Meet The Design Team

Val Van Waardhuizen

Val Van Waardhuizen opened her business in 2003 utilizing her experience with builders,subcontractors, relationships with product vendors, and years of training and experience in the design field. Val has over 17 years professional design experience in all aspects of her interior design business. Her experience consists of building, estimating,remodeling, space planning, renovation and kitchen and bath design. She pursued her creative passion knowing she wanted to do more and offer more for Oskaloosa. Clients appreciate Val’s down to earth design theory. Val skillfully understands, evaluates and defines the form to follow the function. She enthusiastically and skillfully creates and draws floor plans, kitchen & baths and overall space planning designs. She quickly has established a reputation for a hands on approach, attention to detail, and has flourished into expanding design staff and an expansive showroom.

Val expressed “my favorite part of my job is connecting with people. I genuinely enjoy getting to know people, designing something functional and ultimately creating a lasting relationship.”

Janel Campbell

Janel Campbell recalls the desire to be an Interior Designer as a small child cultivated and inspired by her father. Janel grew up tagging along and spending much time with her father, a painter and decorator for over 35 years in historic neighborhoods around the St. Louis area. Their shared passion for color, preservation and a great work ethic has inspired Janel’s career path to professional design. She received her bachelor’s degree in Housing and Interior Design with a minor in Fine Art from Missouri State University in 2003. Janel interned with Interior Planning Consultants, a commercial based firm. Janel moved to St. Louis Missouri upon graduation to work for 9 years, most recently serving as Showroom Manager & Senior Designer for Global Granite & Marble. After moving to Oskaloosa in 2012, Janel and Val quickly realized they would make an awesome team.

Janel expresses that “I am extremely blessed to be in a career I love, and to be surrounded by people that I love working with!” Janel has a strong emphasis and interest in color and color theory. Janel enjoys mixing styles and colors that is unique to each clients tastes, personality and lifestyle.