• Encouraging physical & emotional healing through ART

Our Mission

Designs from the heART is a non-profit organization based in Jacksonville, FL which provides dream rooms to children with life altering or life threatening conditions. Since our founding in 2004, more than 30 dream rooms have been given to children in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

Previous Projects
Cole’s “Wiggle Room”

From Cole’s mom:  “Want to thank everyone at Designs from the Heart again for the fantastic job they did on Cole’s room! I don’t say it enough but I think of the whole team that worked on his room to make it so special every time I walk in his room! You all are AWESOME and have such huge hearts. Thanks again!!”

Island’s Room

Islands roomIsland’s dream room reflects his love of the beach while also honoring the memory of his father. We packed in the beds and furniture and in the end wound up with a space that Island and his family could relax in and enjoy. Plus the Nintendo Wii was an instant hit!


ElijahElijah’s dream was a soccer themed room and with the help of artist Oscar Montes and the US Men’s National Soccer Team, we were able to make that dream come true! Elijah’s dream room was made possible through donations and with the help of Tammy Emerson.

Recent Updates

Tory's new room reflects his love of music....and what better way to celebrate your 20th birthday! Special thank you to… Read More

Designs from the heART on River City Live with Eden Kendall

  See Designs from the heART on River City Live with Eden Kendall!! Read More


Our latest project was unique in so very many ways.  We normally meet with a child and find out what… Read More

Get Involved

Our rooms are funded completely by donations and 100% of your donation goes into making a difference in the life of a child. Every donation, large or small, makes a difference. We are constantly seeking sponsors to help make dream rooms a reality. If you are interested in sponsoring a room, individually or on the corporate level, please contact us.

How you can help

We are always looking to expand our artists to bring their creativity to our projects.
Can you hang a fan, lay flooring, or paint?
Sponsor a room
Make a donation
Can’t donate? Help us fund raise!

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