Meet Team Sanctuary


We approach each of our projects from a holistic point of view, with the understanding that the journey we take with our clients is going to have a significant impact on their lives.


Lauren O’Connor

In 2005, Lauren founded Sanctuary with a growing awareness of the interplay between personal wellness and physical surroundings. After fifteen years in business, she’s proven time and again that a well designed home is capable of changing lives. Lauren will captain you through a true sanctuary experience, providing structure, focus and intention from day one. She’s there with you every step of the way, lending her calm demeanor and expertise in this creative but very technical endeavor.
949-945-2195 (office)
949-500-6190 (cell)

Judy Stout, SKBD, CID
Project Manager
949-520-0289 (cell)

Judy is a Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer, as well as a Certified Interior Designer. Our resident expert in custom cabinetry, she is meticulous in the communication of concepts and solutions. She creates finely detailed plan sets for your kitchen, bathrooms, media centers, wine cellars, closets and custom built-in’s. You’ll appreciate the results of her oversight and thoughtful, conscientious consideration for years to come, as her guidance will assure that your new space is tailored specifically to your needs.

Kaylyn Crawford
Interior Designer
949-554-4639 (office)

Kaylyn is a talented designer and curator of finishes, fixtures, hardware, art, furnishings and soulful accents. She creates thoughtful presentations and construction documents – detailed road maps to your new, elevated space. She will remain in close contact with your construction team, and advocate on your behalf to ensure that your design is brought to life in precisely the way it was envisioned.

Yvonne Ouellette
Office Manager
949-554-4639 (office)

Yvonne manages the operational side of your design project, which you will find to be a significant role. She handles samples, procurement, expediting, shipping, deliveries, and warranties. She is your primary contact for all questions related to billing and scheduling. She will provide you with weekly status reports for your project every Friday afternoon, and send you your bi-monthly billing as well as monthly billing summaries at the close of each month.