Make It A Career

Do you want to start an exciting new profession as an interior decorating or home staging pro by learning at your own pace on your timetable to achieve success faster and easier?

Decorate Your Own Home

Are you a design lover that wants to learn how to decorate like a pro so you can create a beautiful home of your own whether for an existing space, new build, or renovation?

Or are you looking for a creative outlet to help you unwind and relax?

Real Estate

Are you a realtor wanting to learn how to stage like a pro to have more success with selling your residential listings faster and for more money?

And create a relaxing sanctuary for yourself too?

The Decorating Pro deliverables include:

⌂ Proprietary teaching method developed over 20 years to make learning easier/faster (value $3k year)

⌂ College-level content from a state-certified instructor available online 24/7 (value $2k year)

⌂ Staggered learning stages to fit your skill level with milestones to measure your progress (value $.5k year)

⌂ Design secrets/shortcuts using real world examples to make learning more effective (value $2.5k year)

⌂ Support from a globally recognized designer and state accredited instructor that includes twice monthly Q&A sessions (value $5.5k year)

⌂ Additional Monthly Design Content Bonus (value $1k year)

⌂ Private Facebook Community of fellow design membership students who help answer questions and support your journey. (value $.5k)

TOTAL VALUE = $15,000 per year

So, you can see the value of only $30 per month!


The Decorating Pro really helped me to put together items that I already had in my home - plus a couple of things that I purchased to put a warm finishing touch on my family room. It's now inviting, and I actually like spending time in the room.


When helping one of my favorite clients with a large project, she asked to try and design phase 2 herself based on what I had taught her with me in just an advisory role.  So, she did.  And it looks great. 

Karen Mills

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Bachelor's Degree Costs

SPEND 4 YEARS or LEARN FROM A PRO! Average 2022 cost for a bachelor's degree in Interior Design (direct/indirect costs) ranges from: $108,400 - $343,420

Members - $30 per month

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Hiring a Professional

START NOW and SPEND LESS! Hiring an experienced talented interior designer to design a living room with architectural features, furnishings, art, rugs, and wallcoverings along with ensuring the room is functional and beautiful can range from (cost of goods not included): $8-$30k per room or 25-40% of total costs.

Members -$30 month

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Staging for Resale Costs

SELL FOR MORE MONEY IN LESS TIME! 2021 RESA survey of 4600 staged properties ➪ 73% sold over list price ➪ sold 9 days faster Houses professionally staged prior to listing make a better first impression, driving up the demand and sales price.

Members - $30 month

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WE UNDERSTAND... * Not enough time? You can't afford not to do this if you want to avoid costly mistakes. * What about money? You get a $1250 monthly value for only $30 per month.


Money back guarantee within first 30 days!


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According to the international book publishers of Architecture Today Interior Design "Karen Mills has a passion for helping people live better whether it’s creating an extraordinary living experience or giving back to her community." The international book publishers of Design Icons agree, adding that Karen also "creates interiors that nurture the soul and reduce stress."

"I'm on a mission to help people live their best lives whether that's creating beautiful interiors or helping them live a more well-balanced life emotionally, physically, spiritually, financially, and mentally." Karen Mills

Helping people live better is also why I've been working on a solution for interior decorating or staging-for-resale students to learn design easier and faster than traditional education methods. After designing a state-accredited home staging/styling for resale course for realtors, homeowners and fans of my design show also expressed interest in learning how to decorate professionally.

That’s why I'm launching the Decorating Pro membership model that could be the perfect fit for you whether you are a homeowner, realtor, or aspiring interior decorator.

Guidance by a Globally Recognized Interior Designer

In this self-paced membership interior designer Karen Mills shares her own inside design secrets and shortcuts learned by doing over 1700 custom interior design, remodeling, and staging projects the past 20 years that isn't taught in design school to help you learn how to decorate like a pro faster and better.

Mills also hosts regular question-and-answer sessions bimonthly, uses beautiful real-life examples, and advises you on how to avoid costly mistakes, while saving time and stress.

Self-paced Learning for Different Skill Levels

After studying interior design in college and teaching professionally Karen Mills has realized that we all learn at a different pace. So, that's why she offers different starting points for joining the membership whether you're familiar with decorating or are just getting started.

Mills also understands that students learn in different ways whether visually or orally so a combination of methods will be used to enhance learning.

Want or Need More?!

Using her experience as a professional coach, award winning interior designer, state certified educator, and interior design expert for TV, radio, and print, Karen Mills will provide private coaching as an add on service to help you get to the next level quicker.

Coaching topics may include:

- How to launch your own decorating (staging) firm
- How to get free publicity and branding
- Assistance with completing your home project

We will be happy to answer your questions!



‣ Rewatching HGTV episodes hoping for inspiration without success

‣ Pinterest board full but nothing works

‣ Countless hours gathering information

‣ Costly mistakes are killing you

‣ Another failed attempt at buying decor


‣ Being proud to give a tour of your home

‣ Being able to say you did it yourself

‣ Wanting to stay home more because you
love your space

‣ Feeling confident in your decorating skills

‣ Gaining a sense of accomplishment

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Want to start your interior design project the right way? 

Get our Free guide to space planning that includes step by step instructions for laying out your room's design along with pictorial examples.

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Our mission at The Decorating Pro is to help you master the art of decorating or staging at your own pace so you can create the home of your dreams or start your own business. But we would also love for you to join The Decorating Pro and its members in financially supporting our charitable cause, Karen's Kids. Karen's Kids helps in the rescue of lost or trafficked children. Click to donate now!

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