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107 Grey Horse Dr
Cary, NC 27513
107 Grey Horse Dr
Cary, NC 27513
Sharon Lake- Gargano has been practicing design for the past twenty five years. She began her career in commercial design. Her own interior design practice became a dream realized in 1993, focusing on residential design yet still maintaining a presence in the commercial market. In 2013 LinkedIn voted her to be in the top 1% in the U.S. for space planning ability. Sharon is a professional member of the Alliance of Interior Designers (AID) and is certified by the Council for Qualification of Residential Interior Designers (CQRID). Sharon has served as the President of the local chapter of IDS and is currently serving as a Membership Co-Chair for AID.
Interior Design and Remodeling
Triangle and Beyond
CQRID certified, Anthemion Award winner
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I enjoyed working with Sharon. She helped me incorporate my furniture from a precious home into a new home as well as picking out new furniture, drapes, wall hangings, and knickknacks.
March 19, 2020
Sharon helped us renovate our kitchen and family room. The entire process was very simple and straightforward. She came to our house, listened to what we wanted to achieve and a short time later presented us with three different options, all of which were excellent. Sharon has a great eye for color and style and we are delighted with the results. Will definitely work with her again when the need arises. Highly recommended.
December 21, 2016
Sharon and her team are always organized and ask good questions to verify what they are getting. I have worked with Sharon and her team over the past few years ordering plumbing hardware for them. They are a pleasure to work with and I enjoy getting to see their project pictures once they are complete.
May 20, 2016
We bought a house with few cabinets in the kitchen. We asked Sharon to come and help us figure out how to add more in the space. We and other designers kept thinking of using the long walls and were stumped about how to achieve our goal. Sharon suggested the short wall with cabinets surrounding the front windows. As soon as she said the words, I was right with her. The design is beautiful and was perfectly executed by the carpenter she works with. The cabinets match exactly the ones the house came with and provide more than enough additional space for us.
September 17, 2015
What a great experience working with Sharon. After a short initial consult and visit to our home, she quickly and accurately assessed our taste and style. She developed plans for our remodel that had such creative, efficient, and effective use of space, she blew the competing designers out of the water. Her attention to detail from beginning to completion of the highly involved multi-room remodel was beyond compare. Her communication with us throughout the project was admirable, keeping us informed of schedules and any/all changes. My husband and I know who to turn to for future redesigns.
December 15, 2014
I hired Sharon to redesign the basement of a house I recently purchased. The end result is everything I could have asked for. The theater room, billiards room, exercise room, and bathroom remodel came out beautiful. I would happily recommend Sharon in the future.
December 11, 2014
Sharon Lake-Gargano loves the challenge of making each project unique to the individual home owner. While talking with several of her other clients I heard from one person that "Sharon had designed each of their homes and that other than everything being perfect, you would never l know that the same designer had done them. Each space was specific to the needs and personalities of their families." You can be assured that Sharon pays attention to every detail and works to make your home better than you could imagine. Sharon has helped me with paint, carpet, window treatment and upholstery fabric. I have most recently worked with Sharon to totally renovate our family room fireplace and our guest bath. We love the new contemporary look that combines warm richness with clean lines. It is always a pleasure to work with Sharon!
December 11, 2014
We have used Sharon Lake-Gargano on several remodeling projects including an addition, a total kitchen renovation, and a master suite renovation that included pushing out an external wall and reconfiguring the entire space. Sharon's attention to detail and ability to find the perfect fixtures and finishes made each project beautiful and functional. In addition to providing a complete vision for each project, Sharon listens well and every project reflects the people who will be using the space. We have seen her work in multiple homes and in every case, the newly done spaces fit with the home and the homeowners, with no two jobs looking alike.
December 9, 2014
Great attention to detail. I would definitely recommend Sharon.. Wish I could have her do my whole house! She and her staff are the best.
October 14, 2013
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Interior designer. Sharon is very professional and has wonderful tastes for design and has an exceptional talent with colors. Sharon is a real pleasure to work with.
September 20, 2013
We downsized and built a new home last year and Sharon was invaluable to the process. Her design skills enabled us to maximize the reduced space so we could enjoy some of the art work and furniture that we cherish, while creating a very beautiful and open space feel. She helped create the vision, designed beautiful and functional custom-made pieces, found new uses for older items and tied it all together with window treatments, carpets and colors that created a seamless flow from room to room. The house looks amazing and is also highly functional. She has a great team of talented professionals with skills in construction, furniture making, upholstery--even stained glass! Sharon collaborates, is easy to work with and is fun. Many new neighbors have engaged her services after seeing our home. She's the best!
September 20, 2013Last modified:September 29, 2015
We hired Sharon to redo our dated Master Bath. Sharon is very professional. She met with us to discuss our needs and likes and presented us with several ideas to consider. She found the perfect tile and fixtures for us. She managed to find a way to alter our small shower to make it seem larger with a spa feel. The project turned out amazing! We couldn't be happier.
September 19, 2013
Commented: Love the stripe walls! Is that wallpaper?I'm sure you can find a talented local faux painter to create the stripes
November 6, 2014
Commented: ColorsHi! The color on the back (fireplace) wall is Mindful Grey (Sherwin Williams 7016), the side wall is Blonde (Sherwin Williams 6128), and the bookcases are Dovetail (Sherwin Williams 7018). Thanks fo...
December 2, 2013
Commented: How tall and wide is the garden window, and what manufacturer?The window is roughly 34" wide by 36" tall. It is a "Garden Window" from Thermal Industries, Inc.
February 9, 2013