Cheryl Jarvis Southworth’s love and passion for Interior Design comes as no surprise to the people who know her best. The many clients she has had the honor and privilege of working with over the years understand this passion first hand. Cheryl is down to earth, added to her warmth and charm makes working with her an easy and enjoyable experience. In fact, many of her client relationships have blossomed into long lasting friendships.
Cheryl launched her business Designs by Cheryl Interiors in 2002 in Richmond, Virginia. This came later after working in the field side by side with prominent designers learning all the ins and outs of the trade. Cheryl’s business she gives credit not only to God, family and friends, but her quality top notch team she has worked with for years. This loyal team consist of fabricators, installers, decorative artist, and furniture makers, just to name a few.
She was born with a gift of great talent not all of us find. With this gift Cheryl is well known for her timeless elegance and sophisticated interiors accompanied with clean lines and functionality. Cheryl has been very successful transforming her client’s homes into beautiful Oasis that have met their desires and needs. Her client’s have expressed how healing her work has made them feel. She’s been able create and design the most perfect atmosphere’s they can relate to and relish in for a long time. She has also had the opportunity to participated in several Charlottesville Design Show houses which monies were raised for a good cause.
Her ability in using her gift of intuitiveness has Cheryl stand out from the rest making her unique in her field. She works hard in learning who her clients are. Cheryl discerns their taste, sense of color, style, along with the mood for the atmosphere they are desiring and envisioning for their home. She loves the challenge when helping her clients create a vision they don’t even know or have yet for themselves. Cheryl has been able to mindfully and artistically design all styles. These styles consist of a eclectic mix of today’s modern contemporary, traditional, Early american farmhouse, French style, Arts and Crafts and many more.
Her love for Architecture and keen eye for detail has been beneficial for Cheryl. She has helped some of her clients in the groundbreaking details of building a new home, to the finish line. With a successful transition, she was able to create comfortable yet beautiful new homes for her clients.
Cheryl currently lives outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. She is surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains that she loves calling home. She has said, ” Living in the mountains has brought me peace, and solitude”. She went further to say that being surrounded by nature has broadened her creativity immensely.
Cheryl loves what she does and it comes through on each new design. She’s energetic with great attention to detail, and believes strongly in quality and professional work. Designs by Cheryl is always growing and learning all that’s new in the field. At the end of the day it’s all about building true and close relationships with her clients while designing exquisite interiors. That’s what keeps them coming back!
Press and Awards
2018 Design House SneaK Peek, Charlottesville Wine & Country Living, May 2018