Meet the Team

Interior design is our passion. At SPRUCED, we are devoted to creating both beautiful and functional spaces, by guiding our clients through an easy and convenient design process. Our clients love our personalized service, customized designs and the products we bring together especially for them. Whether you enjoy surrounding yourself with time-honored traditional design, or modern cutting-edge couture, it’s our ultimate goal to design spaces that reflect your taste and your lifestyle. Contact us today and let’s work together to make your home more beautiful one room at a time.

Lisa Bibawi, CID, Owner and Principal Designer

Lisa Bibawi, CID
Principal Interior Designer

Lisa is an award winning designer who creates spaces that inspire and delight her residential and commercial clients. Working with Lisa, she will help you identify your needs and style preferences to create your dream home or commercial space. Known for her creative solutions to design challenges, Lisa loves blending an eclectic mix of elements and will develop a design that is a reflection of you.

Her clients often say engaging with Lisa and the SPRUCED team was the best decorating experience they have ever had (just check out our client love page). Lisa and her team make it painless by taking care of all the details, and you get to enjoy the beautiful final results. Lisa is a Certified Interior Decorator. Her professional experience includes interior design, product design, merchandising, marketing, and business. She holds degrees in both business and liberal arts as well as completing numerous certificate programs in the field of interior design and related disciplines.

Lisa’s most recent awards include the 2020 Crystal Award and the 2021 Diamond Award from Decorating Den Interiors. She also had 4 winning rooms/spaces from the 2022 Dream Room Competition on top of her multiple winning rooms from 2021. Lisa is a native Texan and is grateful to live near her extended family in the Dallas area. In her free time, she can be found with her two sons and their two dogs.

SPRUCED Team | Michele Simpson

Michele Simpson
Interior Designer, Director of Business Development & Marketing

Michele has been an Interior Designer and Real Estate Agent since 2013. Her experience in both professions allows her to bring a well-rounded perspective to the design and home industry. She has had experience in managing her own interior design firm as well as owning two home furnishings and décor boutique stores. In addition, Michele is very well-versed in remodel and new construction having worked for a custom and production home builder. Michele is passionate about this industry. But she says what she loves the most about her career are the relationships she builds with her clients and partnering with them to help them to achieve their dreams for the spaces in which they live and work. Her moto, “I treat every project like it is my own space”. She knows entrusting the design of your home and workspaces is very personal. Michele truly feels it is an honor and privilege to partner with her clients on their design projects.

Michele serves as the Director of Marketing and Business Development. Her experience and passion for both the industry and our clients allows her to effectively communicate how we can best assist you to achieve your highest level of expectations for your design project. Michele also provides a clear understanding of our business model and works very hard to personalize our firms design process and portfolio for you throughout our partnership. As we pride ourselves in tailoring our design projects to the design styles and preferences of our client not to ourselves.

When Michele is not sharing her passion for this industry and for our company, you will find her sharing time with her family. She has three amazing boys, and she feels being a mom is her highest calling. Today, most of her time is spent on the soccer field with her youngest son while helping him pursue his dream of being a professional soccer player. In the little time she has left, she loves to cook, a good book, running, yoga, all things nature, SPRUCING up her own home and sipping on a glass of wine.

Breann Bohne SPRUCED by Decorating Den Interiors

Breann Bohne
Senior Interior Designer

As an award-winning designer, Bre uses her skills, knowledge, and talents to design unique, functional and alluring homes. She recently was awarded the Eagle Award by Decorating Den Interiors for her exceptional work in 2021. She’s a dynamic human being with spirit and soul who uses her thoughtful nature to take care of and inspire others.  Breann went to a private design school in San Diego where she studied interior architecture and design.  She graduated with a BFA in Interior Design in 2017 and has since made her way to Dallas to continue her lifelong quest to transform one home after another.  Breann particularly enjoys using 3D architectural software, which produces photorealistic renderings that shows clients what their new spaces will look like after completion.  She also has experience with creating construction documents, creating and maintaining harmonious relationships with clients, and is well versed in project leadership.  Breann is able to take the lead in an encouraging way to conjure trust and a solid sense of being taken care of throughout the entire design and implementation process.

