Have you ever walked into someone's home and wondered how it looks so effortlessly chic? In this class you'll learn the key tips and tricks for upgrading your home without investing a ton of money.
What You'll Learn
Through video lessons and dozens of examples, resources and styling 'formulas', you will learn different approaches to styling to create a photo-ready interior. We'll dive into 8 key concepts that can be applied to any area of your house:
1. Needs. How to asses your needs and address them with styling.
2. Shape. How to establish diversity of shape and size to create balance.
3. Color. How to go bold while sticking within a color palette.
4. Pattern. How to mix patterns while keeping "era" in mind.
5. Texture. How to mix texture to generate the most visual interest.
6. Placement. The difference between a space looking collected vs. cluttered.
7. Bling. How to add bling to a vignette that's a perfect touch without competing with your look.
8. Botanicals. The best and easiest way to breathe life into a space!
We'llexamine styled images and learn what works and why it works. We'll also cover general things to think about before starting a styling project.
To get you started, I'll walk you through how to apply these 8 key styling concepts to 5 essential areas of your home:
The class will also include expert interior photography tips from Laure Joliet. Laure has shot interiors for the New York Times, Sunset Magazine, and has worked with Justina for Anthology Magazine. Her tips will be especially helpful for bloggers and decorators to take interior photography to the next level.
I'm Justina Blakeney - a design maniac with a bohemian heart obsessed with color, the jungle, travel, creative reuse and thrifting.
Upon graduation from UCLA’s World Arts and Cultures program, I moved to Italy and studied design. While in Italy I launched a boutique, a design collective, and a clothing label. I then went on to co-author four design books published by Random House.
Now, back in Los Angeles, I work as a stylist, curator and creative consultant. I also write a popular daily lifestyle blog and am one of the world’s most followed pinners on Pinterest.
I have taught both children and adults worldwide--from seminars on eco-design in Monterrey, Mexico and Florence, Italy to teaching courses in design at the Children's Art Institute in Los Angeles, I love to share my excitement and expertise in design and style.
I have worked brands and publications including:
-Martha Stewart Weddings
-One Kings Lane
My work has been featured on:
-NBC's The Today show
-Apartment Therapy's Big Book of Small, Cool, Spaces,
-Cottages and Bungalows Magazine
-The Huffington Post
Classes revolve around completing a project and collaborating with fellow students to give and get feedback on your work. Use Video Lessons and the Project Guide designed by your teacher to complete your class project.
Teachers design and present all class content, but Skillshare is community based around student-to-student interaction. You'll be surprised at what you learn from your classmates!
Never! Once enrolled, you have lifetime access to class materials. That means you can learn when and where you want. Learn at your own pace.