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But Decorography changed all that. From the very first lesson, I knew this was exactly what I needed to stop second-guessing all my decorating decisions. Jackie helped me create a strategy for every room in my home, and now I don’t have to wonder which colors to choose, or accent pieces to buy. Decor stores don’t even overwhelm me anymore!”
● How to plan a successful room makeover using the seven layers of a room.
● Follow a simple four-step process to prioritize your home project ideas.
● Learn how to get the whole family involved so you can create new habits and systems to keep your home neat, organized, and well styled.
● How to classify, identify, and describe patterns so you can successfully choose patterns that work well together.
I called on my favorite lifestyle and home experts to share their wisdom with you in an exclusive video interview! You’ll have instant access to the entire interview library. The interviews are also available as an audio download so you can listen to them on the go.
● Learn the basics of project management so you can get any project done on time, under budget, and without getting a divorce.
“If someone had told me I was going to makeover the basement before the kitchen or bathroom I would have thought they were being ridiculous! I never really thought a basement mattered. But now I was spending all this time in there and I loved looking at my mat but hated looking up at the room.
How to “Shop Your Home” so you can use what you already have to refresh any room.
Décorography isn’t like reading a blog, picking up a decorating book, or gathering ideas on Pinterest.
You WILL get access to Jackie in the private members-only forum. Personal consults and private decorating services are not included with your membership. If you have decorating questions, post them in the forum and Jackie will be happy to share her expertise and feedback with you. Plus, in the forum you’ll have a bunch of classmates to help you, too.
“I used to bring home random cute decor from Goodwill and sale items, but have no idea how to display it or make it work with the rest of my items. A lot would end up in in the garage and slowly move to our Goodwill pile. Now my spaces are much more edited, personalized, and curated with items I love, in colors I adore.”
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“Before Décorography I already had a good idea of what I “liked” and “disliked”, but I didn’t know how to pull together that “polished/finished” look I desired. I spent a lot of time (and money) buying things I “loved”, but didn’t always know how to incorporate them with other items in my home.
Imagine a future of easy to make decorating decisions and no regrets purchases…
But you don’t need an interior designer to create a beautiful, meaningful home. Décorography will show you how to decorate for yourself and you’ll have a community of support to help you along the way.
Worst of all, you know your home could be great, but it isn’t coming together the way you want. It just doesn’t feel like you.
● How to determine the proper size of wall decor for any space with easy formulas and guidelines.
● How to control the mood of your room with simple automation, specialty light bulbs, and properly diffusing light.
Nope! You can use Décorography and revamp your entire home without buying a thing. It’s absolutely possible to work with what you have and I love to encourage you to use what you have in better ways.
● Where to place your wall decor to create the most visual interest.
● How to choose accent colors, wood tones, and metal finishes that compliment your whole home color palette.
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● The three best free online tools for creating mood boards and my recommended workflow.
Everything you need to prepare to give your guests a comfortable and relaxing stay at your home.
“Before Décorography I thought if I wanted a beautiful house or even just a beautiful room I would have to get a professional interior designer. With only a few Décorography lessons, I gained the confidence to paint my house and decorate it myself. My house no longer feels like a modern monolith, but the home that I want to spend time in. “
● You won’t just learn how to hang art above a sofa. You’ll learn how to hang art above any large piece of anchor furniture and make your wall decor look great any every room.
All of these different textiles make the layering effect even more lavish. Go from blah to beautiful by layering your room today.
Do you feel like this was a little 101 in decorating? While this certainly doesn’t cover all the design secrets (only an interior designer can do that), it does get you started on the right path to creating a well-designed home that is functional and attractive—a home that speaks to who you are.
● Discover the three main types of wall decor and where to use each type.
● How to Plan Simple and Sane Events with Megan Willis from CelebrateDallas.com
This little-known trick works! No matter what your design tastes— country to minimalist— every interior design should incorporate a few splashes of black.
