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Dorinda & Tim King as seen in L•O PROFILE

Dorinda and Tim King were featured in the May/June issue of L•O PROFILE Magazine for their opinion: “What is one secret to cutting costs when building your dream home?”

An experienced designer on the project at the blueprint stage of building can save you thousands of dollars in the duration of the projects. When the homeowner, designer and builder/architect can sit down together in the planning stage, we can provide scaled furniture layouts, appliance, light fixture and cabinet options, just to name a few. This can maximize function, minimize wasted space, and quicken the building time by making crucial decisions in advance. The little things that become an afterthought to most are what we focus on.

Harris Designers have a vast knowledge of products, materials and resources (woods, stones, floorings, etc.) that will achieve the look you want for the least cost. We also provide the painting and lighting schedules room by room for the builder/installers, avoiding costly errors in proportion, scale and color. This pre-build scheduling provides exact locations of wiring for all lighting, floor plugs etc. in coordination with furniture layouts. This alone can save thousands on relocating wires and redoing drywall or worse! For example; to center a chandelier over the dining table so that it doesn’t have to swag, or making sure floor plugs are under furniture and not in the middle of the room, or that a wall switch isn’t in the middle of a picture wall, etc.

Most of our clients are hardworking people who have a business to run and can’t be on the jobsite. Because we work so closely with the client, we can represent them on the jobsite to answer questions that arise when they cannot be there, keeping the process moving smoothly and on schedule. Time is money!

Dorinda King, President and co-owner of Harris Home Interiors, has a BFA in Interior Design from CMSU. She has been in the design field for 31 years and is a 29-year Allied Member of ASID. Tim King, Vice President and co-owner of H.H.I., has 25 years experience in the home interiors field, and oversees scheduling, installation, shipping and receiving.

Pet Bench

Harris Special Price $380 – This beautifully upholstered “Pet Bench” is 21” h. x 54” w. x 16” d. sized to work with any full, queen or king size bed.  This bench is very well built to support man or animal and is equipped with Mighty Mover discs on the bottom to make it easy to move around without lifting.  Best of all, it is made right here at our work room, Camdenton Missouri, 100% USA!!!  The Harris Pet Benches shown in durable acrylic poly, woven camel colored tweed fabrics. Very reasonably priced at $380.00 as shown or we can upholster your Pet Bench in any fabric you choose for $290.00 plus the price of 3 yards of fabric.  Shipping charges are extra.

Just for fun – We have had so many clients tell us about their pets getting back or leg injuries as they get older as a result of jumping off the bed.  Others have mentioned hurting their own backs bending down to pick up their pet to put them on the bed.  We at Harris have come up with a product that not only solves both of those problems but also works as a sitting bench at the foot of your bed!

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Storage Trunks with Nail Head Trim

One in Stock • Harris Special Price $375.00 (Pair) – Modeled brown all leather storage trunks with nail head trim.  Trunk dimensions are Medium (25”w. x 16.5”deep x 13”h.)  $189.00  – - Large (28”w x 191/4”d x 16”h) $249.00  – - Sale as a pair $375.00. Call in advance to hold item in your name.

Just for fun – A trunk, also known as a traveling chest, is a large cuboid container for holding clothes and other personal belongings, typically about 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) wide, and .5 m (1 ft 8 in) each deep and high. They were most commonly used for extended periods away from home, such as for boarding school, or long trips abroad. Most trunks are now used as either furniture such as glass-covered coffee-tables or decorative storage for everything from blankets and linens to memorabilia and military paraphernalia. Trunks are differentiated from chests by their more rugged construction due to their intended use as luggage, instead of the latter’s pure storage.

Among the many styles of trunks there are Jenny Linds, saratogas, monitors, steamers, (or flat-tops) barrel-staves, bevel-tops, wardrobes, dome-tops, barrel-tops, wall trunks, and even full dresser trunks. These differing styles often only lasted for a decade or two as well, and—along with the hardware—can be extremely helpful in dating an unmarked trunk. Source Wikipedia

Harris Home Interiors New Website

Harris Home Interiors is very excited to launch our new website. We hope you find it useful and easy to navigate. We are very excited to share some of our monthly specials and for you to look inside our showroom from afar.

Our Work Recently Featured in LO Profile Magazine

We are very excited that LO Profile Magazine featured our work on a gorgeous home here at Lake of the Ozarks in one of their recent issues. LO Profile Magazine is a well respected publication at Lake of the Ozarks and in the State of Missouri. Profile magazine features the finest of homes and celebrity lifestyles surrounding Central Missouri.