Meet the Team

We are a small but mighty team! We have an amazing team dynamic, 20+ years experience in painting, decorating and design. You can trust that we will get the job done right and to your satisfaction! 


Melissa Lackey-Hughes


A day spent painting is a good day! I love my job! This is where I started, and this is my passion. I have been painting professionally since 2000 with experience that includes training and certifications working in a Benjamin Moore retail store.

Nicole Valiant


Nicole joined Lackey Decorating in 2017. She is a talented artist and a valued member of the team. Nicole has a flare for many medians of art and is a very talented artist. She attended college for both a graphic design and legal clerk program. She enjoys the variety and opportunity to be creative that comes with our line of work. 

Carley MacFadyen

Painter/Design Consultant

With a passion for creativity since she could pick up crayons, Carly’s love for interior design led her to Georgian College where she received a Diploma in her passion and has pursued her motive ever since. With experience from flipping homes to home staging, she loves to bring a home to its full potential.

Taylor Gray, Painter & Design Consultation

Taylor Gray

Painter/Design Consultant

Taylor joined Lackey Decorating in 2020 and has always enjoyed our team dynamic. She enjoys painting as it is a creative outlet for her. She loves the variety of work and seeing the clients happy with the finished product! And, if the client has furry friends around it’s always a bonus for her:)  Taylor also has an Interior Decorating diploma, and has her own business Taylor Gray Design Studio. You can contact Taylor HERE in regards to her Design Consulting Services. 

Beyond a Brush & Ladder


Call: 705-984-7739


Located in Angus, Ontario


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