TruleyHome, LLC
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My name is Kaki, and I definitely dream in color. Growing up in North Carolina, I was constantly surrounded by design and art through the influence of my mother and grandmothers. Interior design is my passion. I graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Psychology. After graduation, I moved to the DC area, where my passion has led the way throughout my career.


My first job was with Ferguson Enterprises as a sales consultant. I was a part of the team that opened their showroom at the DC Design Center. I have also been a consultant for a local granite supplier and tile showroom. Most recently, I spent 10 years working for a remodeling company, where I was the lead kitchen and bath designer. I have over 14 years of onsite experience; learning products, construction and design planning including 20/20 design layouts.

What is my personal style?? That is always a hard question. What I do know is that my main goal is to create spaces that are inviting, tell a story about the individual and/or family I'm working with, and to have an unexpected element in the design. Kitchens are my favorite spaces as in our modern world it is often the “new family room”. Bathrooms are another favorite place of mine to design. I enjoy creating a place that is yours to relax in and I welcome the challenge of achieving that feeling even in the smallest space. Oh and don't get me started on color! I might be a little obsessed with the paint wheel! My purse is always big enough to carry one wherever I go.

My husband and two amazing young children (Truman & Maley = Truley) have given me inspiration in creating spaces that tell our family’s story. My goal is to offer that same story telling space to my clients. That is really the part of the design process I love the most; helping real people make their home “Truley” theirs.

Services Provided
Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Laundry Room Design, Mudroom Design, Remodeling

Areas Served
Alexandria, Arlington, Belle Haven, Fairfax, Fort Hunt, Franconia, Hayfield, Huntington, Hybla Valley, Kings Park, Lorton, Mount Vernon, North Springfield, Springfield
Contact: Kaki Ernst
Location: Contact me today
Alexandria, VA 22309
Commented: Where is the door from? The doors were ordered from Home Depot
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Commented: Lego table HI there! I bought the table, bins and lids at Ikea. We cut the holes on top of the table to fit the bins. Hope that helps!
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Commented: Lego table I bought the table and bins from Ikea. After putting together the table, we cut the 4 holes for the bins to go into. Hope that helps!
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Commented: Table and chairs Ikea
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