Karen Budde is the Staging Sales Representative for Simple Elegance. She joined the Simple Elegance Team in June of 2016 after attaining her Accredited Staging® Professional, ASP ® certification in March of 2106. Karen was born and raised in upstate New York and graduated from Skidmore College with a degree in Fine Arts and Art History. She worked as an interior decorator at Ethan Allen for several years before moving to New Jersey with her husband's job at ExxonMobil. Karen has been married to her wonderful husband, Tom for 28 years and is the proud mom of three adult children and two dogs. Since she's always on the go, the next two moves with Tom's job were only the beginning of new adventures. They arrived in Houston in 2010 and Karen found many opportunities to volunteer through their church and school activities. Karen loves to travel, meet new people, have a positive outlook on life and serve in the community. Through Trinity Episcopal Church, she has worked with Lord of the Streets, to plan menus, cook and serve hot meals for 50 since 2011.She especially enjoyed her time serving as the leader of the "Fairy Guardmothers" during her daughter's high school years on the TWHS color guard team. Karen was able to use her creative talents to design and sew fabulous stadium seats and an array of fun projects for the team to enjoy, keeping team spirits high.Karen is enthusiastic about helping her client's achieve their goals, and is dedicated to strong customer service, hard work and communication.
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