ABOUT EVERYTHING CREATIVE
Carol Kaplan is the Founder & Creative Director of Everything Creative Designs in San Diego, CA. She is considered by many of her clients as “the home staging expert” in the San Diego area.
She has been providing professional home staging services for the past eight years to an extremely satisfied clientele of both home sellers and realtors.
Originally from South Africa, Carol was able to bring her love of color and design into her work in San Diego.
Carol is a member of the Mission Bay Real Estate Association and the REBA – La Jolla Real Estate Brokers Association. She was also voted “Woman of the Year” in her category with NAPW – National Association of Professional Women.
If you are looking for a professional home stager who is an expert in her field, reliable, dedicated, talented and always works within your budget then look no more – you have found her in Carol Kaplan and her company Everything Creative Designs!
Everything Creative Designs stages vacant homes as well as occupied homes. Her furnishings are trendy, sophisticated and always create the right look for her client’s target market. Her homes always sell with multiple offers and in record time!
Many of the staged homes by Everything Creative Designs have been featured in Dream Homes, San Diego Garden and Home and has appeared on the NBC Today Show.
Read this article featuring Carol in a recent UT magazine: Home staging is red-carpet treatment.
Jenna Batsheva Gross
Jenna Batsheva Gross is our in house Interior Designer. She received her BA in Interior Architecture and Design in South Africa. Jenna has extensive experience in high-end residential design after working for award-winning designer Brian Leib in South Africa.
Jenna gained exceptional hospitality design knowledge when she worked for two of the largest international interior architectural design firms, Wilson Associates in South Africa and Aedas Interiors in Hong Kong.
With 6 years of interior design experience, and having lived in South Africa and Hong Kong, Jenna has now joined Everything Creative Designs in San Diego.
Theresa Cushing is our Logistics Coordinator. She has over eleven years of experience in real estate including luxury high-rise projects, title and escrow, REO asset management, and luxury residential resales.
Theresa was born in the Philippines and has lived all over the states. She fell in love with San Diego after obtaining her BA in Business at San Diego State University.
Some of her inspirations come from traveling and being involved with the San Diego community. Theresa is an ESL tutor and serves on the Board of Laubach Literacy Council.
Joy Hopkins, a former “Zone” (Arizona), loves the eclectic design aesthetic which stems from her years of travel around the world.
She comes from a lineage of interior design/artistry and is the co-founder of a non-profit for women and art, Creativity is the Fabric of a Woman Soul.
Joy loves her name and can be found getting lost in the details of accessorizing while she designs. With her background in art, she sees the colors, composition and cohesion in a space and brings it to life. “Like a painting, you can’t muddy the colors. Let it rest and come back to re-work it.”
Whitney Parrott joined the Everything Creative team in September of 2014. She was born and raised on the East Coast, where the majority of her family still resides. Whitney graduated from Towson University with a BA in Communications and Advertising.
She was quickly offered a job with a local real estate company doing staging and marketing. After meeting and falling in love with her boyfriend, the two decided to make the journey across the United States to sunny San Diego.
Whitney loves anything art-related, from painting to museums to designing. She loves the outdoors and can be found spending weekends at fun, local restaurants with her boyfriend and beloved dog, Roadie.
Joji Fillmore, Lead Mover for Everything Creative, has 8+ years of moving experience.
Originally from Connecticut, Joji has lived in San Diego for 5+ years now and considers it his home.
Some of his major accomplishments include working with the Red Cross at Ground Zero, five months of back country trail maintenance in Kings Canyon National Park and backpacking 890 km through the north of Spain on the Camino de Santiago.
You can frequently find Joji breaking out in song and dance to “I’m a little teapot, short and stout.”
Nick Krause, an Everything Creative mover, was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He moved to sunny San Diego two years ago.
He enjoys cooking, hiking and exploring our beautiful city. His motto – work smarter, not harder! Fun Fact: He went commercial fishing in Alaska as a vacation.
Raul Santos is a renaissance man. He is the warehouse manager at Everything Creative as well as a craftsman, mover, and designer extraordinaire. Raul’s extensive scope of skills, knowledge and experience is attributed to his education at the Art Institute of California – San Diego. After obtaining his B.A. In Interior Design, he joined the Everything Creative team.
Raul is originally from Guadalajara, Mexico and came to the U.S. at the age of sixteen. He has a kind quiet nature and is quite unassuming. Raul’s love for the arts inspires his many talents including photography, 3D rendering, and image manipulation.