Years before receiving accreditation as a designer and home stager Elizabeth was active in the world of design and decorating both as an employee and as an entrepreneur. Her creativity combined with experience and training allow Elizabeth to fulfill clients' visions in a professional, timely and cost effective manner:
financial management and project accounting for a Calgary based real estate developer
business manager for a Halifax commercial property company including designing floor plans for tenant suites, tendering projects, managing costs, purchasing and supervising trades
19 years in the antiques trade including in-home decorating consultations
2 years as Chair of the Built Heritage Awards Committee of Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia encompassing on site evaluations of restored heritage properties leading to the selection of Award Winners in various categories
instructor of a Decorating Course at Nova Scotia Community College
presenter of Home Staging and Decorating seminars
renovator and restorer of 3 period homes
10 years as a Design, Decorating and Home Staging Professional
"Elizabeth is an absolute godsend. She guided me through the intricacies of a major bathroom renovation, with amazing results. When necessity required we sell our home, she then assisted with a practical update to the kitchen and staging of the home for sale. Elizabeth amazed me with her ability to remake my cluttered home into a beautiful space. Very much looking forward to our next chance to work together to make our forever home a beautiful reality."
Anne Stephens, Dartmouth, NS
"I can't tell you how many people commented on the staging! Everyone loved it. The house sold because of the staging, without a doubt!"
Vanessa Roman, Realtor, Dartmouth, NS
From a staging client who may not sell after having their home staged "...everyone who visits wants to use our decorator for their next project".
Sandra J., Tantallon, NS
From a staging client whose home sold in the first month of listing after previously being on the market for over 6 months "...WOW, thank you, thank you - it looks awesome".
Jason B., Halifax, NS
From a decorating client "...thank you, I would like to tap into your experience again for more talented creative ideas".
Raylene O., Sackville, NS
From a Realtor whose clients' property sold in the first week of listing "...without home staging we may not have received 4 offers and got more than list price - thank you for your good work".
Sylvia Large, Realtor, Dartmouth, NS
From a decorating client on a bedroom transformation "...it looks wonderful. Thank you again for your guidance".
Patricia B., Dartmouth, NS
Your inquiries are always welcome. Elizabeth Burke, Accredited Interior Designer & Decorator, Halifax, Nova Scotia Contact: email@example.com ~ 902-229-7953