Roma L. Starkey

Romarooms was founded by Roma Starkey in 2000 with a certification of
Interior Arrangement by the IADA and then with Realty Enhancements in 2001 with RES, International.

Roma has hosted and assisted with realty enhancement & interior arrangement certification classes to promote the industry needs in our area, while developing her own business from Florida to California.

Roma’s specialty is re-designing rooms from ordinary to extraordinary through her unique visual approach of design talent with space plan, color coordination, furniture sizing, lighting evaluation, art and accessories.

Romarooms has been featured in The St.Pete Times, Brandon Times, Tampa Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal.

Roma has been a Tampa resident for over 25 years with an established list of clientele.

There’s no job too big or too small. Whether you need a second opinion on product & color or a full-scale remodel & renovation Romarooms is here to assist!
Roma Starkey, Romarooms

World Class Team.

Jesse Garcia

Painting & Wallcovering

Prior to working with Romarooms, Roma hired Jesse on a personal level. They developed a working relationship and have been partnering together for over 20 years doing both residential and commercial projects throughout the Tampa Bay Area. Jesse Garcia Painting & Wallcovering has been in business for 25 years. He enjoys meeting new people and will treat your establishment as if it were his own.

Kristina Carmichael

Specialty Design Artist

Kris has shared her talent with Romarooms for over 10 years refacing kitchen cabinetry, painting stained glass/mirror molding, & giving old pieces of furniture new life. Her creativity is second to none!

Michael C. Cook

Architect/Space Planner

Michael has over 30 years of documentation and project production experience. He is proficient in coordinating all production aspects of a project including systems and equipment coordination.

“There’s no job too big or too small. Whether you need a second opinion on product & color or a full scale remodel & renovation Romarooms is here to assist!”

ROMA STARKEY - FOUNDER/OWNER

Articles & Publications

Brief introduction of Roma

Published October 2013
by ROMA STARKEY

Special Arrangement

Tampa Tribune at Home

Published November 2002
by PENNY CARNATHAN

St. Petersburg Times

Published February 2003
by ELIZABETH BETTENDORF

Curating the Coffee Table

Wall Street Journal

Published October 2006
by CHRISTINA S.N. LEWIS

Real or Not, Plants Enliven Room

St. Petersburg Times

Published May 2005
by ELIZABETH BETTENDORF

Lighten, White to Beat Heat

Home & Garden

Published November
by ELIZABETH BETTENDORF

St. Petersburg Times

Published August 2005
by ELIZABETH BETTENDORF

Clutter Free Life Is A Gift to Yourself

St. Petersburg Times

Published March 2006
by ELIZABETH BETTENDORF

Turning a House into Head Turner

St. Petersburg Times

Published November 2005
by ELIZABETH BETTENDORF