Design Business


It’s OK to Take a Rest!

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It’s OK to Take a Rest! It is the LAST week of the year and isn’t it amazing how much your life has slowed down? Baaahaha! Mine hasn’t either! BUT, as of today, I am jumping off the “doing stuff” train! You need to jump off that train, too:) It doesn’t have to be this week, […]

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Annual Goal Setting

Filed under Design Business, Return on Interiors

Annual Goal Setting As a designer, you work hard ALL year, fulfilling the dreams of your clients! By the end of the year, you may have nothing left in your reserve tanks to give! You wonder what you have to show for all of that hard work. Did you spend your year working towards the goals you wanted to achieve? Or […]

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Determining the Design Project Budget

Filed under Design Business, Design Projects, Return on Interiors, Working with Clients

Determining the Design Project Budget What is the most frequently asked question on any design project? That’s easy! “What is your budget?” Guess what? At the onset of ANY project, whether interior design and furnishing or remodel, no one knows. You can give an estimate for a high-end kitchen remodel or a new build, but as […]

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Prioritize Your To-Do List

Filed under Design Business, Return on Interiors

Prioritize Your To-Do List We all have to-do lists. We write stuff done and then, BOOM! We are overwhelmed. We don’t know where to start, so we either do nothing or we take the easiest thing and get it done. Then, we look back at our list and become overwhelmed again. AHHHHHH! (Yep, I am screaming out loud!) When I stay up […]

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Design Project Schedule

Filed under Design Business, Design Projects

Design Project Schedule This has been a month of scheduling tips! One thing that you may have realized is that:  NO DESIGN PROJECT IS ALIKE!!! When no two design projects are alike, no two timelines are alike. This can be frustrating for the designer- and the client! What is even more frustrating is explaining this […]

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Business Review-3rd Quarter

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Business Review-3rd Quarter What, what? THIRD QUARTER?! It’s over? Yep. This is it. You are officially in your 4th quarter. I know, you don’t want to review your business. You are too busy, right? Well, before you know it, you will even be busier and if you don’t look at your business now, you will […]

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