Barb Peterson

At your first design consultation with Barb Peterson, you will quickly realize her ambition to deliver the design and storage results you require for your kitchen project.


Barb has been designing and renovating residential kitchen and bath spaces for over 12 years in addition to her commercial design and development experience with Motorola.


From the corporate world of project management she brings her professional skill set to your project. She will get to know your personal style and break down the process to get the design and storage results you desire from your personal investment in your home.


With her husband of 21 years, 13 year old daughter, 3 dogs and 2 horses she happily resides in a home that reflects her family’s personal style.

Carol Begalka

To do something for 20 years, you must love it. That certainly is the case with Carol Begalka.


This veteran designer looks at a room and sees potential. She puts her drafting and architectural training to use, maximizing space in creative ways. She thrives on unique design challenges, plus the give and take with customers as they fine-tune solutions.


She cares deeply about each and every job, as well as the people who place their trust in her. Begalka makes a point of ensuring the order is right the first time and that the finished product meets the customer’s needs, be it a kitchen, den, office, bathroom or laundry room.


Home, after all, is Where the Heart Is.

Laura Hursthouse

Laura believes that successful design projects are the result of collaborative, open and respectful relationships with her clients.


Laura brings over a decade of interior design experience to the Homes Heart team. She strives to know her clients’ needs, personal style and their budget to ensure the design process is efficient, and most importantly, enjoyable.


Laura attended and graduated with honors at Harrington College of Design in Chicago. Laura’s experience is both impressive and unique. She has transformed spaces for numerous residential clients and has also earned her NCIDQ certification, which further demonstrates her high level of professional competency as an interior designer.