About

"A designer can have all of the vision and ideas in the world, but if she/he does not have the skills necessary to implement these ideas and the fortitude to see those plans through…what good is it?"

ABOUT:

Charis has honed her skills as a residential design professional for over 25 years. With a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and her vast experience in design and construction, Charis has been endowed with the rare combination of a visual artist and the astute, grounded business skills necessary to complete project after project, on budget and on time. Charis is married and makes her home in Fairhope, Alabama. She has four children and three grandchildren.

PHILOSOPHY:

Charis takes pride in the fact that the majority of her jobs are referral based. Her unique style and high level of professionalism have spoken well for her throughout her career. Charis' clients embrace the idea that their home will not look like anyone else's…her creative visions come in many styles and facets and is delivered uniquely to each project. The clients' desires and perception of themselves is reflected in their home. Charis feels it is a peek into their souls, and should be treated with the utmost respect.

IN THE FIELD:

As a Licensed Homebuilder, being knowledgable about all the phases of construction has allowed Charis' work to be implemented concisely with all the trades involved in a project. Having developed mutual respect and a good working relationship with all of her subcontractors, be it electricians, plumbers, framers, carpenters, roofers, tile and flooring installers, seamstresses, upholsterers, etc., has proven to be the key to a timely and happy completion of a project.

AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS:

  • 2007: Lead designer on Mobile County Showhouse and Baldwin County Showhouse.
  • 2004: Beautification Award - City of Fairhope 'Arbor Day Award' Facade of the old 'Equity Building'
  • 2010: Featured in 'Baldwin County Living' a lifestyle magazine
  • 2014: Featured in March Home and Garden issue of Mobile Bay Magazine