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About Charisse

Charisse Marei is an eco-conscious interior designer and “authorpreneur” who empowers and inspires people from all walks of life. As a passionate advocate for a healthy, eco-living lifestyle, she focuses on transforming interiors into beautiful, breathe-able dwellings combining her formal training in building biology, green design, feng shui, and therapeutic grade essential oils with her passion for infusing harmony and balance, inspiration and purpose.

She is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Textile & Science (PCT&S) and the International Institute for Building-Biology & Ecology, and had careers in interior and aviation design before launching her successful boutique design consultancy. She is the visionary, creative director, and illustrator of her work, including two books: The Bathroom, the first book in the series One Room at a Time: Your Essential Guide to a Beautiful Eco-Conscious, Healthy-Living Lifestyle, and A Timeless Keepsake. She is the creator of the ChaCha and the ChaChaMini Gem bracelets, designed to unify and empower women around the world, and of the lifestyle website Charisse Marei.

Her home is nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband, Dr. Drew, and “The Girls,” Sage and Citrus, their two Bichons Frise. She is a  daughter, sister, mother, and ChaCha to her seven grandchildren.

Her best days are spent working in her studio alongside “The Girls.”

 

Speaking Topics

Promote Natural Health in Your Home
Turn Your Home into a Living – Breathing Sanctuary
Interior Design 101
Interweave Feng Shui + Interior Design + Essential Oils into your Lifestyle
Transform a Toxic Home into a Breathe-able Haven
Power in a Bottle – Everyday Essential Oils
Are You In or Out of Balance
Prepare Your Home for a Sellers Market
Interior Design Redesign Basics

Interviews | Speaking Engagements

Drexel University
Evolve
Inner Light Holistic Center + Expo
Keller Williams Real Estate
Park Lane
Reading Area Community College
Re/Max Real Estate
Tri-County Network
Tri-State Real Estate School
University of Pennsylvania

 

Contact

Call or Text:  610.505.8695
Email: cm@CHARISSEMAREI.com
On the Web:  www.charissemarei.com
Discover her books here:

Praise for Charisse

A staple reference guide in my homes and often in use!

‘The Bathroom Book’ is as visually appealing as a tower of pastel macaroons, but it is not ethereal prose on its pages. This is a substantial, delicious cupcake blending Charisse Marei’s personal, practical recipe book for creating and maintaining a home as a haven (or, heaven) that delights and soothes all one’s senses.

We live in an era of ever increasing stimuli that challenges the balance and sense of well-being we all seek. We also live in a time of great convenience in that we can invite the best of the natural world’s substances into our homes in a conscious, healthy, heart-centered way. We are nurtured, and become better nurturers to our loved ones and to the world beyond our own world as a result.

‘The Bathroom Book’ gives generously and comprehensively, as well as invites the reader into creative collaboration, again and again.

A staple reference guide in my homes and often in use! Enjoy!

 

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Jennifer Gale Jones
AMAS

2018-03-08T20:41:10+00:00

Jennifer Gale Jones
AMAS

JGJ Headshot
‘The Bathroom Book’ is as visually appealing as a tower of pastel macaroons, but it is not ethereal prose on its pages. This is a substantial, delicious cupcake blending Charisse Marei’s personal, practical recipe book for creating and maintaining a home as a haven (or, heaven) that delights and soothes all one’s senses. We live in an era of ever increasing stimuli that challenges the balance and sense of well-being we all seek. We also live in a time of great convenience in that we can invite the best of the natural world’s substances into our homes in a conscious, healthy, heart-centered way. We are nurtured, and become better nurturers to our loved ones and to the world beyond our own world as a result. ‘The Bathroom Book’ gives generously and comprehensively, as well as invites the reader into creative collaboration, again and again. A staple reference guide in my homes and often in use! Enjoy!  

She makes you want to keep renovating!

We have worked with Charisse for years now. We have done small projects - from hanging artwork and determining the best location for a child's bed to whole house projects. Charisse has come to the paint store the tile store and the department store with me. We have picked out paint colors, matching tiles and then off to get new bedding or fabric and pillows for furniture. I never feel rushed and I always feel part of the process. Charisse is professional, timely and dependable and has amazing talent. She has the ability to walk into a home and really understand and appreciate a person or family's need. Charisse notices everything - she has the ability to really tie an entire home together all the while keeping individuality alive in different rooms. She always includes all family members in the process, understanding that spouses and children want to be heard and have their opinions heard and incorporated into the final product. 


We always get compliments on our fabric choices and our window treatments are original and beautifully made. We wouldn't know what to do without Charisse, she makes you want to keep renovating even after the project is long done!



Katie Binnion
ABR Realtor
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Fox & Roach, Realtors

2018-03-08T20:42:22+00:00

Katie Binnion
ABR Realtor
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Fox & Roach, Realtors

We have worked with Charisse for years now. We have done small projects - from hanging artwork and determining the best location for a child's bed to whole house projects. Charisse has come to the paint store the tile store and the department store with me. We have picked out paint colors, matching tiles and then off to get new bedding or fabric and pillows for furniture. I never feel rushed and I always feel part of the process. Charisse is professional, timely and dependable and has amazing talent. She has the ability to walk into a home and really understand and appreciate a person or family's need. Charisse notices everything - she has the ability to really tie an entire home together all the while keeping individuality alive in different rooms. She always includes all family members in the process, understanding that spouses and children want to be heard and have their opinions heard and incorporated into the final product.  We always get compliments on our fabric choices and our window treatments are original and beautifully made. We wouldn't know what to do without Charisse, she makes you want to keep renovating even after the project is long done!

 

SHORT BIO

Charisse is a nonfiction author, visionary, and illustrator of the series One Room at a Time: The Bathroom; Your Essential Guide to a Beautiful Eco-Conscious, Healthy-Living Lifestyle and A Timeless Keepsake. She is the creator of the ChaCha bracelet and ChaCha mini gem bracelet, a design to unify and empower women around the world.

Her best days are spent in the studio along-side “The Girls,” her two bichons frises. There she creates beautiful content so you can live a life you only dreamed of living.

CHACHA

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