Happy belated Valentine's Day!
In case you don't already know, we thought we should take a moment to say how much we love and appreciate YOU! Having you as a part of our group makes us ridiculously happy. Seriously! We've got the best group members around!
In other news, Rachel and Flat Dixie have headed south to Mexico. They were at Chichén Itzá today and have a couple of Grateful Dead concerts to attend. The real Dixie can't wait to see where they go next! (You can follow Flat Dixie's adventures on Instagram.)
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Jell-O Shots
Valentine's Day may be over, but that doesn't mean you can't have fun!
Our Pro Tip of the Week
Our Pro Tip of the Week
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In The Spotlight This Week:
Mydoma Studio provides interior design professionals with the tools to enhance their value, create a repeatable process and collaborate with their clients in an ever changing industry.
Why Rachel and Dixie love them:
Mydoma Studio is hands-down our favorite way to organize and manage projects and communicate with clients. Not only that, but they really listen to their users and continually work to implement improvements. And did we mention their top-notch customer service?
Our Favorite Finds of the Week
Dos and Don'ts for Getting Free Advice from Your Designer Friend - Tired of being asked for advice and getting nothing in return? You might want to share this blog post by Maria Killam.
The Epic Guide to Choosing Eggshell vs Satin Paint - Need an easy way to explain the difference in paint sheen to a client? Laura Brzegowy has you covered!
Badassery Episode 56: Design and Shift - One of our favorite duos is interviewing one of our favorite design entrepreneurs. Listen in as Samantha and Kathy talk to Sarah Daniele about her journey from Interior Designer to Tech Start-Up and Co-Owner of Mydoma.
In case you missed it...
On the Podcast
Tuesday - Visibility in the Face of Designageddon - Industry disruption happens. What you do about it makes the difference. Hear our take on the recent Designaggedon.
Wednesday - Visibility Stories Episode 3 Jen Pollard - One of the best things about the Design+Style Club is getting to hear about our members' visibility journeys. Today, we're talking to Jen Pollard of Park Place Designs!
Thursday - Branding+Authenticity w/ Shauna Lynn Simon - When one of our biggest business crushes comes on the show, you know it's going to be good! Today, Shauna Lynn Simon is sharing her advice for branding your creative business and yourself. Whether you're just thinking about launching your business or you've been in business for a while, this episode is jam-packed with tips.
On the Blog
The Best Interior Design Online Software - Rachel shares her favorite software and why she loves it.
Design+Style Book Clubs
We've got two!! One for business books and one for fiction books. Come join us!
Design+Style Business Book Club
Just Finished: Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk
Currently Reading: High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become That Way by Brendon Burchard
Next Meeting: Thursday, March 15th at 8 PM Eastern/ 5 PM Pacific
Design+Style Fiction Book Club
Currently reading: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Next Meeting: Thursday, March 8th at 8 PM Eastern/ 5 PM Pacific
Stay tuned for our upcoming seven-week course 7 Cs to Becoming a Visibility Warrior, starting at the beginning of March. If you're ready to embrace all that you are and be the warrior we know you to be, you're not going to want to miss this! For a sneak preview, click here>>>