MARY VAN VLIET
mary I founded my interior design company, Olive Design in 1995, having come full circle as a fine artist, textile designer and decorative painter. Count on me to offer out-of-the-box custom solutions for your design conundrums, select satisfying colors that make you feel at home, and choose furnishings that fit your life and style. I work on all sized projects, from single window treatments to your entire home.
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HOME DESIGN
When a consultation is not enough, the next step. Olive Design by the hour: you decide how much involvement you want in the design process, go shopping with me or...

I DO WINDOWS
I can wax on ecstatic about the room-changing qualities of a fabulous pair of drapes, how the right light control can make a room more inviting and functional, how dressing the...

LIVING COLOR
Homeowners are often afraid of choosing color. It has a profound effect in a room, and you can bring about huge design change with a fresh coat of paint. When you want to...

90-MINUTE MAKEOVER
Ready. Set. Go.. This might be the most productive time you ever spend on your home. A 90 minute consultation with a set of design notes to use as springboard for your...

TOTS TO TEENS
The first rule of kids’ rooms is to involve them in the process, so colors and themes reflect their personality and the room feels like their very own. I’ll help you and your progeny...

BACHELOR PADS
Let me make order from your mayhem. I can find the perfect alignment of your flat screen and sofa; explain the infinite mysteries of matching linens and towels; prove beyond the shadow...

LAMPS
Lamps are like jewelry for your rooms. They create warm pools of light that make a room inviting to look at and a pleasure to be in. When I had trouble finding the perfect lamps for my...

RUG & FURNITURE FINDER
These days you have to make every purchase count and no one can afford to make mistakes. Over the years I have developed the market savvy to help you make purchases with…