"Becky created design boards for our living room and den spaces, and we were so pleased with the results that we expanded our re-design into our dining room (and eventually kitchen!) as well. She listened to our color and style preferences and recommended pieces that integrated both our style and fit the design of our home perfectly. She worked within the budget that we had in mind and offered affordable options, but also let us know if there was a "splurge" option available that we might like. Becky is friendly, responsive and very easy to work with. The project is still in process but the results so far are amazing!"
"Becky was the best. Smart, collaborative, efficient, with exquisite yet practical ideas that met my sensibilities, aspirations, needs and budget. I highly recommend!!"
"I started working with The Phinery the day before leaving to clear out my childhood home. I sent Becky a lot of photos from the house of all the items we had to sort through. Within 24 hours, she had cropped and sent me all the pieces she thought would be nice additions to my home. I felt relieved, excited and not as overwhelmed with the task of sorting through the many pieces of furniture, art and knick knacks. Since then, we've incorporated my beloved pieces from my childhood into my current home amidst all the beautiful updated style and touches with Becky's guidance. Before I met Becky, I was paralyzed at my process to update my home because I couldn't make a decision or trust my design sense. Becky came to meet with me and was so patient, personable, and came alongside my design ideas. She helped me feel more confident in my style and had many great ideas about how to enhance or brighten my current layout or idea. Together, we have completed my living room, dining room and my boys' bedroom. Everyday I come home and feel refreshed at how warm, inviting, and stylish my home feels, It also reflects me, my personality and my style. Becky has been my savior this year! Going through such a transitional time in my life, I was always so excited to work with Becky on this project of making decisions about my home that would brighten my life. I can't say enough wonderful things about her services and expertise. She is professional, poised, encouraging, enthusiastic and so much fun to work with. I will continue to use her as I chip away at the other rooms in my house!"
"Becky is amazing.
I reached out to Becky for help selecting colors for the exterior of my home.
She is professional and prompt, diligent and thorough. She responds quickly to emails and is great at following up.
Just before our consultation, a meeting popped up that I had to run to. While Becky was mindful of the time limitation, she didn't rush and I didn't feel rushed -- that's quite the skill. She has a terrific eye for color and was able to narrow down what would look best on the house in the time that we had. While thinking over the paint colors, Becky also shared some really excellent thoughts on additional ways I could refresh the exterior look of my home.
I have been stressed out about my house, but Becky's patience, kindness and great ideas have helped me move forward on making my home a better place to live."
"My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed working with Becky from The Phinery to select paint colors from our home.. She was professional, prompt and added a lot of value during her time with us. In addition to selecting paint colors, she also offered quality advice on additional changes we could make to the interior our our house (from lighting changes to hardware updates to the removal of a wall) which were completely outside the scope of what we originally hired her for. The day after we met she sent a summary email of everything we talked about. We highly recommend Becky!"
"After feeling challenged by the layout and design of my workspace, Becky helped me transform both the function and the feel within a short period of time. She provided clear guidance that opened up the space, and even though I had the same amount of equipment to store and same needs for the use of the space, I now have more "flow" and the space appears much more organized. As a newer business, I appreciated that Becky took stock of the pieces I already had, and found simple and cost-effective ways to upgrade the fabrics, furniture, or colors in the rooms. I was able to implement the changes on my own after taking notes and using the design guide that was sent to me immediately after we met. Now when I am at work, I admire not only how much better the place feels, but also the functionality within the purposes of the tasks I need to carry out. My clients have also noticed the changes and appreciate the small details like fresh flowers or beautiful images that because of placement, they can now see more readily. After seeing how much improvement I could make with such a reasonable investment, I have asked Becky to come to my home to help me create a functional, beautiful space. I highly recommend The Phinery for any design project, large or small."
"Becky consulted on our bathroom remodel yesterday. She had lots of great suggestions for us to incorporate into our design. Our bathroom will be more functional, and be more aesthetically pleasing as a result of her input."
"Becky helped us create a beautiful, updated living room in our home. She thoughtfully created design boards and assisted with paint color and fabric selection as well as connecting us to other professionals (painters and upholsterers). We appreciated her flexibility, creativity, and professionalism."
"I hired Becky to help with my nursery, living room and entry way. She has a way of sizing up a space and knowing what would look best. Simply rotating the existing furniture and adding a handful of new pieces was all it took to whip each room into shape.
She has such a sense of enthusiasm for design while making sure to incorporate function into each space. Her priority was to make the rooms as useful as possible while looking great and being comfortable. I love the look and my husband appreciates the functionality and comfort.
I really enjoyed working with Becky and will definitely be a repeat customer!"
"Becky listened to my ideas, understood my style, and helped me develop a color scheme that would work well in our sitting room. Becky is organized, detail-oriented, and has a great sense of style. I highly recommend The Phinery for designing interiors!"
"We worked with Becky to come up with a design for our living room. We were looking for a color scheme and furniture/storage ideas. Becky is friendly, responsive and fun to work with. She provided new ideas and incorporated our tastes into a design we are very happy with. She also painted us a beautiful custom art piece that is the focal point over our mantel. I look forward to working with her again."
"Becky is a talented designer with a keen eye for bringing a space together, as well as a great ear for listening to her clients' needs and presenting solutions that fit their goals. Becky was efficient, communicative, and incredibly helpful for us. We look forward to working with her again!"
