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Instagram can be a great marketing tool for you. But before you find yourself freaking out over stagnated growth, understand there is a strategy and plan to  instagram growth for Interior Design. As a design company what is your goal? When you consider what your pillars of content will be you should first determine what […]

Grow your Instagram with a plan in 2022

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How TikTok Influences the Future of Social Media for Interior Designers  TikTok Influences the Future of Instagram Just like trying to fit your whole skin care regimen in a Tsa Approved ziplock bag. Interior Designers will need to be agile when it comes to their social media presence and the influences of what the future […]

TikTok for Interior Designers

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Awards for Interior Designers: ASID IIDA KBDN NARI HBA Most designers invest time and money into design awards under the category of design excellence.    Looking back at these opportunities I realize that it is best to prioritize and apply for the correct awards. Design awards can tie up a publishable project that could be […]

How to get published as an interior designer

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Have you wondered how the Americana Design families have created a phenomenon of Interior Design?  Is it unique or was it properly placed in the trajectories of Studio McGee and Fixer Upper.  If you swing in Waco and attend the home decor amusement park known as magnolia home you will learn a lot about their […]

Design Phenomenon Studio McGee and Fixer Upper

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When thinking about how much an Interior Designer gets paid I first want to mention that Interior designers own their own business and are typically freelance help.  If you are here wondering how much you should pay your interior designer or if you want to  be an interior designer I want to shine some light […]

How much do Interior Designers Make?

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As an Interior Designer, I am always looking for the best apps to use on the iPad and iPhone. Starting off the new year of 2021 right, I love using the best productivity solutions available.  While somethings can’t be reproduced here are a few Web-based apps that are like my best design assistant. Technology can […]

Best Apps for Interior Design 2021

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Here are 6 ways Design Appy will help your Interior Design business workflow by preventing the largest excuse and reason to say no.   Have you heard the quote before: “A confused mind always says no”.?    After 20 years worth of new homes, flipping properties, selling fine art, and working with homeowners. It is […]

6 tips to use Design Appy for your Interior Design Business

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Once you realize the amazing value and impact of original art you can never go back to mass produced prints.  This is my no brainer how to guide for commissioning art for Interior Designers.  If you are an artist this is how to work with Interior Designers.. because their amazing clients will buy your art. […]

ORC Week 4: How to work with Interior Designers to commission art

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As we slide into Week 3 of the One Room Challenge, this DIY is done!   I’ll show you my completely amazing reveal of this before and after!  We are all at home more than normal and it’s so amazing to have something like the One Room Challenge to keep us busy, plus we get content. […]

ORC Week 3: DIY and Amazing Reveal

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  Oh boy,  this space is a biggie so I will be tapping into some of my favorite budget go to resources.  This covered porch is large enough for two living spaces. There are a few existing items staying.   I have some DIY Dilemmas that seem to be surfacing.  **Also note that I have one […]

ORC Week 2: My Go to Resources and DIY Dilemmas

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