She plans to have a gift store that is incorporated with a boutique hotel. She wanted the store to be fairly upscale but welcoming and not intimidating. She will sell gifts and stationary, soaps, candles, etc. I decided to keep most of the colors neutral and then to accent with colors in the things she sells - like pillows. In order to make the space seem welcoming and warm, I used wood tones and also used furniture pieces instead of traditional store shelving, etc. .
Here's what I came up with: