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Non-Essentials is an all inclusive Interior Design Experience for Remodels or New Construction. Services include:

  • Personal Consultation – Client Overview
  • Furniture Arrangement
  • Color Selection (Wall, Fabric, Flooring etc)
  • Personal Shopping
  • Flooring (Tile, Wood, Carpet)
  • Custom Cabinetry (Kitchens, Baths, Entertainment Walls)
  • Painting including Faux Finishing
  • Lighting
  • Custom Floral Arrangements
  • Window Treatments (Shutters, Wood Blinds, etc)
  • Custom Draperies, Pillows, Bedding and Cushions
  • Interior Design - Mongrel Design in Anthem, AZ 85086

During the past 17 years, Michelle Samar has used her degree in Textiles and Fashion Merchandising from Northern Michigan University to assist thousands of customers choose the right fabrics, finishes, furniture, accessories, and art.  Much of her time in the industry was spent managing the popular Z Gallerie home stores in Scottsdale & Phoenix.  Armed with formal education, years of experience and natural talent, Michelle takes the time to carefully listen to her clients wishes and balance form, function and budget to create personalized, creative spaces.

Now more than 13 years old,  Non-Essentials has evolved into an interior design and decorating company that has assisted hundreds of homeowners within Anthem, North Phoenix, Cave Creek, Carefree and Scottsdale.  In addition to her duties as an interior designer & home stager, Michelle is also a regular contributor to several local magazines.

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