About Delight In Designs

Get to know one of the best remodeling teams in West Michigan


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Hi, We're Jessica Crosby and Monica Denhof

Our passion is helping you and other homeowners to love your space.

We started Delight In Designs in 2018 with a goal in mind: to reset industry expectations. Contractors should show up on time, listen to their homeowners, and leave them feeling like their expectations have been exceeded.

We love the design aspect of home remodels, but we couldn’t do it alone. This is why we hired a top-notch team to help us transform your space!

We’re a family-owned business, which is a huge reason as to why we consider each client part of our family.

Welcome to the Delight In Designs family!

About Delight In Designs

Ridiculously delighted to help you “Love your home!” The team at Delight In Designs is a collaborative explosion of creativity!

Together we have over 71 years of creating and executing for clients that are passionate about making their home…well, about YOU!

Our success lies in the word fun –  we encourage communication, and we count on you to be amazed.
If you want a beautiful home but are unsure of the process…
If you have a vision but need to stay within a specific budget…
If you are ready to transform your personal life by changing your environment…

Let’s talk!

Delight In Designs team

Meet the Team

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Over 70 years of meticulously doting over homes like yours! Tenacious in the details and hungry for the next project.

Our crew has mastered painting, custom cabinetry, steel work, drywall, framing, rough and finish carpentry and much more! Their projects have been recognized by HOUZZ, seen in Grand Home Magazine and most importantly loved by our customers!

They are instrumental to our success, we are confident they will delight you!

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Jessica Crosby

“A house is not a home until your story is attached to it” is Jessica’s mantra, she is passionate about truly knowing her clients, how they function in their space while sprinkling special touches of flair throughout her design. Being trained by the New York Art Institute has given Jessica the expertise to capture your style. Jess enjoys using her creativity whenever possible! She loves relaxing and spending time with her husband Jamie.

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Monica Denhof

Monica’s creativity has enabled her to keep up with the current home fashion trends while expanding into new designs. She enthusiastically shares her diverse talent with many of our clients to make them their own DIY’ers! You will often find Monica teaching classes, assisting our clients in finding just the right treasure for their home, and loving her time at home with her husband Lance and adorable sons Lincoln and Theodore.

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Cate Ball

We are thrilled to have Cate join our team, her years of experience include outdoor spaces, new kitchen design as well as working for the Central Michigan Hall Of Fame decorating committee; She loves mixing old treasures with new ones to create cozy personal spaces! When Cate isn’t at Delight In Designs, you’ll find her at one of the great antique shops in West Michigan!

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Jennifer Jarvis

Jennifer spent her first 33 career years as an elementary school teacher in lovely South Haven, MI. She loves a good shopping trip, hunting for bargains and beautiful design (Just the type of buyer you want on your side, heh?!). As a buyer for Delight in Designs, she is always looking out for your best interest for price points and interior design. In her spare time, she enjoys doing mission work with her husband Eric, her son, and her two Haitian daughters.

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Kathy Levin

Kathy believes in helping you reach your creative delightful self!  She is passionate about YOU feeling joy the second you walk into your home. She enjoys everything about designing and creating your gorgeous space.  Her weakness is vintage Jewelry (you may just spot her at a local estate sale!!!) She enjoys visits from all three of her children who live on the east side of Michigan and loves a relaxing evening with her husband Larry.

Leah Noordyke

Leah Noordyke

Leah is a graduate of the Western Michigan University Interior Design program. She started with us as a Design Assistant and is now rocking it in her new role. She loves all things design, including helping clients achieve their dream home to creating mood boards and space planning. Shopping is Leah’s favorite hobby and loves a good deal. When Leah isn’t at work, she enjoys nature walks, reading, shopping of course, and hanging out with friends and family!

