We are Industry Accredited (Certified Interior Decorator, Certified Canadian Staging Professional), Licensed and Insured. Member Certified Staging Professional International. We only use and refer to experienced, licensed tradespeople and businesses we trust. We constantly review current industry-leading publications to keep up with current trends and recommendations.
Gwena Ozem, B.A., L.LB., CID, CCSP
Moving to the Okanagan was the inspiration for change. After 30 years as a lawyer, it was time for my own 2.0 version. Many quick and successful sales of my own homes led me to believe I already had a talent for staging but I wanted to challenge myself further. As such, I went on to get my certifications both as a Staging Professional and an Interior Decorator. I bring with me my years of integrity, honesty, and practicality to provide clients with beautiful and practical solutions for their decorating or staging problems. While some decorators focus heavily on aesthetics, I also keep a clear eye on what will add value to your home when making my recommendations.
Supporting regional businesses is a key value of mine. I often incorporate local or regional products when they support the design concept being created for the client.
Another key value for me is public service. The vast majority of my professional years in law were spent as a prosecutor. I am currently a volunteer for Emergency Support Services (supporting local evacuees of disasters), and have volunteered previously with Sorrentino’s Compassion House (for women undergoing breast cancer treatment), Canadian Rotary Cancer Society Lodge (cancer patients undergoing treatment), Okanagan Business Excellence (promoting local businesses) and Rotary (supporting local and international projects).