Photo : Caroline Tran // Design Gather Events / Be Inspired PR / The Vine's Leaf 

Photo : Caroline Tran // Design Gather Events / Be Inspired PR / The Vine's Leaf 

As the former owner of The Vine's Leaf, Custom Blooms, Aly has over a decade of experience in the CREATIVE DESIGN industries as a self made entrepreneur.  With a strong emphasis on sales, marketing, and business development, she has launched, operated and eventually sold a highly sought after and profitable creative business. Her first business was honorably featured in multiple print and online publications for styled shoots, weddings and home decor such as Rue Magazine, California Wedding Day, Wedding Chicks, Style Me Pretty, Ceremony Magazine, Be Inspired, 100 Layer Cake, Green Wedding Shoes, Ruffled, Grey Likes Weddings, Junebug Weddings and more. 


Retail Storefront, San Clemente, Ca // Concept, Construction & Design

Designed retail store front, from initial vision and concepts working directly with the Architect, The City of San Clemente, Retail Management, and Construction Team from installation to completion.

  • Designed and Developed layout of retail storefront
  • Custom cabinetry for workspace
  • Sourced materials and equipment for business
  • Designed store and retail merchandise collection around brand identity
  • Retail signage design, permits and installation
  • Saw project through from concept to completion

T-Street Residence, San Clemente, Ca // Full Renovation & Interior Design

Led client through full renovation of:

  • Luxury Master Bathroom Renovation: custom cabinet design, high end fixtures and features, custom stone selection, luxury bath & shower design
  • (2) Full Guest bathrooms renovations
  • Master Bedroom renovation and design
  • 3 Bedrooms designs: furniture & decor, paint schemes, window treatments
  • Family Room: fireplace renovation, furniture and decor, custom window treatments
  • Media Room : furniture and decor, custom window treatments, paint selection

Led client through:

  • Design concepts
  • Space planning
  • Furniture selection and purchasing
  • Custom window treatments
  • Paint selection
  • Construction team selection and management
  • Staging and styling of the finished product.

Talega Residence, San Clemente// Kitchen Remodel & Interior Design

Led client through full kitchen remodel:

  • From initial concepts to layout and design
  • Material selection for countertops
  • Custom cabinetry and woodwork
  • High end appliances
  • Lighting and fixtures
  • Construction and installation management
  • Final staging and styling

Led client through:

  • Updating and designing of Family Room
  • (2) Bedrooms
  • Office
  • Space planning
  • Custom furniture selection and styling
  • Custom artwork
  • Paint selection
  • Custom flooring

Lake Arrowhead Residence // Furniture Selection and Styling

Led client through: 

  • Dining Room Furniture selection
  • Custom Lighting selection
  • Custom window Treatments 
  • Media Room furniture & decor selection
  • Living Room furniture & decor selection
  • (3) Bedrooms : furniture & decor selection 
  • Master Bedroom: Full remodel, furniture & decor, custom woodwork 

Vintage Cabin, Big Bear Lake, Ca // Full Restoration & Interior Design

Led client through major renovations and updates on 1947 vintage cabin.  Looked to maintain vintage feel while updating the space to modern needs and local city code regulations.

Renovations included

  • Kitchen facelift
  • Mudroom Installation
  • Wood floor installation
  • Updating bathrooms
  • Updating bedrooms. 
  • Space planning
  • Furniture selection
  • Interior design and styling



Ag Business, Marketing & Horticulture, 2005