It feels so good to do yoga in this space now. Not only is it a beautiful, inspired and inspiring space, it also makes me feel proud because I know I made it happen, and it reminds me constantly how amazing life can be and how grateful I am for what I have.
Course #1: Color Confidence BONUS Introductory Class: Color Choice
● Your color scheme is neutral, because you’re afraid too much color will clash and neutrals go with everything,right?! Wrong.
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Decorating is supposed to be fun, right?! Pick out what you like, put it all together and voila!—dream home. That would be nice, but it’s not reality.
● Learn the three pattern formula, then learn how to extend your pattern collection to five or more patterns in the same space without them being too busy or clashing.
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Instant, lifetime access to all four courses inside Décorography (a $508 value) Access to the members-only community (a $200 value) 10 expert interviews (video and audio format) (a $300 value)
Why? Black adds a sense of depth, character and focus to a room like no other color can. It can be as simple as incorporating pictures in black wooden frames, or a black graphic print on your curtains, or a black stripe lining throw pillows… it doesn’t matter where you choose to incorporate this bold color, as long as you incorporate it somewhere.
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My goal with this course is to help you create a home you love and build your creative confidence in the process.
This might be one of the most important steps. After all, a picture is worth one-thousand words. Standing back and taking a snap shot of your room allows you to peer through a new perspective. In a way, a photograph allows you to see the room for the first time, through a visitor’s eyes.
● Homework assignments can take 1 to 2 hours, or longer, depending on how you want to make Décorography work for you.
The site is also mobile friendly so you can access the lessons and watch the videos on most tablets and phones with a web browser. You can also download the audio for the bonus interviews to listen on the go.
Get the picture? Make the interior design speak to who you are. This is where you get to have fun and create your own personal masterpiece.
Learn how to balance practical storage with pretty display on your bookshelves.
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“Since we rent it was important to me to inject our individuality into our home to create a place we felt was “ours”. But, I had no idea where to begin. I used to feel like our home didn’t reflect who we are. I had no idea of what colours to use on our walls or how to blend various décor pieces or furniture from different stores. If I bought something new home I didn’t know how to work it in with the décor I already owned. I would spend ages trying to style décor and wonder why it just didn’t seem to look right.
That said, I also think it’s exciting to find new pieces or accents to bring a room together! It’s part of the fun of decorating to incorporate old and new in a way that works. In this case, I’ll urge you to buy right.
What little tricks do you have up your sleeve to make your a home a well-designed space?
● Get instant, lifetime access to all four courses with a total of 15 step by step decorating classes. Each class includes 30-90 minutes of video lessons with my best tips and practical decorating advice for a particular decorating topic.
Course #2: Planning Precision Class #1: The Easy Way to Prioritize and Plan Your Home Projects
Take a picture of your completed room in order to see what needs to be edited; the things that do not work in the space. Image Source: O Interior Design
The value of this program is easily worth a $1000 or more in saved time, money, and frustration.
Think of this as a little 101 in decorating. While we all cannot possess the eye for exquisite design and detail — we can decorate our homes as though we do. In some ways, interior decorating can be thought of as a formula with specific steps; building blocks that will help create your very own interior design.
● See how the five functional styling strategies apply to a real kitchen, bathroom, dressing area (in the bedroom), and home office.
You might think it takes magic or an artistic flair to create gorgeous interiors.
Here’s your complete breakdown of the classes within each course…
Everything you need to create a home that will have all your neighbors asking you for decorating advice.
● Creative Savings with Kalyn Brooke of CreativeSavingsBlog.com
Transform the way you make color decisions so you can create a whole home color palette that makes your home flow from room to room.
● See detailed space planning recommendations for 12 real homes with common furniture and space limitations.
How to arrange flowers in a vase, create simple centerpieces, and flower care tips and tricks, so you can welcome flowers into your home more often.
Because creating a home you love doesn’t have to be so hard and learning to decorate your own home is an investment in yourself that lasts a lifetime.
