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What Is The Online Academy Mentorship and Design Program?

Welcome to our private coaching, mentorship and design program. "Decorate Like A Pro" !

The DECORATE LIKE A PRO - Designer series is 12 design classes for those who would like to learn Christmas design for their own personal use and also part of the mentorship program for those who would like to earn income as a designer.

Design Classes Offered:

  1. Decorate Your Tree Like a Pro

  2. Beautiful Bows and Ribbon Techniques

  3. The Ultimate Christmas Decorating Guide

  4. Christmas On A Budget

  5. Holiday Wreaths & Swags

  6. Gorgeous Garlands

  7. Floral Arranging & Holiday Centerpieces

  8. Storing Your Decor, Lighting and Troubleshooting

  9. Get Ready Set Your Holiday Table

  10. Gift Wrapping 101

  11. Fall Decor 101

  12. Make Your Home Spooktacular

The Mentorship Program:

  • 25 module step by step guide to owning your own Christmas design business.

  • Tailored to be the best experience, completed at your pace and ensures your entire understanding of the design industry by the end of the program.

  • The program gives you the tools to be your own boss and start your own business and DECORATE LIKE A PRO!

  • Go at your own pace and there are many options available to customize your experience to fit your needs exactly.

  • Join the CDI - Holiday Magic Club membership after completion for continued education, marketing and business building assistance.

  • Work with Heather on her crew shadowing, crew leader or crew help in conjunction with taking your own clients.

25 modules include these topics:

Goal Setting, Discovery & Strategy Session

what are you looking to get out of the Christmas Design Institute Mentorship program? We will go over your big picture business goals!

Business Development, Business name/registration, LLC creation, federal EIN number, TPT business license, logo, tagline, insurance, tax preparation

Social Media & Website Creation

Create and optimize your social media pages and website for the best results possible

Marketing, Marketing platforms, flyer & business card creation

Design Recipes & Themes

Heather will go over different design recipes and themes you can create

Principles of Design

Learn the principles of design & holiday design terminology

101 Professional Christmas Design Tips Go through in detail Heather's list of 101 professional holiday decorating and design tips

Ordering Product, Heather will guide you on where to shop from online, retail locations, or wholesalers, and her purchasing tips

How & What to Charge, Feel confident in what you charge in exchange for your design skills! Heather will cover writing proposals, client proposal sheet, bidding a job, and more

Business Organization, Invoices, measurements sheet, blank client's day sheet, price comparison, profit sheet

Management Hiring employees, employee eanagement, and employee files

Customer Relations Learn the best strategies for acquiring & keeping clients and sharpen your customer service skills

Creating a Holiday Rental Business Leverage your inventory and learn how to create a holiday rental business

Hotel & Resort Designing Learn how to gain clients in the hospitality industry and design for hotels & resorts!

Taking Down Client Decor Create organized systems for client décor takedown and disassembly.

business needs, show up to every job prepared!

Create supply lists, toolbox lists, bring to the job list, employee/crew lists, and more.

Networking Learn the ins and outs of attending gift and trade shows, conventions, and wholesale purchasing

Shadowing Heather Work personally with Heather on the job or receive on the job training coaching.

12 Design Classes

Added Perks Include:

* Free Continued Education Courses

*Marketing & Business Building Assistance

*Crew Leader & Work Directly with Heather

*Lifetime access to the course and to Heather

*Guaranteed success with referrals to start your business

*Private business coaching

*Mentee module manual

*Private meetings

*Phone calls

*Facetime and zoom meetings.

*Course study and design classes with hands on application

Webinars: We offer webinars that go into more detail if you are just not sure what this is all about or would just like more information. We also offer private calls as well. Check our calendar for upcoming webinars or special request by email,

  1. Become a Professional Holiday Decorator - DECORATE LIKE A PRO- Designer Series

  2. Start your Own Christmas Decorating Business/Coaching and Mentoring

Contact us today for more information on our classes and mentoring program. EMAIL:

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