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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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Jul 29, 2021

There are so many exciting things going on with the podcast!  I really wanted you to be able to see the images I was talking about on the show, so I launched a YouTube channel.  We also have a Facebook platform, a show notes page, and an Instagram.  You can check everything out at


Jul 22, 2021

I’m so excited to be back with you again this week, and I’m joined in this episode by Ashley Tapley of House Candy Home.  Ashley has been a member of the Academy for just over a year, and she came from a career in marketing and graphic design.  She started with a home staging business, and then after a couple years...

Jul 15, 2021

I have been a little delinquent in recording because I was on vacation with my family in Maine, but I’m excited to be back with you!  I’m sharing some vacation lodging tips, and then jumping back into your questions.

This episode, I answer questions about…

[8:03] Having carpeting in the center of a living room,...