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Dorothy Draper School of Decorating

Arrive: Friday, July 7, 2017
Depart: Monday, July 9, 2018

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Package details and rates for 2018 will be available in November.

Stay tuned for dates for the 4th Annual Dorothy Draper School of Decorating at America’s Summer Place

Come experience a Day of Decorating with host Carleton Varney, President of Dorothy Draper and Company of New York City, and one of the most well known interior designers. Participants of the School of Decorating will explore the art of creating beautiful bold interiors during two design and artistic sessions. Learn about the Dorothy Draper style, developing a symphonically creative space, and giving your room personality and harmony. Come immerse yourself in the bright beautiful colors and inspiration throughout Grand Hotel where Carleton Varney has been decorating for over 40 years.

In addition to the School of Decorating the package includes accommodations in one of 390 uniquely decorated guest rooms designed by Mr. Varney, a full breakfast and five-course dinner daily, Welcome Reception on Friday evening, private dinner Saturday evening, and all of the modern amenities of Grand Hotel.



Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 2% Mackinac Island assessment and a $8.50 per person baggage handling charge.