Gina Fitzsimmons ASID

Services Provided
Draperies, Space Planning, Window Treatments, Furniture, Carpeting, Wood Floors, Tile Projects, Kitchen Design, Bath Design, Slipcovers, Reupholstery, Project management, Wall Coverings, Faux finishing, Custom Built-ins, Cabinetry, Lighting Plans, Whole house projects, Turn key projects

Areas Served
Annapolis, Edgewater, Arnold, Severna Park, Baltimore, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Bowie, Davidsonville, Stevensville, Eastern Shore, Easton, Chester, Chestertown, Eastport, Potomac, Washington,McClean, Rehoboth Beach DE., Bethany Beach DE, Ocean City, Dewey Beach DE., Broadkill Beach DE., Rockville,

Business Description
BEST OF HOUZZ 2012, 2013, 2014
Gina Fitzsimmons ASID, Interior Designer, specializes in waterfront homes.Gina founded the company in 1991 to provide clients with the right blend of professional design, personalized service and interior effects that suit Chesapeake living.
Living on the water in Annapolis, Gina has a unique feel for design that works well in the Chesapeake area. Well known and well respected in the community, Gina has strong relationships with the leading local contractors and has a huge base of loyal and satisfied clients.
Gina can meet with you at your home, set priorities, design and install your current project and finish the final touches that personalize your design from her Retail Store Details of Design in Annapolis ( It's the details that count!

Liscensed Maryland Interior Designer, Professional Member of ASID, Member of NKBA, NCIDQ Certified

Certification and Awards
ASID First Place in Show House Catagory, 2012, 2013
Capital Best Home furnishing Store 2012
What's Up Magazine Best Kitchen Designer 2013
What's Up Magazine Best Local Home Decorating Store 2013
Capital, Best Luxury Gift Store 2013
Capital, Best Home Furnishing Store 2013
Annapolis, MD Area Interior Designer
Best of Houzz 2014
Gina Fitzsimmons 
918 Bay Ridge Rd,
Annapolis, MD 21403 
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Wake Up Your Woodwork With Black

Strike a dramatic note with black window frames, shelves, stairs and more, making features stand out or blend in Full Story
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You can combine black windows and doors with crisp white moldings for contrast. This will give you a fresh traditional look without getting too dark and heavy. Gina Fitzsimmons, Annapolis, Md.
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Ei L
Did our dining room trim and doors in black against linen colored walls. I've always loved Black & Tan.
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dunedingirl, from baretta11, thankyou for your comments.
I have got allot out of reading all the posts on black accents.
I do love black but would never have considered using it indoors in a dramatic or full on way, but I have already said that I absolutely love the pics attached to this forum.
All the ideas are so inspiring and after reading your post, I'm surprised that black wouldn't look overdone in a room with normal ceiling heights but I think what I have learned from people who have already used black successfully, is that it's good to start with a little and give yourself time to see what if anything else could be added to the scheme.
Also, I think once anyone uses dark colours, they must balance.
I have seen some ghastly rooms painted entirely navy blue or red and I think strong colours are accents mainly, I feel personally.
Do you have any photo's you could post of your handywork??
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Feeling Knotty? Add a Little Rope to Your Decor

Neutral, natural and often unexpected, rope is an all-purpose accent on land or sea Full Story
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We were doing the Baltimore Symphony Show House this year and used a bit of coiled rope to display a brass cleat collection on a mirrored tray. The contrast in texture worked out well! Gina Fitzsimmons
July 13, 2014 at 1:26am     
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Angie Wilson
To me, this would get old very quickly - and yes, to me it cheapens it, but I don't want to hurt the owner's feelings - to each her own! It seems like an ok idea for the beach or lake. I'm not really into "themes" such as nautical, etc. - I think they get tiring...but lots of people like this type of thing. I also absolutely hate (sorry everyone) all these signs people now put up in there houses - things like "Simple" or "Fresh" in the kitchen or "Keep Calm and Carry On" in the family room....I really hope this trend passes by fast. I remember when I first saw it a few years ago and thought, "this will go away fast" - and it hasn't yet. I always feel like "use ropes" or "use buttons" or all these signs are all about someone who wants us to buy all this stuff...get tired of it...and then buy something else in 5 years. Maybe that shows my age!:)
July 15, 2014 at 6:47pm     
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Susan McFarlane
Angie, I agree. I think some of these rope elements might look really nice in a beach home with a nautical theme. But if the owner is happy with their room, that's all that matters.

I didn't want to hurt anyone's feeling either, which is why I didn't say which photos I didn't like. I actually found some of these interesting.

I see signs at spas and such, and I don't mind that. I don't understand people painting words on their walls, or hanging signs. I don't know anyone that does this, but I have seen them in magazines, HGTV, and online.

I still really love looking at other peoples' decorating style. I'm sure to a lot of people, my home would be quite boring.
July 15, 2014 at 7:25pm     
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Casual Coastal Style Done 6 Ways

Give your beachy style a British accent, a Southern twang or a crisp New England tone — whatever coastal style speaks to you, this can help Full Story
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The Maritime influence is very prevalent in our Mid Atlantic, Annapolis area. At the Baltimore Symphony Show House we paired deep red leather sofas with a ropey jute rug and a custom made cocktail table made from oars! Gina
July 9, 2014 at 2:31am     
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This inland, New York girl is New England prep done sparingly. Except for one HUGE painting of my beloved outer banks.
July 12, 2014 at 8:23pm   
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josh wynne construction
Thanks for sharing! Those are some really fun projects. I have done a few varieties of Coastal myself. It is fun to see how different client expectations can be when the words Casual Coastal are tossed around....
July 14, 2014 at 3:20pm   
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