Studio Vandegrift is an interior styling and event planning design studio located in the quaint suburbs of Long Valley, NJ. Owner and designer, Sunny Vandegrift strives to provide clients with fresh ideas for a well styled life.  With a focus on superior classic hospitality, Sunny works hand in hand with clients to create thoughtfully designed spaces and events that are tailored to their specific vision and style.


Sunny Vandegrift is a New Jersey based designer known for her detail oriented, layered, and immersive ability to story tell through design. 

Following the completion of her BS in Information Management and Technology from Syracuse University, Sunny worked for a lighting ecommerce start up writing content, designing the website and maintaining social media.  After daily interactions with designers and architects, she caught the design bug.  In a little over a year she earned a second degree, this time a BFA in Interior Design from Michael Graves College - Robert Busch School of Design at Kean University.  Sunny worked as a designer for two of New Jersey's top design firms.  At Cory Connor Designs she assisted in space planning, decor styling, and furniture selection in high end residential homes in Chatham, Madison and Summit, New Jersey.  Under Kraig Kalashian at KKAD, Sunny worked on properties in Washington DC, Long Island NY, Hilton Head SC, Hill Country TX, and Telluride CO.  She independently devised concepts and designed all aspects of several spaces in the Washington Hilton lobby that included electrical layouts, equipment plans, and finish schedules. 

In 2017, Sunny launched Studio Vandegrift strictly as a residential Interior Design studio. After much success, she decided to leverage her innate skill and passion for event planning and design. Studio Vandegrift now specializes in the planning and management of the following social celebrations - birthdays, engagement parties, bridal showers, vow renewals, baptisms, baby showers, sweet 16, proms, graduations, house warmings, family reunions, and holiday parties. Sunny can help at every level - design of correspondence, invitations or programs, invitation and RSVP management, event vision and concept creation, budget and timeline checklist, sourcing of props and decor, vendor management, venue site visits, custom goodie bags, welcome kits, attendee gift packages, and sweet and treat tables.

When not in Long Valley you can find Sunny visiting her hometown of New Hope, PA or at the beach in Avalon, NJ. She is head-over-heels in love with her husband, Austin and baby son, Weston. It’s this appreciation of suburban-family-living that has her so deeply passionate about helping clients create a wholesome, authentic and fresh scene for living and celebrating life’s special moments.



  • Event proposal, budget, timeline and checklist

  • Decor and style plan

  • Coordination of rentals and decor sourcing

  • Vendor sourcing, management and coordination

  • Event day management


  • Space Planning

  • Furniture, fabric, artwork & accessories, window treatments, wall treatments, lighting and wall-to-wall flooring selection

  • Custom cabinet, lighting and millwork design

  • Holiday styling and decor