Oliver McCarthy

Oliver McCarthy

Oliver joins us as our Design Intern helping us to achieve an even better experience for our customers. He is currently attending Kendall College of Art and Design; he is paving his design career with a major in Furniture Design. Oliver is the recipient of many awards, his most recent is the Bienenstock Furniture design competition where he received second place in a nation-wide competition! He is currently serving as president of the Furniture club at Kendall. When not working, he still loves designing things such as future dream homes, furniture, and jewelry! Oliver loves traveling and learning about new places; he loves his family pets, Gary, Doug, and Henry!

What Our Customers Say

Each one of our clients is part of our family, and we treat them with the respect and love they deserve. Here are some of the wonderful reviews they've been kind enough to leave for us.

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Heather NoordykeHeather Noordyke
14:44 16 Jan 23
We could not be happier with our new kitchen designed by Leah Velzen @ Delight In Designs! The new layout with the island creates great flow and organization. We absolutely love the cabinetry with the 2-tone colors. The tile, lighting and brushed bronze accents give such beautiful aesthetics.Leah did a fantastic job putting special features into our cabinets as well. From the knives and spatula drawer, the spice drawer to the pull-out pantry shelving drawers. We ended up with an elegant yet functional kitchen that felt like home right away.Leah was always on top of the schedule and provided great follow-up with any questions that came along. ~ the Noordykes
Mary Jo CzarneckiMary Jo Czarnecki
02:34 14 Sep 22
Great design staff. We already had a contractor and I’m disappointed that we were not able to use the Delight in Design crew. The dining room cabinets were an addition so we didn’t go with our contractor for install. They did a great job with attention to detail. In fact they took the time to adjust things in the kitchen, tightening up hinges and leveling doors. Something they did not have to do. Would highly recommend the whole team.
Nancy WalderNancy Walder
18:17 31 May 22
Cate was great to work with. We did extensive updating to our main living/kitchen area, her expertise provided guidance with our choices throughout the project.The Delight In Design team were easy to work with, the crew were knowledgeable craftsmen and they maintained a very clean work area.We couldn’t be more pleased with the end result!
Annette MillerAnnette Miller
11:10 24 May 22
We had Delight in Designs design and install new countertops, sinks and faucets in our master bath. They arranged for countertop template, installation and plumbing hookups. We asked that the tear out of the old sinks and countertops be included in the bid, which wasn't. In the end, they made things right, because of that we can give them 5 stars on their job and professionalism.
Kara NabkeyKara Nabkey
14:20 25 Apr 22
Amazing transformation to our home! Delight in Designs was incredible to work with from day 1 to date of completion! The entire team was fantastic!We feel like we live in a new home again and highly recommend!They were professional, timely, great with communication, great attention to detail and love that they were able to handle every aspect of the project. Five stars just isn't enough to reflect how happy we are!
Tessa MisnerTessa Misner
14:47 04 Apr 22
I have shopped in this quaint adorable store for years. It allows me to not only support a small business but I'm also met with a creative team of employee's who can offer more in depth services such as design and full remodels!! Love love their team!
Douglas HelmsDouglas Helms
20:34 23 Mar 22
Clean,fresh, well cared for inventory and kind, helpful staff at all levels.
Aaron VanderWallAaron VanderWall
12:44 29 Nov 21
Jessica and her team are truly great at what they do. From the designers to the contractors doing the work, no detail is left behind! They stay on schedule (which is remarkable in its self) and do it all at a fair price. Highly recommend calling!
Tim CaywoodTim Caywood
02:40 29 Nov 21
It was a pleasure working with the team at Delight & Design on our kitchen renovation project. The designer and her entire team did a great job guiding us through this process helping with decisions and excellent communication along the way. We couldn't be happier with the outcome of our new kitchen.
Linda GogochaLinda Gogocha
16:35 25 Oct 21
Jessica was amazing to work with. She staged my home that I had for sale in Rockford. The furniture and accessories she selected were beautiful and made the house feel very classy. I highly recommend Jessica and her team. 5 stars.

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