Designing Spaces that bring out the best in you

Design & Construction

Full service design

To create your dream home from floor to ceiling (and everything in between), our full service design and construction work takes care of the entire process for you.

The design phase begins with understanding your wants, needs, and style and then creating clear floor plans and selecting materials. After completing your design, a trades day is scheduled to coordinate responsibilities and obtain bids for accurate estimates and timelines.

Upon your approval of all designs, finishes, construction, and product costs, materials are ordered. To ensure there are no construction delays and to reduce the amount of time your home is under construction, we wait to begin until all materials are received.

Let's make your dream home a reality.

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Space Planning & Furnishings

From Concept to Fruition

Are you feeling your home doesn't have the flow and energy you desire? A space planning furniture plan will help maximize your home to feel more comfortable and harmonious.

With a specialty in space planning for new construction and remodels, we plan spaces that function as beautifully as they look so you can enjoy it for many years to come. Additionally, we make your house a home by choosing the best furniture for your space and lifestyle, the most effective light fixtures, and more. Everything is designed with you in mind.

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Home Styling

Final Finishes or refresh a space

If you’re looking to update your decor, or want to give your home last finishing touches, our home styling service is the perfect fit for you. 

Our team of interior design experts will carefully craft a custom design for your home’s interior that reflects who you are and embraces what you enjoy. 

We’ll curate the needed materials and items into a detailed presentation for you to review before implementing the items into your home.

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Just Need an Opinion?

Get an expert opinion on your interior design ideas

If you're looking for advice on what decor to buy, or how to reconfigure the layout of a room, then you’ve come to the right place. Our team of residential interior design experts would love to help you make the right decisions for your needs when it comes to styling your space. 

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Need Help With Color?

Get Started With a paint consultation

Are you struggling to figure out what color best suits your space or just need help finishing up a project? We can help you choose the best shades to create the atmosphere you want to achieve. 

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Testimonials

"Cathy & Brian are so talented and professional. I have used them in several design categories and their resources are unmatched. They also have excellent taste and they don't try to persuade you to "like" their taste and ideas, but rather work within your ideas and budget."

- Lisa P.

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"Cathy helped transform my office from a mess to a functioning asset that helps me work. I thought it would just simply be ordering some furniture and having it setup, but it was far more than that. They went the extra mile and helped with organizing the space to make it function better. I would highly recommend them for any project."

- Glen S.

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"Cathy has done work for me for over 7 years and has always impressed me! She is insanely talented, professional and ensures a project is done with high quality. Cathy has an ability to visualize a major transformation to your living space and always exceeds my expectations!!"

- Pearce

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"Cathy was easy to work with and listened to what we were looking for. She provided great suggestions and has a great design skill set. Cathy stayed on top of all our projects and maintained great communication throughout. Cathy was a pleasure to work with and always had a great attitude."

- Deane

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"Cathy did a remodel for our home. She was not only professional and friendly, she was an amazing person to work with. Her prices are so fair for all the work she put into our project. I would highly refer her. You will not be disappointed."

- Dodi, Sacramento

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"Cathy has the sixth sense to gauge your taste and style and takes it to perfection in designing and choice of colors and materials. She is very professional and works well with people. The house I bought was 30 years old, and now it can be featured on the pages of sunset magazine!"

- Mohini J.

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"I so enjoyed working with Cathy Tonks, Designs With You In Mind, on a major remodel where we doubled the number of bedrooms and baths and redesigned the entire kitchen and family area. I especially liked her attention-to-detail and the ability to assist my contractor in solving problems. Her ideas were inspirational and her vendor contacts made decision making a joy. I highly recommend her for projects large or small."

- Lynne H.

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"We have worked with Designs With You In Mind on a number of projects. Cathy is extremely talented and very professional. It's evident she has a passion for what she does. Communication and attention-to-detail are excellent!!"

- All Phase Plumbing

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"I highly recommend Cathy Tonks of Designs With You In Mind for any design project of your home and business space. She is packed full of creative and functional ideas. Cathy also has a network of resources to work with-other professionals who can bring the improvements to your space in an efficient manner. Thank you Cathy!"

- Camille, Sacramento