EP 020 | What You Can Learn Renovating For Yourself with Jackie Glass


About this Episode

We all agree it’s hard to renovate or decorate our own spaces. But, have you ever taken time to consider what you learn when you do have the luxury of working for yourself? Interior Jackie Glass explores this topic.

In this episode we learn:
– the benefits of working for yourself
– the stressors of working for yourself
– what you can learn about client management
– how vital branding is for your reputation
– why so many designers use their own homes as labs
– why working with your own trades is a great idea

Legal Disclosure | This podcast is for educational purposes only and should not be used for any legal decisions. Kimberley Seldon Design Group, Kimberley Seldon Productions Inc., Kimberley Seldon Design and Media, Inc., Business of Design™, or any of its affiliated companies or staff is not responsible for any errors or omissions effecting accuracy in any content, and they will not be held liable for the use or misuse of information, facts, details or any other aspects should there arise any defects, errors, omissions or perhaps inaccuracies. Extensive research has been conducted to put this podcast together for the purpose of educating our industry in order to better serve the public. Care has been taken to acknowledge ownership of copyrighted material. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for every situation. This work is offered with the understanding that we do not render any legal, accounting or other professional advice. Seek the advice of a lawyer and/or other competent professional person in all matters of law. Further, listeners should be aware that internet websites mentioned may change or disappear between when this was recorded and when it was listened to.

About Jackie Glass

Principal Designer Jackie Glass of Jackie Glass Inc. is a regular design expert on Cityline and past editor of Homes Publishing’s Reno & Décor magazine. Jackie’s work has been featured in national publications including Style at Home, Canadian Living, House & Home, Canadian Home Trends and the Toronto Star. Jackie regularly appears live at trade and consumer shows to share her design expertise and the latest home decor trends.

Jackie Glass Inc. is a full-service design firm offering a range of residential renovation services including space planning and design, project management, furniture layout, window treatments, colour consultations and accessorizing.

Our service extends from conception to completion of every project. It is our goal to complete our clients’ projects within their individual budget and timeline constraints.

At Jackie Glass Inc., our professional design team is passionate about creating warm and welcoming living spaces for our discerning clients. We take great pride in providing each client with personalized service from start to finish of each project.

I first became interested in interior decorating and design at a young age, after my older sister decided to turn the attic of our family’s century home into her bedroom. That meant I would inherit her bedroom and could decorate it to my taste.”


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 905-823-3008
Website: www.jackieglass.ca

Twitter: @jackieglasscity
Instagram: @jackieglassinc

For more information on Jackie Glass and Jackie Glass Inc. please contact:

Karen Kirk
Communications Director

Jackie Glass Inc.
[email protected]

Take Aways

Recommended Learnings:

COURSE: Good Better Best | Upholstered Furniture

COURSE: Lighten Up | The New Language of Color

COURSE: 10 Places to Use Decorative Finishes


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