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hey there! I'm monica 

I pride myself on making amazing style and design accessible for everyone, regardless of location, budget, or ability! My design philosophy is rooted in authenticity + attainability - If I can do it, you can too! My work has been featured in countless publications, but I take the most pride in homeowners that have been personally inspired by my DIY ideas and have tried something in their own homes!

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After you read all about our exciting Haven adventures, head over to Pretty Handy Girl where we’re sharing our love of pallets. Yup, we still dig them. 🙂
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because there's no place like home!
 

Jess and I have been counting down the days and finally Haven is Here! What could be better than 3 days away with your BFF, surrounded by creative people from all over the country, talking blogging and DIY, and eating at great restaurants??  
 

I’ll tell ya, not much is better than that!
 

 

We’re insanely excited about the keynote speakers… John and Sherry! 
 

We were brainstorming ways that we could be sure to meet them (yeah, we’re creepy like that-Ha!) Some ideas were dressing in YHL fan club outfits, Making a movie where we dress up like John and Sherry, Dressing up like Eminem (Sherry had a thing for him back in the day) or simply pushing and shoving our way to the front and then acting like we just happened to be there. 
 

Each of those options, while fun, made us seem a tad psycho, so we’re just crossing our fingers that we get to meet them! (Hint, Hint, if you’re reading this Sherry)
 

 

 

 

 

There are tons of great sessions we’ll be attending.  To see the whole list of topics and awesome speakers you can see them here.  
 

 

 
 

We’ll be in Atlanta for the next few days, but we’ll give you lots of updates on Facebook, so make sure you’re following us (HERE).  You might even see us with some of the stars of the blogosphere! 
 

Have a great rest of the week and don’t worry, we’ll still have awesome posts for you, so check back tomorrow!  
 

 

The comments +

  1. don’t ya know you are some of the stars of the blogosphere and there are probably people scheming to meet you;)! Have fun!

  2. Hey ladies!
    It’s Kathleen, I’m the one you kept running into in the hallway, in the bathroom, and just about every time I turned around 🙂
    Love the blog, so nice to have met you!

  3. Anonymous says:

    nice posting.. thanks for sharing.

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