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More Than 30 Area Designers to be Displayed at Junior League Show House

64 Orchard Rd., West Hartford, CT, recently sold for $700,000. (we-ha.com file photo, JLH of Hartford Show House 2015)

The Junior League of Hartford has formally announced the list of designers and landscape professionals who are transforming 64 Orchard Rd., West Hartford into the 2015 Decorator Show House.

64 Orchard Rd., West Hartford, CT, has been chosen as the Junior League of Hartford's 2015 Decorator Showhouse. Courtesy photo

64 Orchard Rd., West Hartford, CT, has been chosen as the Junior League of Hartford’s 2015 Decorator Showhouse. Courtesy photo

Submitted by Junior League of Hartford

The Junior League of Hartford is pleased to announce the interior decorators and landscape professionals who will be participating in the 2015 Decorator Show House located at 64 Orchard Road in West Hartford, CT.

Every three years, the Junior League of Hartford takes over a notable home or estate in the Greater Hartford area and selects regional designers and landscapers to transform the interior spaces and surrounding grounds, then sells tickets for public viewing. The Show House will be open to the public from April 25 – May 17, 2015 with notable special events throughout the month.

The following interior decorators and landscape architects from throughout the area have been selected based upon their exquisite storyboards and wide range of talent:


  • Edith Whitman, Edith Whitman Interiors – Library
  • Keatha McCue & Cynthia Kranz, Galway Stallard – Master Bedroom
  • Ann Wolinsky, AKB Design – Second Floor Hallway Full Bathroom


  • Liz Harrington, Harrington’s Organic Land Care – Exterior Raised Bed Garden


  • Kristen McCory, McCory Interiors – Foyer/ Second Floor Hallway


  • Lisa Newell, Cultivated Gardens, LLC – Exterior Stone Patio


  • Jennifer Villa, Thyme to Plant, LLC – Exterior Grass Patio
  • Stanley Peck, Old Lights On – Exterior Lighting


  • Patricia Ann Brubaker, Design Poetry – Butlers Pantry
  • Marilyn Donzila, Marilyn Interiors – Third Floor Bedroom
  • Liz Goldberg, Goldberg Design, LLC – Dressing Room
  • Jarrod Sansoucy, General Landscaping, LLC – Exterior Front Entryway


  • Marianne Donahue, Marianne Donahue Interiors – Powder Room
  • Sal Modifica, Modifica Interiors – Second Floor Lounge/ Retreat
  • Nancy Perkins, Design Source – Guest Bedroom Bath
  • Richard Ott, Ott Interiors – Living Room


  • Ethan Allen, Inc. – Exterior Grass Patio


  • Bruce Valicenti, Bruce Valicenti Interiors – Second Floor Sitting Room


  • New England Patio & Hearth – Exterior Stone Patio

West Hartford

  • Cynthia Dodd, By the Seed of My Plants, LLC – Exterior Side Entryway
  • Kerry Bell, EmBELLishments – Bathroom
  • Kathy Hayes, Inside Story – Guest Bedroom
  • Robin Jones, LCR Interiors – Dining Room
  • Tina McDowell, Tina’s Canvas – Third Floor Hallway
  • Laurie Nilsen and Diana Reimer, NilsenDesign/ The Well Dressed Window, LLC – Third Floor Bedroom, “Dream Office”
  • Liz Pang, Luna Tree Care, LLC – Exterior Island Garden
  • Lauren Zeligson, John Dussault and Ann Munigle, Labrazel Home with Michael Dauria and Liz Whitney, Gilley Kitchen – Master Bathroom
  • Katie Wickham, Blaze & Bloom – Bedroom

Windsor Locks

  • Steven Booth, Affordable Closets – Walk-in Closet

Tickets to the Show House will be sold in advance for $25 until April 24, 2015 through the Junior League of Hartford website: JLHartford.org. Tickets are also available at the door for $35.

“The Junior League of Hartford is excited to host our thirteenth Decorator Show House and we are honored to be working once again with some of the areas most talented designers and landscapers,” said Laura Hughes, Junior League of Hartford President.

“From ticket sales and decorator sales, to the Show House boutique, funds raised go to support the programs and projects of the Junior League of Hartford, which are currently aimed at Empowering Women and Girls to Overcome Obstacles. We look forward to another incredible year with this signature event.”

Since 1979, the Show House has been the League’s signature fund raising event, having raised more than $1.6 million.

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