About The-DSA


Celebrating 20 Years and
Thousands of Happy Students.

The-DSA is the Most Experienced
Training Company.  
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The Decorating and Staging Academy, founded in 1999 as One Day Decorating, is the oldest most experienced training company.  The-DSA just like our industry grew and so did our name,  training team, classes and curriculums.  The-DSA is nationally known due to its quality training, award winning trainers, successful students and reputation.


The-DSA realizes that training, like decorating and home staging, should be practical and logical.  Whether a Professional growing your business or a Decorating-It-Yourself decorator, we provide learning opportunities through webinars, live training, online classes and DIY workshops. 

With classes endorsed or recognized by many industry associations, RESA, IAHSP, WCAA, WfCP, IDS, Decorating Den, Décor & More, Showhomes and many others.  The Decorating and Staging Academy has been teaching others how to succeed for years.  



What sets The-DSA apart?

  • Multiple ways to learn including Fundamental Hands-On Training, in real house with real clients
  • Formulas for every aspect, reinforcing key design, staging and color principles
  • Forms and Systems to transition into a successful career
  • Yearly curriculum updates
  • Annual National Awards Contest Presented
  • We product the materials that aid you in your business. 
  • Bi-annual conference, The DECO-Zone, where like minded entrepreneurs gather together to the learn the latest trends, how to keep their business and techniques relevant and so much more.
  • Free learning opportunities at all levels.
  • Learn your way, your pace.  Whether you like a live hands on class or a on demand class.  We offer a variety of learning platforms.  
  • Online magazine for sharing with your clients.  You can personalize select publications.