Virtual Design


Classic design. Modern approach. 

If you like our work, but don’t live in our service area, we invite you to our Virtual Design Services. Using online tools and communication services, plus the good old-fashioned telephone, we’ll help you create your dream space — a place where you can celebrate family, friends and accomplishments.

How Virtual Design works: 

It’s really not a lot different that traditional in-person design. Start by filling out the Virtual Design Questionnaire below so we know your style, specifications, budget and goals. We will present you with a proposal for our services based on your needs and if approved, we will send an invoice via PayPal. Once payment is received, you will receive detailed instructions on how to take photos of your space, measure your rooms and gather any other information we may need to create your comprehensive design plan.

Once we have your information and specifications, we’ll go to work on your design boards! The design boards include renderings of the newly designed room, floor plans, a complete shopping list with all prices and links for purchasing. We will also include detailed instructions for installing window treatments and any other specialty items.

Check out are new video which goes through the entire process!

Client review “I am so pleased that I had the opportunity to work with Linda! She took the stress out of planning and designing my living room. She understood exactly what we wanted and did an excellent job balancing my needs with my husband’s needs. She was extremely professional; quick to respond to emails, patient and offered honest advice. We worked together via e-design and I would absolutely do e-design with Linda again! The process was really easy and it was exciting to receive the emails with our design updates. We love our final design!” Amy S., April 2017.


What if I want to make changes to the final design? 

After you receive your final design plan, you have two weeks to request any changes. We’ll work together over the phone and via email to refine the design to your liking. We’re with you every step of the way.

Can I see some of your design plans? 

Certainly! You can view a sampling of our Virtual Design Plan renderings and concept boards right here.

How much does this cost? 

Well, that depends on your needs.

Comprehensive Design Plans from $750.00 – $1,500.00

If you are looking for a soup-to-nuts design plan that includes mostly new furniture, wall and floor coverings, lighting, window treatments and decorative accessories, the price will range from $750.00 for a small space (entry way, kids room, playroom, powder room, etc) to $1,500.00 for a large room (dining room, living room, master bedroom, guest room, etc).

Finishing Touches Plans from $450.00 – $1,000.00

If it’s the finishing touches you’re looking for –  primarily working with what you already own and want to add icing on the cake such as accessories, pillows, art placement, then the price will range from $450.00 for a small space (entry way, kids room, playroom, powder room, etc) to $1,000.00 for a large room (dining room, living room, master bedroom, etc).

Discounts are offered for multiple-room projects!

Not sure? It never hurts to ask! Fill out the questionnaire, and we’ll get back to you with our service options and pricing based on your specific needs.

How is this different from the other, less expensive, services I’ve seen online? 

With Linda Merrill as your designer, you will be working directly with a highly experienced, talented and award-winning interior designer. You are receiving the same quality of work and creativity that Linda brings to her “in-person” clients.  Additionally, unlike all the other larger online e-design services, we will not limit your design to a narrow set of vendors from whom we’re making a kick-back.  This is not an exercise in creating a beautiful presentation that looks good on paper but doesn’t work in the real world, nor is this a buying service with a vested interest in selling product from specific vendors. Because we are a full-service firm, we can offer access to trade-only designer goods if you wish, but are happy to source from your favorite retail stores. We understand how to use modern technology to create and communicate the vision and design for a beautiful finished space.

How much does it cost to actually furnish and decorate a room (not including design fees)?

Information is power! For $19.95 per room, we can send you a customized budget guide with Good – Better – Best level pricing tiers. (Please note that this does not include kitchen and bath remodeling or construction). This is a great pre-planning tool when contemplating a re-design or new space design. It can also help provide guidance when deciding how much home insurance coverage is needed should the unimaginable happen (Hint – more than you might imagine!) If you would like to order one of our plans for Living/Family Rooms, Dining Room, Front Hall, Master Bedroom, Standard Bedroom, Kitchen styling (non-construction), Bathroom styling (non-construction), Home Office, Playroom) please contact us here.

Let’s get started!