Home Decorating

Home Decorating
Price: 
$140.00

Category: 
Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Do you dream about creating picture-perfect rooms, but do not quite know how to achieve them?  Do you desire better functioning spaces for your working, playing or living?  Do you wish you could express your personal style better?  Our Home Decorating course will get you up to speed on what you need to know about decorating with style while staying within your budget.  Our course contains all of the basics-including how to figure out what you can spend; how to spend it; and the latest and greatest styles, trends, and technology. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall the basics of starting up a project and planning strategies for bringing your vision to life
  • Identify decorating styles, substances and background ideas
  • Recognize ways to tackle the easy and tough rooms
  • Differentiate between art and accessories and how to wrap up decorating projects

Home Decorating Module 1
Basic Planning and Creating Surface Interest

Successful decorating is equal parts down-to-earth practical matters and heavenly inspiration.  Module one will provide you with the basics of starting your projects, no matter how small or large.  It will prepare you for the true joys of decorating. Also included in module one is a look at how to shape your space and create surface interest by working with colors, patterns, and texture.  

  • Bringing Your Vision to Life
  • Planning Your Budget
  • Evaluating Your Space
  • Understanding Design Principles
  • Eyeing Color Basics
  • Applying Pattern Basics
  • Feeling Your Way Through Textures
  • Troubleshooting Basics

Home Decorating Module 2
Style, Substance, and Creating Backgrounds

Even professional designers admit that it's often easier to design for others than themselves.  Favorite colors change, furniture choice changes, and you are often fickle in your decisions.  Module two will look at the process of self-discovery so that you end up with the room you wanted all along.  Also included in module two is the essential information you need for creating the perfect background. 

  • Living with Historic Decorating Styles
  • Decorating with Contemporary Styles
  • Determining Your Personal Decorating Style
  • Finding Out about Furniture
  • Creating Wonderful Walls
  • Finding Fabulous Floors
  • Sprucing Up Ceilings
  • Dressing Up Windows
  • Lively Lighting

Home Decorating Module 3
Tackling the Tough and the Easy Rooms

The kitchen, bath, and home offices are perhaps the most challenging spaces to decorate because they demand technical knowledge concerning fixtures, appliances, and the mechanics to support them.  Module three will provide you with the help you need to get these spaces right the first time! Also included in module three is decorating ideas for what is considered the easy spaces: living rooms, bedrooms, and dining rooms.  

  • Cooking Up Your Dream Kitchen
  • Beautifying Your Bathroom
  • Setting Up Your Home Office
  • Styling Serene Bedrooms
  • Creating Your Living Room
  • Designing for Dining
  • Transforming Bonus Areas

Home Decorating Module 4
Accessorizing and Tips of the Trade

Can you imagine a room without art, lamps, ceramic bric-a-brac, candles, press pillows, throws, and so on? We treat art differently than accessories and in module four, we will discuss these differences.  Also included in module four is hands-on ideas and know-how's that will send you scurrying to your tools of choice to get started on your home decorating ideas! 

  • Acquiring and Arranging Art
  • Accentuating Your Style
  • Ten Quick and Easy Centerpieces
  • Ten Tips for Leftover Wallpaper
  • Ten Favorite Sources

 

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The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.