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The ultimate proof of a designer's skill is client satisfaction not only with the space, but also with the process. Here's what just a few of Debbie’s clients have to say about working with her.


I am thrilled with Debbie Sheaf's interior design services. Debbie transformed our family room from an unusable space to a cozy, inviting place for all of us to gather. She really listened to our needs and made suggestions that have improved our daily lives and have added value to our home. Debbie worked within our budget and made the best use of furniture and fixtures that we already owned. As a result, other rooms of our house have also improved with her creative input. Debbie Sheaf's services are a great value - you won't regret the decision to hire her!

Barbie Boyd
Winter Park, Florida


I have a new friend named Debbie,
A designer extraordinaire.
She asked for a poem to put on her “webbie”
So I’ll relate what she recently did to my lair.

My apartment was white and looked very sterile,
Not a dab of color in it anywhere.
I wanted it changed, bordering on feral,
And I knew that Debbie was up to the dare.

Walls were all painted, with contrast in mind.
Earth tones were used, and some walls went “green”.
Appropriate furniture was not easy to find,
For we wanted cool stuff, something new on the scene.

Debbie knew precisely what piece should go where,
And as the project progressed, I was pleased to see
That she’s in the right business and has quite a flare
For what’s right and what’s not, and she worked hard to please me.

Accessories? You bet! Unique lamps, mirrors and art.
Also plants, flowers, and knick-knacks enhance the décor.
All the wonderful changes have brought joy to my heart,
And the job she’ll do for you will be “Wunderbar”!

– By Kitty Wright

Since 1990 Debbie Sheaf has assisted me in decorating two homes. One, a contemporary house with an open plan, many glass doors and an oriental themed decor. The second, a traditional but expanded ranch home, with a traditional decor. Debbie's skill, personal warmth, and
sense of humor enable her to work easily with me on a variety of projects, from reupholstering an antique chair, to reusing a piece in a different way, to buying an entire roomful of furniture and keeping it in proportion to the room size. She has always worked within my budget and saved me money with her suggestions and recommendations. My homes are comfortable, easy to maintain, display my favorite possessions, and truly reflect my style.

Harriet LaFace
Orlando, Florida

We have been delighted with Debbie Sheaf's professionalism, efficiency and helpfulness in our re-modeling project. As we are not based in the US, we have left a lot in Debbie's capable hands, and we have every confidence in her ability to get the job done well, to our satisfaction and on time. Debbie has a great eye for detail and certainly adds value.
We will definitely be recommending her services to friends.

Mark and Aoife Matthews
Grand Caymen, Caymen Islands
Kissimmee, Florida

Personally, I have dealt with quite a few interior design firms in the past, and have never before had a project go so smoothly. Debbie Sheaf & Associates are to be commended. She and her team quickly grasped the concept we wanted to achieve, and delivered the job both on time and on budget. This was a first for me!

Gregg Webster
Response Scientific, Inc.

I have worked with Ms. Sheaf, aka DAS, on two projects and when I tell you she can bring the life back to an age gone by she can. She has a fabulous work manner and ethic and will make it her business to work hard for YOU. Our homes have a completely different style now and they were done modestly, on time and within budget. Suffice it to say that, "A day without Deborah Ann Sheaf is like a day without sunshine". Thank you Debbie, for brightening up our world and our days.

Maria and James McConchie
Lighthouse Point, Florida
Lake Placid, Florida

Thanks so much. When I walk through rooms I just smile. You always make my house feel like me, only more put together and classier!

Harriet and Michael
Orlando, Florida

I just wanted to drop a line and thank you for all that you have done in our new home!!! Coming from a 78 years old home that we had lived in and raised our family for 16 years and moving to a 7 year old home in a golfing community was quite mind-boggling. How was I to incorporate my furniture, pictures or style into this newly built home?? How could I afford all new furniture and window coverings?? Well Debbie, you came to our rescue!! You encouraged us to take a holistic view of the interior and helped us to decide how we can harmonize the old with some new. You were able to save us a lot of money by incorporating our beautiful antiques handed down to our family, along with more contemporary pieces into our decor so we can enjoy them. Our home is so warm and inviting. We love it!!! Thanks again.

Chris and Eric Burnheimer
Cincinnati, Ohio

It is with great pleasure that I recommend Debbie Sheaf whom we have known for the past 18 years.

Debbie has always displayed a high degree of integrity, responsibility, ambition, and creativity. She is wonderful to work with. Her ability to adapt to her clients’ needs is remarkable as is her ability to work within budgetary constraints. She has proven her leadership and ability by consistently providing great solutions in the design of our home.

Debbie is a joy to work with and we would welcome the opportunity to work with her in the future.

Betty and Mike
Grant -Valkaria, Florida

Our remodel project consisted of a complete renovation of our entire condo. Wow! It was quite extensive and changed our home from a very dated 1970's look to a light and bright getaway that we love.

We were already working with our contractor, and needed a designer to help with the many detailed  items yet to be done.  It was clear that Debbie had many years of design experience, and great ideas which is critical in a designer. This is what you're paying for... certainly not trial and error.
During our remodel/design process Debbie brought to our attention Universal Design and Aging in Place. Through her knowledge we made changes (or shall I say provisions since we will never get old…lol) for what might be needed in the future. What cost us little now, would have cost us a bundles down the road.

Debbie always came to our meetings totally prepared. She had our color swatches, fabrics pieces, a carpet sample etc ... Things you need when you are out making decisions. Debbie had a way of helping us "zero in” on the right choice. That's what we learned on this project ... details make the difference and that's when a designer like Debbie is well worth her weight in gold.

Doing a remodel is never easy, but in my opinion there is no substitute for a great designer. Debbie Sheaf & Associates is well worth the money.

The Warrens
La Fayette La.
Coquina Sands, Florida

Debbie truly offers personalized service. She spends time getting to know you and your preferences – then she will stretch your mind with her vision of your beautiful home.

Donna and Harold
Altamonte Springs, Florida


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