Design Seminar

Define your style, understand design theory, & break the boundaries of traditional thoughts when it comes to decor and interiors.

About this experience

Join our expert team as we guide you through educational courses and interactive activities, catered to your home's specific needs, as well as your personal design style, in order to create a beautiful and functional space that you'll want to come home to every time.  Whether you are a beginner that needs help decorating or a design expert just looking to flex your creative muscles in new ways, our design seminar is sure to be a great time for all!


How do I determine if this design seminar is the right fit for me?
If you align with at least two of the following, we're sure you will love it:

-Have an interest in home decor and interior design
-Enjoy scrolling through interiors inspiration on social media (ie. Pinterest, Instagram, TikTok)
-Know what decor you like/dislike, but need help incorporating them into a complete look
-Ready for a major home renovation or new build
-Tired of your home's current style and ready for something new
-Have an eye for design and looking for some fresh inspiration 
-Like a specific design style(s), but unsure how to execute the look in your home with items you already have
-DIY enthusiast or expert 
-Always keeping up with the latest design trends
-Constantly rearranging furniture and switching out decor 
-Have a desire to network and build relationships with people who share your interest in decorating
-One of your favorite hobbies is antiquing, picking, thrifting, and/or home decor shopping
-You frequently watch HGTV or Magnolia Network
-You find yourself saying "I wish my house looked like this" or "I wish they could just come decorate my house for me" when you walk into Olive Tree Marketplace.




EARLY BIRD PRICING is available until 6.18.22!

Regular Admission:
-All sessions & courses
-Three catered meals
-Olive Tree Marketplace discounts for in-store shopping & interior design services
-Olive Tree Marketplace merch

VIP Admission:
Everything included in regular admission, plus...
+Exclusive early morning shopping experience 
+Reserved seating
+Troubleshooting Workshop Priority 
+Event t-shirt



Tentative Schedule

VIP members are treated to a private shopping experience with exclusive pricing--Can you say MAJOR sales!-- at 8:30 AM. Our seminar begins at 9 AM with a meet and greet brunch catered by Casey Coffee Co. Following brunch, the rest of the morning will consist of two main interior design sessions and one breakout course of your choice before a catered lunch from, Whitling Whimsy Cafe.

After lunch, the early afternoon will consist of a third main session and second breakout course of your choice, as well as a special feature by our guest speaker, Holly Snelling, creator of Hobnob Market. Mid-afternoon, we'll break for an hour of relaxation and the option of downtown shopping before regrouping for cocktails and a personalized design exercise until dinner at 5:00 PM, catered by Whitling Whimsy Cafe.

After dinner, you'll have the oppportunity to submit your own home's photos for our interior designers to provide real-time guidance and advice (This is normally one of our paid services!), as well as ask questions during the Q&A portion of our Troubleshooting Workshop. VIP attendees will receive priority assistance. The event will wrap up at 7:00 PM.



Additional Info

-Please bring an iPad, tablet, or laptop.
-If you plan to participate in the troubleshooting workshop, please bring digital photos of the room/area you need help with.
-We will have several inticing giveaways and fun activities throughout the day.
-There will be opportunity throughout the day to purchase event merch and shop downtown, so plan to bring spending money if you choose to indulge.

***PLEASE NOTE: A+ Venue is located on the second floor of 5 & 7 South Central Avenue and is not handicap accessible. We apologize for the inconvenience.