Full Course Content

  • 1

    INTRODUCTION & GETTING STARTED

    • what to expect from this video series (4:03)

    • project worksheet excel template

    • a helpful note for our pdf and video content: accessing hyperlinks & video sound settings

    • interior design process list

    • the top 10 tips to design your home like a pro

  • 2

    DESIGN INSPIRATION

    • how to find design inspiration and begin organizing ideas (13:47)

    • sources for finding inspirational photos

    • how to use Pinterest

  • 3

    COLOR PALETTES

    • how to determine your color palette & how to look at color (18:52)

    • color elements to consider

    • example color palettes

  • 4

    PAINT COLORS

    • how to select paint colors (12:29)

    • how to properly sample paint colors and select finishes (10:23)

    • general paint tips and helpful resources

    • our favorite paint colors, by color family

    • our favorite paint color combinations

  • 5

    TEXTURES, MATERIALS & PATTERNS

    • how to select textures & materials, introduction & general information (6:32)

    • wood furniture and flooring guidelines (6:27)

    • example wood color combinations

    • wall-to-wall carpet guidelines (2:57)

    • example wall-to-wall carpet options

    • how to mix patterns (3:14)

    • example combinations of fabric textures & pattern sizes

    • wallpaper guidelines (4:04)

  • 6

    FURNITURE LAYOUTS & ELEVATIONS

    • how to look at drawings and why they are important (6:44)

    • reviewing our example furniture layouts & elevations (7:43)

    • how to determine which layouts are best for your rooms (12:15)

    • sectionals and recliners vs. sofas and club chairs (4:15)

    • guidelines for placing furniture

    • library of living room / family room example drawings

    • library of dining room example drawings

    • library of bedroom example drawings

    • library of perimeter option example drawings

    • library of TV & fireplace placement option drawings

    • our guide to simple drawing software programs

  • 7

    PROPER MEASURING

    • how to properly measure your rooms (5:50)

    • how to properly measure your rooms

  • 8

    PROJECT WORKSHEET

    • how to use our project worksheet, and why it’s important as a task list, shopping list, and budget (5:45)

    • project worksheet excel template

  • 9

    BALANCE, SCALE & PROPORTION

    • how to use balance, scale & proportion to your advantage (12:35)

    • elevation drawings, do’s & don’ts

  • 10

    DETERMINING WHAT FURNISHINGS TO USE

    • how to determine what types & sizes of furnishings work best in your rooms (WATCH THIS FIRST, before the following videos in this chapter) (5:01)

    • rugs (9:14)

    • sofas and club chairs (9:21)

    • sofa and club chair arm styles

    • living rooms, family rooms, entry halls, and home offices (9:46)

    • dining rooms and kitchens (6:10)

    • bedrooms (5:04)

  • 11

    WINDOW TREATMENTS

    • various types of window treatment options and how to use them (17:07)

    • three types of vendors to use

    • window treatment elements to consider

    • drawing with proper curtain placement

    • guidelines for using different types of window treatments within one room

    • vendor resources

  • 12

    LIGHTING

    • table lamps, floor lamps, and where to use them (6:18)

    • ceiling & wall lights: pendants, chandeliers, flush-mounts and sconces (3:11)

    • bedside lighting (2:28)

    • lighting technology tips (5:04)

    • drawings indicating proper light fixture placement

    • lighting technology tips

  • 13

    ART

    • introduction, and finding the right mix of art mediums and subject matters (3:56)

    • best types of art sizes and types of art placement (4:47)

    • list of 4 simple elements to consider to find the best mix

    • example drawings showing art placement

    • how to execute a gallery wall (4:33)

    • how to execute a gallery wall

    • art placement options by room (3:10)

    • art dimensions and installation tips (5:58)

    • shopping for art (12:25)

    • vendor resources

    • guide to shopping locally: flea markets & boutiques

    • framing art (5:03)

  • 14

    MIRRORS

    • guide to selecting and placing mirrors (5:48)

  • 15

    STYLING WITH ACCESSORIES

    • general styling information for accessories (WATCH THIS FIRST, before the following videos in this chapter) (5:25)

    • using toss pillows as accessories (4:14)

    • how to style beds (7:07)

    • diagram of pillow combinations

    • how to use plants as accessories (5:07)

    • plant guide resources

    • styling tabletop vignettes: coffee tables, side tables, console tables, and dining tables (12:16)

    • styling bookshelves & fireplace mantels (4:54)

  • 16

    ADDING YOUR OWN PERSONALITY

    • learn how and where to make a design statement (10:04)

  • 17

    EDITING

    • how to edit your existing furnishings (3:16)

  • 18

    ORGANIZATION

    • organizational tips (8:09)

