Do you walk into a room and know exactly what colors and what furniture would look good in the space? Do you know what paint color or wallpaper would brighten the room? How do you create a feeling of coziness in a family room? Being an interior designer is all about making a house a home. But what about starting with your own room? Can you select colors, textures, and accessories that will allow you to show off your personal style and enable you to take care of your room? If you know the basics, you can advance to wood finishing, learning principals of design, make sound furnishing purchase decisions of use software to create your ideal house.

Resources for all levels



HE471 Home Environment 1

Learn and apply basic design concepts to walls, windows and floors

HE472 Home Environment 2

Explore how to design with style as you plan, select and care for furniture, fabrics and decorative items for a room

HE473 Home Environment 3

HE474 Home Environment 4

State Fair

4-H exhibits and competitions are part of the fun of the Missouri State Fair. You won't want to miss this special event; visit the 4-H building to see the projects of our 4-H youth or catch the judging competitions. Whatever your niche, there is something for everyone. Bring the family! The Missouri State Fair is located at the intersection of Highways 50 and 65, and less than 20 miles south of I-70, Sedalia is roughly an hour from Kansas City, Columbia and Jefferson City.