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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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May 25, 2023

I hope you are having a great kickoff to your summer, we only have two more weeks of school left here and my kids are clamoring to get the summer started.


When you're an entrepreneur, sometimes it doesn't always feel so cyclical. Sometimes you have to ride the waves of your children or your spouse who may have a more...

May 18, 2023

Summer is quickly approaching and I am definitely not prepared. I’m honestly never prepared for the summer but this time I am blaming it on the fact that I am pregnant and the idea of planning a vacation in advance is not appealing. 


We have two weeks at the end of summer where my kids aren’t in camp so I am ready...

May 11, 2023

I'm feeling really good. Most of my energy is back. I'm rarely feeling sick due to my pregnancy. And it is spring. And Connecticut is gorgeous. In the springtime. It's beautiful in the winter. Amazing in the fall. I haven't been here for a summer yet. But spring. Wow, there's so many flowers and so much to see.



May 4, 2023

I am joined today by special guest, Shannon Major, alumna of the Academy and Uploft Interior Design designer here to share her journey with you.  


This episode, we discuss…

[1:01] About Shannon Major 

[1:22] How long it took Shannon to become an interior designer after joining the Academy

[1:52] What inspired...