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Fiesta Furnishings Store
Over 20,000 sq. ft. of showroom space, featuring unique one-of-a-kind items from around the world.

Meet Our Design Team!

We're armed with 156+ years of design experience to lend a helping hand!

We believe it takes the best people to create the best experiences for our clients. Great pride is taken in the staff we employ to ensure the Fiesta Family is as strong as possible to help you with all your home needs. Our proven winners include:

Valerie Vanheusden

Valerie Vanheusden

Valerie, a Belgian native to an artist mother, has been surrounded by art and design all of her life, focusing on interior design since 1994. Being fluent in French, paired with her years of exposure and experience enable her to be versed in all design styles from Contemporary to Old World European. Valerie finds inspiration in seeing a clients' unique vision come to life more than anything in the business. She believes, that just as your wardrobe expresses your style, your home is an extension of your personality where the final touches make all the difference!

Shelley Burris

Shelley BurrisĀ 

Shelley is a driven individual with 18 years total of Interior Design experience, along with extensive experience in sales, and has spent 15 years at Fiesta so far. She adores all of her friends and family enormously, savoring every moment she has with her husband of nearly 40 years and her two sons. Since moving to Arizona from Nebraska with her husband, Shelley’s versatile creativity has reflected her open-mindedness in culture and style, as well as her passions for traveling, enjoying nature, and entertaining house guests. Above all, Shelley deeply cares about the connections she has nurtured with her clientele at Fiesta, whom she only hopes to inspire as they create a beautiful home together.


Jeanne Cottone

Jeanne is an 11 year veteran designer for Fiesta, who now works part-time on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Originally from Chicago, Jeanne owned her very own table-top retail store as well as an interior design business before she moved to Arizona. Her vast experience shows throughout her work, and she will surely shock you with how quickly, and easily, she can tie together a wonderful interior design project for you.



Michael Wheeler

Since moving to The Valley from Indiana in 1974, Michael Wheeler has continuously shared his passion for style and his expansive creativity with all of his clients here at Fiesta Furnishings. Before owning a successful hair salon in Scottsdale for 20 years, Michael had always been artistically expressive, nurturing his talents to fearlessly innovate traditional ideas of style. He has a true talent for using bold colors and juxtaposing seemingly different styles without diminishing their character. If you are seeking out an artist to transform your home into a center of living color and inventive expression, Michael is the designer for you!

If you would like one of our designers to help with your project, click HERE to request design services. Our designers can assist you with picking the perfect accessory, getting ideas or working up floor plans of your space. They are available, in your home, by appointment, free of charge to assist you with your needs, large or small. We look forward to working with you!