“Decorating is my favorite hobby and I love decorating my home, but since Décorography I have become more selective in the items I purchase and have fewer returns and regrets.I have a clearer idea of what I really need for a particular spot – if I truly need anything at all. I have more confidence in what I’ve done. “
Holly used the whole house color palette, how to mix and match patterns, and styling classes in Décorography to decorate her new kitchen.
● Design the home you want your children to remember growing up in.
This curriculum was designed for busy moms, because Jackie gets it. The program is organized into four courses. Each course has 3+ video classes on the topic.
We can all achieve a well-decorated space by following a few design tips. Image Source: James Rixner
● You won’t just learn how to mix fabric patterns. You’ll learn how to use fabrics together to create the desired feeling you want in your home.
● Recreate the Feeling of Home Anywhere with Melissa Riker of TheHappierHomemaker.com
Functionality of your home is very dependent on individual lifestyles. If you have an empty nest, then you may be more willing to invest in expensive pieces and room decor, while busy families may prefer an open floor plan that is unobstructed by numerous decorative objects. Consider your individual living needs and then choose the right design software that can help you achieve your ideal layout.
● Your bookshelves look cluttered no matter what you do—how does anyone make them look nice anyway!?
● The Paperless Home with Donnie and Abbie from JustaGirlandHerBlog.com
● Meet Your Teacher with Jackie Hernandez of SchoolOfDecorating.com
“Before Décorography I was lost when it comes to my personal style. I had followed the same style as my mother and sister, but it didn’t feel truly like me. Since joining Décorography I have realized that I tried to copy the styles of other people. I was too blinded by trends. Now I am confident enough to seek my own personal style and only choose things I love. Knowing what I love, makes it easier to make the right decisions. It saves money and time. It has changed the way I think about decorating. Joining Décorography has been the best investment in finding my personal style and the confidence to try and achieve it! “
An eye for appealing aesthetics is something that you may not posses right away, but through trial and error, you can discover the correct assortment of decorative objects that work in your home. A lot of interior designers say that if you absolutely love something, then buy it, you will find a place for it and a way to make it work. This mantra may work for those of us with a seasoned design knowledge, but not for the more timid newcomers to design.
“I was decorating challenged! Too much over thinking, not enough doing. Since joining Décorography, I am better prepared, more carefree about the decorating process. I love Jackie’s very practical methodology for color and pattern selection. “
3. Styling Savvy so you can declutter and beautify your functional spaces, style your bookshelves, and learn how to arrange flowers so well no one will ever know you bought them at the grocery store.
You have a wealth of options, ideas, and let’s face it: lots and lots (and lots) of pictures on Pinterest. What you don’t have are the practical tools to turn your inspiration into reality.
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● How to choose flowers and greenery for your arrangements with a focus on inexpensive farmer’s market and grocery store bouquets.
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It’s like Netflix for home decorating. Binge-worthy, but with much better results.
● How to make your books look good and make space to mix in meaningful and decorative objects.
My favorite part of Décorography is the professional quality videos breaking down each topic in a simple no-fail approach to decorating. I have watched them several times, as I work on various aspects of a room, and glean new information each time as I start to apply the things I learn. I have spent LESS money learning how to use mostly existing items I already had!”
● Housekeeping You Can Keep Up With with Becky from CleanMama.net
Look to the dining room in the image below. The black dining chairs are classic and go with any decor; they stay on-trend via the leopard fabric that can easily be changed, while the shape of the chair will never go out of style and is a great investment piece.
Try arranging your favorite objects on a coffee table, or create a centerpiece of candlesticks on your dining table…anything goes as long as it is a cohesive grouping. If you are new to this idea, then start slowly and keep your groupings limited to 3 items that have common elements such as color, theme, or texture.
● Learn a 5-step process for arranging your shelf decor, 14 ways to stack books and mix in decor, and how to choose the right accessories for your bookshelves.
● How to plan and hang beautiful gallery walls mixing together frames, art, and decorative wall decor.
