5 Day Confident Color System and Home Staging

5 Day Confident Color System/Home Staging/Home Staging for Agents Certified/Live Five Day Class Fee: $2500 See Schedule

Combine three of The-DSA’s most powerful and comprehensive components in the Confident Color System, Home Staging and Home Staging for Agent class. Gain confidence and a host of new ideas for  color, placement, and decorating, resulting in beautiful rooms every time. Understanding how to begin the decorating process by focusing on what the client already owns blended with the art of placement.  Now add a true understanding of how to implement color and you are ready to make money and delight your clients.  This class is the longest running class of its kind in the USA.   Home Staging combined with the Confident Color System can deliver a brand new room/listing regardless of budget.

WHO:Interior Decorators, Interior Designers, Beginning Entrepreneurs, Redesigners, Stagers, Real Estate Agents, Interior Rearrangers, Color Consultants, Architects, Artists, Painting Contractors, Drapery Workrooms, Decorating Dabblers, and more

WHAT:Five Days-Classroom plus hands-on 2 Houses

WHERE:Multiple Locations-Check Schedule

PREREQUISITES: A love for decorating

DESIGNATIONS: Earn Certified Confident Color System, Home Staging, and Home Staging for Agents designations from The-DSA


Begins with two days devoted to the Confident Color System which then segues into the Home Staging and Home Staging for Agent class blending classroom and hands-on training.

  • The Confident Color System Class
  • Home Staging
    • ACTION™ System –The DSA Numerical Scoring System                                
    • The What, How, and Why of Staging
    • Staging with a Decorator’s Eye
    • Ten Steps to a Perfect Staging
    • Selling Point versus Focal Point
    • Selling Wall, Floors, Windows, and Doors
    • Perception versus Reality
    • Color and Staging
    • Client, Realtor, and FSBO Relationships
    • Writing Staging Proposals
    • Contracts and Pricing
    • Benefits of Realtor and Zillow.com
    • Staging in the Zone™
    • Overcoming Objections with Placement
    • Tablescapes, Bookshelves, and Rugs
    • The Art of Smart Accessorizing
    • Tools to make your Job Easier and Safer
    • Building a Portfolio-Photography Tips   
    • Hands-on in homes
    • How to Build an Inventory
    • Implementing the Shopping List Form
    • Creating the Perfect Shopping List
    • Pros and Cons of Wholesale and Retail ShoppingHomeStagingSavingsCalculator
    • Business and Marketing
    • Business Start-up Guide- licenses, tax id, insurance
    • Naming your Business
    • Identifying your Target market
    • Pricing your Services
    • Fitting your Business to your Lifestyle
    • Additional Revenue Streams
    • Credentials and Certifications
    • Marketing through Credibility versus Visibility
    • Press Releases, Blogs, Websites, Branding
    • Kindred Spirit Marketing
    • Presentations that Rock and Attract Clients
    • Advertising-Free, How to Attract Media Exposure- Print Advertising