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Posted on: February 20th, 2015 by Sandra Racz | No Comments

Do you Love the Idea? Steal It!  Really?  Yes, you heard it from The-DSA. Steal or get inspired by creative ideas or products you love…but there are guidelines for the “grab”. Pinterest, Houzz and shelter magazines are all driven by creating a desire so strong you want to mimic what you see.  By triggering this “must have” feeling, they sell product,… Read More

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015 by JoAnne Lenart-Weary | No Comments

Our alumni attend a class for a variety of reasons, to gain confidence, turn a passion into a profitable business and some just for the joy and love of decorating to help make others lives better without any thought of personal gain.  Two such alumni are Kathy Connelly and Karen Murley, who were featured in… Read More

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015 by JoAnne Lenart-Weary | 1 Comment

Talent is not learned…it is encouraged, inspired, cajoled and refined.  But most of all, talent needs to be recognized.  In my industry, I meet people every day who love creating beautiful rooms but diminish their talents in an attempt to be modest.  I get it…I was just like them. Oh, I knew I loved it… Read More

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015 by JoAnne Lenart-Weary | 1 Comment

Everyday we are snapping photos of our life and creating selfies with friends and family. How about creating “Sellies” to showcase your business and you? What is a Sellie you ask? Simply said, something JoAnne made up to help you gain exposure.  It is a quick 2-3 minute video shot without all the usual fuss… Read More

Posted on: December 9th, 2014 by JoAnne Lenart-Weary | No Comments

Are you planning on attending the 2015 RESA Conference in Las Vegas, Jan.15-16? Do you want to reinforce or expand your design skills? This is your chance to fortify your design skills plus take advantage of the best staging conference in the country.  Vegas Design Intensive is sponsored by The Decorating and Staging Academy, The JLW Company… Read More