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Judy Heitkamp    

Judy started her decorating career as a seamstress making draperies, sheers, and valances for her father’s decorating business. After spending 12 years at the St. Henry Hardware in the decorating department, she started her own business, The Home Place, where she sold flooring, wall and window coverings, and accessories. She continues to work at The Home Place for the current owner, Roger Demange, and after 30 years in the home decorating field, Judy still loves what she is doing!


Julie M. Werling    

Julie is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design. She has over 12 years of experience with commercial and residential design and has been employed with The Home Place since April 2005  as an Interior Decorator and Store Manager. She lives in St. Henry with her husband and 3 children.


Lindsay S. Beckman    

Lindsay is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago with a bachelors degree in interior design.  She has 4 years of design experience within the downtown Chicago area in flooring and residential interiors.  Lindsay relocated back to the area in September 2012 and resides in Minster with her husband.


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