And when we say “mess” we really mean it. We encourage you to share progress pics, even when your house isn’t neat or tidy. Why? Because that’s real. And the mission here is to decorate your real home, not some photo shoot set that no one actually lives in!
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That means – items you can use in multiple places around your home, only things you really love and things that have real staying power – so you don’t feel like buying new decor six months from now!
Transform Your Entire Home This Year (even if you only do one class per month)
How? Well, there are some basics when it comes to pulling together the interior design of a room. By following these 10 steps you can begin to create a peaceful and functional interior space that takes your four walls and makes them feel like home.
Bonus #2 10 Exclusive Video Interviews with Lifestyle and Home Experts
That means, I specialize in explaining really complex things in easy to understand ways.
The Huffington Post offers numerous houseplant suggestions that make your home brighter and the air cleaner. Even if you consider yourself anything but a green-thumber, you can still incorporate easy-care houseplants into your interior design—you will be so that glad when you admire the new level of interior design your room achieves thanks to greenery.
In home decorating, a vignette is a grouping of objects or furniture. You can create a vignette through a grouping of art on your wall, or a grouping of objects on a table, or a grouping of chairs near a window to create a conversational seating. By arranging your items in this manner, you create areas for the eye to stop, relax and stay awhile.
And when that happens, you’ll love your home for years to come, because it’s filled with decor you love that can evolve with you.
● How to best use the three main types of lighting and the most common light fixtures to create a well lit room.
You might think that you need a design degree or tons of money (or to hire someone with a design degree for tons of money!) in order to have a well-decorated home.
Solve the puzzle that is space planning with simple strategies and tools to plan your ideal furniture layout.
● How personalize your decor and the five stories your home should tell about you.
Personalize your home decor and give your home a personality so you can make your home a reflection of you.
● Give your home a unique, consistent personality of its own with a fun “branding” exercise.
Suddenly it becomes glaringly obvious that a picture needs to be moved because it is hung too high, or that you have too many small objects cluttering the room, or that the pillows really don’t work.
Décorography will show you step by step how to create a home you love without indecision, second guessing yourself, or buying the wrong things.
Whether you are a poor student trying to furnish your first apartment or you are upgrading to the home of your dreams—it is always best to keep the lines of your larger (more expensive) furniture pieces classic.
1. Color Confidence so you can create your whole house color palette, mix and match fabrics like a pro, and bring it all to life with a great lighting design.
This is where you get to have fun and showcase your personality. There is nothing worse than a home that doesn’t speak to the owners loves, travels, tastes, passions, and hobbies.
● Taking Decorating Risks with Lindsay Ballard of Makely.com
Some may argue that this same effect can be achieved through other bold colors, but we suggest you just try it with black and see what happens.
Adding decorative objects may seem silly, but it adds to the overall style statement of your home. Image Source: Residents Understood
Taking several snapshots of the room from different angles is the best way to edit a room of its clutter and items that simply don’t work in the space.
Whether it’s one room or the entire house, you bring the mess and we’ll help turn it around!
“Before Décorography my approach to home decorating was a mess! I didn’t have a good sense of my personal style or even that you could have a personal style in your home. After Décorography I feel way more confident in my abilities to pull a room or small area together in a way that looks styled, yet feels authentically me. I can shop for my home with confidence because I know what will work and what won’t even before bringing it home! I spend far less money because I’m not wasting money on mistakes. My favorite thing about Décorography is the community! Not only do I have a group of people to help me work through my ideas and provide inspiration, but I’ve also developed solid friendships that extend far beyond home decorating. The investment in the program has been invaluable and I feel so fortunate that I happened upon Jackie’s site one day and decided to trust my gut and join! “
● Turn your home into a sanctuary for your family and friends.
● Easy to follow 7-step process for choosing the main colors for your walls and furnishings.
“I love a well-decorated space in photos but didn’t feel capable of pulling those spaces off in real life. Since joining Décorography, I have learned a lot, especially about fabrics. How to Mix and Match Patterns was an excellent class! It was packed with information and good practice exercises. “
Don’t be cheap when it comes to buying seating. Image Source: DKor Interiors
● Discover the easiest way to choose a collection of patterns and open yourself up to using multiple patterns in a room.
