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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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The One Room Challenge was the perfect distraction for me, a designer that has put off designing her own space, and my Mediterranean vacation to Italy was cancelled. I needed to really create a retreat for us to enjoy and  potentially share with our socially distanced friends. This is the space empty.   This was […]

ORC Week 8: A Mediterranean Vacation at Home

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There are more than 7 ways to get the most out of Design Appy as an Interior Designer. Not all design clients are full service. Some design clients want to spend the day shopping or hire a Designer for a Day to help with a new build. One of the benefits of offering one of […]

7 tricks to get the most out of Design Appy

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Are we really on Week 7 of the ORC?  I can’t believe next week is the final reveal and it’s so soon.  Today I am going to show you an easy detail to add to a fireplace or a beam in your home.  It’s super inexpensive and so easy to do. First let me introduce […]

ORC Week 7 Fireplace Fix up

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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5 best techniques to build and fortify trust with your design clients.   How do you get the best clients and get them to genuinely trust you?  Having a strong bond and trust with your design clients makes all of the difference in who gets to drive a project.  It makes the biggest difference in […]

5 Best Secret Client Design Tips Ever

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Who knew that in all my years as an interior designer that the best client gift that generates the most referrals would be free.  It does, however, require a time investment. My definition of a client gift was initially a beautiful item in the space that will make someone ask about it.  I gave these […]

Best gift to give a client that generates the most referrals

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  How to make my Interior Design Business Scaleable?   Interior design is a very attractive business.  (in more ways than one)  It’s an outlet that merges creativity and service.  It’s an in-demand income career.  It holds a perfect balance for work-life and passion project enthusiasm.  As with most businesses, some businesses grow and others […]

How to make an Interior Design business scaleable

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10 Indicators: Yes, You are a BAD client…. Welcome to designing your dream home and the crazy train known as the next year of your life. I know you want to have the best Designers in town… BUT… You have to be a good client.   Those gorgeous published homes and effortless relationships happen because […]

10 indicators You are a Bad Client

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