Yes, if a sample is not chosen from the dozens of existing samples in Karen’s portfolio; Karen will design one in her studio prior to starting the project. You will be presented with this sample to view at the site of the project to see exactly how it will look. Any alterations will be discussed at this time. Once a sample has been chosen Karen will ask you to sign off on it.
There is a charge for designing a sample board due to the amount of product and the time involved in creating one. The charge is varied due to complexity of the technique and the cost of material purchased to create the board. The sample remains the property of Karen’s portfolio, as she will use it for future ideas and clients.