Karen has a degree from Texas Christian University in Interior Design. Right out of College she started working at Cutting Corners and soon became the manager, where she managed the store for 35 years until it closed in January 2017. In March 2017 she opened SWATCHES.
Charlene graduated from Lewisville High School in Lewisville, AR. She received her Design Certificate from TCC and was responsible for designing the furniture displays at Cutting Corners for three years. Her excellent eye for color and design, and her experience in financial management and retail sales have enabled her to help others design beautifully decorated rooms on a budget.