“I LOVE MY OFFICE! I spend every day in here now. Sometimes Saturdays too! Every time I walk in, I’m instantly inspired to tackle the day and be productive until dinner. Some of my blogging friends have their own offices outside the home now, but I can’t imagine going anywhere else. THIS is why I work from home, and now I have a special space just for me.”
● Create a furniture plan that fits your lifestyle with a focus on the activities and feeling that are most important to you in each room.
You’ll take a whole home approach to decorating, so no room gets left behind. That means…
“Before Décorography, decorating was daunting. I didn’t know where to start or how to prioritize… so nothing got done. Now I am enjoying learning and strategizing how I can make my vision and goals into realities in my home. I feel more confident in that there is a science behind the art. I am creative and know what I want, but now I have more tools on how to get there. “
All you need to access Décorography is a computer and a desire to make a home you love!
● You won’t choose a wall paint color for one room at a time. You’ll learn how to create a whole house color palette so you never have to choose paint colors again.
Created by an expert in balancing beauty + comfort to create everyday livable rooms
So many of the Décorography classes helped in this space. I learned so much particularly from Shelve It: How To Style Bookshelves and Seven Simple Styling Secrets classes in particular!
● How to arrange flowers in a vase and what flowers go best in which vases.
Décorography is a self-paced online program that will teach you to decorate for yourself, spend wisely and confidently on all of your future decor, and most importantly: create a home that feels like you.
● Learn how to brainstorm ways to showcase your story and translate your ideas into artifacts you can decorate with.
On the other side, there is an art to decorating; a flair that doesn’t really follow any rules or formulas. While you may not have an artful flair, you can begin to learn how to develop one.
After Décorography our home is finally feeling like us! I have been able to confidently choose a colour palette, not only for our walls but also for accent pieces. I am able to shop my home easily for decor and able to use a formulae to arrange it without second guessing myself and constantly re-arranging.
Prioritize and organize your home project list so you know which project to do next and which projects you shouldn’t bother doing at all.
● How to create a comfortable and welcoming sleeping area (whether you have a guest room or not).
It seems frivolous to add objects into a room that have no real use. Why would I buy something that I cannot use? Well, the answer is simple—because it makes a style statement, thereby adding to your decor.
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However, if for any reason within 30 days you decide Décorography isn’t for you, just let me know, and I’ll refund 100% of your money, no questions asked.
That’s what I want for you! To live in a home that is so YOU, and so YOUR FAMILY that you love it as much as you love them. Are you in?
● Fill Your Home with Stories with KariAnne Wood of ThistlewoodFarms.com
“I have read many interior design books, blogs and watched videos, but none of it seems to be translating well in my head or in my home. Some people are natural at decorating, but I’m certainly not one of them. I know good design when I see it, however I’ve been frustratingly challenged when attempting to recreate it or transpose it to my space. I joined Décorography because as I watched Jackie’s first blog videos, I felt that I found someone who understands how hard this can be, and someone who saw the need for detailed explanations and breakdowns. So many of the other resources assume that people just “get it” and don’t offer the “why” as to how something works or doesn’t. I tend to be very literal, and I appreciate Jackie’s step by step, formulaic approach. She is pretty much the only one out there that communicates as thoroughly as people like me need. “
4. Personalization Prowess so you can make your home decor meaningful and memorable, choose your perfect wall decor, and create an amazing overnight guest experience.
Creating a great interior design takes some skill. Image Source: Maeve Carr Design
● How to mix and match light fixtures to create an interesting lighting design.
● If your goal is to focus on one class per month (which is what I recommend), then all totaled, you’ll need about 2 to 4 hours each month. In other words, about as much time as you need for your favorite television show! (But with much better results!)
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The basics of color theory for decorating so you can finally understand color and make color decisions for your home.
