After over 35 years of color and space consulting (e.g., Nationally, Internationally, Commercially, and Residential) the most difficult part of this job has always been the fee schedule.

This is true especially for residential because every homeowner or future buyer/seller has such different requirements.  We always try very hard to take into consideration the client’s requirements and what we know the actual time and effort will be.  Based upon this constant analysis, we have derived the following basic schedules for Sally’s work. Of course change is inevitable, and each client’s needs are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.  When there are extenuating circumstances and we find better ways to approach the situation she will be the first to offer different paradigms.  Of course if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sally at the “Contact” part of this site.  Based upon Sally’s extensive experience, most clients are seeking the following consultation services:

Buy/Sell Consultations

Sally is often approached by homeowners and future buyers alike to review a property and offer suggestions on colors, space, site, and light.  For the seller, what will make the home more salable?  Just as often, she is asked to assist a buyer with decisions and options for the future.  Is this the right house for the buyer? Both situations require a lot of experience and knowledge for assistance.

Staging or Sale Prep. Consultations

Sally has many years of experience helping realtors and homeowners prepare a house for that first impression with future buyers.  Sally is happy to assist in the considerations necessary to deal with her areas of expertise and refine the home. For homes within 10 miles, Sally’s initial fee is $300.00.  This typically involves 2 hours with video and final report. Should the homeowner require more assistance, the residential rate usually applies past the initial consultation.

Consulting on Home Selection and Purchase

Sally frequently travels around the country for clients who require her broad experience in the purchase of a home or site.  Often she is asked to use all of her expertise in consideration of the property, including her 35 years of practice and writings in “Feng Shui”.  Residential fees apply plus expenses.

Here are a few of  Sally’s “standard rates” for her services:

Residential:   $200.00 Initial consultation to discuss the homeowner’s issues.

Residential Full Plan:  $400.00  (usually 2 hours) color board and basic design plan.

Commercial:  $300.00 per hour

National/International: $300.00 per hour plus expenses and travel


                 Skype or FaceTime: $100.00 per hour

Product Costs:  Sally does not up charge for products nor does she purchase products for clients. However, she will help you find those products through her resources and assist with price reductions for products where possible.  Paints may be purchased though her and in some instances those paints may require delivery charges.

Travel Time and Costs:  Beyond 10 miles travel will require reimbursement for travel time and mileage.

Please feel free to use the “CONTACT” link at the top of this page to get in touch with Sally to discuss your special needs.  Sally is always happy to entertain new problems and phone calls are perfect if you require immediate help.

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Thanks for stopping! 

Sally Fretwell Decorator and Architectural Psychologist in Tampa, Florida

Color and Space

Sally can help you with any project