Hester Garbellano , Owner
Hester Garbellano is the owner and interior designer of Hester's Home & Gardens.
She is a native Oregonian and graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in Art History, and a minor in business.
In addition, she is a graduate of Heritage School of Interior Design, and an Affiliate Member of the Interior Design Society.
For all of her
has been interested in homes and gardens.
After volunteering in Portland Public Schools, she became a Multnomah County Master Gardener.
favorite duties were taking people to the Seattle Flower & Garden Show, and working in the Washington Park International Rose Garden.
admits that "building and remodeling was in my blood!
father was a residential builder in Clackamas County who influenced this career.
has completed major kitchen and bath remodels, as well as family rooms, and laundry rooms.
can read a blueprint, create a floor plan, or manage the many details in the development of the building process.
is passionate about gardening and enjoys making container plantings for clients, and sprucing up yards for curb appeal.
Oregonians are blessed with a huge assortment of plants to choose from that are grown and bred here.
Landscaping involves using the same elements and principles of design.
, "Color and texture are everything -both inside and out!
Early background in art history taught her
to observe things with a keen eye for detail.
is able to create Outdoor Rooms, which are a natural extension of home designs, offering additional functional areas.
These spaces provide more comfortable living areas to enjoy our wonderful summers and fall.
is a very hands-on person who enjoys creating comfortable, functional spaces, while being mindful of peoples budgets.
does both large jobs and small projects with the same wonderful results.