Our staff of professional designers have carefully cultivated a reputation for exceptional interior design.
Nancy Charbonneau, Allied ASID, founded Woodlands Fabrics & Interiors in 1999 and the journey of her business has evolved the company now into the full-service Interior Design firm Charbonneau Interiors. Nancy is the Principal Designer of Charbonneau Interiors, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from Georgia Southern University. Nancy has been in the design business since graduating in 1991.
Nancy's projects have been published in several design & trade magazines, and she has worked on numerous design projects in Texas, Florida, Calgary Canada, California, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Colorado and Cabo San Lucas Mexico. Nancy’s specialties include remodel design, new home construction planning, paint selections, window treatment design and implementation, furniture & accessory procurement and simply bringing it all together to create a beautiful space.
Nancy is inspired by pioneer Interior designers such as Dorothy Draper, and her favorite book that she recommends to all of her clients is Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Nancy's passion is to help her clients to achieve a space that they absolutely love to be in, and her goal is to bring a sense of happiness, peace, order and well being into her designs.
Kimberly Graff brings extensive executive management and Design Research skills to the Charbonneau Interiors Team. Working closely with Nancy Charbonneau for the past eight years, Kimberly focuses primarily on the Client Experience.
Providing one on one personal attention for each part of each client’s project. Kimberly is a graduate of The Art Institute of Houston with a B.A. in Interior Design. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology & Sociology from The University of St. Thomas. Kimberly is passionate about providing top notch customer service, while implementing structure, safety and organization into each project.
Sandra McLennon has been with our team since October of 2003. Sandra has an extensive design background and focuses on client relationships. Sandra worked in the furnishing industry in Old Saybrook, CT and Dripping Springs, TX prior to coming on board with Charbonneau Ineriors.
Sandra’s specialties include drapery and window treatment design, accessorizing, room re-do’s, furniture selections and placement, and of course developing lasting relationships with her client’s. Sandra loves beautiful details and is inspired by French design and color.
After a long career in Corporate America, Stel decided to pursue her passion in Interior Design and returned to school where she graduated Summa Cum Laude in Interior Design from Lonestar College, Kingwood and subsequently became certified in Kitchen & Bath Design. Her design style is simple, yet sophisticated and classic with interesting/unique details. Creating beautiful and interesting spaces provides her clients with a sense of comfort knowing that their investment is in good hands.
Stel is inspired by color. It evokes emotion, it's something people respond to, and it can be incorporated into any home. Stel's design philosophy is "our homes should tell our story with pieces that spark memories, have meaning and provide comfort".
Yessica Chacon is the newest addition to the Charbonneau Interiors design team. She has been in the interior design industry for 13 years helping clients fall in love with their homes. Her design style is sophisticated, elegant, modern and classic. She is passionate about interior design but what she enjoys the most as a designer is building relationships with our clients. Listening to their needs, desires, and dreams for their home is essential to finding the perfect piece in the design process and Yessica finds nothing more satisfying than bringing a client's vision to life and seeing them fall in love with their home. Yessica's philosophy is " A persons space is a reflection of who you are and every piece tells a story. A beautifully crafted room has the power to evoke emotion, create comfort and peace. "
Megan West has been with our team for 11 years. Megan assists with merchandising & assisting our designers with their projects, and is a strong team player. Her ability to multi-task and quickly switch gears is an asset to our design firm.
Leta King has been with our team for 9 years. As the shipping and receiving expeditor, Leta gets to be the first to open and see all the new products coming in the door. Leta is a huge asset to all of our projects, as she ensures all of the products are in excellent condition and are properly prepped for delivery or install.
Leta says “It is amazing all I have learned about making a home beautiful from the inside to the outdoors. Our Designers love to share their Interior design ideas with me, and I've learned so much from them.”
Munira Kupasi is the lead seamstress. Munira is amazingly talented, and her quality and attention to detail is an asset to Charbonneau Interiors high quality standards. Munira says “When I emigrated from Moshi, Tanzania to Houston, Texas 12 years ago, my first job in the United States was as a part time seamstress at an alteration shop. Now, I am proud to say that I am the Lead seamstress. Who knew that the diploma course in sewing which I took in Daresallam when I was sixteen years old would culminate this way.”
Cassie developed a passion for interior design at any early age, and pursued that passion after completing her Residential Interior Design program at Sonoma State. With her background in merchandising, she began her career with us in 2011 as the lead showroom merchandiser. She found her niche in accessorizing and vastly expanded over time. Cassie describes her design style as California casual. Cassie loves a lot of light, layered textures in natural elements, and neutral color palettes. Livable yet timeless.
Her favorite design tip, "Declutter! Everything must have a home - displayed on a tray, or in a basket. Simplicity is key." Cassie recently moved back to her hometown of Seattle, WA with her husband and two young boys, and is now running our West Coast division and is assisting with our social media marketing.
Jennifer graduated from Lonestar college with a degree in Interior Design. She interned with us before joining the team in 2012. Her passions include family, design and crafting. Jennifer has enjoyed watching projects come to life - "From the fabrics to the wall color, it's all an inspiration to me!"
Donna brings her extensive knowledge in the window coverings & textile industry to Charbonneau Interiors to provide our clients with beautiful and quality window treatments, bedding, soft furnishings and upholstry services. Donna is also Hunter Douglas certified and is knowledgeable in drapery and shade motorization and can come up with creative solutions for any window!
Dave Charbonneau, Co-founder and business development advisor for Charbonneau Interiors & Designers Hardware.