"Becky has provided design consultation for several rooms in our home. She is positive, proactive, and best of all has an amazing talent for turning something basic into something contemporary and comfortable. She is very upfront with estimates and flexible with levels of design involvement. I look forward to working with Becky on the remaining rooms in our house!"
"Becky came over to give us a home design consultation. We went room by room and I showed her the areas I wanted to work on. She had good ideas for ways to arrange furniture and choose colors that would brighten the space. She made suggestions we'd never thought of. We also asked her opinion about a home renovation we're considering. She was able to give some thoughts about ways to begin that process, including referring several architects. I appreciated that she understood the lives of people with young kids and the ways that a house design needs to be functional as well as attractive. Would definitely recommend her."
"Becky helped us put together a basic plan for refinishing and refurnishing the main level of our new home. She was wonderful to work with, patient with lots of back and forth and our changing vision and preferences. We really appreciated that she was able to look past the current state of the rooms and help us picture what was possible! She also gave us lots of tips for small changes that will make a big difference in the overall look of the space. We have our plan now are excited to get started."
"I have so much fun working with Becky! I had some ideas about how to decorate my first home, but felt lost on getting started and was intimidated about working with a designer. One afternoon I stopped by Becky’s store; she is down to earth, fun and has such a disarming personality, not to mention a great sense of style. We’ve gone through almost every room in my house over the past several years. Sometimes it’s as simple as Becky finding one piece to bring a room together – for us, this was a family room console that needed specific dimensions. Becky found a classic old wooden piece, then refinished it and applied a beautiful fixture. She is a master of putting a modern touch on classic/historic homes, of which Seattle has plenty. All the while Becky kept in mind that I have two young kids and incorporated that into selecting things – furniture, rugs, fixtures, paint – that is functional (and robust)!
Now that the inside is complete she is helping me select paint for the outside of my home, emphasizing color and brand that will stand up to the Seattle weather elements.
I’ll always be a client and have recommended her to anyone in need of help. I love stopping by her store or communicating with simple texts about any questions or idea…..Did I mention that her pricing is extremely reasonable too?!"
"The first thing you notice is Becky's calmness as she stands very still taking in the space; seemingly, In a blink of an eye she 'sees' it. She asks great questions, listens deeply, reflects some more and then out comes the magic. She has a unerring instant color sense. She took one look at our carpet sample for a stair runner; I asked her to pick her favorite for the binding from several I presented. Immediately, ... you need white that exactly matches the white in the carpet (no white was presented). We trusted her steadfastness; that's what we found and used. Everyone comments on how it pops and say they would never have considered white. We love it too. Her whole demeanor is calm and warm...very comforting while creating exactly the feeling you're craving. She chose our art placement. She made our custom drapes and table runner. She made our home."
"I happily and effectively worked with Becky on two significant projects. The first was focused on refreshing my living spaces while keeping some of core furniture pieces; she was able to make the living area of my house feel brand new while keeping some of the core. The second project was a significant build and design with 2 new bathrooms and bedroom, she was masterful in leading decision-making that was both complimentary to my style and yet allowing each room stand alone as a unique space. She worked well with our architect and our contractor. She was on time and thorough. I loved working with Becky!"
"Becky has completely transformed our living room into a beautiful, comfortable space. She's very flexible and responsive and made the design process easy for me the whole way through. I love her taste, and she was great about adapting her ideas to my feedback. I highly recommend her design services!"
"I hired The Phinery for design assistance with setting up my apartment and hanging pictures. Becky was a pleasure to deal with. Great suggestions, very responsive. Very happy with the way the apartment turned out. For the first time since I moved it feels like home."
"I first came across The Phinery during a walk in the neighborhood and loved Becky's aesthetic for the store. I have found lovely frames and decorations for my home. I reached out to Becky for her design help when I was having trouble choosing wall colors for a poorly lit basement. Not only did she offer great suggestions for the colors, she also had other ideas to help brighten the space, helped me to learn how to milk paint some of my furniture--she even connected me with another client through whom I received two free bookshelves. More recently, she has held my hand through a complete kitchen remodel. From helping me figure out what I wanted in the space, to creating an idea board, guiding me through decisions big (cabinets) and small (knobs and pulls), connecting me with vendors, she was instrumental every step of our major redesign. She's terrific and I highly recommend her! I can't wait to work with her again."
"Becky has been really helpful in helping me make final decisions about rugs, furniture, textiles and styling ideas. I really value her opinion. She is fun to work with and very responsive."
"Becky was great. Super helpful and very efficient. I would highly recommend!"
"Becky quickly tuned in to the aesthetic I was aiming for, and brought great ideas for making the most of challenging spaces. Her furniture and décor recommendations hit the mark on both style and budget."
"I haven't met Becky before, but the one-hour consultation service seemed like what I needed to make some decisions for my small kitchen remodel project. I'm glad I did. More than validate my design options, she gave me valuable guidance about details a first-timer wouldn't have thought of: bring a sample of the backsplash title when choosing the exact quartz slab for the countertop and make sure whites work well together, what difference the mount color would make, etc. I plan to hire a color consultation with her before I hire external painting. Her expert tips can help save some peace of mind, and probably some money."
"Becky was easy to work with - managed to balance having a strong vision of her own, while matching her design ideas to our taste. Efficient, professional, and very pleasant."
"This is the sweetest shop with beautiful home decor. The owner is an interior designer and she really knows her stuff. 5 stars!"
"Becky is great- so easy to work with, and she listens to your concerns. She has a good 'eye' and makes hard decisions seem simple by offering suggestions that work.
I would definitely recommend her!"