    • links to organizational resources

  • 19

    SHOPPING

    • shopping tips (11:00)

    • vendor resources

    • how to use Pinterest

    • guide to shopping locally: flea markets & boutiques

  • 20

    DESIGN BOARDS

    • how to create a simple design board (4:12)

    • how to create a simple design board

  • 21

    RECAP

    • putting your whole design plan together (3:36)

  • 22

    CHECKLIST BEFORE PURCHASING HOME FURNISHINGS

    • things to consider and confirm before making final purchases (2:21)

    • checklist before purchasing home furnishings

  • 23

    KITCHEN AND BATHROOM FACELIFTS

    • non-renovation tips to style kitchens and bathrooms (13:43)

    • list of kitchen and bathroom facelift ideas

    • drawings indicating proper light fixture placement

  • 24

    RENOVATION & NEW CONSTRUCTION GUIDANCE

    • renovation tips (21:48)

    • list of renovation tips

    • kitchen project worksheet

    • bathroom project worksheet

  • 25

    WORKING WITH US VIA VIDEO CONSULTATION

    • if you need more personalized help from us (1:32)

    • Video Consultation -what is included

  • 26

    LIST OF ALL DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES INCLUDED IN THE ABOVE CHAPTERS

    • INTRODUCTION & GETTING STARTED: project worksheet excel template

    • INTRODUCTION & GETTING STARTED: interior design process list

    • INTRODUCTION & GETTING STARTED: top 10 list

    • DESIGN INSPIRATION: sources for finding inspirational photos

    • DESIGN INSPIRATION: how to use Pinterest

    • COLOR PALETTES: color elements to consider

    • COLOR PALETTES: example color palettes

    • PAINT COLORS: general paint tips and helpful resources

    • PAINT COLORS: our favorite paint colors, by color family

    • PAINT COLORS: our favorite paint color combinations

    • TEXTURES, MATERIALS & PATTERNS: example wood color combinations

    • TEXTURES, MATERIALS & PATTERNS: example wall-to-wall carpet options

    • TEXTURES, MATERIALS & PATTERNS: example combinations of fabric textures & pattern sizes

    • FURNITURE LAYOUTS & ELEVATIONS: guidelines for placing furniture

    • FURNITURE LAYOUTS & ELEVATIONS: library of living room / family room example drawings

    • FURNITURE LAYOUTS & ELEVATIONS: library of dining room example drawings

    • FURNITURE LAYOUTS & ELEVATIONS: library of bedroom example drawings

    • FURNITURE LAYOUTS & ELEVATIONS: library of perimeter option example drawings

    • FURNITURE LAYOUTS & ELEVATIONS: our guide to simple drawing software programs

    • PROPER MEASURING: how to properly measure your rooms

    • PROJECT WORKSHEET: project worksheet excel template

    • BALANCE, SCALE & PROPORTION: elevation drawings, do’s and don’ts

    • WINDOW TREATMENTS: three types of vendors to use

    • WINDOW TREATMENTS: window treatment elements to consider

    • WINDOW TREATMENTS: drawing with proper curtain placement

    • WINDOW TREATMENTS: guidelines for using different types of window treatments within one room

    • WINDOW TREATMENTS: vendor resources

    • LIGHTING: drawings indicating proper light fixture placement

    • ART: list of 4 simple elements to consider to find the best mix

    • ART: example drawings showing art placement

    • ART: how to execute a gallery wall

    • STYLING WITH ACCESSORIES: plant guide resources

    • STYLING WITH ACCESSORIES: diagram of pillow combinations

    • ORGANIZATION: links to organizational resources...coming soon, April 2021

    • SHOPPING: vendor resources

    • SHOPPING: guide to shopping locally: flea markets & boutiques

    • DESIGN BOARDS:how to create a simple design board

    • CHECKLIST BEFORE PURCHASING HOME FURNISHINGS: checklist before purchasing home furnishings

    • KITCHEN AND BATHROOM FACELIFTS: list of kitchen and bathroom facelift ideas

    • KITCHEN AND BATHROOM FACELIFTS: drawings indicating proper light fixture placement

    • RENOVATION & NEW CONSTRUCTION GUIDANCE: list of renovation tips

    • RENOVATION & NEW CONSTRUCTION GUIDANCE: kitchen project worksheet

    • RENOVATION & NEW CONSTRUCTION GUIDANCE: bathroom project worksheet

    • FURNITURE LAYOUTS & ELEVATIONS: library of TV & fireplace option drawings

  • 27

    FUTURE CHAPTERS IN THE WORKS . . .

    • home offices (date TBD)

    • kids' rooms (date TBD)

    • patios & outdoor living areas (date TBD)

    • enhancing curb appeal (date TBD)