I hired Karrie for a paint and styling consultation for my new home at the recommendation of my realtor. I was a bit worried that a designer might make recommendations that were impractical for our budget but Karrie carefully assessed the space, furniture we already owned, and some new fixtures we were considering. She made recommendations that really worked and gave us a vision to follow.
— Becka, Aptos, CA
Karrie is creative and hard working. She takes a job on 110% and thinks of every detail in making a home look its best. As a stager, she has a fresh modern eye and on trend furnishings and decor. As a designer, she works within a budget and makes the most of every dollar possible. I look forward to working with her again!
— Carie Sigur, Strock Real Estate
I had the pleasure of photographing one of Karrie Franks Interiors staged homes and I have to say after many years in the business this listing was a work of art and the single best staging I’ve ever seen on any interior. I haven’t seen any other stager on her level. Well done!
— Krista Abel, Photographer
Karrie Franks Interiors has the ability to create unique, welcoming spaces with beautiful and unusual pieces. They captured the essence of the beach home I listed, all the way from picking the ideal exterior paint colors, to all the wonderful touches throughout the house, to the simple, yet tranquil outdoor sitting areas. They definitely took the time to analyze what would work for the house, and how to stage within the parameters of what was already there. Almost everyone who walked through the door commented on what a lovely job they did transforming the house into a warm, inviting, delightful beach home. You can tell Karrie loves what she does as it reflects in her work. I look forward to working with Karrie Franks Interiors again on future listings I have that need such innovative staging.
— Gloria Behman, Realtor, Bailey Properties
My wife and I are so impressed with Karrie’s staging of our house. The combination of her professionalism, her attention to detail and her artistic eye is very impressive. Karrie was able to present an enticing vision of what our house could be and she was able to mold the vision to our desires and requirements. From this vision, she created a detailed plan within a very reasonable budget. Due to circumstances beyond Karrie’s control, we needed to modify the plan several times in the process. Every time, Karrie accepted the changes in a positive manner and was always able to accommodate the changes within the budget. The result was incredible. We are convinced that Karrie’s staging added significant value to the house, measured both by the number of offers and the value of the final sales price.
— Steve & Barbara, Santa Cruz
Karrie Franks came highly recommended to me by an agent who works in my office. I first hired her to stage a home in Rio Del Mar, where she brought a fresh, contemporary look that made the house shine and received continual compliments from potential buyers and agents alike. I was so happy with the staging and with Karrie’s design aesthetic that I hired her to work with me on the re-design of my Real Estate office in Aptos. Karrie did a phenomenal job bringing creativity and new ideas to the table while working with my own strong perspective and tastes. I couldn’t be happier with the end product—she transformed my office into a design showcase with practical functionality that has helped take my business to the next level. I look forward to working with Karrie again in the future and whole-heartedly endorse her.
— Ben Strock. Strock Real Estate
I love all that you did for me and want everyone to know it! I hired Karrie to stage my property for selling. She understood my needs and did everything possible to get it ready for prospective buyers. She put her heart into the project and gave the property a new, sleek look with her creative designs. No task was too big or too little to consider. She knew what to do and made sure it was done. She maintained long distance communication to keep me up-to-date with progress. I was thrilled with her results! Thank you for all your help. Your skills and creative design sold my property.
— Dianna M.
Karrie has an amazing eye for color and spatial awareness. Our contactor suggested we hire her for a color consultation when we were doing a facelift on our home. Our home is spacious and open and I love color, if not for Karrie I would have ended up with each wall in my home a different deep, bold color…not a good thing! In each room Karrie incorporated splashes of my favorite colors making it feel warm and inviting. Karrie listened to what I liked and brought in her expertise to find the perfect items to fill our home. She also worked with us on choosing colors for our home’s exterior. We are so pleased with the work she has done for us and would highly recommend her!
— Audre, Pleasure Point, Capitola

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