Welcome to Better Living
We offer a wide range of interior decorating and design services including space planning, design packages, color consulting, painting services, and a vast array home furnishings. Are you frustrated with the look and feel of your home? Do you have trouble figuring out how to make your home feel welcoming and look great? Do you feel overwhelmed with the process of selecting all the fabrics, choosing the best furniture pieces for your space or picking the best colors? Do you want to live and entertain in a space that reflects the real you? I can help! Give me a call.Learn More
Areas We Serve
Northern Virginia Area including:
Haymarket, Warrenton, Gainesville, Nokesville, Marshall, Middleburg, Aldie, Centreville, Culpeper, Manassas, Leesburg, Fauquier County, Prince William County
I have a system that will take you step by step from start to finish in creating your own beautiful home without the stress and frustration of trying to do it all on your own. It all begins with a short phone call that will get us going down the path of creating the home of your dreams!
"Cheryl helped us transform our main living spaces into beautiful, updated and functional spaces that captured both mine and my husband's tastes. Cheryl delivered on all aspects of the project. She broke it into manageable phases and she helped us love our home again!! A 10 out of 10!!" ~ Tricia, George Mason Mortgage
“You are easy to work with, do lovely work and make it very convenient. Thanks for everything. We’re really enjoying our reupholstered sofa our window treatments!” ~ Leeann, Bethesda
Latest From The Blog
Ordering a Sofa You’ll Love
When you think about getting a new sofa do you start looking through the Sunday sale papers? Do you put off shopping? Do you head to the closest big box store? Do you feel lost because you don’t want to repeat the mistake you make last time? Was the last sofa something that somehow became uncomfortable in a couple of years, or something with basically no style, or a fabric that didn’t work with your room? Did you know that you have thousands of choices for your sofa fabric? And many are performance fabrics, meaning they are extra resistant […]
How Do You Get Stunning Rooms?
MARCH 2018 SPECIAL! How do you get stunning rooms? You won’t believe the finishing touch that draperies and valances will make in your rooms. Find out for yourself with our March drapery and window treatment special – 1/2 price design appointment ($75 per room) and 10% off all draperies and window valances. Let us help you create your own stunning rooms! Make sure to ask for this special! Call or email today! Give us a call to schedule your appointment! 703-909-9013
Breakfast Room Before & After
Updating this breakfast room created a more inviting space. First with paint, it’s one of the easiest ways to update a room. The second way to make the room feel finished is with draperies. Having large windows in a room is great. When they are different shapes and sizes you may wonder how to unify the room. Taking advantage of the different sized windows and the angled height of the room allowed us to create a unique and dramatic set of draperies that also created a warm […]
Our trip to Italy was a once in a lifetime, but I may have to go at least once more. If you have the opportunity you must go! It was beautiful! Below is the Duomo di Milano, it’s the largest church in Italy. This Gothic masterpiece took about 600 years to complete! This is a closer picture of one of the expansive windows. Look at that detail! The inside is gloriously massive. My pictures really don’t do it justice. See the statutes around the top of the columns? Lighting in the shopping mall. The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele […]
Before & After Bedroom
Guest Room Make-over This guest room could use some serious pampering. It was primarily used for storage, and them quickly cleared up to accommodate guests. I can imagine that the guest would not feel very welcome in this room. It’s bare and lacking warmth and color. After adding a warm paint color, custom draperies with a red banding on the leading edge, bedding, art, and some custom pillows, this room will now say welcome to any guest!