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BOOKCASE STYLING-PART 1

BOOKCASE STYLING-PART 1

I think our strength at How to Decorate and Stage brings to the table, is our ability to create easy to follow systems. For example, when I began teaching Interior Redesign 20 years ago, I spent a year analyzing spaces until I saw patterns emerge that resulted in a...

3 POINTS TO PERFECT COLOR

3 POINTS TO PERFECT COLOR

Color is fabulous…and terrifying! It is the foundation of every great space and also, the easiest place to make mistakes. Whether you are selecting a color for a client or your own home, you need to establish the parameters. Here is our quick 3 point approach to color...

TOP 3 SUCCESS TIPS FOR DECORATORS

TOP 3 SUCCESS TIPS FOR DECORATORS

Creating beautiful rooms is an art and a science.  If you are decorating your own room, you can be overwhelmed with the possibilities.  If you are decorating for a client, it is easy to get so involved with the aesthetics that you forget to address the function...

DODIE’S PIEROGI

DODIE’S PIEROGI

Sometimes you just have to eat comfort food. In my world, comfort means my Eastern European DNA  demands Pierogi.  At our house, almost every celebration means Pierogi on the table. No, not those fake Mrs. T things, but the real handmade, roll them out, boil...

LAST THURSDAY DIY SERIES…yes, it’s free

LAST THURSDAY DIY SERIES…yes, it’s free

Join JoAnne Lenart-Weary and guests online the Last Thursday of each month for fun and informative webinars geared to the beginning and DIY decorator.  Each month we will focus on a different facet of the decorating process.  From getting started to holiday...

START UP TIPS FOR NEW DECORATORS AND STAGERS

START UP TIPS FOR NEW DECORATORS AND STAGERS

The field of interior decorating and its various niches, such as Home Staging and Color Consultations, are in hot demand.  HGTV, DIY, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and more have created an unprecedented interest in the art and science of decorating. As you watch...