PORT ST. LUCIE HOMES
A WINDOW TO DESIGN
Port St. Lucie decorating firm coordinates
every detail from color to comfort
A BY MARY ANN KOENIG
spacious Valencia Cay home, which Cathy and
Ed Coco had contracted to build nearly two
years ago, was ready just in time. Narrowly
missing having to spend the COVID-19 lockdown in a
two-bedroom apartment, they were able to move into
their new Port St. Lucie home in February 2020.
Design firm Dow Decorating, owned and operated
by husband and wife partners Kathy and David Dow,
helped achieve the exact look the Cocos wanted.
The Cocos had a set vision for how they wanted to
decorate the home.
“Cathy Coco has a good talent for decorating, she
knew exactly what she wanted,” Kathy Dow said.
Built by GL Homes, the Cocos have filled their
3,100-square-foot, three-bedrom, 3.5 bath home with
a cohesive color scheme, fine art and deco references.
The layout of the home works perfectly for the Cocos’
busy lives, utilizing a large library and a great room to
The library, which doubles as an office, is where Ed
and Cathy spend much of their time. The couple, who
went to seminary school, conduct Bible study and >>
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ROB DOWNEY PHOTOS
Hunter Douglas window shades from Dow Decorating in Port St. Lucie are a prime feature in the Cocos’ Valencia Cay home.