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"Sue McEwen's involvement in decorating our family home and then our winter vacation home resulted in a superb outcome.  After getting to know us, Sue encouraged our color expression for the different spaces making us feel confident about our bolder choices.  After the base painting was completed, Sue applied special artistic finishes including a home theater ceiling that is literally a work of art.  She easily coordinated with the other trades, finishing her work on time with no complications -- a real talent!"

Al Ulsrud I Orchard Park

Jim Connolly (716) 648-4379

Kelly Ballagh, Lake View, NY

When I bought my new townhouse 7 years ago I couldn't decide on colors so I picked beige for everything. After living with that I finally decided the place needed a little color. Sue was recommended to me by Kitchen Creations and I knew her work from the Village Hall in Hamburg so I gave her a call. I started with the kitchen. She did a faux finish on the backsplash and under my cupboards in a deep burgundy (or merlot as I call it as my theme is wine). What a dramatic change.

My cupboards popped out and my countertop also. I was so delighted with the results and received many compliments on the work. Now she is doing two of my bathrooms and some work in my TV room. I had an idea what colors I wanted but in talking to Sue we came up with just the right combination of ideas. I now have two completely new rooms in my home thanks to Sue's creativity.

In the Spring I have booked her to paint a palm tree mural in my TV room of which the theme is palm trees. I can't wait to see the finished product. I'm sure it will be a center of conversation from any visitors to my home. I would recommend Sue (and already have) to anyone wishing to make a change to their home. She is trustworthy, prompt and leaves no messes behind. Thanks Sue!!!!!

Anne Alessi I Hamburg, NY

Sandy K. Casey

Sr. Manager, Marketing & Communications

FedEx Trade Networks, Inc.

"I strongly recommend Sue McEwen and her business "Q-1 of a Kind" for any painting and/or decorating projects. I served as the Town of Hamburg Superintendent of Building and Grounds for 12 years and contracted "Q-1 of a Kind" for all significant projects. The major buildings of the town required significant upgrading and with the advise and hard work of Sue McEwen the results were outstanding.

Thanks to Sue's artistic talent the boring appearance of our municipal buildings was upgraded to a bright and pleasant place for our employees and the public. The new environment was not only pleasant but also functional for the needs of the town.

All projects were completed in a timely manner with minimal disruption to the work and public areas. The cost was always reasonable and the quality of the end product outstanding.  Feel free to contact me for further information regarding projects completed by "Q-1 of a Kind".

From the initial phone conversation with Sue, some 6 years ago to my 7 rooms that she did in my home, I am constantly impressed and astonished with what excellent service, and kindness Sue exhibits. I was so shocked at the initial meeting to see such well put together sample boards and the options - OH MY GOSH - it was nothing like the "sponging" that other people had shown me. It is beautiful ART - all over my house.

   A project that started out to be just one room has grown into a theme in my entire home. I am so pleased with the craftsmanship, skill, professionalism, kindness and patience that Sue has shown to my family. My husband doesn't want to hang some of the things we used to have on our walls, because he can't stand to cover up such amazing work.

   Throughout the entire process they have been SO professional and a joy to work with. I'll have to keep thinking of new projects, just to keep her around. You will not be disappointed with any of Q-1 of a Kind's work. Top notch!!!

   "Sue McEwen is able to take a vision and create a masterpiece. She listened to what I was trying to create and made recommendations that made each room unique while maintaining a flow throughout the house. As a working woman who travels a lot, I do not have time to pick out colors and designs but did not have to worry as Sue did a great job in choosing the right colors and techniques for my walls. Her professionalism, patience and dedication to her art made my life easier and my home beautiful. What started out as one-room job has turned into seven and still going. I highly recommend her for any job big or small.

My family has been working with Sue for almost twenty years.  Her talent and taste for interior design, transformed my drab, out-dated house into a beautifully decorated, warm home.  Her knack for matching paint colors with different wood stains, creates a room that is tastefully designed.  Her faux finishing is innovative and elegant, and gives an updated, one of a kind look to any room.

Not only is Sue’s work impeccable - her upbeat, kind personality shines through on every project that she encounters. 

Mary Blood I  Hamburg NY

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