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©2019 La French Goose LLC

PO Box 834 | New Canaan, CT | 06840

full service design. in person. creative. collaborative.

Southern Connecticut and beyond

We can help if...

  • you like face-to-face brainstorming and walking and talking in the room in question

  • you're ready for some gorgeous curtains in your master bedroom or an updated yet kid-friendly vibe in your family room

  • you want to bounce ideas off someone before you make major design decisions

  • you need help selecting accessories to personalize your rooms

  • you're tempted to rearrange all the furniture in your house

  • you're trying to incorporate heirlooms and sentimental pieces

  • you want to create ambiance with your lighting but don't know where to start

We'll work with you in pre-set increments of time to determine what should be accomplished first and what can wait. Use the time to pick our brain and we'll help you come up with a design plan. 

Any goods purchased are an additional cost and are not included in consulting package price.

We want to make your house everyone's favorite place to be.

Ready to get started? Choose a 5-hour or 10-hour design package now.

Let me help you design

a space you'll love.



Local, focused, proactive.

Collaborate one-on-one, review options, share feedback and watch your space take shape.

custom window treatment services

No more soft window treatments from a catalog

Let us design something custom and specifically made to fit your style and home. La French Goose eliminates the stress from designing window treatments. No more shopping for the right fabric and trim, sifting through swatches and samples and not knowing whether you're making the right decision. No more attempting to buy "off the rack" items only to find they don't look the way you hoped they would. With this package, we'll guide you every step of the way and take over completely once the design is approved. All you'll have to do is wait for installation day. 


Our to-the-trade-only workroom offers custom drapery, roman and relaxed shades, headboards, bedding, pillows and any variation you can dream up. Each item is created just for you and will be right the first time. You will wonder what took you so long.

The price of this service is per room and includes our initial consultation to determine your needs and show you fabric swatches to get a sense of your style. We will then provide you with an idea of pricing to accomplish your goals. Should you decide to move ahead, we will manage the project through to final installation. Cost of window treatments (and professional measuring and installation) is not included and will be additional.

Custom Window Treatment Services  $300 per room

Fill out a design questionnaire (above) to get started


Superior custom woodwork by Tad Hellmann Design for La French Goose

For clients interested in larger projects with custom millwork, look no further than Tad Hellmann Design, an award-winning craftsman, draftsman and designer. A true design chameleon, during his 35-year career he has partnered with clients in myriad ways to offer the greatest opportunity for teamwork. He is able to collaborate directly with trade professionals and homeowners alike to design a space from scratch or humbly offer ideas about how to revise an existing design and improve its form and function. La French Goose met Tad over 20 years ago while living in Wisconsin and he instantly became a favorite design collaborator. Over the years there hasn't been a project they couldn't conquer together. 

Color consulting

Do you need a new paint color for a single room or for your whole house? Have you ever chosen a color only to paint it on the wall and have it "turn" a different color on the wall?

This is NOT how to do it.

As a True Color Expert, we will educate you on the different ways color is described. You will understand what an undertone is, the difference between "clean" and "dirty" colors, and how to choose the correct color(s) for your home. We will show you how to create flow between rooms so everything coordinates. You will also understand why it is so important to choose your wall color based on the fixed finishes and furnishings in your home.

We'll come to your home with our large painted color boards and show you the tools that make it easy to visualize the perfect color choice for your home. Let's do it!


90-minute Color Consultation   $200

Got pets? So do we.


We're obsessed with mess-proof fabrics + rugs that feel and look like anything but!