From the basics to specific styles, How to Decorate a Room covers a full spectrum of decorating fundamentals and practical advice. Design basics like choosing color palettes, dealing with lighting options, and determining a floor plan are made easier with step-by-step instructions. Achieving specific styles within a room is attainable with in-depth discussions on color, furniture, and even fabric choices that convey specific themes.
Practical concepts are also covered such as decorating on a tight budget, and dealing with small and awkward rooms. Specific styles discussed include Victorian Romance, Relaxed Pastoral, Beachside Chic, and Sophisticated Glamour. Each style is discussed at length, focusing on topics such as the style's influences, main attributions, and specific elements required to recreate the style. Keeping personalization in mind, alternative options and ideas are presented, giving students the confidence to customize any style according to personal tastes.
Embedded within each style lesson are focused discussions dealing with particular decorating aspects like decorating with plants, avoiding a museum looking formal room, and decorating for all five senses. These discussions allow the student to acquire an arsenal of decorating techniques.
This in-depth decorating course was created for novice decorators who need a bit of guidance, or even just inspiration. It is designed to offer plenty of ideas, tips, and boost your design capabilities and creative confidence. After taking the How to Decorate a Room course, you'll feel motivated to re-design your entire home.
This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.
Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Problem Solving
Lesson 3: Decorating in Greco-Roman Style
Lesson 4: Decorating in Aristocratic Romance Style
Lesson 5: Decorating in Relaxed Pastoral Style
Lesson 6: Decorating in a Tuscan Simplistic Style
Lesson 7: Decorating in a Minimalistic Japanese Style
Lesson 8: Decorating Inspired by Safaris
Lesson 9: Decorating Inspired by Indian Spices
Lesson 10: Decorating in Clean Modern Style
Lesson 11: Decorating a Beachside Chic Room
Lesson 12: Decorating an Industrial Style Room
Lesson 13: Decorating With Organic Influence
Lesson 14: Decorating a Sophisticated Glamour Styled Room
All course material is provided in this class. There is no need to buy additional resources.
Each lesson will include a written and practice assignment that will directly apply what you have learned.
A brief 25 pt. quiz will follow each lesson. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.
|Assignment 1: What's My Style?||2|
|Assignment 2: Color Wheels||1|
|Assignment 4: Marrying Styles||2|
|Assignment 8: Focal Point||5|
|Assignment 10: Functional Designing||5|
|Assignment 11: Costal Elements||2|
|Assignment 13: Bringing Nature Into a Room||5|
|Assignment 14: Your Favorite Style(s)||2|
|The Final Exam||35|
- Minimalistic Japanese Decorating Style for a Room
- Room Decorating Inspired by Safaris
- The Fundamentals of Decorating
- Tuscan Simplistic Decorating Style for a Room
- Overcoming Obstacles When Decorating a Room
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