Kennesaw State University CPE
Kennesaw State University CPE
KSU Center – 3333 Busbee Drive, #330. Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
470-578-6765 | 1-800-869-1151 (US toll-free)
Staging Your Home to Sell Quickly - 2024
Learn what staging a home is and how to do it effectively. You will learn the secrets of how to stage a house for both occupied and unoccupied homes. Whether your house is large or small, you will learn step-by-step what to do as you stage it. You will see many before and after pictures of staged homes. You will receive a special checklist and guidelines to aid you as you stage your home. Some of the things you will learn in this class are what paint colors to choose for your interior and exterior, lighting, light fixtures, furniture sizing and placement, how to reduce clutter, differences between high-end and average staging, odors, how to promote your upgrades, curb appeal, outdoor living, and so much more. During our last class, we will go on a field trip to one lucky student’s house to learn on-site staging ideas.
Interior Decorating 101 - 2024
In this course, you will be introduced to the basics of interior decorating and how to create the ”Wow” factor for your home or business. We will discuss how to find or choose your color palette, how to choose the perfect picture or art, how to select paint color, comfortable furniture, lighting, the best flooring for your home or business, and so much more. You will be introduced to various Interior Design apps that help when visualizing your room or office. Our whole class will attend a field trip. We will go to D. M Interiors & Design (Decorating Mart) to learn about furniture, wallpaper, art, and fabrics for your home. You will learn how to choose area rugs, window treatments, pictures, and wood floors. You will receive valuable lighting and chandelier education. Each student will create a storyboard for one room. At the end of the course, we will take a field trip to one lucky student’s home, and I will provide an interior design consultation for the homeowner and the students to enjoy. This course is good for the homeowner.
Advanced Interior Decorating - 2024
This hands-on course will focus on interior decorating methods that create positive energy of your spaces, taking you beyond the basics of color palette and traditional decorative styles. We will work together to boost your personal design skills. Whether creating a relaxing outdoor living space, developing a home theater, or giving you fresh ideas for a kitchen makeover, this course will provide you with the tools to succeed. With an educational step-by-step plan for a kitchen design or media room tips, or accessorizing with the perfect final touches, your spaces will become a beautiful place to welcome you home. You will learn where and how to shop, and how to avoid costly mistakes. Field trip to D.M. Interiors & Design (Decorating Mart) you personally will learn how to choose and coordinate color palettes of fabric, wallpaper, paint colors, and art that will be aesthetically pleasing as well as functional. You will learn how to create a detailed storyboard for your home. The final class will be a site visit to one lucky student’s home in which the class separates into groups sharing decorating tips and ideas with the homeowner.
Please contact Jan with any questions you may have. She would love to help you with any of your decorating needs.