WALHALLA — It’s a quiet afternoon at Blu Soul Design in Walhalla as the whir of a saw signals that another refinishing job is in full swing.
Desiree Kintyhtt is the owner and sole employee of the store, which is for people seeking refinished and redesigned farmhouse-inspired home decor and furniture. Not only does she run the store, but also has a booth in Grand Forks’ Midtown Marketplace. She has clients booked six months in advance with custom orders, such as remodeled kitchens and repainting of old furniture.
The business started out as a hobby for Kintyhtt. She would refinish