Join this 1 day virtual workshop - you'll learn how to design gorgeous interiors with confidence, style and creative flair.

Join me for a fun, creative Saturday and I’ll walk you through the step-by-step interior design process of designing a fabulous living room.

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Who is this workshop for?

This introductory workshop is perfect for:

  • Complete interior design newbies who want to learn how to design their own home.

  • Beginners and advanced DIYers who’ve always enjoyed decorating and might just have a flair for transforming a room from drab to fab!

  • Homeowners who want to love their home but don’t know where to start with re-designing a room.

  • Anyone who's always wanted to try their hand at interior design.

It really has made me realise that I do have a huge passion for interiors, but needed a step-by-step guide to get me to think clearly about what I want. I’ve always loved DIY and interiors but limited time has meant that I often just threw things together and didn’t really think things through, always ending up with half finished results that always seemed not quite right!
— Kirsty Doherty, homeowner


New Year, New You, New Home (or old home, revitalised!)

Have you resolved to “sort out” a room in your home in 2018?

You’ve finally found your dream home with loads of potential but the to-do list is overwhelming and you don’t know where to start. You know you want to sort out your home décor this year, and make your house into a home that’s a place for living – perfect for reading your book by a cosy fire, cooking up delicious meals for friends and family, throwing amazing parties and relaxing in your bedroom sanctuary at the end of a busy day.

You’ve got big dreams of a gorgeous home and you get a tingly feeling of excitement when you hear the word ‘redecorating’, but as soon as you’re in the shop your mind goes blank and you can feel yourself reaching for those safe neutral colours you always go for.

What if you knew where to start, and had a simple step-by-step process to follow to deliver the room of your dreams?

What if you knew how to choose the right colours to create the mood and feeling you want?

Knew the ideal furniture to work brilliantly in your space?

Could easily choose the perfect accessories?

There is no great secret to creating amazing interiors – it’s about doing the right things in the right order, and taking time and care to think everything through (before you start panic-buying paint samples), with your personality and creative flair added to make your home really ‘you’.

This workshop will teach you that process. You'll know the steps to creating amazing interiors and you'll have the skills and tools to re-design your whole house.

A little bit about your tutor

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Hey there, I’m Sarah! Nice to meet you! I’m a professional interior designer with over seven years’ experience designing both residential and commercial spaces. 

I hold a Masters degree and Bachelors degree in design and was in-house Senior Designer for an interior design consultancy before setting up my own business in 2012. Since then I’ve helped over 50 happy clients with their design conundrums.

Ever since I was a kid I’ve loved playing with room layouts, colours, textures, patterns and materials. But it wasn’t until I learned the processes, tools and concepts of interior design that I became really confident in pulling all those shiny things together to create great-looking rooms.

Alongside my interior design consulting work, I teach my students how to re-design their own homes – making their homes work for them and creating spaces that reflect their unique personality and style.

I loved how you can do it in the comfort of your own home and also how it was filmed, at times you felt like it was more of a constructive chat with a friend so it took the formal edge off.
— Beth Schofield, graphic designer & interior design lover

The Details

Learn the steps for interior design success during the workshop, which you can then use to design your own home:

  • This is a live online workshop with step-by-step lessons and hands-on practical tasks.
  • You’ll work on a case study room (a living room) so you can easily see how to complete the tasks; you design it in your own way, with your own unique style.
  • One week before the workshop, you’ll receive a PDF workbook to download and print out. It’s packed with essential checklists, worksheets, planning templates and super-useful design tools.
  • Join the virtual classroom (hosted in a private Facebook group), watch the live video and complete the exercises.
  • Ask questions throughout the day for live help and feedback, during the day and for two weeks after the workshop
  • Get to know your fellow budding interior designers in the students-only Facebook group.
  • The workshop is all online so you can join from the comfort of your own home, and even stay in your PJ’s if you like – you won’t be on camera!
  • Gift vouchers available.


This workshop would make a fantastic gift for the budding interior designer in your life.

If your loved one has a bit of a home design magazine habit (I certainly do…), binge watches the Great Interior Design Challenge and Grand Designs, and loves spending time making their house feel like home, this workshop is for them!!

You can purchase the workshop as a gift by going through the checkout as normal, then sending me your gift voucher details on the following page. I’ll email your voucher to you (or directly to the gift recipient, if you prefer) within 24 hours.


The Schedule


Here’s how the day will shape up. Each live training session will last between 10 and 30 minutes, with instructions for the related practical task. Straight after each training video, it’s over to you to complete the exercise. Then we’ll move onto the next topic!

09:30 – Welcome & introduction.

09:45 – Design process overview & the first step for a successful interior design project.

10:15 – A hunt for inspired interiors: Collecting mood board images.

11:00 – Design vision: Using mood boards to communicate your style direction.

12:00 – Colour 101: Devising the ideal colour palette for your room.

Short break for lunch

13:30 – Measuring up: How you should correctly measure rooms for interior design.

14:00 – The why, what and how of scale floor plans – draw your own scale floor plan.

15:00 – Lay it all out: How to create a room layout so that it works well, flows nicely and feels right too.

16:00 – Planning your interior design project – everything you should consider for a successful project.

17:00 - Live Q&A session (optional).

(All times are UK GMT).

Ask questions and share your progress throughout the day, so you won’t get behind or struggle with anything on your own.

After the workshop, you’ll receive recordings of the training sessions so you can re-visit the information and tweak your design work to your heart’s content. And because the private student Facebook group will be open for two weeks after the workshop, you can submit your work for me to review and provide feedback!

In this intensive, practical workshop you’ll learn how to design a room the right way, from start to finish.

Learn the steps to designing amazing interiors and then apply your new-found understanding and skills to your own home. Create gorgeous interior designs so you can then plan your home improvement projects for the coming year.

I loved the Facebook interaction! It was fab to have the opportunity to chat with fellow students and to follow each other’s designs. It was also a great way to communicate with Sarah and get feedback on specific decisions.
— Jess Hart, DIY enthusiast


I know you’re going to love this workshop, and I’ve planned the day and all the workbook materials to make sure you do. However if it doesn’t work out for you, I’ve got you covered. Simply get in touch with me ( and I’ll do everything I can to make sure you have a great learning experience.


If you change your mind in the next 7 days, there’s a no-questions-asked refund policy. Simply email me and I’ll arrange the refund for you!

Limited spaces

There are limited spaces available for this workshop. I’ll be keeping the numbers low so that I can keep track of your work and how you’re getting on with your practical exercises. Make sure you save your spot before they’re all snapped up!

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I loved running the January workshop and I'm really looking forward to hosting further workshops during 2018!

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I am amazed at how much progress I have made in such a relatively short space of time. I feel the decisions I am making are much more considered and I am trying to stay focused on achieving the look I chose for my mood board. I have so much more confidence in my decisions!
— Heather Woods, homeowner & keen DIY-er