carpentry, 3D concepts to envision what the proposed changes will look like from various vantage points within a space, custom kitchen cabinetry, bathroom vanities, and furnishings if applicable, engineering services where required, selection of finishes, and decorating.   After the initial appointment, consults, meetings, and site visits are billed at $200/hr + HST, drafts-work/CAD drawings at $150/hr, and all other in-office work such as reviewing plans, coordinating the project, sourcing product and communication via email or phone is billed at $200/hr in 15 minute increments.  Trade discounts typically up to 20% will be passed along to clients where applicable.  Why not start the process with an hourly consult? You will not be disappointed and thankful you did!  Since the planning is the most important stage of any project, leave the creativity and design expertise to a reputable design firm to acheive the best results!  The quality with which you live inside your home is priceless.  To schedule an initial consult, click BOOK

Note: you are not required to engage Tanya for a set number of hours, nor pay a monthly retainer fee, nor use her referred contractors (who you deal with independently and directly for payment) however it is strongly recommended that you engage her throughout your project for a more efficient process, cost-effective project, and beautiful end result.  Let our experienced team, with strengths covering all the technical and creative aspects of the process; provide you with the best quality results so that all parties are happy!

Commercial Project

Do you want your business interior, condo develpment, or public space, to reflect your brand, vision, and aesthetic while appealing to your customer base and demographic? As designer of Ottawa's newest boutique condominium, The Azure, Tanya knows how to create a stylish, functional and spectacular interior on a grand scale.  Commercial service includes consults at the client’s business address, presentation of proposal and finishes, site visits and regular communication with the archtiecture and/or construction firm managing the implementation of the project, permit ready drawings with ceiling reflection, 2D floor plans, elevations for finish carpentry, 3D concepts to envision the proposed changes from various vantage points within the space, custom cabinetry, custom furnishings if applicable, engineering services where required, selection of finishes, and decorating.   Once scope, budget, and needs are determined after a paid initial consult at $300/hr + HST, commercial projects are typically billed on a cost/square foot basis or percentage of the overall project.  To schedule an initial hourly consult, click BOOK

Public Relations


Guest Presentations

Home Shows, Retail Openings, Industry Events or Private Events – Highlighted experience includes appearances on the main stages for over 3 years at both the spring and fall Ottawa Home Shows and being a host at the Lowes Nepean location Grand Opening

Panel Discussions/Ask the Expert Question and Answer Sessions

Ottawa Home and Design Show, Ottawa Home and Garden Show, Ottawa Fall Home Show, Lowes Booth at Ottawa Home and Garden Show

Media/Live Television Segments/Webisodes

CTV Ottawa Morning Live, CTV Ottawa News at Noon with Leanne Cusack, Rogers TV Daytime Ottawa, MD Media Inc. Wall to Wall (Host discussing real estate and hot spots in the Ottawa Glebe neighborhood)

Event Attendance/Brand Promotion

Sample Companies: Artemano Trainyards, Lincoln MKZ car (Ford Canada Inc.), Lowes, The Wood Collective (Collectif Bois), Lauzon Flooring

Press Articles with Portfolio photo(s)

Past Homes Columnist for Ottawa Life Magazine (3 years), currently supplies content when asked by other freelance writers for their stories (HGTV Remodels in the US, Ottawa Style Magazine, Ottawa Magazine, and Ottawa Citizen to name a few), blogs for The Azure

Contact our firm to discuss how Tanya can help you with your publicity objectives and brand initiatives!  All requests will be considered.  To see a sampling of some of Tanya's live on-air and print work, click MEDIA.