You can master the art of decorating. You just have to know the science behind it. And once you know it, you can use decorating as a tool to…
Everyone can incorporate these tips: layout the room properly, splurge on a great sofa, arrange decorative objects into vignettes, layer your rooms, add plants, incorporate black, stick with classic lines, take pictures to edit, and most importantly make it yours.
After all, we’ve all got legos on the floor and piles of laundry around, right?
In short, you’re left feeling frustrated, lost, and overwhelmed in your own home.
The best part of enrolling in Décorography is that once you know the basics, you’ll know just where to spend your money when you are ready to shop!
Visiting numerous design showrooms will also help you in the initial search of style options that suit your needs and tastes. But before venturing out to shop, MEASURE! It would be awful to fall in love with a piece only to discover that it is too large for your space.
Décorography includes these four specialized courses to solve your biggest decorating struggles:
A no-fail formula for picking patterns that works for fabrics, upholstery, rugs, bedding, and wall coverings.
Everything you need to know to plan your wall decor and choose the right size and placement for any wall.
● Living Well Spending Less with Ruth Soukup of LivingWellSpendingLess.com
I’m a former Information Technology Project Manager, Air Force Officer, and a degree-holding Biologist with an emphasis in Education.
If you are at a loss, we suggest browsing through magazines and interior showrooms to see what you love. Take notice of the way showrooms display their decorative objects; notice that most things are placed thoughtfully into groupings and not strewn about individually through the room. Most of all, buy what you love; what speaks to who you are.
● Marry that up with over 30 cheat sheets and worksheets and you’ll have everything you need to apply what you learn to improve your home right away.
● How to use a free online tool to create a re-usable plan to rearrange your furniture digitally whenever you want.
“I felt stuck when it came to decorating my home. My anxiety level shot through the roof every time I thought about choosing a paint color, buying a decorative accent at HomeGoods, or even putting a single nail in the wall. As a result, I didn’t do much of anything, and lived four years in a home that never felt finished. It didn’t even feel like me!
Layering a room is paramount to comfort and visual warmth. Look to the room in the image below. A fuzzy area rug is layered over the rooms main carpeting; pillows are perched in layers on the bed and on the chairs; curtains layer the windows; a blanket layers the side of a chair….
Course #4: Personalization Prowess Class #1: Make Your Decor Meaningful
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Interior design must begin with a functional layout of a room. To begin, we suggest looking online for the numerous free offerings of online tools for room layout and design. In these design programs you can input room measurements, furniture measurements and then play with room layout to see what is most optimal.
“Decorating made me feel overwhelmed. Inadequate. Amateur. Since starting Décorography, I have more confidence and greater acceptance with where I’m at. Now, I have a commitment to OWN our home decorating. “
We suggest you narrow down your choices to a few final options and then choose based on highest quality. A sofa can be a lifelong investment when the best quality is purchased, so buy the best that you can afford. Oh, and choose a fabric that you won’t grow tired of…who wants to live with a floral patterned couch or a dated “it was hot when I bought it” color the rest of their lives?
But there was so much going on and I started to worry that I was going overboard. Fortunately, the lovely members of Décorography are very kind and willing to share their opinions and suggestions when you get stuck. I’ve learned so much from them!”
I look forward to helping you create the place that finally feels like home. My hope for you is that you love your home just as much as you love your family – because at the end of day, that’s who this is really for. I hope to see you in the classroom!
My favorite part of Décorography: Jackie’s videos and lesson downloads are presented in a fun and friendly way & are so easy to follow. The FB community is so supportive & encouraging. Instead of getting frustrated with my hubby when I ask him if something looks okay and getting the answer of “it’s fine,” I can rely on the Décorography members to give me constructive advice! “
Learn styling strategies to arrange everyday necessities so the busiest rooms in your home look beautiful too.
Use lighting design to easily make your home more functional and beautiful.
