Charisse Marei is an eco-conscious interior designer and “authorpreneur” who empowers and inspires you to live a healthy lifestyle that is beautiful and environmentally safe. As a passionate advocate for a healthy, eco-living lifestyle, Charisse focuses on transforming interiors into beautiful, breathe-able dwellings combining her formal training in building biology, green design, feng shui, and pure essential oils with her passion for infusing harmony and balance, inspiration and purpose into each phase of your project.
She is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Textile & Science (PCT&S) and the International Institute for Building-Biology + Sustainability 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 the companion journal A Timeless Keepsake. She is the creator of the ChaCha 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 Ginger, their Bichons Frise. She is a daughter, sister, mother, and ChaCha to her eight grandchildren.
Her best days are spent working in her studio alongside “Ginger.”
- Create an Eco-Conscious Design that is Both Beautiful and Environmentally Safe for You and Your Family
- Declutter Your Space – Refresh Your Environment
- Clear Your Clutter, Clear Your Mind
- Organize Your Personal and Professional Zone
- Promote Natural Health in Your Home
- Turn Your Home into a Living Breathing Sanctuary
- Interior Design 101
- Interweave Feng Shui + Interior Design + Pure 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
- Chester County Life Magazine
- Drexel University
- Inner Light Holistic Center + Expo
- Keller Williams Real Estate
- Park Lane
- Reading Area Community College
- Re/Max Real Estate
- Tri-County NetworkTri-State Real Estate School
- University of Pennsylvania
Praise for Charisse
A staple reference guide in my homes and often in use!
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!
Jennifer Gale Jones
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!
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Fox & Roach, Realtors
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.