Started in 2011 by Alecia Plaetz, Gray Area Interiors was created with the idea that there is no right or wrong, design is a gray area.

In the design industry since 2007, Alecia has worked in several furniture showrooms before starting her own interior design business after receiving her Interior Design degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She now provides assistance with floor plans and selecting fixtures and finishes to for a less stressful design process. Gray Area Interiors also provides staging services for the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Parade of Homes, realtors, and homeowners who want to set their home apart on the market.

A division of Gray Area Interiors, Gray Decor Co., provides home decor and furniture for clients and those wanting the look of beautifully designed homes without the price tag and the design work done. Shop at

Outside of interior design, Gray Area Interiors is involved with the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association, serving on a number of committees and at the state level and volunteers with Rotary Feeds, A Rotary based food packing organization providing meals to those who are food insecure in our area. Alecia has also been a member United States Army Reserves since 2003.

alecia plaetz
Interior Designer, Owner

Alecia Plaetz is the founder of Gray Area Interiors, LLC. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Interior Design from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, WI. Her passion for great spaces began in the furniture industry, where she gained experience helping others create amazing spaces to live in. In 2019, Alecia started Gray Decor Co. to provide furniture and home decor to anyone wanting a designer look in their home, but didn’t need a designer.

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