OUR STORY

"A satisfiEd customer is the best business strategy of all"

Niche Design House is a full-service interior design firm that designs and furnishes homes that are defined by you, designed by us. With creative studios in Estes Park and Loveland, CO, our team made a name for ourselves which is attributed to our beautiful, well-balanced, and stylish spaces. We create timeless custom interiors for home builds, renovations, and furniture projects that are uniquely designed for functionality and style.

With projects that carry us all over the U.S. and even internationally, we’ve learned to design with a customized approach, resulting in a well-executed and gorgeous final product. This honest approach ensures the process is enjoyable for all parties. We believe in transparency, education, and open communication with our clients.

Our TEAM

Becky Allsup

Owner // Lead Designer

Becky Allsup

Calling Texas her home state, Becky has lived many places throughout her life.

While growing up in Europe, Becky learned to appreciate architecture and design.

It was there she fell in love with design and knew what her future held!

Becky’s design takes into account everyday living and owner use, and combines that with the style the owner is trying to integrate into their space. Personally she loved transitional, modern, clean lines for her own home.

Sara Ballenski

Sara is a Colorado native with a strong wanderlust and craving for adventure. She is a watercolor artist in her free time and has her nose in a book when she’s not working on her latest knitting project and bingeing on her favorite TV shows.

Over the past 10 years, Sara, has set herself apart by incorporating countless resources into her designs enabling her clients to enjoy a variety of interior design services with diversity in both scope and budget. Having a wealth of experience and knowledge gained by her travels domestic and international, she brings fresh insight and talents to Niche Designhouse. She is eager to help you find and bring to fruition your dream space that you love for years to come.

Her meticulous attention to detail is prevalent in both her personal and professional life. Nothing brings her more satisfaction than a successful execution of a well planned design.

Sara Ballenski

Taylor Shilman

Taylor is a classic mid-western at heart as she was born and raised in the Black Hills of South Dakota. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in interior design at South Dakota State University. Taylor, her boyfriend, and their fur baby Suki moved to Colorado to pursue her career and the colorado outdoor lifestyle. If Taylor could spend everyday thrift shopping, she would! She loves finding vintage pieces and bringing them back to life. She also loves exploring different restaurants. In the fledgling stages of her career she brings fresh design ideas and cutting edge skills to the Niche team. She believes design presents an opportunity to make everyone feel unique in their own way through the spaces they live and work in. Taylor’s career goals are to establish herself as a well rounded designer with a portfolio of both residential and commercial projects that focus on sustainability and historical preservation.

Taylor brings creative out of the box solutions to her clients design challenges and enjoys adding a touch of whimsy by incorporating one of a kind pieces such as antiques or repurpose items that uniquely express you.

Taylor Shilman

Retail Store Manager

CHERYL NELSON

Cheryl was born and raised in Canada. She attended the University of North Dakota where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Studies. It was here that she met her husband Dennis in an air traffic control class and they were married 4 years later.

Cheryl and Dennis have 2 grown daughters that are married and each have blessed them with a “grand dog!” Blu is a Catahoula Leopard dog and lives in Alabama, and Guinness is a Sheepadoodle living in Minnesota.

Cheryl enjoys spending time with family and friends when she is not at Niche helping to ensure the retail store runs smoothly. She has been trained in the use of all Annie Sloan products and loves to pop into the store and help customers with any questions they may have.

Cheryl Nelson

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