Connect. Learn. Share ideas.

The DecorCafe HomeBizClub is a collaborative community of individuals who are running or thinking of starting up their own home business. Our members include architects, interior and garden designers, caterers, florists, artists, photographers, event organisers, people making and selling beautiful original products and providing the services everyone running their own home businesses needs from social media & IT support to nutrition & fitness.

Members enjoy the ongoing inspiration, support and useful contacts that being part of a like-minded community provides. Membership is £20 per month and includes all of our HomeBizClub events to connect and learn from inspiring speakers.

Contact Us for more info: 0843 886 2424 or email

Members are also welcome to attend DecorClub events, included in membership. All events require booking in advance and are subject to availability. Membership does not guarantee a place. 

Build Your Skills: Email Marketing. 19th April (Putney)

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Topic: MailChimp Email Marketing Tips and Ideas

This evening event will be run by Julie Kouamo, who uses email to market her growing textile business and will be sharing her experience and tips. Email marketing is an important part of marketing your business, and this evening is ideal for anyone who has or is thinking of starting-up a home business and would like to find out how Mailchimp email marketing tool can help you.

You will discover more about email marketing and why should you do it, the difference between email marketing and spam, Mailchimp (a free and easy tool available to help you) and Julie’s experience of using MailChimp – what has worked but also what hasn’t. It will be a great opportunity to share ideas also.

About Julie Kouamo

Julie Kouamo is a textile designer who interlaces stories from her travels and make them into textile prints. She grew up in the North of France, Lille where there was a strong textile tradition and history and finished her education at Central Saint Martins in London. Having graduated, she worked as a print technician at Central Saint Martins and a freelance designer for Designers Guild, Robert le Heros and Atom Designs before launching her first collection in 2011. Kouamo

Date. 7.30pm to 9.30pm Wednesday 19th April

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Home Tour with Art Consultant Louisa Warfield. 26th April. (Wandsworth)

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About this home tour: hosted by art consultant Louisa Warfield, stunning home, featured in December 2016 Living Etc, is a wonderful example of comfortable, contemporary living, filled with Louisa’s personal collection of beautiful artwork.

Louisa will give us a tour of her home sharing her ideas and experiences of the renovation, a talk about individual artists and how to get started collecting art. We will learn from her experience, creating her home and curating and hanging her own art collection.

About Louisa: Louisa works on a one to one basis with private clients, interior designers and friends to find beautiful art for their homes and offices. A specialist in the contemporary art market, Louisa takes a design led approach to her work. LouisaWarfieldArt

Date: 10.00 – 12 noon Wednesday 26th April

Members are welcome to invite guests.

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Build Your Skills: Photography Tips for Social Media. 21st June (Putney)

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Topic: Photography Tips for Social Media

This evening will be run by leading photographer, Annie Armitage. Quality photography is essential in our digital world, for your business social media. Annie will share her tips for taking the most appealing and appropriate images for your business. She will also share with us her how she has so successfully developed her photography business over the years and secured for herself such a strong brand presence, particularly in SW London.

About Annie Armitage: Photography is Annie’s second career, she began in 2007 to follow her lifelong passion and to allow her the flexibility to combine a career and family. “I set up my portrait photography and family lifestyle business from my home in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey in 2007 and it brings together so many facets of my life. I love being with people – getting to know them and finding out about their lives. I think that’s why I’m able to put clients at ease so they get the get the best out of their photoshoot.”

Date: 7.30pm to 9.30pm Wednesday 21st June

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