A Grand Rapids entrepreneur, author and designer has launched a four-part YouTube docuseries.

The first episode of Farah Merhi’s “Inspire Me with Farah Merhi” aired Wednesday, February 2 on DesignerLooks.com.

The miniseries follows Merhi, founder and CEO of Inspire Me! Home Décor as it helps Ana Solis, a mother and entrepreneur from Zeeland, launch her picnic event design business with seed funding and a makeover of the living room by Designer Looks.

“As a mother of three myself, I know it’s easy to lose sight of your dream when you’re being pulled in so many different directions,” Merhi said. “This series has given me a great opportunity to help another mom pursue her dream and give her the tools she needs to set her on the path to success,” Merhi said. “I was honored to partner with Designer Looks Furniture to be a part of Ana’s story. We can’t wait to see all that she accomplishes.

The series involves a redesign of Solis’ living space, including a new workspace for his business provided by Designer Looks Furniture. Designer Looks will provide inventory for Solis’ picnic design business and additional funding to cover start-up costs.

“Inspire Me with Farah Merhi” is produced by Designer Looks Furniture. New episodes will air until March 16.

“This series feels like an ‘Extreme Makeover’ revelation with ‘Queer Eye’ tips and advice,” said Alejandro Alvarez Correa, chief marketing officer of American Signature Inc., the creator of the new Designer Looks Furniture brand. “As Ana works hard to start a picnic event design business, we wanted to make her home an inspiring place that supports her throughout her journey. We believe the home is a reflection of who we are, our dreams and our lives, and this effort aligns with our core belief that everyone has the right to a well-furnished life.