• Q&A: Designer Heidi Sowatsky

    Q&A: Designer Heidi Sowatsky

    Designer Heidi Sowatsky purchased her franchise of Decorating Den 11 years ago. In addition to creating beautiful designs for her clients, she is also...

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    ‘Tis the season for creating holiday magic by adding sparkle and spice all through the house. But decking the halls often relies on holiday décor collections built over many years, and making sense of all the mismatched pieces and disparate elements can sometimes make this annual ritual a bit of an overwhelming task.



    Nestled deep in the woods, deer and turkey roam this 850-acre farm just outside of Morse Mill. Catfish, bass, bluegill and crappie fill a 30-acre lake upon which sits a refined lodge that is the family compound of Elke and Paul Koch. While the animals and natural elements have been a part of the land since 1969 when Paul’s family purchased the property, the lodge, or the farm, as the Koch’s affectionately call it, has only been in existence for four years.


    Bathroom design is all in the details. So says Robin Bretz, a kitchen and bath designer for 11 years.

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