This bedroom is beautifully layered. Image Source: Ohara Interiors
Most designers will tell you that if you are going to splurge on one item, then let it be the sofa. Choosing the correct seating for a room is overwhelming! What color do you choose? What fabric? What size? How much should you spend? What is a good quality sofa? This New York Times article offers some insightful advice when it comes to choosing a high-quality sofa.
● Get the worksheets you need to plan your project, track your progress, and make every project a success.
Learn the Secret Science Behind the Art of Decorating So You Can Create a Home that Reflects You, Even If You’re Not Creative
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We learn a lot of our floor plan mistakes the hard way, so why not virtually design your room first, avoiding the drudgery of moving heavy furniture around, and failing repeatedly to get the proper layout.
It wasn’t until I was working as an IT project manager while decorating my second home that I realized: there’s a science to decorating. I began to dig in and uncover the formulas so decorating would never be a struggle again. The principles I discovered and developed are the basis of Décorography: The Art & Science of Decorating. I created Décorography to help bridge the gap between “designer” and “homemaker.” As a busy wife and mother of two (who also works from home), I know how important it is to make your home work for you and make you feel great.
“With the fabric and finish choices for the kitchen, when I had most of my design choices figured out, I shared them with the Décorography community. I had already created my whole house color palette (following the process in the Creating a Cohesive Home with Color class) and had worked through the How to Mix and Match Patterns class so I felt really good about my choices.
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It is amazing what happens to the warmth and design spirit of a room the minute that you add a tall potted palm plant. Immediately the room seems fresher and more properly put together.
Décorography is a library of step-by-step video classes that show you how to decorate your home. You won’t just learn what looks good and why, you’ll also learn how to do it in your home.
Creating little vignettes all around your home can add to its appeal and functionality. Image Source: MHouse Inc
Holly Skipped Hiring a Designer for Her Kitchen Remodel…and Did It Herself!
All of these elements form a cozy stratum within the room that help it achieve a well-decorated aesthetic. While considering the layers that you would like to add to your design think about choosing varying textures and fabrics— think velvet pillows, silk curtains, mohair blankets, and plush area rugs.
For the assignments, you might also need a tape measure, step stool, scissors, hammer, or personal assistant (kids or hubby?)… if you want to get really serious about the homework. But that’s totally at your discretion with how much extra credit you’ve got time for!
And we all need to start somewhere. There is no shame in hating your current decor or look of your home – that’s why you’re here: to find the home you love through decorating.
Plants are commonly an after-thought. This is a design mistake. You may think that you have a room completely, immaculately designed, but look to see if you have incorporated plants and natural elements.
“Before Décorography I was frustrated! Lost! Like I was buying a ton of sh** I didn’t need :):) Now, I am not frustrated! Not lost! Plus I love the Décorography community to show our progress and ask opinions when I’m stuck. It’s really nice to “meet” the other students and chit chat back and forth. “
● For each class you’ll have a fun assignment to complete in your home. This way, throughout the program you’ll be gradually improving your home, experimenting with your decor, and growing your confidence and skills.
I specifically created the private members-only forum so that you have a safe, private space to share your decorating progress, totally judgment free, and with others who are doing the same. No Pinterest-pressure to be picture perfect.
● Your walls are naked, because you can’t decide what to hang on them and every nail hole feels like a big commitment.
First of all, we’ve all been there. When you’re living with kids it’s easy to forget that you even have a floor sometimes under all the toys.
It’s everything you need to decorate your home from top to bottom.
● Have extra time or want to work ahead? You can, because you have instant access to all the classes. Plus, a bonus library of expert interviews to watch.
As mentioned above, decorative objects can take a space from bland to outstanding. Not only do you have to incorporate decorative objects, you also have to place them into proper vignettes.
“With decorating my home I was pretty overwhelmed, so, I paid a lot for help. I think I could have avoided some of that and learned more about developing my style if I had Décorography 2 years ago:) Since joining, I am more confident, like I can actually tackle some projects. “
Move past the guesswork, learn how to decorate, and create the home of your dreams with step by step guidance.
What is lifetime access? Do I get access to all the classes when I signup?
