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JoAnne Lenart-Weary

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Company Description: We offer classes and training for the Established, Aspiring and DIY Decorator, those who love decorating as much as we do. Our training programs and curriculum is...   more

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  • Master Professional Trainer
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ABOUT | The JLW Company, 3 Oct 2015 [cached]
JoAnne shares her expertise through consumer and professional workshops, speaking at many industry events, networking with her peers, and helping clients create the rooms they deserve on the budget they have. She has appeared on HGTV, WJET, and other stations around the country. JoAnne Lenart-Weary has taught interior decorating classes since the 1980's. She developed the longest running hands-on training program in the country when she founded The Decorating and Staging Academy (The-DSA) in 1999. Created to serve those who want to take their talent to a more professional level while arming themselves with unique systems and forms. JoAnne continues to develop new curriculum and systems while working with the new Executive Director, Sandra Racz, but has stepped away from management at The-DSA.
JoAnne has appeared on HGTV, wrote for many magazines and is a frequent industry event speaker. Yes, the girl knows her stuff. Not only a talented decorator, in 1999 she founded The Decorating and Staging Academy. (The-DSA) to help those who loved decorating take their talents to new levels. Classes began with a focus on design but evolved to include marketing and business. JoAnne earned her status as a Certified Guerilla Marketing Coach to help many turn their love for decorating into highly successful businesses. Today she not only helps decorators and stagers but has expanded to coaching small businesses and entrepreneurs offering a variety of services and products. Bottom line, JoAnne knows her stuff and along with her team, offers many services. At The JLW Company, we educate, motivate, and help you to accelerate your success.
EDUCATE: JoAnne's curriculum has inspired training programs all over the country...but few do it a well as JoAnne. As the founder of The Decorating and Staging Academy. JoAnne was one of the pioneers of the hands-on decorating/redesign/staging training industry. She has helped develop curriculum and training programs for almost every industry association and training program. For the past 15 years, JoAnne has provided professional training to redesign, decorator and staging professionals in the classroom, online and on a stage. She also is responsible for a variety of systems, forms and curriculum to arm the DIY, Aspiring or Established decorator or stager gain confidence and inspiration.
MOTIVATE: Does your group or trade show need an informative and interesting speaker? JoAnne annually speaks at many industry events such as RESA Annual Conference, the VISIONS IWCE Conference, WCAA Regional and National Conferences, IDS events at High Point, CHF Academy, Decorating Den National Conferences, Décor and You National Conferences, and many more. She approaches her audience with comprehensive knowledge rounded out with a great sense of humor. Audiences often say they never had so much fun learning. Perhaps you need someone help move your business to a new level and get you motivated with targeted coaching. As a Certified Guerilla Marketing Coach, JoAnne can help your business blossom. Begin with a FREE 15 minute session to see if you believe, as many others before you did, that JoAnne is the coach for you.
The JLW Company, 3 Oct 2015 [cached]
Our principal, JoAnne Lenart-Weary, founded The Decorating and Staging Academy and is a pioneer in the training industry.
JoAnne .. thank you for being that 'lighthouse' in my mind .. the 'safe harbor, the light in the distance that would answer my S.O.S. I'm in awe of how fast you 'rescued me' and already placed me on the right ship.
Instructor: JoAnne ..., 3 Oct 2015 [cached]
Instructor: JoAnne Lenart-Weary
Breast Cancer Wellness :: Who We Are, 11 Sept 2012 [cached]
JoAnne Lenart-Weary
JoAnne Lenart-Weary
JoAnne Lenart-Weary believes in helping women empower themselves by creating beautiful and personal enviroments.
She is known as "The Queen of Decorating. JoAnne has been a successful interior decorator for almost 30 years and now focuses on helping others to follow their passion by teaching others her System for Success.
JoAnne has had a passion for decorating since she was a little girl and considers herself blessed that she is doing what she loves still at age 50+! She was fortunate to have a talented mother that let her develop her skills by allowing her to rearrange the furniture almost every Saturday from the time she was 10 years old. In the 70's, JoAnne started a wallpapering business and found her clients were far more interested in her creative decorating ideas. Shortly thereafter she began her decorating business and has never looked back. She offers all facets of decorating services and specializes in the redesign or "One Day Decorating" aspect of the decorating industry, which focuses on working with what you have to transform your room. JoAnne is also the founder of One Day Decorating and the ODDAA organization.
JoAnne is a well-respected industry leader and has trained designers, decorators, stagers, interior redesigners, and wanna-be decorators from all over the country. In fact, she has trained individuals from Canada, Australia, and Scotland. She has appeared on HGTV's "Decorating Cents", and is a weekly guest on WJET-TV, an ABC affiliate which has dubbed her the "Queen of Decorating. She has also appeared on "Good Day Atlanta" and a variety of other morning news programs across the country.
JoAnne has also been a guest on a variety of radio shows. She is a frequent speaker for a variety of national conventions including , O.D.D.A.A., and the National Flower Show.
The Decorating Academy Staff, 3 Nov 2010 [cached]
Each has trained with JoAnne Lenart-Weary, founder of The Decorating Academy, in addition to other schooling. They have demonstrated the ability to market and grow successful businesses of their own. The experience they have gained will help you to understand the decorating process and how to establish your successful business.
JoAnne Lenart-Weary - Founder of The Decorating Academy
JoAnne Lenart-Weary, Founder
JoAnne has been decorating since she was old enough to push around furniture in her dollhouse and often says that her love for decorating has gone from a passion to an addiction. She is the owner of "One Day Decorating" in Erie, Pa as well as the founder of ODDAA, One Day Decorating Alumni Association. The sharing of her down to earth teaching style has led to respect in the decorating industry for her ability to help you to understand the decorating do's and don'ts that will result in breath-taking rooms each time.
JoAnne is a monthly chat guest for AOL, television personality, and founder of The Decorating Academy. She has appeared on HGTV and has a weekly television segment on local ABC affiliate, WJET-TV. JoAnne has also been frequently featured in The Erie Times, Baby Talk Magazine, Century 21 House and Home, as well as syndicated columns across the country.
Jennifer received her training in interior redesign under the guidance of JoAnne Lenart-Weary.
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