Breann lives with her two rescue dogs, Wayne and Dakota, near the heart of Dallas.  She loves to create her own art to hang in her home, cook odd recipes she finds on Pinterest while listening to swing jazz, and camping on the lake.

Kayla | Junior Designer

Kayla Anderson
Associate Interior Designer

Kayla is a recent graduate from The Art Institute of Dallas where she received her BFA in Interior Design.  Prior to her work at SPRUCED, she worked with her father’s businesses and gained valuable skills such as excellent customer service, QuickBooks software, Texas business licensing, and filing and establishing vendor relationships.

Kayla can connect with clients to understand their wants and needs to implement them into her work.  She loves taking-on and overcoming new challenges and designs, while keeping a meticulous eye to uncover all aspects of any job to ensure the best design possible.  She is excited to showcase her talents at SPRUCED.

In her free time, Kayla can be found spending time with her Shih Tzu, Max, who loves going on long walks. She also enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, boating activities, puzzles, and watching game shows.

SPRUCED Team Member Mirella

Mirella Retamozo
Junior Interior Designer

Mirella is a recent graduate of University of Texas Arlington with dual bachelor’s degrees in Interior Design and Architecture. Her many skills include, but are not limited to, her knowledge of architectural software such as AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, SketchUp, Lumion, 3Ds Max and Adobe software.

Mirella has great craftsmanship and an exacting eye. She is detail oriented and diligent with different mediums on paper. She is technically savvy, and she is also trilingual. Her spoken languages are English, Spanish, and Japanese.

Mirella’s hobbies include traveling, playing musical instruments, competing in equestrian arts, drawing, and spending time with her two dogs.

Joyce Allison | SPRUCED Team

Joyce Allison
Senior Operations Manager

Joyce started her interior design career in kitchen and bath design in a boutique firm and then moved into new home construction design. Joyce enjoys helping clients create inviting and comfortable spaces. She encourages clients to make design choices that will stand the test of time. She takes time to get to know a client’s design style to best help them achieve their goals.

She uses the skills she gained from her degrees in Interior Environmental Design Technology and bachelor’s degree in Business Administration to assist her in her new role as the Senior Operations Manager at Spruced.

Joyce has experience working in higher education and corporate roles. She uses her real-world experience to help Spruced create and maintain its high standards of excellence and exceptional customer service.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two grown daughters and two mini-dachshunds.

Marilyn | SPRUCED Accounting Specialist

Marilyn Farrell
Accounting Specialist

As part of the team at Spruced Interior Designs, Marilyn manages Accounts Payable and Receivable. For over 20 years, Marilyn has enjoyed the challenges of a variety of work environments including small business, corporate and startups. Her work experience includes companies in health care, financial services, and IT. After retiring a few years ago to help with young grandchildren, the opportunity to use her business administrative and operational experience at SPRUCED came at the right time.

Marilyn is a native of Dallas and graduate of SMU. When not working, her time is spent with her family and friends as well as various activities at her church.

Project Coordinator & Office Manager of SPRUCED

Mallory Larsen
Project Coordinator & Office Manager

Mallory is a graduate of Texas State University at San Marcos where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Interior Design with a minor in Business Administration.  Prior to joining Spruced, Mallory worked at several nation-wide firms developing her skills in design harmony, project management, customer consultation, supply chain management and vendor relations.

Mallory possesses a highly developed ability to see through problems and find solutions that keep projects on track and exceed the customer’s expectations.  She loves being part of high performing teams and has a track record of building winning relationships with clients and suppliers.

Mallory is a native of Sealy, Texas and in her free time enjoys her 3 rescue dogs Jasmine, Roscoe and Luke. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, kayaking the river, and listening to true crime podcasts.