Karen Powell, an icon in the decorating and franchising industries, has written this simple step-by-step book to take the mystery and angst out of home decorating. Your home will become the envy of friends and family by using Karen’s advice to create a beautiful living environment.”

Mary Ellen Sheetsfounder, Two Men and A Truck, first woman recipient of the International Franchise Association’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2004

Karen is a professional who turned her passion into her career. Our homes are our place of safety, enjoyment, and rejuvenation. Deciding to take on a decorating project in a home can interrupt our sanctuary. Karen gives us a safety net to finally fix that space that has bothered us for too long and bring emotional enjoyment back into our home’s design!

Ed Schultek founder and managing partnerSandler Training/Peak Sales Performance

The StylePrint Design System provides an excellent road map for creating beautiful spaces that people love to live in. This common sense, step-by-step system takes the guesswork—and the stress—out of decorating. I use this system with all of my clients!”

Amy Boesen, CID, certified color specialist, Decor&You franchisee, decorating design coach, former chair of advisory council, interim vendor relations liaison, member of the D&Y education team

Finally! A personal blueprint everyone can easily use to create the best in their home. Long overdue! Well done, Karen.

Nancy Friedmanspeaker and president, Telephone Doctor Customer Service Training

Magical! Creative use of space, lovely choices of room colors and furniture options. Flows! Love our home!”

Judy Millermedical professional

I thought The Styleprint Design System was very practical and concrete. It is not meant to be a quick fix solution book. It requires serious thought and consideration of the situation and the process. The reader has to really think about what he/she has and what he/she wants and how to accomplish it. It can be time consuming. One of the features I liked best in the book were the personal examples; they make it easier to understand.

Janice Walshbusiness educator and coach

Do not read this book if you’re expecting some theoretical treatise on interior design. This book is full of practical, hands-on advice on how to decorate a room in a simple but elegant manner. Using the step-by-step Styleprint Design System, you’ll turn frustration into fascination when you see just how easily you can produce a finished product like the pros! Karen has a way of making things easy. If you’ve ever seen a room designed by Karen’s Decor&You team, you’ll instantly understand their tag line of ‘Love the space you’re in.’ This book is a must read for anyone who wants to decorate and hear the inevitable, ‘Wow!’

Brian K. Miller CFE, COOPatrice & Associates, Franchising, Inc., and franchise industry expert

What a relief! Through this book, Karen Powell has made the overwhelming task of decorating completely manageable and enjoyable. Professionals as well as newbies to decorating will benefit from this straightforward, progressive, and completely doable approach to decorating. Dig in, and you will be excited by all the opportunities that lie ahead of you!

Doreen Banaszakdbcoaching

The Anatomy of a decor project and the Styleprint Design System created by Karen Powell is thought provoking while instilling confidence that we can all be active and successful participants in designing the work or home environment we would love.”

Art Mulliganinsurance and finance advisor and business owner

Karen Powell unselfishly lays out not only the trade secrets to redecorating and redefining your living space, she gives you the worksheets to do it! This is a must-read for anyone that wants to sharpen and quicken their learning curve when it comes to redecorating at any level of complexity!

Melanie Bergeron, CFEchair of the boardTwo Men and a Truck; International Franchise Association, 2015 chair