Designer Tips, Strategies, and Advice,

for Interior Design Professionals

by Design Business Success Coach, Chelsea Coryell​

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Last week I asked you all what scares you about starting an Interior Design

business and what are your biggest questions....

Across the board I got this questions the most often, because at the end of the day, we all want to make great money doing what we love...right??

The Question:

Can I really make 6 figures  as an Interior Designer without working my life away?

In fact, lets add....In just 20 hours a week!


Watch my new Facebook Live videos Part 1 & 2 of my interview with Interior Designer Katrina Frontczak. Katrina took my Interior Design Certified Professional Online Course and is now a successful Interior designer here in the Seattle area.


I love fall! It’s the season of  fresh crisp air, cozy sweaters, and PUMPKINS!!!

Not to mention boot season…

boots and leggings, my absolute favorite comfy, go-to uniform of Fall!

The holidays are also approaching, which means that a lot of folks are getting anxious to make their homes beautiful. 

Think holiday parties and posing for the annual Christmas card photo.

They're ready to finish their home to-do list after putting...

One Month to Go!!!

Yesterday I spent hours going over the vendor list at the upcoming Vegas Market looking for any new line or showroom.  In other words, I wanted to uncover every diamond in the rough.  

I’ve been to so many of these events over my years as a designer, and I like to think I have it down to a science.  

There are a few criteria that I look for when I’m planning out my Market trip, and a set of rules th...

There are two types of Interior Designers.  Those who charge only for their design time, and those who want to make real money as a designer.  That might sound a little harsh, but I just don’t understand why a professional business person, (that’s what a designer is after all) would ignore a major source of revenue, like buying and reselling elements of their design.

Whether it’s because they fear of the unknown, th...

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