HGTV, Celebrity Holiday Homes
Real Housewives of OC
HGTV, Takeover My Makeover
TLC, Clean Sweep
eHow.com's Design Expert
Her clients know, a home designed by Kelli Ellis is an exceptional experience, combining serenity and style. As an only child of a politician Father and uber-creative Mother, Kelli began her love of media and design very early. Kelli draws continued inspiration from her travels to Europe, South America, Northern Africa and Australia, as well as her experiences living abroad. With a quick wit and down-to-earth nature, Kelli made her way into you’re living rooms early in her design career.
You’ve likely seen Kelli as the featured designer on TLCs Clean Sweep, two season’s of HGTVs Takeover my Makeover, and you watched Kelli help fan favorites on Bravos Real Housewives of Orange County, transform their homes into their ultimate havens, and on HGTV’s #1 Holiday hit, Celebrity Holiday Homes, Kelli adds season sparkle to a Haylie Duff’s gorgeous home.
In addition to HGTV, TLC, Bravo, Kelli has guest appeared on NBC, CBS, ABC Nationwide. The web knows Kelli from eHow.com as their resident Interior Design Expert and V&M.com Insider. Orange County knows Kelli as the feature reporter for Daybreak OC and monthly advice columnist for the OC Gazette. You’ve heard her give decor and “Design Psychology” advice on HGTV Radio/Sirius, MomTV and BlogTalk Radio. She is also a regular keynote speaker and panelist at High Point Market and Las Vegas Market, and marketing summits annually. Kelli was recently chosen as one of the Influential Women of Design, at the Las Vegas Market. Additionally, she regularly contributes to HGTV.com, Riviera Modern Luxury, Star Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Better Homes and Gardens, Vegas, TV Guide, Image, Dabble Magazine and Hearst publications Nationwide. Seeing the need for her viewers to tackle their own projects, she created The Kelli Kit DIY design tool.
As a CLSC and the leading CDPC, she has created the the CDPC Program, Certified Design Psychology Coaching program through the nationally accredited, Spencer Institute. As a follow-up, She has authored the ”Design Psychology” book entitled, “Do I look skinny in this house?” and taping a brand new TV show!
During her successful run on TLC’s Clean Sweep, Kelli became a design expert in Clean Sweep, Conquer the Clutter book and workbook. Kelli was voted one of Luxe Magazine’s “Editor’s Top 10 Designers” and also voted “Top Interior Designer in Orange County” by OC Metro magazine. Kelli is also a featured expert in the global documentaries, “The Compass”, “Riches”, and “The Vow”. Kelli was also nominated for “Remarkable Woman of the Year” by NAWBO, National Association of Women Business Owners.
And Kelli has joined forces with award-winning Designer Lori Dennis to bring Design Camp to thousands of interior designers, decorators, and design lovers nationally and internationally. Join Lori and Kelli at Design Camp! designcamp.com