Tag: Carol Bass

What are you Waiting for? Let’s get Started!

What are you Waiting for? Let’s get Started!

You love decorating, you are the go-to person for family and friends…  Isn’t it about time to start a business doing what you love?  It begins with training with one of the talented trainers at The-DSA. You will love it but then you need to 

Colorful Bookcases

A homeowner recently wanted a makeover and color in her life after a difficult divorce. DSA designer Carol Bass came to her aid and offered her a design class. It resulted in an infusion of navy in the rug and book cases, which lifted both 

Autumn Inspired Design Ideas!

Autumn Inspired Design Ideas!

It’s one of our favorite times of the year… autumn! Take a walk and you’ll find such a range of rich colors and textures. Bring a taste of that autumn walk indoors with some of these fabulous-for-fall ideas! Check out the pics below (of completed projects shared shared by one 

Decorating or Staging-Yes, You Can

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 

Sellies-Three Minutes of Magic

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 

Stiletto Success Tip

November 4, 2014 Last week we shared insight into what makes us shake in our stilettos and hinders success. Now, we want to share some tips to help you stop shaking, being indecisive and make those “boots” work for you. Stiletto Success Tip 1: To rock 

The-DSA Packing and Image Checklist

 Our Image is in Every Design School has started, the weather is changing and it’s time to look for new ways to build  an awareness of your business.  The-DSA is just like you, always sifting through ideas, shuffling paperwork and trying to find balance. This newsletter focuses 

What’s Your Office Personality?

What is your office saying about you?  Your office style impacts customer relations, work style, time management and creativity.  The trick is to create and maintain an office that helps you stay focused.  Many of you are familiar with our Confident Consultation System, which includes 

Decorating Age Spots: Clutter

A sure sign of age is too much clutter! Under¬stand that clutter doesn’t have to be papers, magazines, etc. it can also simply be too much stuff. Decorative stuff. Notice in this room there is so much furniture it covers the fireplace. We keep bringing