Design Help


"Interior Design is my passion, but customer service is my business" - Colleen Flanigan

Colleen Flanigan is an interior designer that has been part of Upper Room family since 2015. She came to us with over 30 years of design experience, having attended Parsons School of Design in New York, and was a professor at Algonquin college teaching in the Residential Interior Design Program.

Prior to joining Upper Room Home Furnishings, Colleen worked on several commercial, hospitality and high-end residential design projects throughout North America. Her areas of experties include custom furniture and window treatments.

Colleen's natural talents combined with years of experience and have contributed to her ability to create stunnig rooms layered with colour, texture and style. One o her first encounters with decor and design was as a child. She would build doll houses out of cardboard boxes, complete with walls, paint, carpets and furniture. Interior desgn and home decor have always been a driving force in her life.


"My passion in life is to bring beauty and order in to other people's lives" - Patty Racine

Patty Racine is an interior designer that has been a part of the Upper Room family for over a decade. She has over 20 years of design experience, having graduated the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Interior Design, and a previous background in landscape design.

Prior to joinin Upper Room Home Furnishings, Patty worked primarily on residential design, with emphasis on spatial awareness, floor plans, custom furniture and colour palettes. Her passion for colour brings a fresh take to any room in a home.

Patty comes from a family of artists and imaginative creators. Growing up Patty would constantly arrange her bedroom, wanting to always re-organize and bring a new look to her space. Her love of textiles, design and colour introduced sewing into her life. Patty was guided towards a career in interior design and decor by a teacher that took an interest in her talents.

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It's easy to book a consultation session with one of our knowledgeable and innovative on-staff interior designers.

Simply call us at 613-721-5873 to arrange an appointment, or contact us using this form.

During your session, one of our interior designers will:

  • Visit your home to discuss yoru current project in detail
  • Show you a detailed room plan so that you can better visulize your home furniture options
  • Make product rcommendations that suite your unique needs and lifestyle
  • Help you design a look tailored to your space
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Which colours appeal to you? From refined neutrals to entertaining and lively hues, we'll help you choose a colour palette that will set the stage for your entire room.


Whether your're traditional or modern: or somewhere in between, we'll help you create a room that's as unique as yor are.


From fabrics and leathers to wood, metal and glass, use a combination of elements to express your style.


Use colour, lighting adn texture to create he perfect setting in your home. Let our knowledgeble interior designers show you how.


Size and function play a role in creating a room that works with your daily life. Let our designers help by creating a personal room plan.

Upper Room Home Furnishings features a large selection of quality living room, bedroom, dining room, home office, and entertainment furniture as well as mattresses, home decor and accessories. Upper Room Home Furnishings has a store location in Ottawa, ON. Upper Room Home Furnishings serves the surrounding areas of Ottawa, ON. If you're looking for the perfect furniture to suit your needs as well as your lifestyle, stop by Upper Room Home Furnishings in Ottawa, ON today!

Trading Areas :

Ottawa, Nepean, Kanata, Stittsville, Manotick, Barrhaven, Orleans, Gatineau, Aylmer, Rockland, Petawawa, Pembrooke, Perth, Smith Falls, Embrun, Gloucester, Brockville, Kempville, Arnprior, Carleton Place