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Sept 26, 2019 – Keynote Presentation at The Washington Design Center


Thursday September 26, 2019

The Washington Design Center’s 2019 Fall Market

Paula Grace Halewski Keynote Presentation, “Culture and the Agreement”: 2pm-3pm

Internationally known and recognized interior designer and business coach Paula Grace Halewski will discuss what is an Agreement and why is it essential to your design firm’s success. In this CEU, we will dissect what an effective Agreement is and how it works hand in hand with your firms culture to help your clients know how to behave and what is expected of everyone in the design relationship. The focus of this seminar is to review a working Agreement alongside the Culture aspects to help you use this remarkable tool to the fullest. Attendees seeking CEU credits must have your IDCEC Number to register their attendance. CEU 1. Meet and greet with light refreshments will be served in the showroom following the presentation.

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Oct 3, 2019 – Boston Design Market


CEU: How to Build Strong Relationships for Your Success

Join Paula Grace for this compelling CEU,
followed by a reception at Century Showroom.

Thu, October 3, 2019
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

Boston Design Center
1 Design Center Pl
Fifth Floor Seminar Room
Boston, MA 02210


About this Event

Consideration, patience, respect and trust are paramount in any professional relationship…yet can be challenging to gain and maintain. Interior designer and consultant with Masters Degrees in both Clinical Social Work and Business Administration, Paula Grace will give you tools to develop positive communication with your clients, customers and colleagues. She will review touch points that are crucial to healthy, productive interactions. Understanding why a relationship derails and what can be done to prevent this, what’s in our control and what’s not, and much more will be discussed in this dynamic,entertaining seminar.Please bring your IDCEC number with you.

Event – Spring Hills, NJ, March 30-April 1, 2019

Paula is speaking at and consulting via round table discussions at LuAnn Nigara Live in Spring Hills, NJ, which takes place March 30th to April 1st, 2019.


LuAnn Nigara has brought together a highly acclaimed group of industry leaders to help designers build their businesses from the ground up and take them to the next level. The format is unique – from panels to round table discussion – participants will learn from presentations and also direct small group consultation from the best in the business.

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Design & Dessert News

Paula Grace held her first design class to 30 homeowners, Design & Dessert with Paula Grace Designs, at the Belmont Country Club in Loudoun County, VA, on February 21, 2019. The event was sponsored by The Greg Wells Team and Conestoga Tile. Attendees enjoyed dessert and coffee while learning about the principles and elements of quality interior design. Homeowners actively discussed their own design and decorating issues and came away with a healthy dose of knowledge and many ideas. Here’s what the attendees are saying…
“I appreciated Paula’s expertise and insights! A great class. Thank you!” – Cindy Zook
“Great class! Inspired to seek Paula’s help.” – Shirley Gray
“It was an awesome class. Learned a lot. Paula is an amazing instructor and certainly very well versed in design.” – Brooke Sepehri
“I brought my daughter to the class. She and I found it very helpful!” – Gina Jones

Feb 21, 2019 – Design & Dessert Seminar

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Did you ever walk into someone’s home and just say “wow” and wonder how they did it? Do you like beautiful things but are just not sure how to pull them together? Do you want to freshen up your living space but don’t know where to start? Begin the New Year understanding how you can create the home you’ve always wanted.


Enjoy a night out and join Paula Grace in the enlightening and informative seminar Design & Dessert. We’ll savor desserts while discussing the guiding factors in quality interior design known as the Principles and Elements of Design. The principles are the ideology that evaluate each element in a design (magnificent vs. mediocre, right vs. wrong) and will help you make beautiful selections and arrangements for your home. The elements are used by artisans of all types including painters, sculptors, photographers, and interior designers. They have been discovered and refined over the course of history and are considered elementary and critical to shaping the way we experience each selection and the design as a whole. Understanding the Principles and Elements of Design will give you the confidence you need to create a beautiful, functional home that your family and friends will enjoy for years to come.


About Paula Grace

Paula Grace is the President and Principal Designer of Paula Grace Designs, Inc., the premier interior design firm in Loudoun County. Paula is an award-winning designer whose interior and furniture designs have been published regionally, nationally, and internationally. She recently received the award Best of 2018 Ashburn – Interior Designer. She has been included in Home & Design magazine’s 100 Top Designers every year since 2011.


“How many family feels at home and how my guests feel when they’re in my home has always been important to me. My clients and I have that in common.” – Paula Grace


Thursday February 21, 2019
7:00-9:00 PM


Belmont Country Club, Main Ballroom
19661 Belmont Manor Lane
Ashburn, VA 20147


Paula Grace Designs, Inc., Receives 2018 Best of Ashburn Award

ASHBURN October 24, 2018 — Paula Grace Designs, Inc has been selected for the 2018 Best of Ashburn Award in the Interior Designer category by the Ashburn Award Program.
Each year, the Ashburn Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Ashburn area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2018 Ashburn Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Ashburn Award Program and data provided by third parties.
About Ashburn Award Program
The Ashburn Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Ashburn area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
The Ashburn Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.
SOURCE: Ashburn Award Program
Ashburn Award Program