Visit a Modern Country Home

Visit a Modern Country Home

Using a designer found on Houzz, a California couple adds square footage and creates welcoming, hardworking spaces.

Cindy Souza didn’t feel like her home reflected herself anymore. She and her husband, David, built the house on 20 acres in Atwater, California, in the 1990s. The architecture leaned somewhat contemporary, but over the years the couple, who farm 500 acres of almonds and 700 acres of sweet potatoes, tried to make the home a little more country. That resulted in layers of outdated colors and an overall heavy style that Cindy grew tired of. “It wasn’t me anymore,” she says. “I didn’t want to bring friends over. It wasn’t comfortable.”

Recent Project

Murray Creek Remodel

When the opportunity arose for this professional couple to remodel their historic home in time to celebrate the wedding of their son, they chose us to re-imagine what might be possible. Two walls less, several new windows and a completely opened up floor plan later, they have a brand new kitchen, dining and family room, […]

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  • Thank you so much for all your hard work to make our home beautiful and inviting. I cannot express how much joy I have walking into my house each day. We could not have achieved this without you. You truly exceeded our expectations and we are truly grateful! You all have been a wonderful blessing in our lives, we are so happy to have had the chance to work with you, know you and become friends with you! Thank you so much!

  • I am so glad we were able to meet yesterday. I love your vision for our living area. I think the rooms will be pleasing and comfortable and thank you for being so thoughtful in helping to create a functional and practical space for us. I truly appreciate how you understand that having adequate storage is important to me and have taken the time to analyze how to achieve this in the new small space in a pleasing and aesthetic manner.

  • We smile every time we walk into our bright and modern kitchen as well as our warm and comfortable living and dining rooms. Exquisite work Wendy, thank you so much.

  • We have never worked with an interior designer before and couldn’t have been more pleased!! What we were looking for were insights and a professional, creative slant on our project. Wendy brought both In abundance!

  • Wendy was a joy to work with! She can "envision" the completed project and her guidance with the process was priceless! Love her cheerful attitude and honesty! I highly recommend her!

  • Wendy is absolutely the best work with! She was simply amazing! She exceeded my expectations beyond measures! She help us through the process and made everything so much easier.

  • Wendy came to my home to help me pull together my furniture and decor. She was wonderful work with and I could not recommend her more.

  • My husband and I decided to work with Wendy based on her recommendations and I am so glad we did! Wendy is an absolute pleasure to work with! She is kind, professional, responsive, takes into consideration your opinion, taste and style and produces a fantastic result. She is amazing at what she does and our beautiful home is a result of her exceptional work. We couldn’t be happier we chose Wendy and will definitely use her again in the future!

  • My husband and I feel truly grateful and fortunate to have had Wendy's expertise and guidance through all 3 phases of our remodels. We now have a lovely home, thanks to Wendy.

  • We loved working with Wendy and our happy to give her our wholehearted endorsement to handle your interior design projects. We have had many compliments on our home and look forward to working with Wendy in the future.