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Have you ever wondered what the next big kitchen design trend will be? Or how to be a full-time design blogger? Design Camp could be the kickstart your career needs. Created for professionals and die-hard design enthusiasts alike, Design Camp is a two-day interiors boot camp covering everything from the latest trends to must-know business savvy. Intrigued? We’re giving three lucky Design Happens readers a chance to win a free ticket to the Seattle Design Camp on May 1-3.
Win Free Tickets to Seattle's Design CampCelebrity interior designers Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis gathered a panel of the industry’s top design experts (including our own Jillian St. Charles) to serve as “camp counselors.” They’ll share the knowledge they’ve learned in their long careers to help budding designers get started or experienced professionals reinvigorate their business.

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Want a ticket? To enter for a chance to win, leave a comment below. This contest’s question: Why do you want to go to Design Camp? We’ll choose three random winners next Friday, April 5.

You may only comment once to be considered, and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited by law. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S., D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 years of age to win. All entries (comments) must be entered between 6:00 p.m. ET on March 29, 2013 and 6:00 p.m. ET on April 4, 2013. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of each prize: $1297. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a HGTV, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37932.



148 Responses

  1. Renee says:

    I am not a designer, but I have taken some interior design classes and just loved them. I am an accountant that would love to find my creative side. I am 48 and have no idea how to even begin to get into this business. Design camp would have to be amazing!!! It would be great to be an accountant for on interior design company, best of both worlds!

  2. Gina Jacobs says:

    I want to go to design camp because design is a huge passion of mine and what better than to be a part of that! It would be an amazing opportunity!

  3. Sara says:

    This would be a dream come true! I've had an in Interior Design business for about 4 years now but have just recently started to bog. I'm getting ready to expand and would love to get some advise and to be inspired by these awesome Celebrity Designers. It would be wonderful just to have some time to focus in on what's new and trending and I would love to hear about some new products. Also such a great opportunity to meet others in the business and to make some new friends. Please pick me!!!

  4. Who wouldn't love to go to design camp and learn how to make your home beautiful?

  5. Carol Lawson says:

    I'd really love to go to get ideas and encouragement to start my own home furnishings company.

  6. cheryl says:

    I'd love to learn from the pros. I do most of my own projects bt i want to kesrn how to put it together like a pro:)

  7. Julie McGaha says:

    Pick me – Pick me! I am an HGTV junkie and I want to learn from the best.

  8. Allyson Baker says:

    I'm am a graphic designer who loves interior design. I have a design blog and am alway looking for new ways to grow my business to include all my interests. I think this would give me the boost and inspiration I need. I am a working mom and this opportunity could really help me feel like a real professional again.

  9. Karen says:

    I've just started my Interior Decorating business and would love to have the professional guidance of the Camp Counselors as I continue to build my business. I don't want to learn how to just follow trends, I want to learn how to set trends!

  10. Carli says:

    I would love to go to Design Camp because of the hands-on experience with people from all different backgrounds and knowledge. Knowledge is power and learning from professionals in the field would be the best experience ever in my opinion! I just graduated college and would love this opportunity to gather small business ideas!

Liz GrayLiz is a senior editor at HGTV.com and an co-editor-in-chief for Design Happens. She lives in a midcentury tri-level that’s stuck in the ‘70s…for now. When she’s not working on...


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