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About Me

I am a Southern girl born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, but have since found myself living in Dallas, TX, a small town in Oklahoma and now sunny Florida.

I married my best friend, Jon, on April 24, 2010 in Inlet Beach, FL after a year and a half of dating.  I planned the wedding from 4 states away all by myself and would do it again in a heartbeat.  Jon is the perfect compliment to me, and we laugh together every single day. To learn more about us and how we met, go here.

We have two rescued fur babies named Remington (top) and Riley (bottom) who are full of life and sweetness and always keep us entertained.  We affectionately call them Remi Boo and Riley Bug.  Don't judge us.

Jon finds his office in the skies, and while I graduated with an Advertising degree and minor in Graphic Design, my true passion lies in design and decorating.

This love goes all the way back to my childhood when I had more interest in decorating my neighbor's Barbie mansion rather than playing with the dolls themselves.  One Christmas, I asked for a piece of doll furniture and when asked if I wanted the doll that went with it as well, I turned to my mother and said very matter of factly, "No.  Just the bed please."  I first redecorated my room when I was in elementary school and changed it more times than I can count before leaving for college.    

I have a love for all things creative--home decor, photography, painting, entertaining, crafts.  I want to learn how to sew.  And I want to buy an old house and see it transformed into a beauty by hard work and the visions in my head.  

I watch too much HGTV and crime investigation shows.  I love to travel, although I don't get to near as much as I'd like.  I don't like to get my feet dirty.  I like my volume on even numbers, and I'm not a fan of red roses. Autumn is my favorite season.  I like a dessert with every meal and crave Krispy Kreme doughnuts at the oddest hours.  Most importantly, I strive to live each day glorifying the King.  And I'm thankful that though I often fail, His grace abounds.

I don't believe you have to spend a lot of money to have a beautiful home.  My favorite places to shop are HomeGoods, TJ Maxx, Ross, Craigslist, antique malls and thrift stores.     

I think your home should be a place of solace and beautiful refuge.  And I love inspiring people to feel the same way.  So please don't hesitate to comment or send me your design questions.  

There's a mini rundown of me.  If there's anything else you want to know, just ask! :)

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