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Get fresh tips from the budget decorating guru, Betsy Helmuth. Each episode is packed with secrets the other pros don't want you to know. 

Betsy is an NYC-based designer, owner of Affordable Interior Design, and has been featured on DIY Network, NBC's "Today Show", HGTV, Lifetime, and more. She is the author of the best-selling book, Big Design, Small Budget. Get a signed copy of Betsy's book here


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Mar 31, 2022

This week I’m joined by a special guest, Courtney Clark. I love bringing you inspiring stories of people who made a major turn in their lives and decided to pursue their passions in interior design. Courtney is a recent graduate of The Academy and I’m so excited to have her on because I know her story is going to be filled with messages and ideas that will resonate with you. They might even inspire you to start your own journey toward becoming an interior designer!

This episode, we discuss…

[2:34] Courtney’s family and background

[3:15] What inspired Courtney to pursue The Academy

[7:44] Courtney’s experience working for a designer

[10:46] Jumping into interior design based on passion

[12:23] The foundation of education for an interior design business

[18:42] The trajectory of Courtney’s interior design career

[23:15] The elements of interior design that are lighting Courtney up right now

[26:35] Courtney’s favorite furnishing in her home


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