When the time came for me to downsize and redefine my living space, I knew I needed an expert. Sharon was recommended to me by a friend. She helped me choose an appropriate paint color to highlight my collection of artwork. On her advice I was able to avoid the costly mistake of making my rooms too dark. The new furniture arrangement opened up the traffic flow and improved the feng shui of the room. All this within 5% of my budget. I’m very pleased with the result.
Kathleen S, Devon, PA
After setting a budget, we went to work on paint colors, carpeting, lighting and window treatments. That overwhelming feeling of where to begin was gone as Sharon guided and sometimes gently nudged us in a direction that we would not have seen ourselves and wound up loving it. She found great accent pieces (very affordable) that gave our home that bit of pop that works perfectly with everything else. Repainting an existing dark stained built-in bookcase to a soft oyster color dramatically lightened and opened up our living room. With her attention to detail, Sharon rearranged books and photos, added a few accent pieces, art and greenery and the new bookcase look is not only attractive but very interesting as well.
In the time we worked together on this project, Sharon has been a true professional. She has displayed great time management, respect for our budget, creative and doable ideas, and a fabulous sense of style. Sharon is so very personable, pleasant and easy to work with that I will miss checking in with her on a regular basis. Friends stopped by recently and said they just loved our home. It felt so welcoming, cozy and comfortable – just the look we asked for! Thanks Sharon!
Next she created a dramatic tablescape for my dining room table and a cozy holiday feel in my family room. I told her that I wanted to do something different with my Christmas tree this year but didn’t know quite what. Using my burlap ribbon and red berries she found on some old wreaths I was about to throw away, Sharon designed a natural-looking, beautiful tree, just what I had hoped for! She finished by decorating the family room mantle using fresh boxwood garland, white birch branches, my red hurricanes, and tiny white lights. I like working with Sharon because she understands my taste, encourages me to step out of my comfort zone and try new ideas, and she is fun to work with!
Jennifer J. Chatham, NJ
Sharon Eggstein has now helped me turn two houses into homes. Most recently, she helped me from start to finish during construction of a dream beach home. She helped me make selections of cabinets, countertops, tile, paint colors, flooring, lighting, and furniture. She literally did not steer me wrong once! And once the project was finished, she came in and transformed the place with art work, pillows, and accessories. She works hard to make economical choices, and she always keeps my tastes in mind. I can’t recommend Sharon highly enough.
Kate P, Long Beach Island, NJ
“I was so pleased with the way my family room turned out after hiring Eye for Decorating to do a one day redesign. I knew the room had tremendous potential and was a great space with a fireplace and windows on three sides. However, the energy in the room was stale and I hardly ever used the room. It just wasn’t comfortable. It didn’t feel right…..until I called Eye for Decorating. Sharon’s redesign involved rearranging the furniture, removing items which made the room feel cluttered, and bringing in a few fresh new items made a world of difference. My family room went from being the space I spent the least time to the one where I spend the most time. Sharon sees things in ways most people don’t!”
“If you think your home needs an update, it probably does. If you want your home to feel fresh and more comfortable, call Eye for Decorating!”
Jennifer J. Chatham, NJ
Sharon is professional, and friendly, with a great sense of style… I asked Sharon for her advice on a paint color for our foyer. The paint color she suggested is my favorite color ever! It goes with everything and looks great! She then had some ideas for our living room. Within two days she had redecorated our living room inexpensively. She was able to give it a whole new look by rearranging our current furniture, purchasing a few pieces of accent furniture and accessories, to pull it all together. It looks like a new room and we love it!
Beth D. Haddonfield, NJ
“I had recently been given my grandmother’s antique living room and dining room furniture as well as some very old but very beautiful drapes. Sharon began by helping me choose a great paint color for the room-one that was soft and subtle. Then she helped me make changes in furniture placement that completely changed the way the two rooms “feel.” Prior to her suggestions, the rooms were too formal and stiff, but she was able to see the rooms differently and rearrange the furniture and some of my decorative pieces so that the rooms are still formal but they are very inviting and comfortable.
The biggest challenge was the drapes. I wanted to keep them because I love them and because they are sentimental for me, but they weren’t the same widths and just hanging them didn’t work with my windows. Sharon spent a lot of time looking for the perfect rods and worked with me in measuring the windows and the panels and she came up with solutions to our problems. We were able to use the drapes and they completed the room. Both my husband and I are very happy with how the rooms turned out and we now use them so much more often.”
April R. Medford, NJ
“My historic (old, 1880) home certainly has many desirable features however, it does present decorating challenges if you want to look like you live in this century. My dining room had a “dark” problem–dark original trim work, dark furniture, and a dark oriental rug. Eye for Decorating (Sharon Eggstein) helped me and my dining room see the light. Sharon’s initial consultation was conversational and no pressure. I felt like she understood my style preference, budget limitations, and the “look” I was looking for even though I could only verbalize that I wanted something more “up to date” and “light”.I could not be happier with the outcome.
