Each of us brings our own influences and experiences, as a team our collective knowledge can
The love for design took root when I was a child. I loved getting into the fray with my father, a master carpenter, seeing the incredible things he would create and his vision to think outside the norm. My mother also inspired the passion in me with her creative get your hands dirty DIY spirit. Tremendous talent, coupled with a strong work ethic, surrounded me. As a family our approach was to imaginatively problem solve to accomplish things.
This upbringing drove me. Although I excelled in my professional career, I eventually stepped out into the design world first as a Wedding & Event Floral Designer. I was my very first customer, taking on my own wedding. The results were amazing. So much so that the photographs of my work landed, on the front cover of Seacoast bride magazine, featured in 2005. That experience catapulted my first professional foray into the wedding and event business. I joined forces with my sister in law Carolyn and we launched FINO fresh floral design. This is where my creative and project/time management skills were sharpened. In 2012 after successfully designing over 700 engagements, numerous magazine features and special recognitions, sprinkled with a few celebrity events, we decided to a take a breather and focus on family.
how it all started...
When creativity is intertwined in everyday life, inspiration for the next chapter starts to unveil.
I work with a select group of tradespeople, who love what they do, design – transform - evolve homes by working at the intersection of inspiration and function.
As a mom of two, I genuinely understand the value of a functional and organized home. I aim to help families enjoy and enhance their home life. By creating floor plans that provides space for times together as well as individual retreat, away from the overwhelming technology filled world.
I love spending time with my husband and two boys, exploring the seacoast, cooking and experiencing food as a self-proclaimed foodie, as well as traveling for inspiration.
Today, Tony now continues his father’s legacy as the “family electrician” and works with his select network of tradesmen doing mostly home restorations and remodels in the North shore and Seacoast.
In his down time he spends his time with his family, loves every minute he has with his two sons. In the spring and summer, you will find Tony on the beaches of Plum Island surfcasting for Striped bass or picking through the rocks in Rye Harbor with his boys.
Growing up in a family full of trades people, Tony was surrounded by hands on construction projects. His family, who all moved here from Italy, carried over their experience, starting businesses in carpentry, masonry, machining, and general building. As he grew older, his father, the family “electrician” began to bring him along to all the family projects.
Tony immediately was fascinated with all things electrical. After achieving his bachelors in business, Tony continued school, earning his masters in electrical theory, acquiring licenses in multiple states, starting and operating his own electrical contracting company for over 15 years.
It was during these years in the contracting world where Tony really began to develop a love for all things building. He wanted to learn how everything worked and use that knowledge to expand his perspective from electrical to all aspects of the build.
Starting out early in his career as a high-rise industrial steel worker, Louie developed an eye for detail and a genuine curiosity about building and creating new spaces. As he gained his skills with construction, he soon discovered his love for woodworking and its ability to be fluid and a blank canvas to create.
In 1982, he decided to take the plunge and move into the residential arena where he would build custom homes in the North and South Shore areas. As time passed, Louie’s abilities sharpened and his knowledge on how to work with wood expanded to all aspects of building. Soon construction and art seemed to collide and drove him to create and restore custom woodworking and specialty pieces for numerous projects. His background includes many years spent on construction sites of all sorts and he truly mastered it all.