● Your posts will only be visible to Jackie and other Décorography members, so no worries if the picture of your living room has toys strewn all over the floor or you’ve painted a dozen color samples on the wall and still can’t decide. Let’s talk about it in the forum.
Wait! There’s More… Get Two Incredible BONUSES to Support You on Your Home Decorating Journey Bonus #1 Access to Our Private Members-Only Forum
● How to think like a designer when planning your room (and the exact questions you need to answer to get started).
Plan your rooms visually so you can make sure the end result matches your vision for the space.
When you make your next big furniture purchase—like a sofa or bed—you’ll be certain it’s the right one for your ideal furniture layout and the right fabric to match your color scheme. You’ll also know what size art to hang above it and how to mix and match decorative pillows to go on it.
● How to use wet floral foam to create beautiful centerpieces just as easily as arranging flowers in a vase.
Classic lines are classic for a reason—they will never go out of style. Why spend $5000 on a sofa with bold angular lines that will date itself in 5 years? You can incorporate trends in less expensive pieces, but its best to keep your main furnishings simple, clean and classic.
● How to identify undertones in fixed finishes and neutrals so you can choose colors that go with the existing fixtures in your home.
“Now the entire process feels more cohesive, defined, and understandable. Now I appreciate truly personalized spaces more than magazine worthy and trendy spaces. I see decorating as a way to show a person’s identity and personality, not a way to keep up with the trends! Now it feels like I truly love our home, not just appreciate it. I have more to do, but changing just a few things has had such a positive impact on my happiness at home.”
This level of personal guidance from an interior designer would cost you thousands of dollars.
With science + art on your side, you’ll finally be able to create a home that feels amazing—because it feels like you.
Get clear on how to decorate for your real life, work with what you’ve got, and shop smartly (because you’ll know what your space really needs). All with the convenient video classes inside Décorography.
I’m confident that if you follow the lessons and do your homework, you WILL see your home transform from a place you live to the place you love.
2. Planning Precision so you can pick the right home projects and successfully complete them, figure out your ideal furniture layout, and plan room makeovers using mood boards.
As a lifetime member, you get instant access to all the classes inside Décorography. Plus, you also get the bonus video interviews with lifestyle and home experts.
Stick with classic lines that will never get dated. Image Source: Candace Cavanaugh
Use black in a room for drama and to add depth. Image Source: lda-Architects
● Have a question about a class or want a second opinion on your latest home project? You’ll have access to a private MEMBERS-ONLY forum to ask questions, upload pictures, and discuss classes.
But you don’t have to watch everything at once. You can work through the classes at your own pace. You’ll have lifetime access to all the Décorography content, which means for as long as the program and company exist. (Décorography was founded in 2014 and Jackie has been in business for over five years.)
● What food and drink considerations you need to make for mealtimes and in-between so your guests don’t go hungry or thirsty or feel awkward asking you for something.
● How to take your guests comfort to the next level and what to plan in advance before your guests arrive so you can be a relaxed and gracious host.
Now you can create a home you love, even if you’re not creative.
● How to use five styling strategies to organize and beautify the functional spaces in your home.
● How to decorate your shelves with and without books and how to choose the best accessories for your bookshelves.
Hi! I’m Jackie Hernandez, and I’m on a mission: to empower you to find your inner decorator! Why?
Holly (from Florida) began a major renovation on her kitchen shortly after starting Décorography. She hired a contractor to do the remodel, but decided to choose all the materials, fixtures, and colors herself. Holly said, “with the confidence I was gaining from Décorography, I felt that I could bring all the various design elements together on my own.”
● Thinking Outside the Gift Box with Lauren Lanker from TheThinkingCloset.com
● Make your home the one place you can truly unwind and be yourself.
If you love color, then find ways to incorporate color through pillows and removable wallpaper. If you have travelled the world, then showcase the pictures you have taken or the items you collected while traveling. If you love giraffes, then incorporate some giraffe print on a foot stool or area rug.