- Sharon expertly relocated existing furniture and incorporated a more modern piece which really gives the room a fresh look.
- We shopped together at a local home decor store and at budget-friendly Home Goods where Sharon has an eye for spotting things I might not have considered.
- Rather than buy all new decorative items, Sharon shopped in my home as well and arranged things in a way that made me like own stuff again!
- Along the way, Sharon shared her knowledge and gave me the confidence to use a less formal rug (sisal) with a formal dining room set.
- Sharon wanted the room done “right” and spent time hanging the pictures and arranging and re-arranging until it met her high standards.
I know my dining room would still be on the “to do” list if I had not hired Sharon. I only wish I would have done it sooner. Fortunately, I have more rooms to do and I look forward to hiring the Eye again!”
Monica M, Haddonfield, NJ
“I’ve never been happier in my home thanks to Sharon! I really couldn’t praise her enough. She came in and evaluated my space and the things I already had in place for decorating to get a feel for my decorating style. She picked up on the “global” feel in my living room right away, and was able to incorporate my existing style into her plans. She honed into what I liked and was able to blend it with current decorating trends in a way I never would’ve thought to do. The items she picked up were perfect for my home and also fit into my budget nicely. Sharon has a very unique and amazing talent for decorating that inspired me to continue improving my entire home.”
“Her wonderful work didn’t stop at just new decorations and rearranging, however. She even helped me select some new furniture pieces that would fit my style and look great in the newly-reimagined room. It was nice to work with a decorator who listened to what I wanted and worked toward meeting my needs and desires. Sharon took into account our lifestyle and pets with every decision she made. I recommend her to anyone and everyone looking to redecorate and find happiness in their home.”
Alice D. Haddonfield, NJ
“I have worked with Sharon for over 3 years now, and she is a true professional, not to mention a lovely person. She has helped me with various decorating projects (both big and small) over the years. She has helped me pick out furniture, decorate for the different seasons, and pick out perfect paint colors for all the rooms in my house.”
I’ve also used her “One Day Redesign” service. After meeting once with me, she was able to transform my large imposing family room into a warm, beautiful haven. She has always remained within my budget, and I have always been more than satisfied with her work. I can’t recommend her services strongly enough.”
Kate P, Medford NJ
Sharon was wonderful and I love how my living and dining rooms turned out! First, Sharon came over to survey the rooms and to find out what WE wanted for the makeover. She listened, measured and took notes. We were off and running from our first appointment, finding a sofa, chairs and some accessories. She quickly answered my texts and questions from me at any time. After a few weeks the rooms came together and we were finished. What a wonderful experience and I would highly recommend hiring Sharon!
Megan M, Royersford, PA
It is a rare combination to work with a talented decorator who listens and works with your design requests and this best describes Sharon Eggstein.
Sharon’s ability to quickly assess our design wishes, stay within our budget and complete a project on time are the reasons we consistently work with her.
My favorite part of her work is her finishing touches; it may be something as small as a photograph or an heirloom basket she fills with flowers…she always designs personally for you and that is why she is special.
Carole S. Audubon, NJ
“Thank you ever so much for all your help. My home is now beginning to reflect my life.”
Rosemarie L. Haddon Heights, NJ
“I am so excited about everything that you have done to make our new home beautiful.. I look forward to working with you and recommending you to everyone!”
Mary & Tom S. Haddonfield, NJ
“Frank & I are thrilled with our new downstairs! Wow, what a difference. Thanks so very much! Look forward to seeing your ideas, fabric & pictures!”
Sondra C. Marlton, NJ
“I LOVE LOVE LOVE my bedroom… You are so good at what you do. 🙂 ”
Kate P. Medford, NJ
“As a busy mom of four beautiful and active children, it is hard to find a place in my home to relax and enjoy. Thanks to Sharon, I now have a space in my home that is warm, inviting, comfortable, and relaxing! Our living room makeover only took about 5-6 hours, but it truly transformed how I use the space and brings me such joy to walk by, sit in, or enjoy a good book with a cup of tea. Thank you so much for transforming our living room and I look forward to working with you again! Thank you, thank you, thank you!”
Christine A. Medford, NJ (Redesign Client)
“My home was on the market for several months… after 150+ showings, my realtor brought in Sharon, and that made all the difference. Sharon truly has a decorator’s eye. With more natural light, clean lines of sight, and a few choice seasonal touches, Sharon made my home look inviting without looking ‘lived-in’. Not only did it look great, but I received an offer from a buyer who saw the house the next day! Her combination of straight-forward practicality and a decorator’s vision produced wonderful results in staging my home.”
Ron J. Haddonfield, NJ (Staging Client)
“We love our new family room and pool room. They are beautiful and so cozy which is exactly what we hoped for. Thank you so much for all of your help and expert advice on color, placement and attitude 🙂 That’s what makes them so special. I’ve loved working with you. Thank you thank you!”
Lisa W. Haddonfield, NJ