Home Staging

The Home Staging Courses teach the How-to of Home Staging, along with the principles and practices for establishing a Successful Business.

The Certified Instructors are leaders in the Home Staging/Interior Design Industry.

The Instructors take the time to personally coach and mentor the students every step of the way, through advanced design and business applications and hands-on classroom and field exercises.

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LA Home Staging Classes

The Academy’s Home Staging Certification, 6-day Courses include:
  • couple performing home staging servicesLearn how to stage homes for sale and start your business
  • ​Minimum of 10 hands-on exercises including 3 out in the field
  • Leading industry instructors who own and work in their Staging business every day, share their insider secrets to success in the industry
  • Class size limited to 9 so you receive coaching and mentoring every step of the way – questions encouraged!
  • Guest Speakers who are experts in their field including furniture rental, getting on the first page of google plus bonus segments in certain locations
  • Full color 135+ page manual with color deck and class tools for projects
  • Drop Box Folder which includes essential forms you need for your new Certified Home Staging Business
  • 10 editable Staging marketing pieces – just add your name, contact information, click print and you have a marketing piece you can use right away
  • 1 month of free membership into our VIP coaching program which includes email and phone coaching for your new business to ensure your success.
  • The coveted Advanced Home Stager Certification logo for you to use on any and all marketing pieces establishes your credibility in the market place

LA Home Staging Classes

Wanda Colón has been in the design/decorative arts business since 2001.

After moving to Los Angeles, her passions of design and art converged. She worked for Interior Motives in conjunction with opening up her own Decorative Arts business where she did interior design, murals and high end finishes. Some of her private clients include Kelsey Grammer, Paul Stanley, Cher and Johanna Carson.

Her unique combination of skills made her a perfect fit for all of the design shows popping up on television. She joined the design team of HGTV’s popular “24 Hour Design” as a co-host and designer. She became the Interior Design Host on TLC’s “Home Made Simple”.

After 5 years of traveling across the country doing design for the masses, she partnered with Kim Kapellusch, owner of The Academy of Home Staging and Style My Space.

Wanda is a Certified Instructor for The Academy, combining her design expertise with the elements of Home Staging to provide students with a wide-ranging scope of design and business applications.

West Coast Home Staging Certification Course

Don’t wait any longer, we have the Courses and payment options that fit your life, your schedule and your budget. Take a step today to change your future and design the life that you have been dreaming of.

Stop dreaming and start doing , don’t let another day pass you , be bold design your life!

All Credit Cards, PayPal Credit, and Payment plans available.

LA Home Staging Itinerary


  • Overview of staging and 20 other staging related services. you can offer
  • Before and after photos – how to make a statement
  • Staging and staging design principles, guidelines, and tips
  • 2 Hands-On Accessory Exercises
  • Create a furniture style board


  • Space planning and easy to duplicate room design formulas and fixes
  • 6 part space planning exercise
  • Step by step, how to stage a room guide
  • How to charge and typical fee structures for a lived-in home staging redesign
  • Stage a live, lived-in home out in the field using what the homeowner already owns


  • Shopping secrets and best bargains
  • People on your team
  • What to have in your kit
  • Furniture representative discusses furniture rental procedures and you receive your furniture rental catalog
  • How to charge and typical fee structures for vacant home staging
  • Go into the field to measure and space plan a real vacant home
  • Select furniture using the furniture catalog and prepare a mock bid for the vacant home


  • Color Theory 101 with class exercises – Select a unifying paint color and complementary accent colors
  • How to charge and typical fee structures for home staging consultations
  • Consultation exercise on a real home – Determine layouts, upgrades, paint colors and practice client dialog. Role play with students and discuss alternative solutions.


  • Contracts
  • Insurance
  • Marketing, Advertising and Promotions – Over 60 effective ways to market for little or no cost
  • How to get on the first page of google
  • Crucial content for your business card, brochure and website
  • The 30 day agenda to your quick business start up
  • Congratulations! You’re Advanced Home Stager Certified!


  • NEW! – The White Box Challenge Exercise
  • Just like on the HGTV’s “Design Star” television series. Bring your A game, as your team puts into action the skills learned from the week for yet another, Day-in-the-Life, hands-on project. This includes designing a “white-box” room from scratch while incorporating the space planning, color theory and style savvy gained at The Academy.
  • Your team will utilize all the skills from the week to design, execute, project manage and present:
    • A design concept and space plan for the white box room
    • Go “shopping” in our vast warehouse for the room’s furnishings and decor
    • Install the team’s “Wow Factor” design plan
    • Present your design and receive feedback
    • Celebrate a life changing week and new found friends

Why wait? Enroll now for as little as $165 a month and start designing homes! That’s less than you can earn in just 1 hour of staging services!

09 Sep
September 9 - September 14

Venue and Hotel Info

The Los Angeles Interior Design Information is:


Realty One Real Estate
25060 Ave Stanford Ste 150
Valencia, CA 91355



Hyatt Regency (within walking distance to training location)
24500 Town Center DriveValencia, CA 91355
Telephone:  551.799.1234

Hampton Inn (4 star)
25259 The Old Road
Stevenson Ranch, CA 91381
Telephone:  661.253.2400

Hilton Garden Inn, Valencia Six Flags (3 star)
27710 The Old Road
Valencia, CA 91355
Telephone:  661.254.8800

Embassy Suites, Valencia (3 star)
28508 Westinghouse Place
Valencia, CA 91355
Telephone:  661.257.3111

Fairfield Inn (2 star)
25340 The Old Road
Valencia, CA 91381
Telephone:  661.290.2828

Holiday Inn Express and Suites (2 star)
27513 Wayne Mills Place
Valencia, CA 91381
Telephone:  661.284.2101


Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate for location training and bring a cell phone camera or digital camera to class every day and a laptop or tablet to assist in notes and projects on Monday.

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