Debbie is a proud, native Houstonian. She graduated from The University of Texas, Austin with a B.S. in Advertising. A visionary professional with experience in marketing, philanthropy and real estate, she has had the unique opportunity of working with individuals and organizations across many industries. It was during her time developing single family homes for sale, that she was introduced to the world of staging. She quickly recognized that her attention to detail and skillset would afford her the ability to stage projects in-house. Enter Vanessa, longtime friend and collaborator in business, life and antics. With their combined business experience and creative sensibilities, they joined forces in 2018 and established their company. In her work, Debbie has demonstrated that she is a strategic thinker and has earned the reputation for crafting impeccable interiors and managing projects expertly.
After graduating from the University of Texas with a B.S. in Marketing, Vanessa worked in the media, advertising, and fundraising fields before embarking on a career in design. Inspired by her experience and love of creating elegant events and spaces, she soon became the “go to” designer for friends and family. As a founder of DASH, a twice-annual home décor and gift market catering to Houston shoppers, Vanessa has access to the latest in home furnishings, accessories, and trends. When the opportunity to launch a business with long-time friend Debbie Dalton presented itself, she jumped in with both feet! Vanessa’s design esthetic coupled with a talent for analyzing a Return on Investment for clients, is of great value to homeowners, builders, and realtors as they determine how best to enhance the appeal of their listings in the competitive Houston housing market.