Intermediate – Advanced. Design Decisions is used for all 4 levels of project completion. Develop a designer’s touch by navigating through four exciting sections. In Level 1, youth will learn and apply basic design concepts to walls, windows and floors. Level 2 explores how to design with style as youth plan, select and care for furniture, fabrics and decorative items for a room. Level 3 is all about accessories and adding personality and interest to a room. Level 4 challenges youth to create a home that is healthy, energy efficient, and conserves natural resources.

Home Environment, Level 1

Youth will learn and apply basic design concepts to walls, windows and floors. Youth interested in a new color scheme, furnishings and accessories for their own rooms or for other projects will love this level. Design Decisions takes youth step-by-step through the design process.

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

Finish a minimum of one activity in two sections to complete the level. The level may be completed in one year, but can be done in two.

MATERIALS

M Design Decisions: The Basic Touch, Level 1, 4H1600, $9.45; CD’s available, $6.45

Home Environment, Level 2

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

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

Finish a minimum of one activity in 3 sections per year to complete the level. Youth may stay involved in this level for up to three years.

MATERIALS

M Design Decisions: The Distinctive Touch, Level 2, 4H1600, $9.45; CD’s available, $6.45

Home Environment, Level 3

In this level, you will learn about accessories and adding personality and interest to a room.

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

Complete all four sections of The Finishing Touch, and at least one activity per section.

MATERIALS

M Design Decisions: The Finishing Touch, Level 3, 4H1600, $9.45; CD’s available, $6.45

Home Environment, Level 4

This level will challenge youth to create a home that is healthy, energy efficient and conserves natural resources. Explore career ideas, community service, safety tips and Internet resources.

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

Each of six sections has activities that you can complete. Choose up to three sections you are interested in and complete a minimum of one of the activities per section to complete this project level. The Environmental Touch can be taken as a project for three years.

MATERIALS

M Design Decisions: The Environmental Touch, Level 4, 4H1600, $9.45; CD’s available, $6.45
Home Environment Independent Study