Haven Conference 2018

Hey, friends!  As most of you know, I've been invoved in the very successful Haven Conference since its inception in 2012. We are so proud of the conference and how it has succeeded all these years in bringing together the home decor and DIY community of bloggers.  Plus it's a lot of fun!  This year, we are meeting in Charleston, SC, which is going to be so much fun.  Mark and I are making a … [Read more...]

Designing a Room with Shanty2Chic

Hey there friends!I've had a lot going on around here and one of the fun things I've been involved in over the last couple of weeks was a fun adventure with At Home stores and my friends, Whitney and Ashley, with Shanty 2 Chic.  I've known these girls for at least 9 years or so and we all go way back in the early blogging days, when we were all doing our thing and growing our blogs. Well, they … [Read more...]

My Visit to Austin, TX

About two weeks ago, I headed to Austin, TX for a few days and thought y'all might enjoy my photo recap of this fun trip.  I went to Austin for a blog conference with my ad network, which was about 3 days total, but I also wanted to take a little extra time since I was going out there anyway, to catch up with a dear friend of mine.My sweet friend, Judy, and I have been friends for 30 … [Read more...]

Haven Conference 2017

As I've mentioned, I've been flying in so many directions lately and there's so much I want to share with y'all!  The 6th annual Haven Conference was one of those things taking my attention lately and it was a huge success again this year.  It was like we all birthed a baby and now we're seeing her grow and grow! We are so thrilled that the conference has grown and evolved to where it is now and … [Read more...]

Haven 2017 Mentor Blog Hop

We are planning our 6th Haven Conference this summer in July and are thrilled to have a whole new group of Mentors with us this year, who will be mentoring and sharing their expertise with other attendees during the Haven Conference.  Last year, it was very well received so we are doing it again and we think it's a great way to promote community and have our Haven attendees get to know others in a … [Read more...]

Speaking at the Pinner’s Conference Atlanta!

Hello to all my lovely readers!  I haven't shared it here on my blog, but next week on Friday, April 21st, I'll be speaking at the Pinner's Conference here in Atlanta at the Cobb-Galleria Center.  The premise of the Pinner's Conference is that whatever you see online on Pinterest will be fair game for a class.  What do you pin on Pinterest?  You'll find all sorts of classes at the conference so if … [Read more...]

Going back to High Point Market!

Almost 4 years ago, I went on my own and met up with some other bloggers to High Point, NC furniture market, the mecca of furniture manufacturing here in the US.  That's where all the major American furniture makers are making their furniture and the market is open twice a year showcasing all of the new and beautiful products that are going to be available to the public this year.  It's a world I … [Read more...]