I am a friendly, heart-centered,
highly creative designer
who believes in the
power of inspiration,
the impact of kindness
and the influence of beauty.
I am passionate about
making a difference;
using my gifts to help others
and bring joy to the world.
Director of Project Management + Senior Interior Design Specialist
Beth is a highly talented Project Manager + Interior Design Specialist with a fabulous eye for style, beauty and design. She is passionate about helping others; creating beautiful spaces that are functional, yet pleasing...full of charm, character and style.
She has an innate and intuitive way of understanding her client's needs, style and vision through conversation and clarity coaching, and bringing this vision into a reality that surpasses expectations.
EDUCATION + EXPERIENCE:
Beth has earned 3 diplomas: One in Fine Arts (with a major in Textiles and a minor in Furniture Design), one in Interior Decorating, graduating with honors top of her class and one in Graphic Design, graduating with honors at the top of her class, as well as education in Fashion Design. She is also accredited with a Home Staging Certification from Staging Studio and Erinn V Design's Interior Design Complete Training Course. With over 30 years of design experience, Beth has worked as a Creative Director, Project Manager, Interior Designer, Visual Merchandiser, Kitchen Designer, Bathroom Designer and Retail Manager for companies such as Homes of London, Mobilia, Urban Barn, IKEA, La-Z-boy, HomeSense, Spaland, and Bath Centre, English Butler and Elizabeth Interiors.
"Beth Hudson's positive attitude is contagious
and effort and performance outstanding."
She is extremely knowledgeable in furniture (quality and design), as well as textiles, and is in tune with on-line and local retailers, pricing and sourcing. She is price conscious and shopping savvy; passing on any opportunity for savings to her clientele, for their benefit, while appreciating and educating her clients on the value of quality. With her fabulous eye and hands-on approach, Beth has helped thousands of clients, providing guidance, design and style advice in both residential and commercial applications. She effortlessly manages entire home makeovers from beginning to end, resourcing and overseeing contractors and can do as little or as much as you like. She has a passion for recreating and bringing new lift to a space; from residential homes, vacation properties and staging real estate to commercial staging and set design. Her eye for beauty, passion for the ultimate transformation and love of a new challenge, she has mastered the art of design, that has elevated her to the top shelf - brilliant in her craft, with endless accolades in her wake.
Beth utilizes her graphic design education and experience; providing her clients digital vision boards, floor plans and elevated wall drawings during the planning and design process, to help create clarity and visuals to communicate the scope and understanding of the project. She helps clients locally and internationally through digital design, on-line resourcing and styling advice.
Since she was a little girl, Beth has always loved to create and 'make things!' She still loves to 'play' in her down time, currently painting and distressing furniture and kitchen/bathroom cabinetry is a passion. She also knits and sews pillows, makes healthy candles and sews window treatments, bedding and slipcovers. She has found great joy in photography; capturing unique photos making unique, one-of-a-kind wall art for her clientele. She loves to create new and refurbish old; appreciating the charm and beauty in antiques, vintage and period statement pieces. As a Home Organization Expert, Beth provides home organization services; making every space not just beautiful, but functional - with an ease of use.
"...Beth puts her magic to work and is amazing at what she does!
She cares about their clients wants and needs and will make any
design project practical, while still keeping it very stylish."
Kathleen J, Hamilton, Ontario
NEST+CO has been awarded the Community Votes Burlington Award in 2022, 2021 and 2020. Her work has been showcased in 'Interiors', an annual design event supporting Orchestra London and seen in the London Homes magazine, through her Homes of London decorating business, as well as West of the City magazine, London Free Press, Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, Hamilton Spectator and Cogeco TV, and heard on CFPL and AM900 radio. Beth is known for her work in the community, including facilitating the 'Extreme Makeover' project on the Shifra House, a local shelter for homeless, teenage Moms and launching a non-profit organization to help women and children-in-need, in her community. Showcasing her decorating talents in IKEA, her Interior Design work received the highest grades from IKEA's Head Office in Sweden and the highest traffic rates in the showroom.
"I loved working with Beth Hudson! Amazing! Her results were bang-on
...I would highly recommend!"
PUBLICATIONS + COMMUNITY WORK:
Beth's publications include her one-one-one and group coaching programs 'Create Your Dream Life - With Passion, Purpose and Excitement' and 'A Journey To Self-Discovery', as well as the 'Answers For Women' Magazine. She has helped dozens of women entrepreneurs create clarity around their branding; designing marketing materials and websites, providing clarity coaching to identify their niche, style and brand. She has run retreats for women in Italy, Northern Ontario and Niagara Falls. Beth is a Junior Leagues' Community Leadership Award winner (2014), a 2x Millennium Award winner, a Judge K Warrendar Award winner, a Hamilton Veteran's Award winner and a top nominee for both Burlington's 'Citizen of the Year' and 'Community Service' Awards (2013.)
Beth approaches every new contact and project with a smile; finding joy, beauty and passion in the everyday. She has mastered the art of strong design and easily creates clarity with her clients; finding great pleasure in designing timeless beauty and style that inspires.
"There are few designer studios that combine creative talent
and superb customer service with reasonable prices
- but NEST+CO does just that!
Beth Hudson, the owner and creative guru behind it all,
makes the design process fun and functional with her
down to earth, bubbly personality and excellence in creative inspiration. She is a one-of-a-kind...that truly excels at her craft."
Her love of history, travel and architecture inspires her creatively. Often you will see her interiors nod to the beauty and charm of another place and time. Beth greatly appreciates the beauty and style she has experienced during her time spent in Italy, as well as France, Portugal, Spain, Holland and Greece. She also appreciates the stunning architecture and decor of southern cities such as Charleston, New Orleans and Savannah, as well as the warmth and charm of the tropical decorating styles in the Florida Keys and the Caribbean islands. For timeless style, Beth appreciates the Architectural Digest magazine, as well as period-pieces such as Downtown Abbey, Outlander and Mr Selfridge; where classic architecture, fashion and interior decorating from the past are beautifully replicated.