*founder of the popular design blog decor8
*instructor of the Blogging Your Way e.course
*author of the beautiful DECORATE: 1,000
professional design ideas for every room
in your home
yes, that Holly Becker, came to Chicago last night.
It was a beautiful summer evening, and Jenny and I turned it into a mother/daughter adventure.
Step one: Split a luau salad at Cheesecake Factory.
Step two: Arrive early and enjoy the beautiful displays at Anthropologie.
Step three: Score a great seat and enjoy the beautiful books.
Step four: Enjoy the great hospitality of the Anthropolgie staff and the adorable store manager.
Step five: (the real reason we came) MEET HOLLY BECKER. She is adorable, sweet, friendly, and a great teacher. Just what I expected from taking her e.course last year.
Holly taught a great class on the 7 steps to create a mood board. I loved hearing her talk about why she loves to teach people how to create a home. She spoke of a German word that encompasses her philosophy. It translates "unconditional coziness." Such a great goal for my home.
She brought some of her own favorite things and created a mood board, including bits and pieces from a recent trip to Istanbul. Very fun.
Step six: Get my book signed.
Jenny and I enjoyed a lovely evening together.
Thanks, Holly, Anthropologie and a fun crowd of bloggers.
I am linking to a great summer party over at my friend Sarahs. Hope you can all enjoy a wonderful summer night out, too, with someone you love.